Recommended book club reading lists by genre, with a discussion guide for each book.

Book Club Reading Lists by Genre

Browse by: Author |  Title  |  Genre |  Setting |  Time Period |  Theme

Genre: Adult Fiction

    •   Novels
    •   Historical Fiction
    •   Thrillers
    •   Mysteries
    •   Gothic
    •   Love Stories
    •   Short Stories & Essays
    •   Speculative (Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Alt. History)

Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers in Detail (Adult Books)

    •   Legal, Medical & Corporate Thrillers
    •   Spy, Military, Govt & High Tech Thrillers
    •   Intellectual Mysteries/Thrillers
    •   Ordinary People (Thrillers)
    •   Police & Law Enforcement
    •   Amateur & Private Detectives
    •   Romantic Suspense

Genre: Adult Non-Fiction

    •   Biographies & Memoirs
    •   History, Current Affairs & Science
    •   Travel & Adventure
    •   Advice
    •   True Crime

Genre: Young Adults & Older Children

    •   Young Adults

Advice Main Page  |  Starting a Book Club  |  The First Meeting
Leading Meetings  |  Difficult Meetings  |  Choosing Books  |  Inviting Authors
DIY Reading Guides  |  Book Club Games

Reading Guides  |  Themed Reading Lists  |  Online Discussions  |  Blog  |  White Paper

Support BookBrowse

Become a Member and discover books that entertain, engage & enlighten!

Join Today!

Editor's Choice

  • Book Jacket: Forest Dark
    Forest Dark
    by Nicole Krauss
    In Forest Dark, Nicole Krauss presents parallel stories of two people who leave New York to stay in ...
  • Book Jacket: The Amber Shadows
    The Amber Shadows
    by Lucy Ribchester
    The Amber Shadows sweeps readers into the realm of World War II-era Britain where Honor "Honey" ...
  • Book Jacket: Midwinter Break
    Midwinter Break
    by Bernard MacLaverty
    Northern Ireland's Bernard MacLaverty is the author of five novels and multiple short story ...

Book Discussion
Book Jacket
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

An eye-opening and riveting look at how how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.

About the book
Join the discussion!

First Impressions

  • Book Jacket

    Love and Other Consolation Prizes
    by Jamie Ford

    Inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle's epic 1909 World's Fair.
    Reader Reviews

  • Book Jacket

    The Twelve-Mile Straight
    by Eleanor Henderson

    An audacious epic set in rural Georgia during the years of the Depression and Prohibition.
    Reader Reviews

Win this book!
Win If the Creek Don't Rise

If the Creek Don't Rise

A debut novel bursting with heart, honesty, and homegrown grit.

Enter

Word Play

Solve this clue:

Y Can't M A S P O O A S E

and be entered to win..

Books that     
entertain,
     engage

 & enlighten

Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.

Join Today!

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.