Prose Before Bros Book Club

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  • January 2024: My Life as a Rat  by Joyce Carol Oates
  • FebruaryWe Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • March: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  • April: Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult
  • May: The Cloisters by Katy Hays
  • June: A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell
  • July : The White Tiger by Aarvind Adiga
  • August: Soul of an Octopus  by Sy Montgomery
  • September: Weyward  by Emily Hart
My Life as a Rat: A Novel By Joyce Carol Oates Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062899842
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Published: Ecco - May 5th, 2020

“A painful truth of family life: the most tender emotions can change in an instant.  You think your parents love you but is it you they love, or the child who is theirs?”  --Joyce Carol Oates, My Life as a Rat

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We Should All Be Feminists By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101911761
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Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics—from the award-winning author of Americanah

"A call to action, for all people in the world, to undo the gender hierarchy." —Medium

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616204518
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Published: Algonquin Books - December 2nd, 2014



“A fun, page-turning delight.” —Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Funny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J.

Mad Honey: A Novel By Jodi Picoult, Jennifer Finney Boylan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984818409
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 5th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Alternatingly heart-pounding and heartbreaking. This collaboration between two best-selling authors seamlessly weaves together Olivia and Lily’s journeys, creating a provocative exploration of the strength that love and acceptance require.”—The Washington Post

The Cloisters: A Novel By Katy Hays Cover Image
ISBN: 9781668004418
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Published: Atria Books - July 11th, 2023

A Today Show #ReadwithJenna Book Club Pick

This instant New York Times bestseller that is “captivating in every sense of the word” (Sarah Pearse, New York Times bestselling author) follows a group of researchers uncovering a mysterious deck of tarot cards and shocking secrets in New York’s famed Met Cloisters.

When A

A Simple Favor: A Novel By Darcey Bell Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062497789
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 20th, 2018

"Riveting and brilliantly structured, A Simple Favor is an edge-of-your seat domestic thriller about a missing wife and mother that relies on a rotating cast of unreliable narrators to ingeniously examine the cost of competitive mom-friends, the toll of ordinary marital discontent and the fallacy of the picture-perfect, suburban family."—Kimberly McCreight, New York T

The White Tiger: A Novel By Aravind Adiga Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416562603
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Published: Free Press - October 14th, 2008


The stunning Booker Prize–winning novel from the author of Amnesty and Selection Day that critics have likened to Richard Wright’s Native Son, The White Tiger follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through the poverty and corruption of modern India’s caste society.

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness By Sy Montgomery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451697728
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 5th, 2016

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year

“Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does fo

Weyward: A Novel By Emilia Hart Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250280800
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: St. Martin's Press - March 7th, 2023

WINNER OF TWO GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS (Best Debut Novel & Best Historical Fiction)

An Indie Next March 2023 Pick • A LibraryReads March 2023 Pick An Amazon "Best Books of the Year So Far" 2023 Pick