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Welcome to Book Girls Guide!

Whether you want to join one of our popular annual challenges or need a recommendation for your next beach read, you’re at the right place!


Reading Challenges

Our themed reading challenges include 20+ curated book suggestions for every challenge prompt. While they’re designed to last twelve months (1 book/month), you can jump in at any time!

Pick a challenge from the options below to learn more.

Travel through 12 unique regions of the world from the comfort of your favorite reading chair.

Journey through time as you get a glimpse of life in each decade between the 1910s – 2010s.

Our summer reading challenge for kids will help them travel around the world in books!


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Popular Book Lists

The best rom com books to make you laugh out loud! The funny novels on this list all have a solid storyline and romance with a good side of humor.

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah is an unforgettable historical fiction novel about the experience of two sisters in France during World War II. It blends two different true events together…

Are you looking for another book like Where the Crawdads Sing? We understand! Delia Owens created a modern masterpiece of a novel that tugged at our hearts too. Melissa resisted…


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While many readers may automatically think of books set in the USA for North America, we’d like to encourage our fellow American’s to armchair travel to one of the continent’s other countries or territories, including: Canada, Greenland, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

Whether you’re looking for a novel perfect for group discussion, a funny rom-com to relieve turkey day stress, or a book that discusses the origins of the holiday we’ve got perfect Thanksgiving book recommendations below.

The earlier sunsets of fall make us want to spend more time reading in a cozy sweater with a pumpkin spice latte. While we agreed…

This month the Book Voyage reading challenge is whisking us away to South America. For many of us, our first introduction to South America likely came from…

The Decades Reading Challenge has reached the 21st century and this month we’ll be reading books set after the millennium. You can read all about…

Looking for a great Christmas book to read in 2020? Our updated reading list has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a light romantic comedy, historical fiction, or an emotional but uplifting story.

This month the Book Voyage reading challenge is taking us to the vast continent of Africa. Africa is the second-largest continent by geographic area, and…

We are now nine months into the Decades Reading Challenge and we’ve worked out way up to the end of the 20th century. This month…

This month the Book Voyage reading challenge is taking us to the complex region of the Middle East. This geographical region of the world, which…

As we work our way through the Decades Reading Challenge, this one is extra special to The Book Girls, because both of us were born…