By Novel Sistah's Place

I feel that the best books for book clubs are ones that generate conversation. That doesn't mean that everyone agrees but you have one helluva discussion.

Here are my selections for perfect books to generate discussion.

The Mothers

Brit Bennett

$16.00 $14.72

An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club)

Tayari Jones

$16.95 $15.59

Such a Fun Age

Kiley Reid

$26.00 $23.40

This book will 100% generate conversation.


K. M. Szpara

$27.99 $25.19

This book is not for the faint of heart. It is graphic and it will create quite a discussion.


Octavia E. Butler

$16.00 $14.72

Cane River

Lalita Tademy

$16.99 $15.63

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward



Toni Morrison

$16.00 $14.72

If you really want to dig in, pair this with "Modern Medea" by Steven Weisenburger. So deep!

American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

Colin Woodard

$18.00 $16.56

Pair this with "Speaking American" by Josh Katz and you will have a great discussion about American culture and language.

The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan

$17.00 $15.64

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Katherine Howe

$15.99 $14.71

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

$17.00 $15.64

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Robin Sloan

$17.00 $15.64