10 books to get your Friend’s Book Club going right now!
This Spring, when the flowers start to bloom and nature brings back its glorious energy, take advantage of this lovely season to inspire your mind – by reading books and engaging with your friends in a social media-free way.
It’s a perfect time of year to grab a cup of coffee, go to a park, and have a nice conversation with your book club friends under the green trees. Starting a friend’s book club encourages you to read more books, share your thoughts, engage in conversations, and socialize with others. Have a pleasant conversation with people with the same interest as you do and share some of your unique ideas with them.
Here is a list of top-selling books that make positive, uplifting conversation starters for a friend’s book club. From stories of teenage angst to hilarious tales of professional mishaps, to utterly inspiring stories, we hope this list – compiled from multiple sources – make for a delightful book club experience.
The Key to Happily Ever After, by Tif Marcedo
This book explores the ins and outs of one wedding business through the eyes of its owners, a group of sisters who are brought together in their experiences.
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
This book was written by New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo. It uncovers the story of a teenage mom who got pregnant during her freshman year, overcome the fear and hardship in her life, and pursued her dream of working as a chef.
Fresh Ink: An Anthology by Lamar Giles
A contemporary anthology, ten short stories from recognized, diverse authors. Enjoy the variety with your book club members.
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Two different stories from two very different families in the 90s Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Another similar story as the Little Fires Everywhere, this author follows two high school best friends with totally different backgrounds and has an inspiring discussion about class, culture, and love.
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
A book that talks about race, marriage, and love. One year into the marriage, the husband goes to jail for a crime he did not commit. What happens over the next 12 years will be mind-blowing.
Deep Work: Rules of Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
A self-improvement book explaining how individuals can quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Learn how to focus without being distracted. A good book to have a conversation once in a while to see if the book improved your lifestyle.
We Are All Birds of Uganda by Hafsa Zayyan
A recently released book that covers family tradition, history, and religion. The story begins with a young lawyer in London, Sameer getting a call back from his family in Uganda with an unexpected tragedy.
The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett
The Vignes twin sisters are living whole different lives after being separated at the age of sixteen.
Enjoy reading these books, which will make you think about so many different perspectives and share your thoughts with your friends. Also, tell us which ones you like, by sharing via Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to tag us @luxymomofficial and use #luxymom.