Monthly Contest: What's Your Book Group Reading This Month?
Our latest prize book is THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF SAM HELL by Robert Dugoni, a coming-of-age story about a boy who was born with red pupils and endured bullying by his classmates. Years later, Sam looks back on his life and embarks on a journey that will bring into clear view what changed him, defined him and made him so afraid --- until he finally sees what truly matters. The deadline for your entries is Wednesday, January 9th at noon ET.
As First Lady of the United States of America --- the first African American to serve in that role --- Michelle Obama established herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. In her memoir, Michelle invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her --- from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.
An Oprah's Book Club pick, BECOMING is an intimate, powerful and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States, who invites readers into her world as she chronicles the experiences that have shaped her.
Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni’s coming-of-age story is, according to Booklist, “a novel that, if it doesn’t cross entirely over into John Irving territory, certainly nestles in close to the border.”
Susan Orlean, one of our most esteemed journalists and authors, turns her keen powers of observation and narrative gifts to the overlooked, underreported saga of the 1986 fire that ravaged the Los Angeles Public Library.
Unfolding over the course of 10 months and taking place entirely in the marriage counselor’s office, LISTEN TO THE MARRIAGE is about a married couple on the brink of divorce and a marriage counselor trying to save their family.
A SPARK OF LIGHT, the instant #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of SMALL GREAT THINGS, is a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.
Ascending to the throne was only the beginning. Now Margaret George, the author of THE CONFESSIONS OF YOUNG NERO, weaves a web of politics and passion, as ancient Rome’s most infamous emperor cements his place in history.
Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Karen Russell, WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING--- a Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick ---is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's THE WIFE BETWEEN US exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage --- and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.