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What you should read next, based on your favorite book


If you're an avid reader, you know that finishing a book you love can be seriously bittersweet. On the one hand, you're *dying* to reach the ending—but, on the other, you won't want the story to be over. Luckily, we've curated a list of novels with vibes similar to your fave read. Scroll for five amaze options for any TBR. 

Amazon, $10.99

Loved The Summer I Turned Pretty? Check out Breathless
In Breathless, Claude spends the summer on an island on the coast of Georgia after two major life events: her high school graduation and her parents' divorce announcement. Through love and self-discovery, Claude finds hope in difficult times. Similar to TSITP, this book takes place during summer and has romance *and* coming-of-age themes.

Amazon, $9.99

Loved Heartstopper? Check out You Know Me Well.
Taking place over the course of a single Pride Week, You Know Me Well explores Mark's love for his best friend Ryan and Kate's yearning for Violet, a girl from a blind date. You Know Me Well has an equal amount of cutesy and romantic longings that will have you rooting for both couples to get together. 

Amazon, $12.79

Loved It Ends with Us? Check out Yolk.
A story about sisterhood, illnesses and relationships, Yolk shows us why it's essential to keep moving forward in life and reminds us that it's never too late to start over. Complex and toxic relationships with family, friends, significant others and self are common themes in both novels.

Amazon, $17

Loved Red, White & Royal Blue? Check out Her Royal Highness.
While attending boarding school in Scotland, Millie is set on getting over a recent breakup with her ex-girlfriend. Little does she know that her roommate is the Princess Flora...and they don't ~exactly~ get along at first. LGBT+ romance and royalty are major themes of both books.

Amazon, $11.10

Loved One of Us Is Lying? Check out They Wish They Were Us.
They Wish They Were Us is a murder mystery set at a Long Island prep school. The main character, Jill, deals with college preparation and friendship drama, all while investigating who killed her best friend's boyfriend. This book is *perfect* if you love mysteries that keep you on the edge of your seat.

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by Kelly Schwint | 7/3/2022