Amerie’s Book Club

The book: Have You Been Long Enough at Table by Leslie Sainz

Alta Journal’s California Book Club

The book: The Practice of the Wild by Gary Snyder

Our reviewer says: "Essayist and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Snyder offers nine sensitive and thoughtful essays blending his personal Buddhist beliefs, respect for wildlife and the land, and fascination with language and mythic tradition into a 'meditation on what it means to be human.'" Read more.

Audacious Book Club

The book: TBA

Banned Books Book Club

The book: The Hundred Years' War on Palestine by Rashid Khalidi

Barnes & Noble Book Club, PBS Books Readers Club, and Read with Jenna

The book: The Real Americans by Rachel Khong

Our reviewer says: "[A]n impressive family drama.... Khong reaches new heights with this fully-fledged outing." Read more.

Black Men Read

The book: Black No More by George Schuyler


The book: Weird Black Girls by Elwin Cotman

Our reviewer says: "Cotmanutilizes magical conceits and pop culture references to probe America’s legacy of racism in this striking collection.... Cotman’s versatile talents are on full display." Read more.

CBS New York Book Club

The book: Missing White Woman by Kellye Garrett

Our reviewer says: "Garrett remains remarkably sharp on matters of race, recasting such crime fiction tropes as police interrogations and tabloid frenzy through the eyes of a Black woman whose interactions with such forces are more fraught than her white counterparts’." Read more.

Good Morning America Book Club

The book: The Ministry of Time by Kaliane Bradley

Our reviewer says: "British Cambodian writer Bradley’s clever debut features time travel, romance, cloak-and-dagger plotting, and a critique of the British Empire.... It’s a sly and ingenious vehicle for commentary on the disruptions and displacements of modern life." Read more.

Jewish Book Council Book Club (fiction)

The book: On Her Own by Lihi Lapid, translated by Sandra Silverston

Jewish Book Council Book Club (nonfiction)

The book: Palestine 1936 by Oren Kessler

Oprah’s Book Club

The book: Long Island by Colm Tóibín

Our reviewer says: "Tóibín is brilliant at tallying the weight of what goes unsaid between people, and at using quotidian situations to illuminate longing as a universal and often-inescapable aspect of the human condition. Tóibín’s mastery is on full display here." Read more.

Maude’s Book Club

The book: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Our reviewer says: "Sanderson's fondness for misleading the reader and his talent for feeding out revelations and action scenes at just the right pace will keep epic fantasy fans intrigued and hoping for redemptive future installments." Read more.

Mocha Girls Read Book Club

The book: The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

Our reviewer says: "McBride tells a vibrant tale of Chicken Hill, a working-class neighborhood of Jewish, Black, and European immigrant families in Pottstown, Pa., where the 1972 discovery of a human skeleton unearths events that took place several decades earlier.... This endlessly rich saga highlights the different ways in which people look out for one another." Read more.

Natalie’s Book Club

The book: Swimming in Paris by Colombe Schneck, translated by Lauren Elkin and Natasha Lehrer

Our reviewer says: "French author Schneck’s beautiful English-language debut traces the development of her central character, also named Colombe, through childhood, adolescence, and mature womanhood.... [A] gorgeous meditation on the vagaries of being alive." Read more.

Nerdette Book Club

The book: Table for Two by Amor Towles

Our reviewer says: "Towles returns with an enchanting collection of stories about fateful encounters.... The noirish tale is rife with double crosses, exciting chases, surprising reversals, and the vivid historical atmosphere Towles is known for." Read more.

Noname Book Club

The book: Discourse on Colonialism by Aimé Césaire, translated by Joan Pinkham

NYPL Teen Banned Book Club

The book: The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes

Our reviewer says: "As the narrative vulnerably tackles difficult subjects such as intolerant religious institutions and living with mental illness, Yami’s sardonic voice adds levity and heart." Read more.

Reese’s Book Club

The book: How to End a Love Story by Yulin Kuang

Our reviewer says: "Screenwriter Kuang’s debut beautifully probes the lingering effects of grief and guilt while offering readers a glimpse behind the curtain of Hollywood glamour." Read more.

Sarah Selects

The book: Ella by Diane Richards

Our reviewer says: "Richards, a former background vocalist for Whitney Houston, debuts with an electrifying tale of Ella Fitzgerald in the years before she was discovered on 'Amateur Night' at the Apollo Theater in 1934." Read more.

Subtle Asian Book Club

The book: The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka

Target Book Club

The book: Daughters of Shandong by Eve J. Chung

Our reviewer says: "Chung chronicles in her stirring debut the trials and tribulations of a family’s abandoned women during the Chinese Revolution.... Readers will be moved by this humanizing account of a turbulent period in China’s history." Read more.

TeaTime Book Club

The book: Cinema Love by Jiaming Tang

Our reviewer says: "This resonant and textured debut traces the secret lives of gay men and their wives in 1980s China and their loneliness in contemporary New York City’s Chinatown.... Tang announces himself as a writer to watch with this unshakable novel." Read more.