Do you belong to a book club? I do, but I have to admit, we rarely read books I particularly enjoy:-/ That being said, I do read a lot of book independently of the club, and constantly come across ones I think would be so much fun to discuss in a group.
So I've rounded up ten books that would be perfect book club reads this year. They are all page turners with plenty of twists and turns to discuss. Happy reading!
The Wife Between Us by Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks
This is a clever, fast-paced mystery and definitely offers plenty to discuss.
Cruel Prince by Holly Black
This book has convinced me to read for YA fantasy again. Smart characters, strong writing and excellent world building. I have already checked out a few of the author's other books from the library!
Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan
I just finished this book, and it was both gripping and very timely. There was a lot of hyper surrounding it, but I would say it was warranted.
Faking Friends by Jane Fallon
This was my second book by Jane Fallon, and while it's a little predictable, it's still smart and sassy chick-lit, perfect as a book club read.
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
Another hyped-up thriller worth the fuss. This is a slow burn, but quite clever with a strong protagonist and a creepy twist at the end.
The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
Robotham is a crime fiction author a cut above many others. He is a legitimately good writer and the gripping plot of this novel made it one of my favorite mysteries at the end of last year.
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
This book was another favorite last year, and based on a true story it is a must-read for historical fiction fans. There is so much to talk about, I wish I had read this for a book club!
The She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
I have been a fan of Lisa Jewell for some time, and her latest book did not disappoint. She used to write more typical chick-lit in the vein of Sophie Kinsella, but has shifted into crime fiction and she does it really well, too.
Munich by Robert Harris
Robert Harris is one of the best writers of historical fiction I have come across, and Munich is another winner. It tells a story at a critical point in history and it really makes you think "what if?" Not only a good book, but a story absolutely worth discussing.