6 Books Made For Your Tempting Snack Addictions

Craving a the perfect midnight snack? Why not grab a book that emits the same vibe? Look here for the perfect book recipe for your late night cravings!

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We all have those irresistible cravings that call to us in moments of weakness. Whether it’s a crispy crunch of basic crackers or a spiced kick of Hot Cheetos, we all have that instinctual go-to treat our hearts crave. And much like snacks, books make us strangely feel this. You know… that one book that seems to hit the spot and satiates your appetite for whatever genre you crave?

But have you ever wondered… what if we can combine the two? What if we can pair our favorite snacks with the perfect book? Well, lucky for you, I have just the recipe for you. These are my top six snacks and book recommendations based on their vibes!

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

The savor, the crunch, the fiery burn of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos until your lips feel tingly. What better companion to compliment this spicy sensation than a tale of a dystopian fantasy romance — with dragons!

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda, book cover depicting a dragon wrapped around a castle.
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Fireborne by Rosaria Munda seemed like the perfect little joy on my shelf to present to you. This book is a treasure, a gift from the heavens. It has all the spice, the dragons, the fire, the rivals, the heat…

Candy

Have you ever had that one book that felt like mystery and magic but hit you with this sweet, warm fuzzy feeling?

Caraval by Stephanie Garber, book cover depicting a blue 15 point star amid a night sky with red detailed lines
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Caraval by Stephanie Garber is the essence of this feeling. This book has the perfect vibe of excitement but various flavors and tastes. It genuinely gives the feeling of walking into a candy store with a multitude of colors and sugary delights. The possibilities are endless. Garber truly knows how to call to your childish cravings.

Chocolate

It’s bitter but sweet. It’s savory and melts on your tongue. It’s rich while adding an intriguing edge to it. What’s a better combination than an enemies-to-lovers contemporary rom-com?

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne, book cover of an illustrated man and woman on a teal background, both have yellow as part of their clothing.
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The Hating Game by Sally Thorne is like indulging in this rich but irresistible blend of witty rivalry banter to steamy unexpected lovers with impeccable chemistry. This office space enemies-to-lovers follow a sequence of events that adds both a sweet and sassy romance into your life.

Pocky

It’s quirky. It’s adorable. A little awkward, but who cares!?

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang, illustrated book cover of a man and woman kissing on a long division sign with a team background that has mathematic equations on it.
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The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang hits all the right boxes in my book world. This rom-com isn’t just steamy and unconventional; it’s the right blend of sweet and addicting, hitting all the right notes without overwhelming you. It’s a refreshing take on love stories, embracing the nuances of relationships in a way that feels genuine and relatable. This novel creates a soft unique approach and lighthearted vibe that pairs perfectly with a box of Pocky!

Cheese and Crackers

Sophistication, grace, variety, and most importantly… You never get the full picture unless you eat together all at once.

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, book cover of a woman's profile under a dusty film. the paper over her mouth has been ripped aside.
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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides creates this atmosphere of elegance, many different hidden layers, and a level of intrigue. This mystery thriller is one of those books that has you questioning everything. On page one, you find a set of tastes and flavors that seems mundane at face value. However, once you dive deeper and take everything all at once (especially at the plot twists!), you will be floored. Never judge a book by its cover, in this case, a refined delicacy by its ordinary appearance.

Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Looking for a snack with a dark and surprising secret? What about a book that leaves you expecting one thing but getting something else entirely?

Final Girls by Riley Sager, book cover depicting a shadow of a woman's head at profile colored in red and black.
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Final Girls by Riley Sager is one of those murder mysteries that changes the tone for all other books in its genre. It’s in the aftermath of a horrifying ordeal that the dark secrets are revealed, and what you thought was buried was never actually what you expected. It’s rich and sweet but bitter, leaving a hidden salty taste in your mouth. Never underestimate a chocolate-coated pretzel, or a Final Girl, for that matter!


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