Popular Book-Tok recommendations


  Authors put their blood, sweat, and tears into our favorite books so we can enjoy them. The following are popular books on BookTok and ones that are sure to impress.

  “If He Had Been With Me” by Laura Nowlin. This book follows Autumn and Finn; they used to be inseparable, but something changed, and now they ignore each other. As the story continues, Autumn confronts how life could have been different if they had never parted ways. According to Barnes & Noble’s overview the book is “A BookTok Viral Sensation” and “An achingly authentic and raw portrait of love, regret, and the life-altering impact of the relationships we hold closest to us.” This book is a young adult book. If you enjoy Colleen Hoover’s books, you will enjoy reading this book.

  Lauren Roberts is a young new author, and she just came out with her first book, “Powerless.” This book follows a young woman named Paedyn Gray. Paedyn is a felon by fate and a thief by necessity. This book takes place in a kingdom where only the extraordinary belong. The Elites possess powers that were given to them by the Plague. Then some were born “Ordinary” who are simply normal people. Paedyn is an ordinary, but when the King banishes all ordinaries, she has to pretend to be an Elite. This book is a fantasy fiction and romance book. Books similar to this are “Dance of Thieves” by Mary E. Pearson and “The Whispering Dark” by Kelly Andrew. 

  Another book is “Assassin’s Blade” by Sarah J. Maas. This book follows an assassin named Celaena Sardothien. Although Celaena worked for the assassins guild, she yielded to no one. She only trusts fellow killer-for-hire Sam. When she is dispatched to the hostile deserts by the master of the guild, Arobynn Hamel, she has to question her allegiance. The overview by Barnes & Noble states “To escape and gain her freedom from Arobynn, she has to put her faith in her wits and her blade, knowing that if she fails, she’ll lose not just a chance at freedom but her life.” If you enjoy this genre, you will also enjoy all of Sara J. Maas’s books. This is the first book in the “Throne Of Glass” book series. Many of these choices are popular for young adults and people who love the thrill of a good book. 

  With all of these options, different books are always available for every reader.