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Share Your Favorite Books of 2021 --- and Enter to Win EIGHT Fabulous 2022 Releases

We're giving away titles from such authors as Isabel Allende, Marie Benedict, Diane Chamberlain, Fiona Davis and Jacquelyn Mitchard.

Gary Shteyngart's Latest Novel is the Barnes & Noble Book Club Pick for November

It’s March 2020, and a calamity is unfolding. A group of friends and friends-of-friends gathers in a country house to wait out the pandemic.

Elizabeth Strout Explores the Mysteries of Marriage and the Secrets We Keep

In OH WILLIAM! Lucy Barton and her ex-husband, William, reckon with where they’ve come from --- and what they’ve left behind.

Nicole Baart Explores Themes of Secrecy, Memory and Forgiveness in Her Latest Mystery

In EVERYTHING WE DIDN'T SAY, a mother must confront the summer that changed her life forever to reclaim the daughter she left behind.

Booker-Shortlisted Author Elif Shafak's Latest Novel is Reese's Book Club Pick for November

THE ISLAND OF MISSING TREES is a rich, magical new novel on belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature and renewal.

Special Features and Contests

Share Your Favorite Books of 2021 and Enter to Win EIGHT Great Book Group Titles Releasing in 2022!

This is the time of year when we start seeing “Best Books of the Year” lists. We would like you and your book group to help us compile ours! Click here to share both your favorite book that you read with your group in 2021 and your favorite book that you read outside your group by Wednesday, January 12th at noon ET.

One Grand Prize winner will be awarded EIGHT great book group titles releasing in 2022: 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 share your favorite books of 2021 and enter the contest.

Book Groups Comment on THE HUSBANDS by Chandler Baker

In July, a selection of book groups won copies of THE HUSBANDS by Chandler Baker, August's "Good Morning America" Book Club pick and a Bets On title. They were asked to read the book and answer some questions about it. We are happy to share their comments with you here. Many thanks to all who took the time to give us such wonderful feedback.

» Click here to read comments from our winning groups.

Our Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks for November

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 November's Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks.

Latest Guides

Everything We Didn't Say by Nicole Baart - Domestic Thriller/Mystery

From the author of LITTLE BROKEN THINGS comes a “race-to-the-finish family drama” (People) following a mother who must confront the dark summer that changed her life forever in order to reclaim the daughter she left behind.

Femlandia by Christina Dalcher - Dystopian Thriller

FEMLANDIA is a chilling look into an alternate near future where a woman and her daughter seek refuge in a women-only colony, only to find that the safe haven they were hoping for is the most dangerous place they could be.

From the bestselling author of WOMEN TALKING and ALL MY PUNY SORROWS comes a compassionate, darkly humorous and deeply wise new novel about three generations of women.

From the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 MINUTES 38 SECONDS IN THIS STRANGE WORLD comes a rich, magical new novel on belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature and renewal.

Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come from --- and what they’ve left behind.

Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan Henry, writing as Patti Callahan - Historical Fiction

From Patti Callahan, the bestselling author of BECOMING MRS. LEWIS, comes another enchanting story that pulls back the curtain on the early life of C. S. Lewis.

Eight friends, one country house, four romances and six months in isolation. OUR COUNTRY FRIENDS is a novel about love, friendship, family and betrayal, a book that reads like a great Russian novel, or Chekhov on the Hudson.

The forecast is calling for a reluctant homecoming and regrettable decisions with a strong chance of romance in Viola Shipman's latest novel, THE SECRET OF SNOW.

Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly - Historical Fiction

Martha Hall Kelly’s LILAC GIRLS introduced readers to Caroline Ferriday. Now, in SUNFLOWER SISTERS, Kelly tells the story of Ferriday’s ancestor Georgeanna Woolsey, a Union nurse during the Civil War whose calling leads her to cross paths with Jemma, a young enslaved girl who is sold off and conscripted into the army, and Anne-May Wilson, a Southern plantation mistress whose husband enlists.

Audacious Appalachian flapper Geneva “Gin” Kelly, the wicked redhead, is back! Readers will delight in the next installment of the Wicked City series by New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams.