Want to join the best celebrity book clubs? Here are the most popular May 2023 celebrity book club picks. I’ll find all the most exciting book club selections for you each month. Let’s read like a celeb!
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Most Exciting May 2023 Celebrity Book Club Picks
Hello, May! Are you ready to read along with your favourite celebs this month? I am!
Do you want to know all the latest celebrity book club picks of the month? I’m sharing them with you in this post today. If you don’t want any spoilers, this is your heads up that all the most popular May 2023 celebrity book club picks are about to be revealed below! As always, these latest picks all look like exciting new books that I just can’t wait to read. What about you?
If you’re new to Love Beauty Thrive, here’s the deal on celebrity book clubs! Each month, I’ll share with you the most popular celebrity book club selections (and some thoughts on each). You’ll find all the hottest celebrity book club books listed here – together in one post – so you don’t have to search around to discover what you’d like to read next. Want to read like a celeb? You’ll find out exactly how to do that here!
As monthly selections are announced, I’ll list all the most popular celebrity book club picks that the reading community can’t stop talking about. Are there any books (or book clubs) that I forgot to include? Be sure to let me know in the comments! I’d love to include them in the discussion.
As with all my book lists, my celebrity book club list might look a little different than others – our reading interests are all different! But I always try my best to include a variety of titles, perspectives and suggestions for both an interesting and diverse selection of amazing new books. Which celebrity book club books will you be reading?
Are you ready for some of the BEST suggestions on what to read this month? Let’s get to it!
Which Celebrity Book Clubs Do You Follow?
Here are the celebrity book clubs followed monthly at Love Beauty Thrive.
- Reese’s Book Club
- Oprah’s Book Club
- Read with Jenna Book Club
- Good Morning America Book Club
- Belletrist Book Club (Emma Roberts)
- The Happy Place Reads (JoAnna Garcia Swisher)
Love Beauty Thrive also always looks forward to seeing Sarah Jessica Parker’s frequent book recommendations on Instagram but doesn’t officially follow her as a celebrity book club.
And with that, let’s get to the May 2023 celebrity book club picks.
Most Exciting May 2023 Celebrity Book Club Picks
Reese’s Book Club
Reese’s Book Club is Reese Witherspoon’s book club. Reese’s Book Club reads books of every genre with women at the center of the story.
We are Reese’s Book Club. The seekers of joy, the lovers of story, the keepers of fictive kin; and through The Readership we dive deeper, go further, and give more to co-author louder, greater, prouder, a truer, newer narrative for women.Reese’s Book Club
Visit Reese’s Book Club here to read with Reese.
Reese’s Book Club May 2023 Pick
Reese’s Book Club May 2023 pick is Did You Hear About Kitty Karr? by Crystal Smith Paul.
Kitty Karr is a legendary, iconic white actress of Old Hollywood glamour, who dies leaving her multi-million dollar estate to the St. John sisters (three young, wealthy Black women) – and the media has lots and lots of questions. As Elise St. John sorts through Kitty’s journals, she makes a shocking discovery about Kitty’s rise to fame in the segregated South . . . that could unravel the entire St. John family. Did You Hear About Kitty Karr? is a Reese’s Book Club pick. Will you be reading with Reese this month?
Oprah’s Book Club
Oprah’s Book Club is Oprah Winfrey’s book club. Since the 1990’s, it’s been one of the most famous book clubs in the world. It makes frequent selections (but not on a regular monthly schedule). Oprah’s Book Club reads books that often focus on Black voices.
Visit Oprah’s Book Club here to read with Oprah.
Oprah’s Book Club May 2023 Pick
Oprah’s Book Club May 2023 pick is The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese.
In Kerala, South India, three generations of a family seek answers to a strange secret – every generation, someone dies by drowning. Big Ammachi’s extraordinary life of joy and loss is at the center of the story. An exploration of human understanding, love, faith and medicine, it’s considered “one of the most masterful literary novels published in recent years.” If Oprah says it’s “one of the best books I’ve read in my entire life,” you know it’s got to be incredible.The Covenant of Water is an Oprah’s Book Club pick.
Read with Jenna Book Club
Read with Jenna is the TODAY show’s book club with Jenna Bush Hagar. It typically reads books from Book of the Month selections that often emphasize diversity. Read with Jenna invites viewers to read monthly picks together and discuss.
Visit the Read with Jenna book club here to read with Jenna Bush Hagar.
Read with Jenna Book Club May 2023 Pick
The Read with Jenna book club May 2023 pick is Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
Loretta Thurwar and Hamara “Hurricane Staxxx” Stacker are lovers and the stars of a popular network of death-match games run by the for-profit private prison system. Competing for their freedom, they are fan-favourite Links together in a Chain-Gang. In a few more matches, Thurwar (and her lethal hammer) will soon be free, but she first must consider defying the games (and the status quo) to help the other Links – something that could have devastating consequences. Chain-Gang All-Stars is a Read With Jenna book club pick.
GMA Book Club
The GMA Book Club is the Good Morning America book club. It “showcases book picks from a wide range of compelling authors.” The GMA Book Club reads discussion worthy books from a variety of different perspectives.
Visit the GMA Book Club here to read with Good Morning America.
GMA Book Club May 2023 Pick
The GMA Book Club May 2023 pick is The Nigerwife by Vanessa Walters.
Nicole Oruwari has the perfect life in almost every way. Moving from gloomy London (and a troubled family past) to sunny Lagos, Nigeria, she becomes part of the Nigerwives – a group of foreign women married to Nigerian men. When Nicole disappears without a trace after a boat trip (and the police turn up nothing), her estranged Auntie Claudine starts her own investigation – discovering dark secrets about Nicole . . . and about herself. The Nigerwife is the Good Morning America book club pick.
Belletrist Book Club
Belletrist is the book club of Emma Roberts and Karah Preiss. “Belletrist celebrates great books and the people who read them.” Belletrist reads a new book every month, diving deep into the story, characters, writing process and how the book came to life with the author.
You don’t have to be the best reader or read the most—you just need that sense of curiosity and to want to be introduced to new stories that you might not have read otherwise.Emma Roberts
Visit the Belletrist website here to read with Emma and Karah.
Belletrist Book Club May 2023 Pick
Leah Kempler and Charlie Nelson are immediately – and intensely – attracted to each other. Leah is completely taken with the attractive Charlie. He confesses that he’s a recovering heroin addict, assuring her that he’s never going back to drugs. But when Charlie spirals – and Leah stays captivated – her family grows concerned. It’s an intimate love story of connection, addiction, compassion, codependency and the “chasm between perception and truth.” I Could Live Here Forever is a Belletrist book club pick.
The Happy Place Reads Book Club
The Happy Place Reads (THP Reads) is JoAnna Garcia Swisher’s book club with her lifestyle blog, The Happy Place. JoAnna is known for her role of Maddie Townsend on the hit Netflix series Sweet Magnolias. THP Reads selects monthly moving books that teach readers how to look at themselves and the world in new ways.
Visit The Happy Place website here to read with JoAnna.
The Happy Place Reads Book Club May 2023 Pick
The Happy Place Reads May 2023 book pick is Happy Place by Emily Henry.
Harriet and Wyn were the perfect couple for years – until they weren’t. It’s so unbelievable they broke up that they still haven’t told their best friends. So when it’s time for them all to go on their annual cottage getaway together in Maine, they find themselves sharing a bedroom like always. They just can’t break their friends’ hearts right now, keeping up the lie that all is well – while ignoring how badly they still want each other. Can they fake it for one more week? Happy Place is a THP Reads book club pick.
May 2023 Celebrity Book Club Picks, What Will You Read?
What celebrity book club picks will you be reading this month? I hope this post helps you find some amazing new books to read! All the exciting May 2023 celebrity book club books look so great, I can’t decide which to read first. Are there any other celebrity book clubs I need to follow? Let me know in the comments below, I always love to discover new book clubs and fantastic books to read!
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