What Are Some Popular Books Recommended by Book Clubs?


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"The Help" by Kathryn Stockett, "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak, "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot are all books favored by book clubs, according to Goodreads. Top choices from Oprah Winfrey's book club include "Ruby" by Cynthia Bond, "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd and "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis.

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Foremost book club picks that retain their popularity in book form after inspiring films include "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed, "The Fault in our Stars" by John Green, "Room" by Emma Donoghue and "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins. Other Goodreads selections include "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins, "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls and "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt.

"Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris, "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen, "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt, and "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" by Barbara Kingsolver are suggestions from Real Simple.

Nonfiction choices include "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity" by Katherine Boo, "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell, "I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban" by Malala Yousafzai, and "Thinking, Fast and Slow" by Daniel Kahneman, states Goodreads.

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