Amerie’s Book Club

The book: What We Fed to the Manticore by Talia Lakshmi Kolluri (Tin House)

Our reviewer says: "these nine exceptional stories, centered on a variety of mammal and bird species and set in global locations ranging from the Sundarbans to the open ocean, from the arctic to Delhi, feel both timeless and urgent." Read more.

Read with Jenna, the Jenna Bush Hager Book Club

The book: Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora (Hogarth)

Our reviewer says: "Poet Zamora... sheds an urgent and compassionate light on the human lives caught in an ongoing humanitarian crisis." Read more.

Barnes & Noble Book Club

The book: Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen (St. Martin's)

Our reviewer says: "Allen skillfully weaves the various threads.... This will move readers." Read more.

Belletrist Book Club

The book: If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery (MCD)

Our reviewer says: "Escoffery’s vibrant and varied debut, a linked collection, chronicles the turbulent fate of a Jamaican American family in Miami." Read more.

Books and Boba Book Club

The book: You’re Invited by Amanda Jayatissa (Berkley)

Our reviewer says: "[A] twisty thriller set among the wealthiest circles of Sri Lanka.... Ruth Ware fans will want to check this out." Read more.

BTS Book Club

The book: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner (Park Row)

Our reviewer says: "Penner’s story starts strong but peters out as the engaging premise gets muddled in convenient plot turns." Read more.

Good Housekeeping Book Club and Reese’s Book Club

The book: On the Rooftop by Margaret WIlkerson Sexton (Ecco)

Our reviewer says: "Sexton brings undeniable power to her depiction of dreams fragmented and deferred." Read more.

Good Morning America Book Club

The book: The Fortunes of Jaded Women by Carolyn Huynh (Atria)

Our reviewer says: "Huynh pulls off an admirable portrait of well-meaning mothers and their children. Despite the bumps, it’s worth checking out." Read more.

Jewish Book Council (Fiction)

The book: The Wonder Spot by Melissa Bank (Viking)

Our reviewer says: "This isn't just another urban chick-lit bildungsroman.... Engrossing, engaging—it's a wonderful return for Bank." Read more.

Jewish Book Council (Nonfiction)

The book: This is Real and You Are Com­plete­ly Unpre­pared: The Days of Awe as a Jour­ney of Transformation by Alan Lew (Little, Brown)

Our reviewer says: "[A] hard-hitting yet compassionate cry for spiritual renewal during the High Holy Days as well as the rest of the year."

Oprah's Book Club

The book: That Bird Has My Wings by Jarvis Jay Masters (HarperOne)

Our reviewer says: "A frank, heartfelt rendering of a young life that should have mattered." Read more.

Subtle Asian Book Club

The book: Babel, or The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution by R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager)

Our reviewer says: "Kuang underwhelms with a didactic, unsubtle take on dark academia and imperialism." Read more.

TikTok Book Club

The book: Honey and Spice by Bolu Babalola

Our reviewer says: "Babalola’s expert handling of the messy vulnerability and joyful exuberance of young love makes this a winner." Read more.