This week’s BookTok coverage features books that are guaranteed to make you forget that you are actually reading words on a page! If you are not much of a bookworm, then these books will surely be a good starting point. These books are fast-paced, enrapturing, and overall great and quick reads! You will definitely find a good book with these five great recommendations!
Crier’s War by Nina Varela
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This story follows Ayla, a servant girl of an artificial species of humans that have been deemed the ruling class. Her family had just been executed by these artificial meta-humans, and now she must seek vengeance.
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
Flying demons are feeding off of human energy. A secret society of students called the Legendborn, hunt these creatures down. A boy gets hired by the Legendborn, Nick, and they find out the deepest secrets of society.
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
In an LGBTQ novel, a young gay, transgender brujo boy just wishes to be accepted by his family of brujx. His family has powers gifted to them by Lady Death. The men are spirit guides and the women are healers. This book is an enthralling spin on culture and the values of tradition.
She Who Became the Sun by Shelly Parker-Chan
It is said that this book is a crossover between Mulan and the Song of Achilles. A reimagining of the Ming Dynasty with queer characters, this story follows a famine-struck village where two children are given two separate fates. The boy, greatness, and the girl nothing.
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Inspired by ancient Arabia, this story is from the point of view of a girl who disguises herself as a male Hunter in order to travel the forests in hopes to restore magic to her people.
For more BookTok recommendations, check out my last article here!