Saturday, December 18, 2021

Vacation Reads


I'll be in Arizona next week - and that got me thinking: what books make great vacation reads?  I obviously cannot bring all my books with me even though I'm having a hell of a time deciding what to bring with.  But here are some books I'd definitely recommend for anyone going on a vacay!

For the teens:

  • Tweet Cute - Emma Lord 
  • When Dimple Met Rishi - Sandhya Menon 
  • There's Something about Sweetie - Sandhya Menon 
  • Ten Things I Hate About Pinky - Sandhya Menon 
  • Of Curses and Kisses - Sandhya Menon 
  • Of Princes and Promises - Sandhya Menon 
  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love - Maureen Goo 
  • Somewhere Only we Know - Maurene Goo 
  • The Way You Make Me Feel - Maurene Goo 
  • You Should See Me in a Crown - Leah Johnson 
  • The Upside of Unrequited - Becky Albertalli 

For the adults:

  • Make Up Break Up - Lily Menon 
  • One Last Stop - Casey McQuiston 
  • Red, White, and Royal Blue - Casey McQuiston 
  • The Love Hypothesis - Ali Hazelwood 
  • The Heart Principle - Helen Hoang 
  • The Bride Test - Helen Hoang 
  • The Kiss Quotient - Helen Hoang 


Okay reader friends - what are some books you'd solidly rec for some good vacation reading!  Drop some recs in the comments. 

Friday, December 10, 2021

If You Like This, Try That.....


Hey reader friends! You're probably here because you like books - obviously!  So, here's a little hook up for you: My very own round of If You Like This, Try That! 

If you liked Harry Potter, but are looking to get away from that universe for, you know, reasons, try reading:

-The entire Septimus Heap Series 
-The Charlie Bone Series 

If you like Twilight, try:

-The Last American Vampire 
-Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 
-The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires 
-Undead and UnWed 

If you like A Series of Unfortunate Events, try:

- The Mysterious Benedict Society series 


Okay reader friends - what books would you recommend based on what you've read recently (or not so recently).  I'm looking forward to your recs!