Literati is a book club membership like no other. By being a member, you will have an all-access membership to explore a world of exclusive content, author interviews, and celebrity conversations all in one community. Through the website or their easy-to-use app, you can access interviews with their Luminaries and the authors of the books.

This is my fourth month with Literati and I’ve loved the conversations with others who are part of my book club.

Being a member of Literati allows you to be a part of an EXCLUSIVE BOOK CLUB with authors, leaders, visionaries, and YOU! Can you imagine talking about a book with Stephen Curry, Malala, or Susan Orlean? Well, you can with a Literati Book Club membership.

Through the website or their easy-to-use app, you can access interviews with their Luminaries and the authors of the books.

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With a total of 17 Luminaries to choose from, there is certainly a book club for every reader. Based on your own interests, you choose a Luminarie that you think is someone whose recommended books you’d like to read. The website offers some of their previous choices so you can get a feel for who might fit best with your reading tastes.

This month I decided to change my book club, choosing Kelly McGonigal as my Luminary. Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist and author and is well-known for her TED talk, “How to Make Stress Your Friend.” McGonigal is the bestselling author of The Willpower InstinctThe Upside of Stress, and The Joy of Movement.


Kelly’s book selections are often rousing page-turners steeped in the science of our human brain. THE JOY COLLECTIVE will help you discover actional strategies to bring more joy, compassion, and resilience into your life. Feel connected to something bigger than yourself with books that explore our capacity to find hope, courage, and belonging. Books chosen previously by McGonigal include THE BEAUTY IN BREAKING, KLARA AND THE SUN, and PEACES.

Luminary Kelly McGonigal chose THE READING LIST by Sara Nisha Adams as her book club choice for February. This is what she had to say about her book club choice.

If you were asked to put together a list of books that have been inmportant in your life – that inspired you, surprised you, entertained you, or changed you – what books would you include?

THE READING LIST is a novel that takes one such list as its starting point, then introduces us to characters who serendipitously discover copies of the list. The characters are connected through the centers of their West London community – a library, a mandir, a grocery store, a yoga studio. Each character’s reading journey parallels personal stories of love, self-discovery, and loss. The heart of this novel is how the list leads to friendship between two such characters: retired widower Mukesh, searching for a way to move forward in life, and teenager Aleisha,struggling to balance family obligations with her own goals.

A cozy read that touches on emotional truths, this novel honors the role that books can play in helping us through difficult times. My favorite part of the reading experience was thinking about the list I would create. I look forward to seeing your lists in The Joy Collective.

Kelly McGonigal

The discussion about this book and the book lists others have created is quite satisfying to a life-long reader. I could easily add several more books to my reading list.

Literati Book Club February 2022

The Literati box includes a hardcover copy of the book, a bookmark, a note from Kelly McGonigal about why she chose this book, and a booklet sharing the other Luminarie choices for the month.

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By becoming a member of Literati, you can get access to the following features:

  • Access to all Literati Book Clubs
  • New book recommendations each month
  • Active in-app discussions with thoughtful readers
  • Exclusing invites to author Q & As
  • Members only pricing on any book
  • One curated book, delivered monthly
  • Exclusing printed content with each book
  • Interactive online group discussion with the Luminarie that chose the book

Join a Literati Luminary book club for $26 a month. Save 20% on a yearly subscription by becoming an annual member and enjoy Literati membership for $22 a month. The membership will be active until 12 books are delivered. Literati Luminary membership includes access to all book clubs in our app

Your book club’s Luminary will get the discussion started each month in the Literati app. Open your Literati app to dive into a book discussion. Discuss specific chapters or reply to a thread. We also have monthly Ask The Author events, which are held live on YouTube. There are also lots of ways to continue the discussion with other Literati members that are part of your same Luminary book club while using the Literati app.

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You can see my previous Literati posts by clicking, HERE.

This review is my personal opinion. Literati has gifted this subscription to me, but I receive no commission for sharing this book club.
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