Witherspoon turned Gone Girl into a box-office hit with her production company, Pacific Standard. She also received an Oscar nomination for her role in Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild.
Here are a few of her favorites, including ones she will be bringing to the big and small screens soon:
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Witherspoon will be joined by Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodly in the adaptation of this bestseller. The novel is centered around the lives of three families and shows how guilt exposes flaws in life.
Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
Ani has a dark secret, but hides behind things in her life that advertise success. The story reveals that despite her "sharp edges and cutthroat ambition," she still has a heart that bleeds.
Opening Belle by Maureen Sherry
This humorous story shows what it is truly like to be a woman on Wall Street. Withersoon's production company will be making this book into a film.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Another Moriarty adaption, Big Little Lies will appear as a limited series for HBO in 2017. It will star Witherspoon, Kidman and other big names. The story line revolves around a group of moms "whose perfect lives begin to unravel."
Reese's Instagram is filled with many more book recommendations. She is going to be a busy woman this next year with all these new projects she has in progress.
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