Who doesn’t like to get lost in a good book? Reading can be a great way to escape reality, dive into new universes, and explore different worlds, all from the comfort of your own room. A good book is impossible to put down, and you can find yourself completely lost in its chapters.That being said, find the right book to read…for now That Can be tricky. Especially during the school year, when everything is so busy, finding time to read is almost impossible. Here are just a few books *perfect* to get you back in the mood for reading.
one of us is lying Karen M. McManus
@writerkmc || hardcover, $10.70
Like a good ‘whodunit’? ○All of us are lying If you’re looking for a suspense and mind-bending mystery that blends teen drama and true thriller, this is the *perfect* story. Located at Bayview High School, one of us is lying The story of five high school students who are detained together on an ordinary Monday afternoon. They all fit a certain high school stereotype—lone outcast, athlete, popular girl, nerd, and troublemaker—and they couldn’t be more different from each other. Five were jailed, But only four survivedDetectives and investigators believe this was no accident, with many blaming the remaining four students. Through investigation, as rumors spread like wildfire in Bayview High School, the four came together and learned a lot about each other and themselves. In this suspenseful mystery, you’ll find yourself guessing everything and spinning around in your own mind trying to figure out the mysterious person.
To all the boys I’ve ever loved by Jenny Han
@jennyhan || hardcover, $1.34
It can be said to be a modern classic in youth literature, To all the boys I’ve ever loved The story of the lovely and sweet Laura Jane Song in her never-ending quest for love. Lara Jean writes heartfelt letters to every crush and locks them in a box in her closet that only her eyes can see. That all changed when her sister found that box and decided to send every letter—meaning every crush Lara Jean ever wrote would know how she really felt. This complicates things, to say the least, and ends with Lara Jean’s emotional whirlwind as she navigates both the traps of high school and her messy love life. Author Jenny Han (The summer when I became beautiful) always connects you as a reader to the multidimensional and real people in this novel.
dear martin by Nick Stone
@nicstone || Paperback, $6.98
If you are looking for a book that not only makes you think but solves real world problems, dear martin is the right book for you. This book doesn’t shy away from heavy and poignant topics like racism and police brutality, it sheds light on the issues that this new age demands our attention to. It tells the story of Justyce McAllister, who decided to start a diary to write to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The views in his letter allow him to accept the many ways in which he has been treated unfairly. In the process of writing the letter, Justice faces an unexpected tragedy that has rocked his entire world. His views are constantly challenged, and his worldview changes with each letter. This book is an eye-opener and forces you to examine yourself.
every day David Leviathan
@angourierice || Paperback, $7.56
Imagine waking up in a different body each day. Your mind and heart are the same, but every time you wake up, the world sees you and your body differently. Are you confused? Overwhelmed? Lonely? every day is a book that takes this idea and tells the story of A, a being who wakes up in a different body every day. A has been living this life and learning as much as possible about their way of life, however, once A meets Rhiannon, everything changes. Through this complex love story, David Levison explores a world in which people can love another because they transcend appearances. As Rhiannon and A get closer, things get more complicated, and the true themes of acceptance, love, and empathy shine through every turn of the story.
Other books to watch
If you like a featured book….you should read everything, everything Nicola Yin.
If you like a story that solves modern problems and fights injustice… you should read the hatred you give by Angie Thomas.
If you love a book that’s guaranteed to make you cry at least once… you should read The fault of our stars by John Green.
If you like a good dystopian book… you should read maze runner by James Dashner.
If you like emotional and character driven plots rather than story driven ones… you should read the perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chobowski.
If you like thrillers that keep you on your toes… you should read we are liars by E. Lockhart
You’ll never have too many books to choose from this fall, so be sure to check out every book listed. Maybe support your local library as you use it. Finding the *perfect* read may seem difficult, but keeping an open mind and — no clichés — not judging a book by its cover can help you find a true and engaging story. Try something new and get out of your comfort zone by reading a book that you may never have had the chance to before. Believe meonce you pick up that book and find yourself lost in its world, a whole new world opens up.
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