As many of us remain separated from friends and loved ones, it’s more important than ever to find a way to connect. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that we’re teaming up with Bachelor alum Ashley Spivey and her book club to bring you our July Spotlight Pick: One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London!
One to Watch follows Bea, a devastatingly stylish plus-size fashion blogger who, like the rest of America, is obsessed with the hit reality dating show Main Squeeze . . . which might look familiar to fans of The Bachelorette (wink, wink). But Bea is publicly critical of the show’s lack of body diversity—so she’s surprised when the show invites her to be its next star. She agrees, swearing to herself that she won’t fall in love. But when the cameras start rolling, Bea realizes things are more complicated than she anticipated.
Reality show fans and skeptics alike will devour this witty, joyful, behind-the-scenes look at made-for-TV love, and book clubs are in for rousing discussions on the need for diversity of all kinds: body, sexuality, race, and more.
Random House Book Club (RHBC) draws readers and books together by recommending compelling stories, providing guidance for book club leaders (and newbies!), and connecting authors with book clubs through phone chats. It’s also an invaluable resource for readers looking to enhance their reading experience, whether you’re in a book club, looking to start one, or prefer to read solo. Sign up for our RHBC e-newsletter and you’ll get the latest recommendations for what your book club should read next (even if you’re in a book club of one)! From new releases to old favorites, we’ll keep you up to date with plenty of giveaways, behind-the-scenes interviews with authors, bonus content to discuss at your meeting, and much more . . . because stories are better shared.