Books BookTok Just Can’t Get Enough Of

Here’s some recommendations that have been trending on book side of Tik Tok!

The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens.

Queen Sarban the Ninth must conceive a daughter in order to protect her world from destruction. Assassins, though, creep ever closer to her doorstep.

Ead Duryn is loyal to the hidden society of mages. While acting as a lady-in-waiting, she protects Queen Sarban using forbidden magic.

Tané has been a dragon rider her whole life, but must make a decision that will alter her life.

The Midnight Library – Matt Haig

There is a library between life and death, and within it lies the chance to see the endless possibilities of your life. Along with the book of your life, there are other stories discovering what your life could’ve been like if only you made a single different decision.  

Lore – Alexandra Bracken

Every seven years, the Agon begins, a form of punishment for a past rebellion of nine Greek gods who must walk the earth while being hunted by ancient bloodlines. Long ago, Lore Perseous fled after a rival bloodline killed her family. 

As the next Agon emerges, Lore is seeked out by two participants: a childhood friend long-thought dead and an injured Athena. Athena offers an alliance against the murderer of Lore’s family and a way for Lore to leave the Agon behind for good. But Lore’s decision to rejoin the hunt will come at a deadly cost. 

If We Were Villains – M.L Rio

What if a role was taken too far? 

Oliver Marks and his friends play the same roles both on and off stage. But when the  casting is changed, one of the plays comes to life and a student is found dead. Everyone now must face their greatest performance yet:  convincing the police, and themselves, that they are completely innocent.

Wilder Girls – Rory Power

The Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine after the Tox hit. First the teachers died one by one. Then the students, their bodies becoming disfigured and strange. Now, after eighteen months of confinement, the girls don’t dare to travel out of school grounds, into the woods, where the Tox is most dangerous. But then Hetty’s best friend, Byett, goes missing, forcing her to face the horrors of the Tox and the hidden truths of the past.

A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab

Kell is one of the last Antari– magicians with the rare power to travel between the realms of London: Red, Grey, White, and, long ago, Black. 

While Kell works officially as an ambassador for the Maresh Empire, she also works as an unofficial smuggler– giving those willing to pay a glimpse of the other worlds. After an exchange goes awry, Kell escapes to Grey London where she runs into Delilah Bard, a pickpocketer with lofty goals. Together must stay alive and protect their worlds as dangerous magic and treachery set afoot. 

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V.E. Schwab

What if you were granted immortality but cursed to be forgotten by everyone you meet? Welcome to the life of Addie LaRue. Her life has spanned through centuries and continents, history and art. After nearly 300 years, though, everything changes. Addie stumbles into a young man and he remembers her name. 

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