You wouldn’t think with their hectic schedules that celebrities have time to read lots of books, but there are plenty of stars that love to engross themselves in a good novel or two. Here are 10 book suggestions from the best famous faces out there.
1. Emma Watson – The Shadow of the Wind by Ruiz Zafón
2. George Clooney – War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
A timeless classic, War and Peace is a sophisticated tale about the personal lives of those during the Napoleonic wars, which suits the polished Mr. Clooney perfectly.
3. Lorde – What We Talk About When We Talk by Raymond Carver
4. Bradley Cooper – Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
“What can I say? I remember reading it in school, and it was one of the first books that made me realize I loved reading. There’s something about traveling down the river—the flow—and how he made me see and smell the environment. It really transported me to a different time”, the actor told Daily Beast.
5. Jennifer Lawrence – The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Whether you’ve seen the movie or not, Jennifer would urge you to check out the novel it was based on. If medieval English history is your thing, then this one is ideal for you.
6. Reese Witherspoon – Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
“Have y’all read #LUCKIESTGIRLALIVE?! My description? It was the most non-stop nail-biting crazy train of a book with one of the most intriguing characters I have read in a long time! (So it makes sense I feel pretty LUCKY that @pacificstandardfilms is going to produce it!!) #BookClub #StayTuned #LuckiestGirlAlive ? #RWBookClub” Reese told her Instagram followers.
7. Simon Cowell
“DisneyWar by James B. Stewart is one of the best books I’ve ever read. The lesson from that is when you’ve got talent like Jeffrey Katzenberg, you keep your talent. Don’t let ego get in the way.”
8. Kat Dennings
Kat Dennings adores Japanese author Haruki Murakami, especially his The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.
9. Kate Moss
British supermodel Kate Moss loves The Beautiful and the Damned so much, she even themed her 40th birthday party around the book!
10. Daniel Radcliffe