Back Book Club Recommendations | Book List

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Book Club Recommendations  
News of the World: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award Finalist - Fiction

It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys...

Read More check catalog
Behind Closed Doors: The gripping debut psychological thriller everyone is talking about

B A Paris · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover


The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?

"A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night."...

Read More check catalog
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore: A Novel

Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Goodreads Debut Author of the Month and an Indie Next Pick!

"Sullivan's debut is a page-turner featuring a heroine bookseller who solves a cold case with clues from books - what is not to love?" - Nina George, author of The Little French Bistro, and the New...
Read More check catalog
The Bees: A Novel

Laline Paull · Ecco
Pages: 340
Format: Book

The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut set in an ancient culture where only the queen may breed and deformity means death.

Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive where work and sacrifice are the highest...

Read More check catalog
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep: A Novel

Joanna Cannon · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Part coming-of-age story, part mystery, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep is a quirky and utterly charming debut about a community in need of absolution and two girls learning what it means to belong.

England, 1976. Mrs. Creasy is missing and the Avenue is alive with whispers....
Read More check catalog
The Second Mrs. Hockaday: A Novel

Susan Rivers · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

"TAUT, ALMOST UNBEARABLE SUSPENSE . . . This galvanizing historical portrait of courage, determination, and abiding love mesmerizes and shocks." - BOOKLIST (starred review)

"All I had known for certain when I came around the hen house that first evening...
Read More check catalog
A Separation: A Novel

Katie M Kitamura · Riverhead Books
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

"Kitamura's prose gallops, combining Elena Ferrante-style intricacies with the tensions of a top-notch whodunit." - Elle

"Kitamura is a writer with a visionary, visual imagination." - The New Yorker

This is her story. About the end of her marriage....
Read More check catalog
We Were the Lucky Ones

Georgia Hunter · Viking
Pages: 403
Format: Hardcover


"Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. . . . A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment." - Paula McLain, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris...
Read More check catalog
He Said/She Said

Erin Kelly · Minotaur Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"A tour de force - a gripping, twisting, furiously clever read that asks all the right questions, and keeps you guessing until the very end. I loved it." --Ruth Ware, bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10

In the summer of 1999, Kit and Laura travel to a festival...

Read More check catalog
The Wonder

Emma Donoghue · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A 2016 Shirley Jackson Awards Finalist
A New York Times Book Review 'Paperback Row' selection

*The latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room*

In the latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, an English nurse brought...
Read More check catalog

Affinity Konar · Little
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

"One of the most harrowing, powerful, and imaginative books of the year" (Anthony Doerr) about twin sisters fighting to survive the evils of World War II. Pearl is in charge of: the sad, the good, the past. Stasha must care for: the funny, the future, the bad. It's 1944 when...
Read More check catalog
A House Without Windows: A Novel

Nadia Hashimi · William Morrow
Pages: 414
Format: Print book

A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood - an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture - from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon Is Low.

For two decades,...

Read More check catalog
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Kathleen Rooney · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

"Transporting ... witty, poignant and sparkling."
-- People (People Picks Book of the Week)

"Prescient and quick....A perfect fusing of subject and writer, idea and ideal."
-- Chicago Tribune

"Extraordinary ... hilarious ... Elegantly...

Read More check catalog