Book Club Reading Lists

Book Club Reading Lists - Find Books That Are Great For Book Clubs



Whilst there are heaps of book sites on the web, I never find it easy to decide whether the book will be good for a Book Club. All too often, a book might be a good read, but it may not have enough to actually discuss for a Book Club.

Fear not; below you will find a collection of books that warrant truly being on book club reading lists.

They are all different in their own right and either have a wonderful story that fuels discussion, or they cover interesting topics that will keep the conversation flowing:





Inspirational and Educational.

A heart warming true story of one man's plight to bring Education to the needy and change the world one cup of tea at a time.

3 Cups Of Tea




Moving and Long Lasting


A story of horror, despair, hope & resurgence through the eyes of a young girl (with the help of the story of Mr Pip from Great Expectations)


Mr Pip



Funny And A Quick Read


A hilarious novella (short book) that will make you smile all the way through


The Uncommon Reader



Clever, Funny and Saddening


A book that tackles contemporary issues in an insightful manner. (Winner of the Booker Prize)


Pigeon English



A Page Turner About Every Day Life In Afghanistan


Learn about the lives of a book seller and his family living under harsh regimes.


The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad




A Shocking Story About Aboriginal Life In The 50's/ 1960's


Learn about One girls quest to understand her ancestry and the stories and secrets she reveals


My Place Sally Morgan




A Rare Understanding Of Communist China And An Amazing Inspirational Story


An amazing true story about a Chinese dancer, written from the heart & with passion


Mao's Last Dancer



An Insight Into The Man Before He Went Into Politics


Interesting, funny and a look at what characteristics make a good leader


Dreams From My Father


A Romantic But Thought Provoking Book


This is a real page turner and easy read but covers some hard hitting topics. Would you want to end your own life if you could only move your head? Would you go through with it?


Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

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Love reading about outrageous injustice and unfairness. Try this one.

Empty Cradles

Learn about new countries cultures. Try

Letters From Burma

Looking for books with a bit more depth for your Book Club? Try

John Steinbeck East of Eden

Establish some fun ground rules for your Book Club:

Rules For Meetings

Make things interesting - Have an annual Award Ceremony

Best Books Awards

Visit a Prison with a difference in South America. You will be amazed what goes on behind closed doors:

Marching Powder

Read a Classic and find out what makes Flaubert's story and writing so legendary:

Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert

Looking for something quirky and funny?

Try The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared