If you鈥檙e anything like us, your TBR list gets a little sparse near the end of the month. Whether you鈥檙e looking for the next Hunger Games sequel or you鈥檙e ready to be taken away 鈥 way, way away 鈥 to the romantic and war-torn streets of Paris, we鈥檝e got a little something that every book club can enjoy. Scroll on for the books that鈥檒l keep you anxiously tearing through the pages all month.

Young Adult Book Club


Alive by Scott Sigler ($10): Sci-fi, mystery and a powerful girl protagonist? We predict your book club will be up late discussing this juicy page-turner. The first installment follows M. Savage, a sassy teen who wakes up in a coffin without a clue as to how she got there. Get the popcorn ready and cozy up鈥攜ou鈥檙e not going to want to leave your reading nook until you鈥檝e finished the last page of this breathtaking novel.

Beach Read Book Club


Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid ($11): Is there such a thing as a soul mate? This book explores two concurrent storylines: one where twenty-nine year old Hannah Martin leaves the bar with her old love, Ethan, and one where she leaves with her best friend. As the story unfolds you鈥檒l start to wonder if anything is truly 鈥渕eant to be.鈥

Pop Culture Book Club


Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling ($16): Since Mindy Kaling is basically our BFF (she just doesn鈥檛 know it yet), of course our book club is snapping this book up the second it hits the shelves. We鈥檒l have to wait until mid-month (September 15) until we get to join Mindy on her adventures to find love, friendships and becoming an adult.

News-Junkie Book Club


Mission High by Kristina Rizga ($17): We may romanticize backpacks, school supplies and #throwback varsity apparel, but if there鈥檚 one thing we don鈥檛 miss about school, it鈥檚 the standardized tests. As teachers and administrators deal with changing regulations for academic standards and how we measure students鈥 success, follow the story of one high school whose students defied the odds. This book will have you informed and ready to debate education reform.

#GirlBoss Book Club


The Creativity Challenge by Tanner Christensen ($15): We鈥檒l never turn down an opportunity to chat about creativity theories and revel in maker theory. Take the prompts on solo or bring back the group activities of your grade school days with this book that promises to help you reach new levels of creativity.

Literary Fiction Book Club


The Unraveling of Mercy Louis by Keija Parssinen ($17): Dive into back-to-school madness with a chilly, thrilling book that explores teen girl hysteria in a tiny Texas town. Your book club will be captivated by these small-town characters hiding major secrets.

Memoir Book Club


This Is Not a Love Story by Judy Brown ($13): Whether you grew up going to synagogue, chapel or none of the above, this bold and honest memoir about growing up in a deeply religious community and struggling to make sense of family mysteries will resonate with everyone. Touching on autism, love and fear of the unknown, this one will stay on your mind long after you鈥檝e turned the last page.

Historical Book Club


The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah ($16): Hey, all you aspiring French girls: meet your next rainy-day read. Part epic love story, part family drama, this novel tells the story of two very different sisters as they fight to bring their city and family through World War II. You鈥檒l definitely want to pack the tissues for this one.

#Throwback Pick for Your Book Club


A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith ($17): We鈥檙e betting you and your book club besties read this book in high school, but believe us when we say it takes on new meaning as an adult. Fall in love all over again with this coming-of-age story set in a poor immigrant neighborhood in Brooklyn.

What is your book club reading this month? Belong to a book club that didn鈥檛 make our list? Let us know in the comments below!