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Welcome to Reading Group Choices 2023

Welcome to Our New Edition! 

Reading Group Choices 2023 is now available for purchase (eBook and paperback) on our website! The new edition includes enjoyable, unique, and challenging fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles that we chose to inspire thoughtful and lively conversation. Thank you to all of our readers who inspire us to find and recommend new books each year. We listened to your requests and searched for titles from around the globe.

Happy reading and discussing!

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Our Picks for 2023:


Abyss by Pilar Quintana
An American Beauty by Shana Abé
Bewilderment by Richard Powers
The Book Spy by Alan Hlad
The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson
Chasing the Black Eagle by Bruce Geddes
Cocoon by Zhang Yueran
Cradles of the Reich by Jennifer Coburn
The Dark Queens by Shelley Puhak
Dr. No by Percival Everett
Dust Child by Quế Mai Phan Nguyễn
The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang
Ghost Eaters by Clay McLeod Chapman
Half-Blown Rose by Leesa Cross-Smith
In the Time of Our History by Susanne Pari
The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark
The Lost Girls of Willowbrook by Ellen Marie Wiseman
Maame by Jessica George
Moonrise Over New Jessup by Jamila Minnicks
The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict
The Nurse’s Secret by Amanda Skenandore
The Puppeteer’s Daughter by Heather Newton
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
Shutter by Ramona Emerson
The Ski Jumpers by Peter Geye
The Storyteller’s Death by Ann Dávila Cardinal
Such a Pretty Girl by T. Greenwood
Take the Long Way Home by Rochelle Alers
Tale of the Dreamer’s Son by Preeta Samarasan
Undesirables by Aomar Boum
The Ways We Hide by Kristina McMorris



Animal Joy by Nuar Alsadir
The Confidante by Christopher C. Gorham
Helltown by Casey Sherman
Last to Eat, Last to Learn by Pashtana Durrani
The Red Widow by Sarah Horowitz
Seven Aunts by Staci Lola Drouillard
Uncommon Measure by Natalie Hodges
Voice of the Fish by Lars Horn
Walk Through Fire by Yasmine S. Ali
Your Hearts, Your Scars by Adina Talve-Goodman


Young Adult

An Arrow to the Moon by Emily X.R. Pan
As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow by Zoulfa Katouh
The Elephant Girl by James Patterson, Ellen Banda-Aaku, and Sophia Krevoy
Fight Back by A. M. Dassu
Merci Suárez Plays it Cool by Meg Medina
The Silence That Binds Us by Joanna Ho
The Sky We Shared by Shirley Reva Vernick
Snitchers by Stephane Dunn
Walls by L.M. Elliott
What’s Coming to Me by Francesca Padilla