Book Menu

What makes a great book club book? First,  it should be one that your members are excited to read. Second, it should ignite an engaging discussion. The books listed below are fiction and nonfiction stories that we’ve found inspire lively conversations. If you’re interested in a title not listed, please feel free to inquire.

Fiction (listed first alphabetically by title, then alphabetically by author)

By Title:

  • All Adults Here by Emma Straub
  • Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
  • Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
  • Beartown by Fredrick Backman
  • Bewilderment by Richard Powers
  • The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
  • The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate
  • Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey by Kathleen Rooney
  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
  • Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  • Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • The Elephant of Belfast by S. Kirk Walsh
  • The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld
  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jawas
  • Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  • Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  • Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss
  • Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson
  • Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
  • The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
  • Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  • Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • The Hero of This Book by Elizabeth McCracken
  • The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  • Horse by Geraldine Brooks
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  • Jackie & Me by Louis Bayard
  • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Leavers by Lisa Ko
  • Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession
  • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
  • Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
  • The Magician by Colm Toibin
  • Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
  • The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell
  • Matrix by Lauren Groff
  • The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
  • Morningside Heights by Joshua Henkin
  • Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
  • News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • The Nix by Nathan Hill
  • Nutshell by Ian McEwan
  • Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout
  • The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
  • Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman
  • Perfect by Rachel Joyce
  • The Promise by Damon Galgut
  • The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue
  • The Push by Ashley Audrain
  • The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams
  • The Rent Collector by Camron Wright
  • Sadie by Courtney Summers
  • Send for Me by Lauren Fox
  • Should We Stay or Should We Go? by Lionel Shriver
  • Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
  • Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
  • The Talented Miss Farwell by Emily Gray Tedrowe
  • This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
  • True Biz by Sara Novic
  • Trust by Hernan Diaz
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett
  • Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Us by David Nicholls
  • Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore
  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  • The Vegetarian by Han Kan
  • Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
  • We Are the Brennans by Tracy Lange
  • We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Who Is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews
  • The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
  • The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
  • The World of Tomorrow by Brendan Mathews

By Author:

  • The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams
  • Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
  • A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
  • Who Is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews
  • The Push by Ashley Audrain
  • Beartown by Fredrick Backman
  • Jackie & Me by Louis Bayard
  • The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  • The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • Horse by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld
  • Trust by Hernan Diaz
  • Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
  • The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue
  • Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
  • Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
  • Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman
  • The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
  • Send for Me by Lauren Fox
  • This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
  • The Promise by Damon Galgut
  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  • Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  • Matrix by Lauren Groff
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
  • Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
  • Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett
  • The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
  • Morningside Heights by Joshua Henkin
  • The Nix by Nathan Hill
  • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jawal
  • News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  • Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson
  • Perfect by Rachel Joyce
  • The Vegetarian by Han Kan
  • Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
  • Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline
  • The Leavers by Lisa Ko
  • Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss
  • We Are the Brennans by Tracy Lange
  • Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
  • The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The World of Tomorrow by Brendan Mathews
  • Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  • Nutshell by Ian McEwan
  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Us by David Nicholls
  • True Biz by Sara Novic
  • The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
  • Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
  • The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • Bewilderment by Richard Powers
  • Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
  • Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  • The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
  • Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  • Should We Stay or Should We Go? by Lionel Shriver
  • Crossing to Safety by William Stegner
  • Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
  • All Adults Here by Emma Straub
  • Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
  • Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout
  • Sadie by Courtney Summers
  • Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
  • The Talented Miss Farwell by Emily Gray Tedrowe
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • The Magician by Colm Toibin
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida
  • Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  • The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
  • The Elephant of Belfast by S. Kirk Walsh
  • Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate
  • The Rent Collector by Camron Wright

Nonfiction (listed first alphabetically by title, then alphabetically by author)

By title:

  • American Baby by Gabrielle Glaser
  • American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee
  • Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner
  • A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel
  • Dopesick by Beth Macy
  • Educated by Tara Westover
  • Facing the Mountain by Daniel James Brown
  • Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  • Inheritance by Dani Shapiro
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  • Reading With Patrick by Michelle Kuo
  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs
  • This Is All I Got by Lauren Sandler
  • Three Girls from Bronzeville by Dawn Turner
  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanathi

By author:

  • American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • Facing the Mountain by Daniel James Brown
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  • Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • American Baby by Gabrielle Glaser
  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs
  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanathi
  • Reading With Patrick by Michelle Kuo
  • The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner
  • Dopesick by Beth Macy
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  • A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel
  • This Is All I Got by Lauren Sandler
  • The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
  • Inheritance by Dani Shapiro
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Three Girls from Bronzeville by Dawn Turner
  • Educated by Tara Westover
  • Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  • Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang