8 books you should read, and why you should read them

Bookworms, this one's for you

Are you looking for something to do? Tired of looking at your phone or watching the same old shows. Want to create a movie in your head or make your mind sharper? Then check out these lists of books below for some recommendations!

After – Anna Todd

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Right now, this is the top book to read for young adults. If you are a fan of One Direction, you might have heard of this book. However, this book has come a long way since it was published online. This story follows Tessa, who is book smart and a rule follower. She has her life planned out for her until she meets Hardin. Hardin is the exact opposite of Tessa, he is a rule breaker and is rude to her at first. Then, they both fall for each other. This book is a roller-coaster of emotions from start to finish. This book is perfect for those who love romances with a twist. This series consists of After, After We Collided, After We Fell, After Ever Happy & Before.

Also, check the movie out now in theaters!

For fans of: Twilight, Fifty Shades of Gray, Fallen & Hush, Hush

Twilight- Stephenie Meyer

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Bella just moved to Forks, Washington in the middle of the semester. She does not know a single soul expect her father Charlie. When, she first arrives at Forks High School, she meets Edward. Who, at first wants nothing to do with her because he holds a secret of his own. That he is a vampire that is drawn to her blood. But despite all the difficulties they face they are always by each other’s side. The main series consists of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn. The other bonus books are The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Twilight: The Official Guide & Life & Death.

Also, check out all the movies out now! For fans of: The Hunger Games, Fallen, Hush Hush, After, & The Mortal Instruments

The Stand In- Steve Bloom

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Brooks just wants to get into the college of his dreams and get out of his small town. He falls into a profitable opportunity that starts to get out of hand quickly. He decides that being a stand in date is the only way he can make money to get a tutor for the SAT’s. This funny and quirky tale is about how life does not always go the way it seems but sometimes it turns out better than you expected.

The film stars Noah Centineo which is now streaming on Netflix! For fans of: To All the Boys I Loved Before, The Kissing Booth, & The Sun is Also a Star

The Sun is Also a Star- Nicola Yoon

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This is such a cute story about two people who never thought they would fall in love with each other in just one day. Natasha is a mere twelve hours away from being deported and Daniel is a dreamer that only lives up to his parents’ expectations and not his own. When they both meet their universe changes forever.

The movie is out in theaters May 17th

For fans of: Everything, Everything, To All the Boy I Loved Before & Midnight Sun

Fallen – Lauren Kate

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Luce is transferred to a reform school after a freak accident. Everyone blames Luce for what happened. Luce does not know if there is something wrong with her or that people are just looking for someone to blame. So, she starts new at Sword & Cross. Which is where everything is not what it seems. Luce starts having these visions of her past with this mysterious boy named Daniel who goes to her school. She must undercover what her visions mean and who Daniel really is. This series consists of Fallen, Torment, Passion, Rapture, Fallen in Love & Unforgiven

The movie is out now!

For fans of: Twilight, Hush Hush & The Mortal Instruments

The Knife of Never Letting Go- Patrick Ness

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Todd lives in a society where there are only males. He is told that all the females were killed in the war. On top of that, in Pretisstown everyone can hear each other’s thoughts so nothing stays secret for long. Todd soon discovers everything is not want it seems in this small town. And what he has been told all his life is a lie. This series consists of The Knife of Never Letting Go, The Ask and The Answer & Monsters of Men

The movie called Chaos Walking staring Tom Holland is coming soon!

For fans of: The Hunger Games, Maze Runner & Divergent

Hush Hush- Becca Fitzpatrick

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Nora never wanted to fall in love with Patch, a mysterious boy who just arrived at her school. Nora and Patch keep running into each other and she learns that Patch holds a secret that is unlike anything she has ever heard of before. She must decide if she can trust him and stand by side in the accident battle of the fallen and the immortals. The series consists of Hush, Hush, Crescendo, Silence & Finale

The movie is coming soon, the leads have been cast (Liana Liberato & Wolfgang Novogratz)

For fans of: The Mortal Instruments, Twilight, After & Fallen

Midnight Sun- Trish Cook

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Katie has a disease that prevents her from going out in the sunlight. She sleeps all day and stays up all night. She always wanted something more with her life. She keeps staring out the window wishing she could see more of the world. She has been watching Charlie all her life from her window. She never thought she would talk to him. Until one night they meet. He changes her life and opens up her world. A heartbreaking story of loss and love all in one summer.

The movie is out now staring Bella Thorne & Patrick Schwarzenegger

For fans of: The Fault in Our Stars, Everything, Everything & Five Feet Apart

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