Sharing the news, Reese wrote on social media, “I’ve been reading so many incredible, diverse stories in the YA genre and can’t wait to share them with you each month as an additional pick. Good news for the avid readers out there… This means double the book picks! Head over to Reese’s Book Club to learn more about this super funny, joyful story that’ll have you reliving your high school prom days!”
An official announcement was made on Reese’s Book Club’s social media account on August 18, 2020. The post read: Exciting news! Reese Witherspoon will be picking a book in the #YoungAdult genre each month for #ReesesBookClub.⠀These books will feature women at the center of the story and are intended for older teens and adults.
For August 2020, Reese has selected ‘You Should See Me in a Crown’ by Leah Johnson as her first YA novel for her book club. This is Johnson’s debut book, a rom-com which many readers would like.
Meanwhile, Reese has already selected ‘Everything Inside’ by Edwidge Danticat as her book club pick for August 2020. The book is a collection of short stories set in the backdrop of Haitian culture, that explore love, loss and one’s love for their country.