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Celebrity Book Club Picks for March 2024: Complete List

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Book clubs are you ready? Time for celebrity book club picks for March 2024! 🤩

I absolutely love books, and I’m always curious about the latest celebrity book club picks and most popular books they are being read right now. The book choices of these clubs really inspire me and help me decide what to read next.

My list contains picks from some of the most popular book clubs, such as Read With Jenna, Oprah, and Reese Witherspoon book clubs! To check out book club picks for the previous month, click here!

Do you have or follow a book club? Let me know and I’ll add it into this post, which gets updated every month with new book club picks for that month.

Here’s a complete list of celebrity book club picks for March 2024.

Read with Jenna

Read with Jenna Book Club has two March 2024 book club picks: The Great Divide by Cristina Henriquez, and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.

The Great Divide by Cristina Henriquez

Release date: March 5, 2024
Genre: Hispanic American Literature & Fiction

The Great Divide is a novel set during the construction of the Panama Canal, a massive engineering project in history.

It follows the lives of various characters, including Francisco, a local fisherman who resents foreign involvement in his country, his son Omar who works as a digger in the canal zone, Ada, a brave teenager from Barbados seeking work to help her sick sister, and John Oswald, a scientist dedicated to eliminating malaria.

As their paths intertwine, the novel explores themes of ambition, loyalty, and sacrifice, shedding light on the diverse individuals whose lives were affected by the canal’s construction. It’s a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, often overlooked by history.

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Release date: April 3, 1991
Genre: Hispanic American Literature & Fiction

The House on Mango Street is a beloved coming-of-age story about a young girl named Esperanza growing up in Chicago. Through a series of short vignettes, Esperanza shares her experiences and dreams as she navigates her neighborhood and discovers her identity.

The book explores themes of heritage, identity, and the power of storytelling, all told in beautiful and poetic language. It’s a classic novel cherished by readers of all ages, celebrated for its relatable characters and heartfelt storytelling.

Reese’s Book Club

Reese’s Book Club has selected Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xochitl Gonzalez as their March 2024 book club pick.

Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xochitl Gonzalez

Release date: March 5, 2024
Genre: Hispanic American Literature & Fiction

Anita de Monte Laughs Last is set in 1985 New York City and follows the mysterious death of rising art star Anita de Monte. Fast forward to 1998, where Raquel, a third-year art history student, discovers Anita’s forgotten story while navigating the elitist world of Ivy League academia.

Raquel, feeling like an outsider as a student of color, finds herself entangled in a romance with a well-connected art student. As she delves into Anita’s past, parallels emerge between their lives, prompting Raquel to question her own relationships and societal dynamics.

Told from the perspectives of both women and weaving between past and present, this novel challenges notions of remembrance and the marginalized in elite circles, and is a compelling read for anyone intrigued by history, art, and the complexities of human connection.

For my book club questions for this book, click here!

GMA Book Club

GMA Book Club Pick for March 2024 is Listen for the Lie by Amy Tintera.

Listen for the Lie by Amy Tintera

Release date: March 5, 2024
Genre: Murder Thrillers

Listen for the Lie is a gripping mystery thriller that follows Lucy, who is accused of murdering her best friend, Savvy. Despite having no memory of the night in question, Lucy finds herself at the center of suspicion in their small Texas town.

Years later, a true crime podcast reopens the case, compelling Lucy to return to her hometown and confront the truth, even if it implicates her. Packed with twists, turns, and dark humor, this novel explores the consequences of secrets and the quest for justice in the face of doubt.

Oprah’s Book Club

Oprah’s book club pick for March 2024 is The Many Lives of Mama Love by Lara Love Hardin. Oprah finally picked a new book club pick since November or so!

The Many Lives of Mama Love by Lara Love Hardin

Release date: August 1, 2023
Genre: Memoirs

The Many Lives of Mama Love is a memoir which tells the story of Lara’s (the author) dramatic fall from a typical suburban soccer mom into addiction and crime, leading to her incarceration.

In prison, Lara discovers a unique social structure and finds herself offering love and healing to her fellow inmates, earning the nickname “Mama Love.” After her release, she rebuilds her life as a ghostwriter, meeting famous figures like Oprah and the Dalai Lama. But despite her success, Lara struggles with shame and redemption, facing the challenges of life as a felon.

The book is a touching journey of forgiveness and self-discovery, showing that it’s possible to overcome even the darkest of pasts.

For my book club discussion questions for this book, click here!

Read with Marie Claire

Read with Marie Claire book club pick for March 2024 remains the same as last month’s pick: Everyone Who Can Forgive Me Is Dead by Jenny Hollander. If anyone has an update on this, let me know!

Everyone Who Can Forgive Me Is Dead by Jenny Hollander

Release date: February 6, 2024
Genre: Psychological Thriller

Everyone Who Can Forgive Me Is Dead follows the story of Charlie Colbert, who fled the public eye nine years ago, after being labeled a “witness” to the nightmarish events at her elite graduate school on Christmas Eve, known to the world as “Scarlet Christmas.” Despite the past, Charlie has rebuilt her life as the editor-in-chief of a major magazine and is engaged to a prominent figure in the publishing industry.

However, when a film made by one of her former classmates threatens to reveal the events of Scarlet Christmas, Charlie’s carefully constructed life is at risk. As Charlie faces the potential unraveling of her world, she is determined to protect what she has worked so hard to achieve, even if it means confronting the people and events she thought she left behind.

The novel explores themes of secrecy, resilience, and the consequences of the past coming back to haunt you. It is a suspenseful and intriguing tale of a woman trying to maintain control of her life in the face of a threatening revelation.

Mocha Girls Read

Mocha Girls Read’s book club pick for March 2024 is A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum.

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

Release date: March 5, 2019
Genre: Cultural Heritage Fiction

A Woman Is No Man is a powerful novel depicting the lives of three generations of Palestinian-American women as they navigate the challenges of their culture and family expectations.

Set in Palestine and Brooklyn, the story follows Isra, who is married off at a young age and struggles with her oppressive in-laws, and her daughter Deya, who faces pressure to marry despite her dreams of going to college.

As Deya uncovers family secrets, she must confront the truth about her past and forge her own path forward. This compelling and thought-provoking book explores themes of identity, tradition, and the pursuit of independence.

Belletrist Book Club

The Belletrist Book Club pick for March 2024 is Just Like Home by Sarah Gailey.

Just Like Home by Sarah Gailey

Release date: July 19, 2022
Genre: Ghost Thriller

Just Like Home follows Vera, who reluctantly returns to her childhood home after her mother calls her back. Despite the strained relationship and haunting memories, Vera finds herself back in the house of a serial killer – her own father. As she confronts her past, she discovers that a parasitic artist has taken residence in the guest house, dismantling her childhood for his own purposes.

To make matters more unsettling, mysterious notes in her father’s handwriting start appearing around the house, and the artist denies being the one leaving them. The novel unfolds as Vera grapples with the disturbing secrets hidden in the notorious Crowder House, determined to uncover the truth about her family’s dark history.

This is a suspenseful and atmospheric thriller, perfect for fans of gothic mysteries, with Vera navigating the shadows of her past and the unsettling events in her childhood home.

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble book club pick for March 2024 is After Annie by Anna Quindlen.


Release date: February 27, 2024
Genre: Family Life Fiction

After Annie revolves around the Brown family and their closest friend, Annie. When Annie unexpectedly passes away, the family is left to navigate life without her. The story explores how each family member copes with the loss, with a focus on Bill, the husband; Annemarie, the best friend; and Ali, the eldest daughter who must take on newfound responsibilities.

Throughout the year following Annie’s death, the family discovers that Annie’s legacy lives on in their memories. Her wisdom becomes a guiding force, helping them overcome challenges and find strength in the face of adversity.

The novel reflects on the power of love to transcend loss and the ways in which people can change and grow through difficult experiences. Written with Quindlen’s emotional depth, this is a tale of hope and resilience, emphasizing that the impact of a beloved person can endure, shaping lives even after they’re gone.

For my book club questions for this book, click here!

Noname Book Club

Finally, last on our list is the Noname Book Club, which has selected Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston as their March 2024 pick.

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston

Release date: May 8, 2018
Genre: Black & African American Biographies

Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo‘ is a profound and significant book that tells the true story of one of the last-known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade.

Zora Neale Hurston, a renowned author, interviewed Cudjo Lewis, an eighty-six-year-old man who was abducted from Africa and brought to America as a slave. Through Cudjo’s firsthand account, Hurston vividly captures the horrors and injustices of slavery, from his capture in Africa to his journey on the Clotilda ship and his years in bondage until the end of the Civil War.

The book offers deep insight into the tragedy of slavery and its enduring legacy, told with compassion and in Hurston’s distinctive style. It is a vital contribution to understanding our shared history and culture.

Which March 2024 celebrity book club picks do you like the most? Happy reading! ❤️