'The Vanishing Half' is 'GMA’' June Book Club pick

Brit Bennett's latest novel tells the story of twin sisters who were inseparable as children but live in very different worlds as adults.
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Transcript for 'The Vanishing Half' is 'GMA’' June Book Club pick
Back here on "Gma" and it is time to reveal our June book club pick. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I'm not supposed to show it right now. It is also quite timely, so what is it? It is -- are we going to show it on the big screen -- there we go, "The vanishing half" by Brit Bennett is one of the most anticipated books of the year. I'm telling you, it is a page turner about twin sisters inseparable as children who ultimately choose two different lives. One as a black woman, one as a white woman and they're twins. It's a powerful story about family, compassion, identity and roots. Who better to tell you more about it than Brit Bennett herself. Here she is. Good morning, America. Brit Bennett here. I'm so excited the "The vanishing half" is "Gma's" June book club pick. I can't wait for to you meet Desiree and Stella, identical twin sisters who choose to live in two different worlds. A story about identity, transformation and family secrets while ultimately a story about love so enjoy getting lost in this world as you read and I will see you on "Gma" soon. Cannot wait. We are excited to have everyone have this book in their hands and I sent you some copies to the studio. We got them. Okay, yes, yes, yes. We're going to be sitting down with Brit to talk to her about her incredible story, "The vanishing half" is available today. It is so good. We had selected this well before what we are experiencing right now. It was already some of our young producers had read it. She is terrific. Brit Bennett and so you can read an excerpt of the book now at goodmorningamerica.com. We will be right back.

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