Here, you'll find MarieClaire.com's curated collection of honest, authentic books reviews and recommendations—including how to participate in our monthly interactive book club. 

image How to Join Marie Claire's Online Book Club

Starting December 1, we'll be reading Jenny Slate's debut book, 'Little Weirds.'

image Gift Your Friends One of These Bestselling Books of 2019

Fictional tales, memoirs, and, of course, some oldies-but-goodies.


image Tomi Adeyemi Makes Magic. Again.

With the highly anticipated sequel to Children of Blood and Bone, the 26-year-old proves she's just getting started.


image #ReadWithMC Loved Jojo Moyes' 'The Giver of Stars'

We stan the Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky.


image Jenny Slate's 'Little Weirds' Is Marie Claire's December Book Club Pick

Her debut book explores the oddities—and magic—of everyday life.

image Pre-Order These Amazing Books Coming Out in 2020

Can we make #MarieKondo2020 a thing?



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image 'The Fountains of Silence' Will Make You Fall in Love With Historical Fiction

"A historical fiction author has to carry a heavy weight...and Sepetys absolutely delivers."

image Read Jojo Moyes' 'The Giver of Stars' Before It Turns Into a Movie

The historical novel is Marie Claire's November book club pick.


image 2019 Has Been an Incredible Year for Books

A utopian surrogacy retreat, a '70s rock band you wish was real, and so much more.


image Rihanna Is Publishing Her First Visual Autobiography

...And it's not even my birthday!!


image Curl Up on Your Couch With the Best New Winter Book Releases

TFW you accidentally spend more money on books than a new coat...

image If You're Looking for a Exceptional Short Story Collection, Read 'Everything Inside'

"I’m pretty sure this is the first time where not a single story has been boring or weird or meh."



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image Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Reflect on Venus and Serena Williams' Legacy

Read an exclusive excerpt from the mother-daughter duo's new tome, 'The Book of Gutsy Women.'

image Zadie Smith's New Book Grand Union Is Intensely Personal

The 43-year-old author talks perspective, identity, and required reading.


image Ruta Sepetys Explores Spain's Dark History in 'The Fountains of Silence'

The novel is Marie Claire's October book club pick.


image The 27 Best Fiction Books by Women This Year

Curl up and crack one open.


image Jennifer Weiner's 'Mrs. Everything' Is the Perfect End of Summer Book

"This definitely isn’t a light and easy read, but it’s an important one."

image Edwidge Danticat's 'Everything Inside' Is All About Love, Community, and Family

The short story collection is #ReadWithMC's September pick.



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image Jacqueline Woodson's Red At The Bone Takes On Race, Sexuality, and Class

It might be a slim read, but Red At The Bone packs a punch.

best books by black female authors The Black Female Writers You Must Have on Your Bookshelf

“Beauty was not simply something to behold; it was something one could do.”


image Elizabeth Gilbert's 'City of Girls' Lives Up to the Hype

"What I didn’t expect were the serious plot lines and themes that made this into more than just a fluffy summer read."



image "I Found Myself Screaming:" An Excerpt from Andrea Dunlop's New Novel

Our editors are obsessed with 'We Came Here to Forget,' a novel about a family confronting one daughter's Munchausen by proxy diagnosis.

image #ReadWithMC Agrees 'The Farm' Feels Way Too Realistic to Be Considered Dystopian

"If this kind of surrogate facility already existed in New York, I wouldn’t be surprised."



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