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15 Reese Witherspoon Book Club picks from Daisy Jones & the Six to her latest must-read

Reese's Book Club faves are real page-turners!

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Lauren Cunningham
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If you are looking for a great read, Reese Witherspoon's Book Club is a great place to start - and we've tracked the Your Place or Mine star's 2023 picks plus her some of her past favourites.

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Choosing one book a month with a female lead, Reese invites us to share her literary loves via @Reesesbookclub, from romance reads to gripping thrillers, creating a fabulous community of book-lovers and reading newbies alike.

Keep scrolling to discover Reese's latest 2023 book club choices PLUS 14 more of our favourite picks from the past – including Daisy Jones & the Six, which you can also watch as an Amazon series executive-produced by the Legally Blonde star.

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Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, $13.84 / £4.50, Amazon


And if you prefer to listen to your books, be sure to check out Amazon's Audible subscription, which gives you unlimited listening to thousands of books – including many of Reese's reads – for free when you try it out for 30 days at no cost.

Reese Witherspoon's latest 2023 book club pick

For March 2023, Reese unveiled a real page-turner for the book club – one that she says has sparked many a water cooler conversation at her Hello Sunshine offices.

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REESE'S MARCH 2023 PICK: Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, $9.40 / £6.99, Amazon


The star calls Nightingale by Kristin Hannah "one of the most powerful, most captivating novels about WWII in recent years".

The book is already hugely popular! It's #1 New York Times bestseller and has a 4.8 of 5 star rating on Amazon, where it's ranked the #1 read in World War II Historical Fiction.

Reese described her latest pick as an "important story illuminates a part of history that’s often overlooked: the women’s war. It’s a harrowing tale of two sisters, survival, love and female resilience throughout Nazi-occupied France."

Reese's February 2023 book club pick

The House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson

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The House of Eve, $17.37 / £22.99, Amazon


For February 2023, Reese chose The House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson. "Set in the 1950s, this unforgettable story follows Ruby who dreams of being the first in her family to attend college, but her first love may derail her plans. And Eleanor who marries into one of DC’s elite wealthy Black families but struggles to have a baby—the thing she wants most," revealed Reese. "Their lives collide in the most unexpected way… let me know when you find out how!!!"

Reese's January 2023 book club pick

The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes

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The House in the Pines, $25.20 / £16.99, Amazon


The Big Little Lies star of course rang in the new year with a new book pick! To kick off 2023, Reese chose The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes, calling it an "absolute, can’t-put-it-down thriller". It follows the main character Maya's quest to "prove once and for all that her best friend was murdered years ago by her then boyfriend, Frank.

"As Maya digs further into Frank’s past and present she finds a string of similar mysterious deaths. It’s truly a wild ride that had me flying through chapter after chapter—which I think is the perfect way to kick off your year of reading. I can’t wait to discuss the big twist of this novel once you read it!"

Previous Reese Witherspoon book club picks

Last summer, the Oscar-winning actress and director took to Instagram to announce Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen as her "perfect summer read".

Reese describes the book as a "non-stop page-turner between two women" - the story of two Asian American women who band together to grow a counterfeit handbag scheme into a global enterprise becomes a tale of twists and turns.

Fans have gushed that it's like a hybrid between 'Hustlers' and 'Big Little Lies.' 

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REESE'S SUMMER 2022 PICK: Counterfit by Kirstin Chen, $14.73 / £11.99, Amazon


The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

If you haven't read it yet, you can also get started on Reese's May 2022 book club choice – The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams.

Reese explained; "We’re reminded of the importance of women’s voices being seen and heard," said the Hollywood producer and actor, calling The Dictionary of Lost Words "a beautiful exploration of history and the power of language".

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MAY'S PICK: The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams, £5 / $17, Amazon


She continued: "For anybody who loves words and celebrates them, this subversive story weaves together love, loss and literature in a perfectly lyrical way. I think you’ll really like it! PS: I cried… a lot."

True Biz by Sara Novic

Reese announced her Book Club pick for April 2022, True Biz by Sara Novic in an animated and heartfelt video posted on her Instagram page: "Goodness, I can't even begin to put into words all the feelings this book provoked!"

True Biz is set in a residential school for the deaf and follows the journey of a rebellious transfer student, named Charlie who has never encountered another deaf person before.

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APRIL'S PICK: True Biz by Sara Novic, £21.48 / $13.75,  Amazon


Reese summed it up so eloquently for her Book Club members: "An eye-opening and heartfelt story about human connection and the beauty and adversity woven into the deaf community and culture," she wrote on Instagram.

Excitingly, just days after Reese's post, True Biz made it onto the New York Times bestseller list.

The Club by Ellery Lloyd

For March 2022 Reese picked The Club by Ellery Lloyd and took to Instagram to share her rave review, posting: "A beautifully written, densely plotted thriller that takes place at a private club off the coast of England. Read about a luxurious, celeb-only island during a weekend of partying and mystery." 

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MARCH'S PICK: The Club by Ellery Lloyd, £12.62 / $17.17, Amazon


The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont

Reese kicked off February 2022 with the book The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont. In keeping with Valentine's Day that month, she took to Instagram wearing an adorable heart print jumper by Draper James for the announcement.

Reese explained that the novel 11 days in 1926 literary icon Agatha Christie went missing, revealing one "twist" - (don't worry, no spoilers!) – the book is told from the perspective of Christie's husband's mistress.

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FEBRUARY'S PICK: The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont, £14 / $22, Amazon


Reese says: "An unexpected mix of historical fiction and romance, heartbreak and revenge based on true happenings... I found myself binging this book in one sitting."

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Honor by Thrity Umrigar

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JANUARY'S PICK: Honor by Thrity Umrigar, $19.98, Amazon


Reese says: "A powerful story about family, devotion, and cultural truths all through the eyes of an incredible journalist."

The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

Anyone who was a fan of Delia Owen's Where The Crawdads Sing should definitely give this a read. Chosen as the November 2021 book of the month, Shafak depicts the tumultuous history of Cyprus through a moving love story.

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The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak, £11.65 / $9, Amazon


Ruth Jones, author of Us Three, called it: "A beautiful and magical tale infused with love. Stunning."

The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

A book that has divided readers across the globe, The Paper Palace was a definite page-turning summer read. Chosen as July's book of the month, the nail-biting novel left us with more questions than answers, a real mystery to be solved.

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The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller, £11.35 / $15.25 Amazon


"[An] irresistible placement of a complicated family in a bewitching place," said The New York Times

L.A. Weather by María Amparo Escandón

Using weather as a metaphor to reveal the intertwined lives of three siblings and their parents, September's book of the month was New York Times Bestseller L.A. Weather. In an exclusive interview on the Reese's Book Club app, María Amparo Escandón shared the heartwarming notion that 'sisterhood is not a right, but a privilege. And that family focus acts as the basis throughout the pages.

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L.A. Weather by María Amparo Escandón, £16.56 / $7.62, Amazon


Reese says: "There's a 100% chance you'll be paging through this book to uncover the secrets and deception that could potentially burn everything down!"

Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

Fans of Kiley Reid's Such A Fun Age are sure to love June's book of the month, the very apt choice, Seven Days in June. The hilarious, romantic, and incredibly sexy novel is a definite page-turner of a messy love story.

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Seven Days in June by Tia Williams, £12.62 / $15.95, Amazon


"Tia Williams' book is a smart, sexy testament to Black joy, to the well of strength from which women draw, and to tragic romances that mature into second chances. I absolutely loved it." — Jodi Picoult, #1 NYT bestselling author of The Book of Two Ways and Small Great Things.

 Outlawed by Anna North

The first book club choice from 2022! With a very impressive accolade list including being a New York Times bestseller and Amazon Best of the Year, you'd be right to have high hopes for this one. The pulse-racing tale flips everything we know about 1900's Western society on its head with a fresh feminist stance.

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Outlawed by Anna North, £11.50 / $16.40, Amazon


"A moving and invigorating complication of the Western, highlighting chosen family, love, and survival among outcasts in another American timeline. As she mines the genre for vital new stories, North beautifully shines a light on our real past and conveys a warning for the future." – Lydia Kiesling, author of The Golden State

How to join Reese's Book Club

Complete with a website and app (available on Google Play and Apple), Reese's Book Club also brings us exclusive author interviews, a fantastic writing fellowship application portal and maybe the best part... reading boxes complete with the book of the month, wine, chocolate and many more goodies!

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