Here, you'll find Marie Claire's curated collection of honest, authentic books reviews and recommendations—including how to participate in our online monthly book club. (Yes, you really don't have to leave your couch!)

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Author Q&As and Excerpts

The spot where we ask the #ReadWithMC author-of-the-month five burning questions about her book and post exclusive excerpts.
Read an Excerpt from 'Anna K,' Our Book Club Pick

The novel is being compared to Gossip Girl and Crazy Rich Asians, so naturally it's our March #ReadWithMC pick.

Megan Angelo on Her Debut Novel, 'Followers'

Influencers, but make it 2051.

Kiley Reid Talks Debut Novel, 'Such a Fun Age'

Kiley Reid's buzzy debut was the first #ReadWithMC pick of 2020.

Jenny Slate on Her 'Little Weirds' Poems & Essays

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

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Reader Reviews

Honest thoughts about what you loved—and didn't love!—about the #ReadWithMC picks.
'in five years' by rebecca serle book reviews
'In Five Years' Is Not the Story You Think It Is

You'll devour it—just don't expect a lighthearted romance novel.

Read 'Anna K' Even If You Didn't Read the Original

"It almost makes me want to pick up 'Anna Karenina' and I don't typically like classics."

If You're Into Cyber Dystopia, Read 'Followers'

The #ReadWithMC community reviews Megan Angelo's debut novel.

Kiley Reid's 'Such a Fun Age' Is a Wake-Up Call

If you didn't cringe during certain scenes, you missed the point.

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Best of 2020

Pre-Order These Amazing Books Coming Out in 2020

They'll help you escape everything going on right now.

These New Memoirs Are Too Good Not to Read

They may be based on reality, but they'll still help you escape for a little while.

The Novels We'll Be Reading This Year

Bonus: They're all by women.

Read These Books for Inspiration in 2020

Consider them a form of self-care.

'finding freedom' by omid scobie and carolyn durand
A New Harry and Meghan Biography Is Coming

Royal reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand will release 'Finding Freedom' this summer.

Royal-Approved Books to Get You Through Quarantine

Kate and Meghan love these novels.

Marie Kondo Wants Your Career to Spark Joy

In her new book, 'Joy at Work,' Marie Kondo preaches the importance of an organized workspace—wherever that may be.

The Truth About the 'My Dark Vanessa' Controversy

The new novel, about a teen and her relationship with her adult teacher, has caused quite the stir.