5 Perfect Book Club Picks for Spring
by Karen Green
If you’re looking for a really great new book club pick for the upcoming months, these five titles will fit the bill.
Whatever your book club’s focus, there’s an engaging and thought-provoking title to suit your group, whether you’re looking for historical fiction with layered themes of loss and survival, a second-chance romance filled with passion and suspense—or anything in between.
The key to a great book club selection is to find a book with wide enough appeal to interest every member while filled with opportunities to facilitate a discussion. There’s lots to discover—and lots to talk about—in these five books.
Get them on the schedule today!
How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee
In this sweeping historical fiction title, a teenager in Singapore during World War II is kidnapped and forced into service as a “comfort woman” for Japanese troops. More than sixty years later, she whispers her tale to her grandson, setting in motion a discovery of truth and understanding.
The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda
This gripping novel of psychological suspense pulls back the curtain on an upscale Southern California community determined to keep up appearances. As a grief-stricken mother attempts to rejoin her family and community in a productive way, the cracks that formed around their glittering lives reveal deeper secrets, lies and betrayals than she could have imagined.
The Little Teashop on Main by Jodi Thomas
If your book club enjoys contemporary women’s fiction, you’ll love this story of three little girls who become friends over a tea party and remain bonded in friendship as they grow up. Navigating the trials of becoming young women and then adults, the three experience love, loss, joy and setbacks, never straying far from each other until the unthinkable happens and the friends must face their biggest challenge, together.
Luck of the Draw (Sterling’s Montana) by B.J. Daniels
In this suspenseful romance, Garrett Sterling is out for a ride on his family’s property when he is sure he sees a gruesome crime in progress—and when an old flame resurfaces in connection with the events, the coincidences are too big to ignore. Garrett is drawn back into Joslyn’s orbit immediately, determined to keep her safe. But what if she’s not the one that needs protecting this time?
Forget Me Not (Catalina Cove) by Brenda Jackson
What happens when the person you thought was gone forever comes into your life once more without recollection of the time you had spent together? This contemporary romance features a woman who believed her husband had died in an accident, until she meets him again years later, living a new life and unaware of the woman he had left behind. Drawn together once again, they must navigate their relationship on new terms, allowing love to take root anew.
Which of these books would your book club enjoy? Let us know in the comments!