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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Exclusive Sneak Peeks

The spot where we post exclusive excerpts of the monthly #ReadWithMC picks.
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Read 'Crying in H Mart' With Us in May

Zauner's moving memoir is MC's May book club pick.

the dating plan by sara desai
Read 'The Dating Plan' With Us in April

Sara Desai's latest novel is MC's April book club pick.

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'This Close to Okay' Is Our March Book Club Pick

Leesa Cross-Smith's cathartic novel is MC's March book club pick.

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'Detransition, Baby' Is Our Feb Book Club Pick

Torrey Peters's buzzy debut novel is MC's February book club pick.

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Reader Reviews

Honest thoughts about what you loved—and didn't love!—about the #ReadWithMC picks.
the other black girl
'The Other Black Girl' Is Highly Relatable

"It really hits home how many spaces don’t allow Black women to really show up as their authentic selves."

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'Crying in H Mart' Is a Must-Read Book of the Year

"It definitely pierced through my heart."

the dating plan by sara desai
Looking for a Light Escape? Read 'The Dating Plan'

And no, you don't have to read 'The Marriage Game' beforehand!

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'This Close to Okay' Will Put You in Your Feels
"While the content is incredibly heartbreaking, I thought Cross-Smith did a wonderful job of still creating an uplifting and cozy novel…
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