6 Celebrity Book Clubs You Can Actually Join
We’d do anything to sit poolside with celebrity bibliophiles Oprah and Reese Witherspoon and pick their brains for summer novel ideas. (Yeah, we aren't holding our breath.) Thankfully, countless Hollywood A-listers host virtual book clubs you can actually join. So if you're looking for star-approved suggestions, check out these six celeb clubs and their current recommendations.
Reese Witherspoon’s #rwbookclub
As the star and producer of Wild and Big Little Lies, Witherspoon knows a good book when she reads one. In fact, the Home Again actress is an avid reader who regularly shares her current picks on Instagram and Twitter. Fans can follow along with Witherspoon’s current obsessions via the #RWBookClub Instagram account and hashtag.
What she’s reading now: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf
In a total Hermione Granger move, Watson is the proud founder of Our Shared Shelf, a book club that specializes in feminist literature, and connects like-minded bookworms on Goodreads. Taking her love of books a step further, she’s been hiding copies of her latest pick in mysterious locations around Paris.
What she’s reading now: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Emma Roberts’ Belletrist
Along with her friend Karah Preiss, Roberts launched online book club Belletrist as a way to discover new works and authors and connect with fellow readers around the world. You can sign up on the Belletrist website or check out their frequently updated Instagram account for updates.
What she’s reading now: Touch by Courtney Maum
Florence Welch’s Between Two Books
In 2012, Florence + the Machine fans created a book club, Between Two Books, in the singer’s honor. When Welch got wind of the idea, she decided to get involved and supports the Facebook-based group by recommending new titles and answering reader questions.
What she’s reading now: Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
Sarah Jessica Parker’s Book Club Central
SJP was recently named Honorary Chair of the American Library Association’s digital platform, Book Club Central, and will provide its online community with a selection of recommended titles throughout the year. We have high hopes.
What she’s reading now: No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts