These are seven of the best celebrity book clubs out there, providing you the perfect reading inspiration for your next lazy afternoon spent curled up on the couch. Followers can engage by way of the group's discussion boards or on social media in the comments section of posts, and lucky fans are often given the chance to win a copy of the latest books. Yep, that is a mighty impressive list. And ever since Oprah Winfrey ushered in the era of the celebrity book club all the way back in 1996 with the creation of , we've become obsessed with the of our favorite stars. A gorgeous virtuoso of an actress agreed to star in a random play, and a basement-dwelling scenic carpenter said he would assay a supporting role in the selfsame pageant. And that is not a euphemism. And with Witherspoon at the helm of some of the most beloved book to movie adaptations in recent years, we totally trust her expertise.
The classic film star, known for movies such as The Big Sleep and How to Marry a Millionaire, opened up in 1979 about her life, including her relationship with actor Humphrey Bogart. Kate Hudson Like her gal pal Reese Witherspoon, actress Kate Hudson loves reading. The Martian, by Andy Weir Recommended by: Lucy Hale Summary: For sci-fi fans, a novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars by himself. Every Thursday, Dunham and Konner share excerpts from the books they're loving in a series called. Check out her Instagram account, which has news about Kaling's own books and frequent posts about what the actress is reading herself. Plenty of celebrities have shared their love of books with the world, and several stars have even started digital book clubs with their fans and followers. Station Eleven, by Emily St.
Program in support of Pencils Of Promise. The vapid celebrity memoir is an American staple, but luckily, not all stars succumb to literary sins. Her virtual book club, , features monthly selections and encourages followers to get involved and share their opinions on the themes explored in her top picks, including empathy, attention, and the sense of joy and thrill. Lucy is fueled by pride and rebellion and pain, but the emotions guiding her at first aren't the ones driving her at the end of the story. Oprah When it comes to celebrity book recommendations, Oprah is queen.
The Social Contract by Jean Jacques Rousseau, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagirhara, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Maurakami, Of Time and an Island by John Keats, Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion, The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus, Franny and Zooey by J. It's six different stories told in different time periods and genres: One is historical fiction, another is a '70s thriller mystery, the sixth is a postapocalyptic story. Her book club may be on hold, but for Oprah, the reading never stops. Because it sure resembles a pack of monkeys. Current Recommendation: by Jenny Mollen 10.
Current Recommendation: by Jhumpa Lahiri 7. It's to the point where I can't read his writing in public because people think I'm having some kind of meltdown. It was a perfect gift except that I stayed up until 1 a. This is probably my favorite play—it's got this weird combination of excellent dramatic writing and math and science. Does anyone else have the Reading Rainbow theme song stuck in their head?. Nowell relied heavily on writers to round out the 2003 list.
And judging from what we see, she has a pretty interesting summer of reading ahead of her. I Like You is a spin on those 1960s cookbooks about how to make a nice home and how to entertain. We simply can't talk about book clubs without including the original, which was created by Winfrey over 20 years ago and is still going strong today. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. One day she said, 'Instead of calling and asking me for advice, try reading J. It's just another reason to love the southern belle. Zafón created a story within a story—a complicated plot that involves an enthralling book and its unknown author.
He lands in ridiculous situations—befriending a town outcast, for one—and his writing acknowledges the difficulty of getting through the day. But don't worry, there is also plenty of fun fiction too. So if you're looking for a new book to read, go to the people who influence the rest of your life choices: your favorite celebs. To say that what they're doing, who they're dating, what they're eating, and even what they're reading is of major public interest would be an understatement. For instance, 'Manuscripts don't burn. Getty Summertime and the reading is, well, mostly easy. Yet what is an ocean but a multitude of drops.
I read Catcher in the Rye first, then this one. First there is Time and Again by Jack Finney and My Brilliant Friendby Elena Ferrante for adults. Sarah Michelle Gellar - yes can't not say all three names - posted about a little something called Readathon2016 a few weeks ago. She realizes she needs to make peace with the fact that no matter how far she might go in the world, she will never stop being her mother's daughter. They're good people who sometimes make evil choices, and you see them suffer as a result. Welch is also releasing her own book in July 2018.
Though it started out as a casual social media endeavor, has turned into an Instagram sensation, with over 400,000 followers and counting. In real life, when she isn't busy filming the most popular sitcoms on television, she spends her time writing about parenting, women's issues, and faith on her blog, , she is sharing her current reading list on Instagram. ©2019 Hearst Magazine Media, Inc. And while poetry should always be read aloud, it can be equally revelatory to hear great prose works read, by their authors and others. Past contributors have included former Presidents Clinton and Carter, President Bush while he was Texas governor and United Nations Secretaries-General Kofi Annan and Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Her bonafide passion for non-toxic living comes off as genuine, rather than cashing in on a hot trend. Winfrey often includes her own recommendations, author interviews, round-ups, and book guides, making her book club a one-stop shop for all things literary.