Read with Jenna Book List: The Best Books Ranked (2022)

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** Read with Jenna Book Club List Updated 8/30/22** The September 2022 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora 5 Star Picks From The Jenna Bush Hager Book Club Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson The Family by Naomi Krupitsky Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour For more, check out our ultimate list of best historical fiction books Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum Dear Edward by Anne Napolitano Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson 4.5 Star Picks From The Read with Jenna Book List The Measure by Nikki Erlick The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi The Dutch House by Ann Patchett A Burning by Megha Majumbar 4 Star Picks From The Read with Jenna Book List Hell of a Book by Jason Mott And you can check out our list of Best Books for Book Clubs with 52 amazing picks. What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster All Adults Here by Emma Straub 3.5 Star Picks From The Read with Jenna Book List Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes 3 Star Picks From The Read with Jenna Book List Memphis by Tara M. Stringfellow White Ivy by Susie Yang 2 Star Picks From The Read with Jenna Book List The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan Writers and Lovers by Lily King The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin Books on The Read with Jenna Book Club List We Still Need to Read What is your favorite novel from the Jenna Bush Hager book club? Which of Jenna’s books are you adding to your TBR? For more celebrity book clubs ranked, take a look at this post! Related FAQs Videos
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** Read with Jenna Book Club List Updated 8/30/22**

Looking for all the books on the Read with Jenna Book List ranked? You’ve come to the correct place!

Jenna Bush Hager didn’t start her book club until early 2019, so it’s not nearly as long as Reese’s. (You can find the Reese list ranked here).

While her list is shorter in number, the vast majority of the books we’ve read from her list have been exemplary. Think 5, 4.5, and 4-star reads!

Jackie is a HUGE fan of Jenna Bush Hager’s picks for that reason. Even the books we haven’t read yet are still scattered across our homes waiting for their moment to shine.

So check out the ranked list below and come back monthly to see the newest picks and the updated rankings!

For more Celebrity Book Clubs, Ranked, check out this post.

The September 2022 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

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Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora

Trip. My parents started using that word about a year ago—“one day, you’ll take a trip to be with us. Like an adventure.”

Javier Zamora’sadventureis athree-thousand-mile journey from his small town in El Salvador, through Guatemala and Mexico, and acrossthe U.S. border.He will leave behindhis beloved aunt and grandparentsto reunite with a mother who left four years ago and a father he barely remembers. Traveling aloneamida group of strangers and a “coyote” hired to lead them to safety, Javierexpects histriptolast two short weeks.

At nine years old, all Javier can imagine is rushing into his parents’ arms, snuggling in bed between them, and living under the same roof again. He cannot foresee the perilous boat trips, relentless desert treks, pointed guns…… MORE

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Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

May 2022 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

I haven’t read a novel with as much heart as this one in quite some time.

Elderly, recently widowed Tova loves her job cleaning the aquarium in town in the quiet of the night, especially because of her fondness for Marcellus, the octopus. She finds solace in the aquarium as it makes her feel closer to her son, Erik – a marine life lover – who disappeared on a boat when he was 18.

But when she hurts herself and is unable to return to work at full capacity, she grows close with her replacement, Cameron, a young man newly arrived in town looking for his birth mother.

Meanwhile, Marcellus knows what really happened to Erik and he wants to help Tova find the closure she needs. His narration is interspersed with Tova and Cameron’s for a story that is compelling, heartwarming, and utterly unique.

I will be shoving this book into the hands of everyone who asks for a book recommendation. I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s my favorite book of the year so far.

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Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

February 2022 Read With Jenna Book List Pick

I absolutely loved this book that is a story about love, family and acceptance. It captured me from the first page with the story and the writing.

When Eleanor Bennett dies, she leaves a voice recording for her two children Benny and Byron. She wants to tell them things about her life that she could not say when she was alive.

While listening to their mother’s story, Byron and Benny learn about their mother, their family and about themselves. They try to piece their relationship back together. The novel looks at everyone’s life in the present and in the past.

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The Family by Naomi Krupitsky

November 2021 Read with Jenna Book List Pick

I can see why this was chosen for the Read with Jenna Book Club. This historical fiction is unlike anything I’ve read before.

Set in the 30s and 40s in Red Hook, NY, this is the story of two girls born into the Italian Mafia. Sophia and Antonia are the best of friends, neighbors, and daughters of local mob members.

The story spans their childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood as they navigate their relationships with each other and “The Family.”

It was captivating and wonderful to learn about lives of the women in the crime family.

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Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour

January 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Thanks to HMH Books and Libro.fm for my review copy. Black Buck was everything I thought it would be and more! At times this book reminded me of the subtle racism inSuch a Fun Age but it was also reminiscent of the systemic racism inThe Nickel Boys. And then there was the wholeWolf of Wall Street portion that literally had me picturing Leo screaming on the trading room floor.⁣ It was both entertaining and thought-provoking. 5 stars.

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For more, check out our ultimate list of best historical fiction books

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Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

April 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club List Pick

I don’t want to say I loved this book, because the subject matter is gritty and dark, and yet I found myself enjoying it deeply.⁣ I loved the unconventional friendships and the stark look at racist double standards in equal measure.⁣

When 14-year-old, Hispanic, Gloria is raped by an older white man, the town of Odessa reacts strongly. Many people take one side, few take the other. ⁣ This story is dark but filled with hope. I connected to many of the characters and their struggles. It’s set in 1976, but quite honestly it reads very true today.⁣

This book was a halfway top 20 pick of 2020 for Kirsten, even though it eventually was left off the best of the year list.

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A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum

May 2019 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

The abuse suffered by the women in the book was heartwrenching. It looks at three generations of Palestinian-American women and their struggles to bloom and become independent.

I am shocked at the treatment of these women. Isra is a 17-year-old girl in Palestine entertaining suitors. She finds herself betrothed and off to live in the United States with a new husband that she has met only a few times.

In New York, 17-year-old Deya wants to go to college before she is married, Her grandmother Fareeda is insistent that she be married first. Rum does an unbelievable job telling this story.

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Dear Edward by Anne Napolitano

January 2020 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

The minute I read the first page, I was immediately captured. I love the way this book was written.

It is about one boy who survives a plane crash and that crash happens within the first few pages of the book But the book moves back and forth between the plane flight and the aftermath so that you get to know the people on the flight and their stories.

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Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

November 2019 Read by Jenna Book Club Pick

There is so much that I loved about this book. It is such a feel-good book that is more than what it seems. It is well-written and funny and made our top books of 2019 list.

The story is about a woman who becomes a nanny for two children who start on fire when they get mad. There is wonderful humor in this book that is centered around strong and beautiful relationships. I cannot recommend it highly enough.⁣

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The Measure by Nikki Erlick

July 2022 Read With Jenna Book Club Pick

This is one of the most unique books I’ve ever read. One day everyone in the world over the age of 22 wakes up to find a string on their doorstep. It’s soon clear that the length of one’s string determines the length of their life.

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Soon short stringers are being discriminated against around the globe which begs the question – what is the true measure of a valuable life? This would be a fabulous book for a book club. There is so much to talk about!

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The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

October 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Once again, Amor Towles writes an incredible, character driven-story that had me marveling at his writing ability.

The story is all about Emmett and his 8-year-old brother, Billy, and their quest to get to California to start a new life following the death of their father. Along for the ride are the scheming Duchess and his sidekick.

Their journey intertwines in this fast-moving character study of the 4 boys. It was a touch too long, but still a wonderful story from a gifted writer.

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Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang

September 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

A moving memoir of life as a Chinese immigrant in America. Qian and her family moved to America for opportunity, but hurdle after hurdle is thrown in their way.

As her parents try to put food on the table, we learn about the immigrant experience through the eyes of a Qian as child. From her near constant hunger to trying to acclimate to her new school system, Wang writes in a way that makes the reader feel what she felt.

Truly a moving account of her early life. I challenge anyone to read this and not wonder how broken our immigration system is.

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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

September 2020 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Covering drug addiction, immigration, racism, and more, this story is as entertaining as it is stimulating. Its discussion of drug addiction’s impact on the larger family unit was reminiscent ofLong Bright River.

I also kept having to remind myself that it was a fictional story and not a memoir because the emotion and knowledge expressed in the book were so believable.⁣

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The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

October 2019 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Ann Patchett has done it again with this tale of sibling devotion. Danny and Maeve are victims of an abandoned mother and father who all but ignores them.

Danny narrates the story of their lives as it ties into The Dutch House – a storied mansion that their father purchased in Elkins Park. This home is the blessing and curse of their lives.

The sign of their father’s success and what ultimately breaks up their family. Emotional and complex, this book will be on our best of 2019 list for sure.

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A Burning by Megha Majumbar

June 2020 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

After a terrorist attack at a train station in India leaves a woman wrongfully accused of being a Muslim extremist, her world is turned upside down.

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Two other characters’ stories intersect with hers to offer us a searing look at modern India. I’ll be thinking about this debut for a while.

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Hell of a Book by Jason Mott

July 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

There are so many layers to this book that is a book about a fictional author and his book “Hell of a Book”. I can see why Jenna chose this book as her July 2021 pick.

The novel tells the story of Soot- a young black boy in a rural town. As we hear the story of Soot we also have the author talking to “The Kid”, a young black boy who may of may not be invisible.

The description of the book does not do it justice. It is a powerful and poignant commentary on family, children, and the lengths that parents will go to in order to protect their black children. This book is haunting.

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What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster

March 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

What a story. Sadly relevant still in today’s world, this story covers a time when a school district in North Carolina decides to bus black children from a poorer area into the white wealthy high school.

Told across 3 timelines, we see how the decision impacts two families on either side of the divide. How entwined will they become? How entwined were they in the past? and how will all of it affect their future?

Thought-provoking and relevant, this would be an excellent book club pick.

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All Adults Here by Emma Straub

May 2020 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

There is something about this book that makes it so easy to read and easy to love.Every character in this book is perfectly flawed.They are funny and relatable.When Astrid Strick witnesses an accident, her life gets turned upsidedown.She starts to think about her life, her children, and her parenting.She questions if she has inadvertently ruined the life of her three grown children who all have issues in their own ways.This book is not all light and funny- it deals with some heavier topics.But, it is the perfect mix of life that makes it so easy to read.

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Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding

December 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Sonya is going through a struggle with addiction while trying to raise her 4-year-old son, Tommy.Told entirely in first-person from Sonya’s point of view, this story is an emotional look at the inner mind of an addict struggling to get help.

While Sonya’s heart is in the right place, the gut-wrenching story about trying to panic while an addict was hard to read at times.

It’s a rocky road as she struggles to recover, but it ends on a hopeful note. This one would be a great book for book clubs to discuss. I also LOVED listening to it on audio, the narrator really nailed the cadence of Sonya’s thoughts.

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Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

June 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Nina Riva is having her annual summer party that is famous for its epic scale and exclusivity. But this year, the party will end with devastation.

Nina and her siblings are famous children of one of the biggest rock stars of all time and they each have their secrets.

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I have loved the last two books by Taylor Jenkins Reid so much that I often recommend them to friends for their universal appeal. I had high hopes for this book but it didn’t quite live up to my expectations. I enjoyed the book but I felt that it was a little drawn out at times.

Thank you Libro.fm for my copy of this book. All opinions are my own

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Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

July 2019 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

I just adored this book. It was such a sweet and light romance. When Evvie’s husband dies unexpectedly in a car crash, she is still staying in her house a year later. Everyone in her small town thinks that she is overcome with grief but in actuality, it is guilt. Dean is a retired major league baseball pitcher who woke up one day and was unable to throw the ball over the plate. When he moves into the apartment in the back of Evvie’s house the two become friends and agree to never talk about baseball or the dead husband. This book was an easy and enjoyable read.

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Memphis by Tara M. Stringfellow

April 2022 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

**UPDATED** The author came after another book reviewer who said she liked the book but the men were trash, they are the abusers in the story. She then proceeded to drag the reviewer publicly. I can’t condone that kind of bullying behavior so I’ve lowered my rating on this one.

This harrowing story of violence against a family of black women was too compelling to put down. As each generation faces its own abuse, the prevalence of the violence perpetrated against them and their continued resilience is nothing short of remarkable.

These women have faced lynched husbands, sexual assault, and domestic violence and now, in Joan, all they preserved for is made apparent. Will she be able to face her trauma and rise to be the acclaimed artist she is meant to be?

Not a book for the faint of heart, this story will have you thinking about it for days after reading.

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White Ivy by Susie Yang

November 2021 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

Ivy is a Chinese American who from a very young age learns to steal and take what she wants.She grew up in a poor family who sent her to a fancy private school where she met Gideon, the boy who would forever represent the epitome of perfection and success.

And while the writing is good and there is an element of thrill to the book, the characters fell flat for me and there was never an element of surprise.⁣

There was nothing about Ivy that I could relate to which would have worked for me if there were surprising elements to her character. I felt like the characters we stereotypes of characters rather than characters with depth.It affected the way I felt about the book and for me, it missed the mark.⁣

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The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan

Read with Jenna Book Club January 2022 Pick

This book, about a mother sent to a reform institute after making a parenting mistake, is billed as satire. The problem was that it made me equal parts uneasy and angry.

The “school” she was sent to simulates parenting under extreme conditions in a way that is detrimental to the parents and the kids. I didn’t find it entertaining, but rather disturbing and anger provoking.

The scenarios and treatment of mothers and kids was strange and unreasonable. It was just not a great story for me at this point in the pandemic.

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Writers and Lovers by Lily King

March 2020 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

I had high hopes for this book because I loved Euphoria. Although this was well written, I found it slow-moving and I had little emotional connection to the characters.

I thought I would love a book about writers but I just could not get into the story.

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The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

March 2019 Read with Jenna Book Club Pick

I waited a while to listen to this story because I had heard so many mixed reviews. The set-up of a famous poet in her 100s finally revealing the story of who Luna was extraneous to the book, but the story of a girl, her family, and her life was moderately compelling.

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If this doesn’t sound like a resoundingly positive review it’s because it wasn’t. The story was enjoyable but forgettable all in one. It was fine. The writing was nice but it just never really got my attention

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What is Jenna's book pick for March 2022? ›

For March 2022, the TODAY book expert selected "Groundskeeping" by Lee Cole.

What is Jenna's book pick for January 2022? ›

Jenna Bush Hager is sharing her first Read With Jenna pick of 2022! The book is “The School for Good Mothers” by Jessamine Chan.

What is Jenna's book for April 2022? ›

'Read with Jenna' pick for April is 'Memphis' by Tara M. Stringfellow.

What is Jenna's book pick for August 2022? ›

August's pick is “The Many Daughters of Afong Moy” by Jamie Ford. Jenna calls it “one of the most beautiful books of motherhood and what we pass on to those that come after us and what we inherit,” and “a book about strength and goodness.”

What is Jenna's September book? ›

JAVIER ZAMORA'S SOLITO: A Memoir, published today by Hogarth, was named the September Read With Jenna Book Club Pick on NBC's Today Show!

When did Read With Jenna start? ›

Since March 2019, TODAY host Jenna Bush Hager has chosen a new book every month to share with the Read With Jenna book club. Jenna works hard to choose stories that will delight, entertain and challenge readers. She understands the power of a good book to unite communities and ignite conversation.

What is Jenna's book for January? ›

Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour

January's pick is starting off the New Year with a fresh start, and Jenna says its “raw and intimate — and a title I knew our book club readers needed to read as we begin this new year with a fresh start.”

What is Jenna's book for June? ›

Jenna Bush Hager's June 2022 book club pick is a novel about female friendship. "My June pick, “These Impossible Things” by Salma El-Wardany, is the perfect story to lose yourself in while you soak up the sun," said Jenna Bush Hager. Shop TODAY is editorially independent.

What is Jenna's book for July? ›

Jenna Bush Hager's July 2022 pick will make you appreciate the 'beautiful little moments' "It sounds like a book about death but really it's a book about how we choose to live," said Jenna Bush Hager.

How do I get my book to Jenna Bush? ›

Jenna Bush Hager

What is Jenna's book for September 2021? ›

Her September 2021 pick is "Beautiful Country." If you ask Jenna Bush Hager or Reese Witherspoon, they'll happily inform you that Wednesday evening book clubbing is the new Friday night bar clubbing. Jenna launched her book club in March 2019, and it's clear that the NBC anchor is a true book lover at heart.

What is Jenna's December book pick? ›

'Read with Jenna' pick for December is 'Bright Burning Things' by Lisa Harding. For Harding, the book was inspired by personal experience with addiction. "My own life has been affected by loving people with addiction.

What is Jenna's August book? ›

Jenna Bush Hager stops by the TODAY plaza to announce that the August selection for her Read with Jenna book club is “The Many Daughters of Afong Moy” by Jamie Ford.

Where the Crawdads sing similar books? ›

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What is Jenna's book for November 2021? ›

After selecting Amor Towles's epic adventure novel "The Lincoln Highway" for her book club pick in October, Jenna Bush Hager is shining a light on a debut novelist with her November 2021 pick. This month, the Read With Jenna book club is diving into "The Family" by Naomi Krupitsky.

Does Jenna Bush have a book club? ›

Whether you join Oprah's Book Club or Read With Jenna, you will instantly connect with even more people who love reading, too. Here are the 31 books selected for Jenna Bush Hager's book club list so far, beginning with her most recent pick, Hell of a Book by James Mott.

What books did Jenna Bush write? ›

Jenna Bush Hager

What is Jenna's book for April? ›

'Read with Jenna' pick for April is 'Memphis' by Tara M. Stringfellow.

What is Jenna's book pick for January 2021? ›

For the January 2021 Read With Jenna book club pick, Jenna Bush Hager selected "Black Buck" by Mateo Askaripour. "'Black Buck' is raw and intimate — and a title I knew our book club readers needed to read as we begin this new year with a fresh start," said the TODAY co-host.

What is Jenna's August 2021 book? ›

As the season comes to an end, Jenna Bush Hager has another thrilling summer read for her club members to enjoy. For August 2021, TODAY's favorite book lover is recommending “The Turnout” by Megan Abbott.

How many books has Jenna Bush written? ›

Jenna Bush Hager

What is the book The Last Romantics about? ›

A sweeping yet intimate epic about one American family, The Last Romantics is an unforgettable exploration of the ties that bind us together, the responsibilities we embrace and the duties we resent, and how we can lose—and sometimes rescue—the ones we love.

Does Oprah still have a book club? ›

Oprah Book Club September 2022: For her latest book club pick, Oprah has chosen the inspiring story of a death row inmate. Jarvis Jay Masters was the son of heroin addicts, sent to foster care as a child.

Who has book clubs? ›

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What is Jenna's book for October 2021? ›

Jenna Bush Hager's book club pick October 2021: 'The Lincoln Highway'

How old is Jenna Bush? ›

What books did Harlan Coben recommend on the Today show? ›

6 thrilling, comforting and funny books to read now, according to Harlan Coben
  • "The Last Mona Lisa," by Jonathan Santlofer.
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  • "All In," by Billie Jean King.
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Does Reese Witherspoon still have a book club? ›

Each month, the Academy Award-winning actress shares a female-driven book, many of which are New York Times bestsellers, with her Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine. The Whiskey in a Teacup author founded her club back in 2017 and has been picking titles for members to enjoy every month since.

Why is Where the Crawdads Sing controversial? ›

But since the release of the movie adaptation this year, Where the Crawdads Sing controversy is being discussed a lot online. The coming of age novel is now leaving a sour taste in people's mouth as it has come to light that the author Delia Owens is reportedly wanted for questioning in relation to a murder case.

Is Where the Crawdads Sing a true story? ›

No. Where the Crawdads Sing is based on Delia Owens' fictional 2018 novel. The characters and plot are not based on real people or real events.

Who writes like Delia Owens? ›

If you like Delia Owens, try these authors:
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Why do we need a book club? ›

Many book clubs are primarily about relationships — they create opportunities for friends to meet and discuss topics of mutual interest over dinner or drinks. But even those more focused on books themselves have a way of building and deepening relationships through shared learning.

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Hoda and Jenna reveal their new show open

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What books are on Reese Witherspoon's list? ›

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Who is Luna in the last romantics? ›

Luna, a young woman who shares the name of the poem's protagonist, is firing questions, insistent on learning more about her mysterious namesake. The request prompts Fiona to tell her family's story, one that she declares is “about the failures of love.”

What is Oprah's latest book club pick 2022? ›

Oprah's New Book Club Pick Is That Bird Has My Wings, by Jarvis Jay Masters. Written from death row in San Quentin State Prison, Masters plumbs the depths of a chaotic childhood, years spent in confinement, and the unexpected hope that sharing his legacy will help others.

What is Oprah's latest book choice? ›

Oprah announces the That Bird Has My Wings by Jarvis Jay Masters as the latest selection for Oprah's Book Club.

Does Oprah really read all the books? ›

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What is Jenna's August book? ›

Jenna Bush Hager stops by the TODAY plaza to announce that the August selection for her Read with Jenna book club is “The Many Daughters of Afong Moy” by Jamie Ford.

What is Jenna's December book pick? ›

'Read with Jenna' pick for December is 'Bright Burning Things' by Lisa Harding. For Harding, the book was inspired by personal experience with addiction. "My own life has been affected by loving people with addiction.

Does Oprah still have a book club? ›

Oprah Book Club September 2022: For her latest book club pick, Oprah has chosen the inspiring story of a death row inmate. Jarvis Jay Masters was the son of heroin addicts, sent to foster care as a child.

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What is Jenna's book for April? ›

'Read with Jenna' pick for April is 'Memphis' by Tara M. Stringfellow.

What is Jenna's book for July? ›

Jenna Bush Hager's July 2022 pick will make you appreciate the 'beautiful little moments' "It sounds like a book about death but really it's a book about how we choose to live," said Jenna Bush Hager.

What is Jenna's book pick for January 2021? ›

For the January 2021 Read With Jenna book club pick, Jenna Bush Hager selected "Black Buck" by Mateo Askaripour. "'Black Buck' is raw and intimate — and a title I knew our book club readers needed to read as we begin this new year with a fresh start," said the TODAY co-host.

What is Jenna's book for November 2021? ›

After selecting Amor Towles's epic adventure novel "The Lincoln Highway" for her book club pick in October, Jenna Bush Hager is shining a light on a debut novelist with her November 2021 pick. This month, the Read With Jenna book club is diving into "The Family" by Naomi Krupitsky.

What is Jenna's book for October 2021? ›

Jenna Bush Hager's book club pick October 2021: 'The Lincoln Highway'

What is Jenna's August 2021 book? ›

As the season comes to an end, Jenna Bush Hager has another thrilling summer read for her club members to enjoy. For August 2021, TODAY's favorite book lover is recommending “The Turnout” by Megan Abbott.

What is Oprah's latest book club pick 2022? ›

Oprah's New Book Club Pick Is That Bird Has My Wings, by Jarvis Jay Masters. Written from death row in San Quentin State Prison, Masters plumbs the depths of a chaotic childhood, years spent in confinement, and the unexpected hope that sharing his legacy will help others.

What is Oprah's latest book choice? ›

Oprah announces the That Bird Has My Wings by Jarvis Jay Masters as the latest selection for Oprah's Book Club.

Does Oprah really read all the books? ›

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Are book clubs worth it? ›

It broadens your horizons

Not only does this increase the amount of material you might read in the future (no more reading slumps!) it also allows you to gain new perspectives of different people and cultures. Reading outside of your own interests can help you grow as a person.

Can I get paid to read books? ›

Yes! There are even those who get paid to read books as a full-time job, but it's also an option if you're simply looking for a way to make extra money on the side of your day job. No matter what you're looking for, there are many ways to earn money by reading books.

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