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THE MAID by Nita Prose is January's "Good Morning America" Book Club Pick

A charmingly eccentric hotel maid discovers a guest murdered in his bed. Solving the mystery will turn her once orderly world upside down.

Jessamine Chan's Debut Novel is January's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club Pick

One lapse in judgment lands a young mother in a government reform program where custody of her child hangs in the balance.

OLGA DIES DREAMING is Xochitl Gonzalez's Much-Anticipated Debut Novel

A wedding planner grapples with her social ambitions, absent mother and Puerto Rican roots --- all in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Thrity Umrigar's Riveting and Immersive New Novel is Reese's Book Club Pick for January

HONOR tells the story of two couples and the sometimes dangerous and heartbreaking challenges of love across a cultural divide.

Fiona and Jane Navigate Friendship, Sexuality, Identity and Heartbreak Over Two Decades

FIONA AND JANE is a bracingly honest account of two Asian women who dare to stake a claim on joy in a changing, contemporary America.

Special Features


Our Reader-Selected Best Books of 2021

Over the last two months, we asked you to share both your favorite book that you read with your book group and your favorite book that you read outside your group in 2021. The results are in! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah was the top pick in both categories.

A special congratulations to our contest winner, Amy C. of Fort Worth, TX, who won eight fabulous book group titles releasing this year: THE GOOD SON by Jacquelyn Mitchard, HER HIDDEN GENIUS by Marie Benedict, THE LAST HOUSE ON THE STREET by Diane Chamberlain, THE MAGNOLIA PALACE by Fiona Davis, THE MAID by Nita Prose, OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez, THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD MOTHERS by Jessamine Chan, and VIOLETA by Isabel Allende.

» Click here to see our reader-selected best books of 2021.


Most Requested Guides of 2021

Our Most Requested Guides feature for 2021 has been updated. We pulled together the 30 guides that were accessed the most by you last year. Your top five picks were ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman, AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins, KLARA AND THE SUN by Kazuo Ishiguro, THE DUTCH HOUSE by Ann Patchett, and THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah. We love finding out which books resonated the most with you and your group!

» Click here for the complete list of the Most Requested Guides of 2021.


Our Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks for January

Each month, we share top book picks from Indie Next and LibraryReads, as well as the Target Book Club title and Costco's "Buyer's Pick." We also feature a number of other prominent picks, including Oprah’s Book Club, the Barnes & Noble Book Club, Reese's Book Club, Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club, the "Good Morning America" Book Club, and Simon & Schuster’s Book Club Favorites.

» Click here for January's Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks.

Latest Guides

Eternal by Lisa Scottoline - Historical Fiction

#1 bestselling author Lisa Scottoline offers a sweeping and shattering epic of historical fiction fueled by shocking true events, the tale of a love triangle that unfolds in the heart of Rome...in the creeping shadow of fascism.

Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho - Fiction/Short Stories

FIONA AND JANE is a witty, warm and irreverent book that traces the lives of two young Taiwanese American women as they navigate friendship, sexuality, identity and heartbreak over two decades.

Honor by Thrity Umrigar - Fiction

In this riveting and immersive novel, bestselling author Thrity Umrigar tells the story of two couples and the sometimes dangerous and heartbreaking challenges of love across a cultural divide.

The Maid by Nita Prose - Mystery

A charmingly eccentric hotel maid discovers a guest murdered in his bed. Solving the mystery will turn her once orderly world upside down in this utterly original debut.

A blazing talent debuts with the tale of a status-driven wedding planner grappling with her social ambitions, absent mother and Puerto Rican roots --- all in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

How many times can a rake get it wrong...before he becomes Mr. Right? The celebrated Penhallow Dynasty series continues in this deliciously witty and romantic Regency, perfect for readers of Eloisa James, Lisa Kleypas and Sarah MacLean.

In this taut and explosive debut novel, one lapse in judgment lands a young mother in a government reform program where custody of her child hangs in the balance.