May 21, 2020

Celebrity book clubs!

Got patrons asking for this month’s book in Reese Witherspoon’s book club? Say hello to the latest addition to media mentions — celebrity book clubs! Now you can search for and find the latest picks from some of the most prominent book clubs in American media. Whether you are looking for Oprah’s latest pick or trying to find out what author was chatting it up with Terry Gross last night, you can find both this information listed in NoveList and NoveList Plus. Want to know more? Keep reading. 

What's included? 

  •  Ongoing celebrity and well-known book clubs, with information on their picks starting in January 2019.  

Which clubs do we track? 

  • Oprah’s Book Club (you can’t have a book club list without her!) 
  • Reese Witherspoon 
  • Read with Jenna Bush Hager 
  • Belletrist (aka Emma Roberts and Karah Preiss) 
  • Andrew Luck  
  • And last, but not least, goop (yep – our gal pal GPal’s goop just started a book club in late April) 

Wait, what about Emma Watson? Or Florence Welch? They had book clubs too! 

Sadly, their book clubs are on hiatus. We chose to focus only on ongoing book clubs.  

How to find them? 

Great question! You can see these book clubs in the media mentions drop-down, located on the advanced search page (scroll on down to the letter b – all of our book clubs are listed under “Book club”). 

Or, if you want to be a field code pro, try: 

MM “Book club” to see all of the picks, or MM  "Your favorite book club name here"

Did we miss your favorite book club? Drop us a line and let us know — we’re happy to consider it! 


Cathleen Keyser is a Metadata Strategy Manager for NoveList. She is currently reading Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds. She's also (finally) catching up on season 12 of RPDR (blessed and highly favored). 





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