December 2019 Celebrity Book Club Picks

Amerie’s Book Club

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

“Ultimately, I found this novel to be about power and hope in the face of inhumanity, and while exploring this theme, I discovered one of my favorite characters in a very long time! I still have lots of questions about this world, though, and I’d say that a good 50% of my thoughts about the novel have to do [with] what ISN’T there,” singer and literary influencer Amerie wrote in an Instagram post.

The new book club just finished reading The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Belletrist book club

salt slow by Julia Armfield

“We are so excited to announce our final #belletristbook of 2019 ✨ SALT SLOW by Julia Armfield and indie bookstore @beachbooks 🌟 link in bio to purchase the book from Beach Books 20% of,” the Belletrist Instagram account posted with a photo of its co-founder, actress Emma Roberts, posing with the book in front of Beach Books.

GMA Book Club

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

“The captivating fantasy, infused with rich West African culture, digs deep past the boundaries of imagination with a strong woman character at the helm,” Robin Roberts, Good Morning America anchor, said. “I could not put down Adeyemi’s debut book and same with the wonderful sequel, ‘Children of Virtue and Vengeance.'”

Hello Sunshine Book Club

Conviction by Denise Mina

“Get cozy because you won’t be able to put this one down!” Reese Witherspoon and her book club wrote in Instagram posts. “Our final @ReesesBookClub pick of 2019 is the thrilling murder-mystery, #Conviction by #DeniseMina. This story combines suspense, international intrigue and the murder of an entire family aboard a ship… following the one woman who may just have all the answers.”

Noname’s book club

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

“LET THE HOMIE PICK. Last month my mom randomly met a club member (@byCRUZIN) on her flight,” rapper Noname wrote in a Twitter post. “He was reading The Wretched of the Earth. I picked Persepolis. You can read 1 or both books.”

Oprah’s Book Club

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

“My latest pick is Elizabeth Strout’s Olive, Again,” Oprah Winfrey said. “Ah, Olive. She teaches us so much about loneliness, judgment, aging, and loss. And empathy, too. I’m in awe of Strout’s ability to convey so much in so few words.”

Read with Jenna – Today Show book club

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss by Margaret Renkl

“It was a beautiful walk in the woods, you stopped and took in all of these beautiful things about life,” Jenna Bush Hager, former first daughter-turned-Today show correspondent, said, “About relationships, about family, about friendships, about finding who you are.”

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