5 Celebrity Book Clubs To Help You Beat Self-Isolation Boredom

BY Aisha Rauf / Apr 13 2020 / 18:00 PM

With some very influential individuals leading these book clubs, you never know who might make a surprise appearance during discussion time

5 Celebrity Book Clubs To Help You Beat Self-Isolation Boredom

Quarantine boredom is real. Bazaar shares a list of bookclubs, curated by your favourite celebrities, that will broaden your mind and keep you occupied while you're stuck at home.

Kaia Gerber

Daughter of legendary ‘90s super model Cindy Crawford, Kaia is doing her part to stay connected and reduce loneliness during these uncertain times.

On a weekly basis, she posts a book on her Instagram stories and the following week she’ll hosts an Instagram live, where the book is discussed in detail with her followers. But one of the best perks for joining her book club? She often hosts writers and special guests, such as Marc Jacobs, during her book club discussions.

Marianna Hewitt

Fashion blogger-turned-entrepreneur Marianna Hewitt is also hosting her own Instagram-based book club. She engages with her audience via the tag #mariannasbookclub and does a round up on a weekly post.

Her idea is to create conversation in the comment section. Her most recent book was Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, which has quickly become an internet sensation amid the pandemic.

Emma Roberts

Emma's book club began as a collaboration with her best friend back in 2019 and quickly amassed a big enough following to have its own Instagram page (@belletrist).

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The account celebrates a new book every month while also featuring favourite bookstores and interviews with a variety of authors and writers. They also include the best picks on their website, belletrist.com.

Reese Witherspoon

Hollywood’s sweetheart began her book club back in 2016, and it continues to be a source of information and joy for readers across the world.

With a humble 1.6 million following @reesesbookclub her monthly favourite always consists of a lead female character. She often hosts fundraisers to save book stores across America and competitions to win 'Reese’s Pick of The Month.'

Oprah Winfrey

Founder of the first celebrity book club – which began as a segment on her talk show – Oprah Winfrey book club has now become digital and unites passionate readers to discuss thought-provoking stories.

The club is available across Instagram (@oprahsbookclub), Goodreads and Apple Books. The reading schedule is organised based on weekly discussions on selected chapters, ensuring everyone is up to speed.

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