This Week’s Top Genre Must-Reads: Young Adult

This Week’s Top Genre Must-Reads: Young Adult

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Each week, Bookstr will be offering a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list. Today, we’ll be recommending five recent young adult books for your reading pleasure. Young adult novels are generally written with an 12-18 age bracket in mind but over half of the audience for YA novels is adults (as our audience can attest!) Young adult novels are often just as sophisticated as their adult contemporaries, with a lot of themes about growing up into adulthood and dealing with the perils of being a teenager mixed in. Below, are …

5 Non-Fiction Books You Need to Read Right Now!

5 Non-Fiction Books You Need to Read Right Now!

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As 2019 continues on, we have a lot of book releases to look forward to. Heck, if you want to see the list of the top three books I can’t wait for, check out this list. Thank you for clicking on that. Now you might notice that one of those books, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and The Last Trial of Harper Lee, is non-fiction. That book has not come out yet, but in honor of my anticipation here are five non-fiction books that have come out this year and are, above all, wonderful, eye opening, great reads. 5. Maid: Hard Work, …

These 5 Books Will Change Your Life in 2019

These 5 Books Will Change Your Life in 2019

Before the holiday, Bookstr had the pleasure of talking to Alec Penix, author of the faith based lifestyle book Seven Sundays. He told us all about his fitness journey and how faith helped him become his best self. Now, lucky for you, Alec has given us some amazing recommendations of books that he thinks can change your life in 2019! So sit back, and read all about how these books can help you improve your ambition, fitness, romantic life, mindfulness and finance.       Fitness: Make your body your temple this year! Seven Sundays by Alec Penix   Image Via Amazon   …

Quotes to Help You Kick Off 2019 With a Bang

Quotes to Help You Kick Off 2019 With a Bang

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The new year has begun and it’s time to take advantage of another fresh start. Hopefully these quotes will help you look ahead to new experiences and memories to come!     “Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” -Neil Gaiman     “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier.’” -Alfred Tennyson     “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” -Maya Angelou     “There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to …

Plan Your 2019 In Books: The Monthly Release Calendar

Plan Your 2019 In Books: The Monthly Release Calendar

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2019 promises to be a year of diverse, compelling, and topical books across all genres. Since 2018 promised to be a disaster and then pretty much followed through, this seems a bit more optimistic. While this isn’t a definitive list of every quality book to be released in 2019—which would probably take until 2019 to finish reading—it’s a sampling of both YA and adult titles to excite you month by month. So if your life plan for 2019 is less than certain, the least you can do is plan out your year in reading. January Maid by Stephanie Land     Stephanie …