20 Books Recommended by Reese Witherspoon on Instagram

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several months. Enjoy our highlight reel, and we’ll be back with new stuff on Tuesday, January 3rd.

This post originally ran November 22, 2016.

 Reese Witherspoon is a reader, with a capital R. She reads a lot of books, not only for fun (& for Instagram) but also for her production company, Pacific Standard; they’ve turned many a hit book into a hit film. (You may have heard of Gone Girl? And Wild?)

Here are a few of the many books our friend Reese has recommended on Instagram over the years.

1. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen


2. I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai


3. Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed


4. Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld


5. Pretty Happy by Kate Hudson


6. Second Life by S. J. Watson


7. Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes


8. It’s What I Do by Lynsey Addario


9. Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll


10. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doer


11. #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso


12. Ashley’s War by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon


13. Decorating is Fun by Dorothy Draper


14. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling


15. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah


16. Wildflower by Drew Barrymore


17. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty


18. Opening Belle by Maureen Sherry


19. The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin


and of course…

20. Wild by Cheryl Strayed

For more on the artful blend of books and Instagram, check out our archives… and follow us on Instagram!






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