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60 BookTok Book List Picks You Need On Your Summer

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BookTok, the book-loving community on TikTok, has been buzzing with fantastic summer reads.

Whether you’re looking for romance, thrillers, or heartwarming stories, there’s something for everyone.

Here’s a curated list of 60 BookTok book recommendations perfect for your summer reading.

1. “Beach Read” by Emily Henry

A romance between two authors who swap genres for the summer, this book is perfect for a sunny day at the beach.

2. “People We Meet on Vacation” by Emily Henry

Follow two best friends as they take one last vacation to see if they can rekindle their lost connection.

3. “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Dive into the glamorous and scandalous life of a Hollywood icon as she reveals her true story to a young journalist.

4. “The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller

This beautifully written retelling of the Iliad focuses on the intense relationship between Achilles and Patroclus.

5. “It Ends with Us” by Colleen Hoover

A powerful and emotional story about love, heartbreak, and making tough decisions.

6. “Red, White & Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston

A charming romance between the First Son of the United States and the Prince of Wales, full of humor and heart.

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7. “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas

Start this fantasy series filled with romance, magic, and epic battles. Perfect for getting lost in another world.

8. “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” by V.E. Schwab

Follow Addie LaRue, a woman cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets until she encounters someone who remembers her.

9. “Malibu Rising” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Set in the glamorous Malibu, this novel follows the lives of four famous siblings over the course of one unforgettable night.

10. “The House in the Cerulean Sea” by TJ Klune

A heartwarming fantasy about an orphanage for magical children and the bureaucrat sent to investigate it.

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11. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

A mystery and coming-of-age story set in the marshes of North Carolina, filled with beautiful descriptions of nature.

12. “The Unhoneymooners” by Christina Lauren

A hilarious and romantic tale of two enemies forced to take a honeymoon together after a wedding disaster.

13. “The Hating Game” by Sally Thorne

A fun and steamy enemies-to-lovers story set in the competitive world of publishing.

14. “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern

A magical competition between two young illusionists who fall in love, set in a fantastical, ever-changing circus.

15. “Circe” by Madeline Miller

A fresh take on the myth of Circe, this novel explores her life and powers, making her one of the most compelling characters in Greek mythology.

16. “The Love Hypothesis” by Ali Hazelwood

A quirky romance set in the world of academia, following a fake relationship that turns into something more.

17. “Verity” by Colleen Hoover

A dark and twisty psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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18. “One Last Stop” by Casey McQuiston

A time-travel romance featuring a girl who meets the love of her life on a subway, only to discover she’s displaced from the 1970s.

19. “The Priory of the Orange Tree” by Samantha Shannon

An epic fantasy filled with dragons, magic, and strong female characters, perfect for fans of high fantasy.

20. “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart

A gripping and suspenseful story about a group of friends with a dark secret set on a private island.

21. “The Spanish Love Deception” by Elena Armas

A fake-dating romance that takes you from New York City to a wedding in Spain, full of humor and heart.

22. “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes

A historical novel about a group of women in Depression-era Kentucky who deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s traveling library.

23. “Daisy Jones & The Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

An addictive read about the rise and fall of a fictional 1970s rock band told through interviews and narrative.

24. “Normal People” by Sally Rooney

A deeply moving novel about the complicated relationship between two Irish teenagers as they navigate adulthood.

25. “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman

A poignant and humorous tale about a failed bank robber who takes a group of strangers hostage at an open house.

26. “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides

A psychological thriller about a woman who stops speaking after being accused of her husband’s murder, and the therapist is determined to uncover her secret.

27. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng

A gripping novel exploring the intertwined lives of the seemingly perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother-daughter duo who upend their world.

28. “Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman

A quirky and heartwarming story about a socially awkward woman whose routine life changes when she develops an unlikely friendship.

29. “Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty

A darkly comedic tale of three women in a tranquil seaside town whose secrets and lies lead to a shocking murder.

30. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig

A thought-provoking novel about a woman who discovers a library that lets her explore different versions of her life.

31. “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman

A charming and touching story about a grumpy old man whose life changes when a lively young family moves in next door.

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32. “Before We Were Strangers” by RenĂ©e Carlino

A second-chance romance about two former lovers who reconnect years later through a missed connection post.

33. “The Light We Lost” by Jill Santopolo

A passionate love story that follows two people whose lives are forever changed by a chance meeting on 9/11.

34. “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho

An inspiring tale of self-discovery and following your dreams, following a young shepherd on his journey to find treasure.

35. “The Flatshare” by Beth O’Leary

It is a unique romance about two people who share a flat but have never met, communicating through Post-it notes.

36. “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion

A hilarious and heartwarming novel about a socially awkward genetics professor who creates a scientific survey to find a wife.

37. “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel

A beautifully written post-apocalyptic novel that explores the impact of a global pandemic on art and culture.

38. “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

A gripping and emotional story of two sisters in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.

39. “You Should See Me in a Crown” by Leah Johnson

A fun and uplifting YA novel about a girl who runs for prom queen to win a scholarship, navigating friendships and first love along the way.

40. “The Outsider” by Stephen King

A thrilling mystery about a seemingly perfect man accused of a heinous crime with supernatural elements.

41. “The Inheritance Games” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

A fast-paced YA mystery about a girl who inherits a fortune from a billionaire she’s never met, with puzzles and secrets at every turn.

42. “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han

A sweet and romantic YA novel about a girl whose secret love letters are accidentally sent out to her crushes.

43. “Crying in H Mart” by Michelle Zauner

It is a moving memoir about growing up as a Korean American, losing her mother, and finding her own identity through food and music.

44. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett

A powerful story about twin sisters who choose to live in two very different worlds, one embracing her Black identity and the other passing as white.

45. “We Hunt the Flame” by Hafsah Faizal

An epic fantasy about a huntress and an assassin in a mythical Arabian-inspired world filled with adventure and romance.

46. “With the Fire on High” by Elizabeth Acevedo

A heartwarming story about a young single mother with a talent for cooking, trying to balance her dreams and responsibilities.

47. “The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris

A haunting and inspirational story based on the true experiences of a Holocaust survivor.

48. “The Couple Next Door” by Shari Lapena

A gripping domestic thriller about a couple whose baby goes missing while they attend a dinner party next door.

49. “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

A beautifully written novel set in Nazi Germany, narrated by Death, about a young girl who finds solace in stealing books.

50. “One of Us Is Lying” by Karen M. McManus

A thrilling YA mystery about five high school students who walk into detention, but only four come out alive.

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51. “Normal People” by Sally Rooney

A deeply moving novel about the complicated relationship between two Irish teenagers as they navigate adulthood.

52. “Educated” by Tara Westover

A powerful memoir about a woman who grows up in a strict and abusive household in rural Idaho but eventually escapes to learn about the wider world through education.

53. “City of Girls” by Elizabeth Gilbert

A delightful and richly detailed novel about a young woman discovering herself in the vibrant New York theater scene of the 1940s.

54. “A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness

An enchanting fantasy novel about a historian who discovers a bewitched manuscript, plunging her into a world of magic and mystery.

55. “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides

A psychological thriller about a woman who stops speaking after being accused of her husband’s murder, and the therapist is determined to uncover her secret.

56. “The Gilded Wolves” by Roshani Chokshi

A captivating fantasy set in a darkly glamorous version of Paris, filled with adventure, secrets, and magical artifacts.

57. “Such a Fun Age” by Kiley Reid

A thought-provoking novel that explores race and privilege through the story of a young Black woman babysitting for a white family.

58. “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn

A gripping historical novel about two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in World War I and an American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947.

59. “Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

A chilling and atmospheric Gothic horror novel set in 1950s Mexico, featuring a brave socialite who goes to rescue her cousin from a mysterious mansion.

60. “The Huntress” by Kate Quinn

A thrilling historical novel about a British war correspondent and a Russian female bomber pilot teaming up to track down a Nazi war criminal.

With these 50 BookTok book list recommendations, your summer reading list is sure to be filled with excitement, adventure, romance, and mystery, ensuring there’s something for every reader.

Grab your favorite, find a comfy spot, and get ready to dive into these captivating summer reads! Happy reading!

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