Reese Witherspoon’s love of a good book has made her one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers. Her book-to-screen adaptations of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, Cheryl Strayed’s Wild and Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies have been staggeringly successful (the latter won eight Emmy awards in 2018).
Via her production company, Hello Sunshine, Witherspoon is on a mission to create opportunities to tell women’s stories, navigating the entertainment industry on her own terms and proving to Hollywood’s testosterone-heavy panel of decision makers that audiences are hungry for a different point of view.
If you liked Big Little Lies, you will love Liane Moriarty’s new book Truly Madly Guilty… it keeps you guessing until the very end”Reese Witherspoon
So, which reads are currently on her radar? The list that follows are all books endorsed by Witherspoon’s book club #RWBookClub – ones she has optioned for film or TV adaptations or that are already in production. We’ll let her snappy Instagram reviews convince you of their worthiness before they hit the big screen…
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