Best Book Club Picks For Winter Reading

January 21, 2015 8:00 AM

The freezing temperatures outside might make you yearn for warmer weather, but these long winter nights are the perfect time to burrow deep into a great read. Our sister company Simon & Schuster is back with the books that will keep your book club reading until spring.
The Rosie Effect
By Graeme Simsion

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The highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Rosie Project has arrived! Starring the same unforgettable couple now living in New York City and unexpectedly expecting their first child, if you were swept away by the books that’s captivated a million readers worldwide, you will love The Rosie Effect.

For Fans Of: The Rosie Project or One Plus One

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
By Misty Copeland

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Misty Copeland has made history as the only African-American soloist dancing at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, but her story goes beyond the insular world of ballet. Exploring the universal themes of class, race, body image, and coming of age, Life in Motion is the American story.

For Fans Of: The Glass Castle or Wild

The Girls of Atomic City:
The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

By Denise Kiernan

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This incredible, never-before-told story of the thousands of young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unknowingly played a crucial role in the development of the atomic bomb, casts a new light on one of the most significant moments in American history.

For Fans Of: Unbroken or The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
By Susannah Cahalan

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This gripping memoir and medical suspense story about a young New York Post reporter’s struggle with a rare and terrifying disease not only opens a new window into the fascinating world of brain science, but is a powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.

For Fans Of: My Stroke of Insight or The Memory Palace

The Wife
By Meg Wolitzer

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Meg Wolitzer, author of New York Times bestselling The Interestings, brings her characteristic wit and intelligence to a provocative story that raises big questions about voice, power, and gender in literature. Slim but smart, The Wife can be read in a day and remain on your mind for much longer.

For Fans Of: The Interestings or The Husband’s Secret

The Distance Between Us: A Memoir
By Reyna Grande

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Inspirational, unsparing, honest, and poignant, Reyna Grande’s memoir puts a sobering voice to the humanity of the Mexican immigrant experience, the joys and sorrows of childhood, and the courage it takes to heal the scars of the past.

For Fans Of: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent or Waiting for Snow in Havana