Celebrity Book Club Picks in December 2021

How many book clubs are you in?

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Though Oprah is the queen of the celebrity book club, there are plenty more to join these days. Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club has become extremely popular in its own right (she's even added a seasonal YA book club), as has Read With Jenna, featuring picks from The Today Show's Jenna Bush Hager.

Below are all the most recent picks from these celebrity book clubs! 

Related: How to Start an Online Book Club

Oprah's Book Club

bewilderment, a celebrity book club pick


By Richard Powers

A story about a widowed man and his troubled son, Bewilderment "offers rich commentary on the complex, often mystifying intersections between science, popular culture, and politics.” —Booklist

Read with Jenna

bright burning things, a celebrity book club pick

Bright Burning Things

By Lisa Harding

According to Today show host Jenna Bush Hager, she has "never read a book that addresses mental health and alcoholism in as transparent and beautiful a way as Bright Burning Things."

Reese's Book Club

lucky, a celebrity book club pick


By Marissa Stapley

“A wild and deeply satisfying rollercoaster ride through the world of a con artist with a heart of gold. Propulsive and affecting, Lucky is the most fun I’ve had reading a book in quite a while.”—Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six  

Levar Burton Book Club

noor, a celebrity book club pick


By Nnedi Okorafor

"Okorafor exposes the cracks in this technology-driven, highly surveilled society as each detour in AO and DNA’s route adds layers of intrigue on the way to a jaw-dropping finale.... This is a must-read." —Publishers Weekly

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