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Reese's Book Club: 12 Must-Read Books To Add To Your Reading List

These picks belong on your shelf

While we may know (and love) her as the ditzy and determined student in "Legally Blonde" or the crass and cunning reporter in "The Morning Show," actress Reese Witherspoon has also made a name for herself as a book club curator.

Since 2017, Witherspoon has been making monthly recommendations via her virtual reading group, Reese's Book Club. The books she supposedly handpicks span all kinds of genres and tropes, but they do have one very important thing in common: a female at the center of the story.

To date, the community's Instagram page has a whopping 2.7 million followers and has catapulted several books to the top of bestseller lists. Some of which have even been turned into feature films or TV series. And many go viral on BookTok.

"It's nice to highlight authors who don't have a track record of selling a lot of books," she told Vanity Fair in a 2020 interview. "To watch what happens to them is extraordinary, and really emotional for us."

Witherspoon has put her stamp of approval on a total of 88 books. While you can read your way through the entire Reese's Book Club list if you'd like, we dug through it and pulled out the 12 highest-rated picks according to Amazon and Goodreads.

So, if you're looking for a literary escape that's as guaranteed of a hit as you can get, keep scrolling.

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