Top 5 Wednesday: Books to get you out of a reading slump!

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This week’s topic is definitely my favorite one this month! I really like the idea to find books to get people back into reading. Let’s get started!

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins is a cute, fluffy and romantic contemporary with adorable characters and some drama thrown in to keep you interested! I actually read this one and ended up really loving it.

Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris–until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all…including a serious girlfriend.

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is a dystopian novel including a video game that will take you on a journey of survival, 80’s music references and more!

In th9969571e year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the  OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world’s digital confines, puzzles that are based on their creator’s obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them. When Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade’s going to survive, he’ll have to win—and confront the real world he’s always been so desperate to escape.

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson is sure to get you out of a reading slump with a story filled with books, dogs, ice scream, scavenger hunts and some romance!

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Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. But that was before the scandal. Before having to be in the same house with her dad. Before walking an insane number of dogs. That was before Clark and those few months that might change her whole life. Because here’s the thing—if everything’s planned out, you can never find the unexpected. And where’s the fun in that?

Iluminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff takes you on a journey through space with romance, hackers, political thrills and lots of heartbreak. It’s also told in chat logs, pictures and classified documents which will make your reading experience so much fun!

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This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.

This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

Everything Leads To You by Nina Lacour includes a lesbian main character, film sets and romance!

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A wunderkind young set designer, Emi has already started to find her way in the competitive Hollywood film world.

Emi is a film buff and a true romantic, but her real-life relationships are a mess. She has desperately gone back to the same girl too many times to mention. But then a mysterious letter from a silver screen legend leads Emi to Ava. Ava is unlike anyone Emi has ever met. She has a tumultuous, not-so-glamorous past, and lives an unconventional life. She’s enigmatic…. She’s beautiful. And she is about to expand Emi’s understanding of family, acceptance, and true romance.

What are your picks for this week’s topic? Feel free to leave a link of your post! & if you read any of these books did you enjoy them?

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