Let us take a trip to the bookstore this week! Fall is here so grab your knit sweaters and your wallet because we are buying this week’s hot suggested books on BookTok! BookToker, author, and book lover Amy Jordan Jennings from London never fails to hook us up with what is hot and trending in the book world!
You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry
Deemed an absolutely gorgeous romance by multiple critics, this book follows a classic love trope of friends to lovers. Poppy and Alex have been on multiple vacations together, however, the previous spoiled it. Now, Poppy must convince Alex to come one last time. This story is told in both the past and present-day, flip-flopping between the two. The past shows how the friendship grew, and the present allows you to value the relationship even more. Despite their differences, this author does an amazing job making their relationship authentic and true. If you love a good friends-to-lovers story, this is a book you need to purchase for your haul this week!
Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan
This novel follows the story of 22-year-old Ava who wishes to flee her hometown in Dublin to Hong Kong in search of a life that matches what she truly desires. In Hong Kong, she decides to teach there and finds herself in a love triangle with a banker and a lawyer. This novel has both political and historical references that will teach you many things you did not know. Exciting Times is rightfully entitled due to its gripping story of Ava who finds her self in some interesting, tricky situations.
Magpie by Elizabeth Day
This is a psychological thriller novel that explores the themes of motherhood and obsession. Magpie follows a happy couple who are trying to conceive a baby, while another woman begins to take on an unhealthy obsession and interest with their lives. Every page forms a thick sense of dread; so, if you’re looking for a good thriller for this spooky season, grab this book!
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
This novel looks at the theme of marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest. This is a mystery novel that looks into the life of a family where the mother goes missing. If your mother is missing would you tell the police, even if your father was the main suspect? This is a problem the Delaney children must face. This is another great thriller mystery novel recommendation for this spooky season!
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
A summer of secrets, love, and lies. This romance novel follows an upper-class family and their summer vacation spot in Cape Cod. In one singular day, a woman must make the biggest decision of a lifetime. If you are looking for a deeply emotional love story, this is a book for you.
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