I love a good book tag and I feel like it has been a long time since I did one. I stumbled across this one the other day and though it looked like a lot of fun. The premise is, you select a book for each letter of the alphabet. You don’t have to own or read the books either. Articles that start the title like the, A, An, etc. do not count. Here is the bookish alphabet tag.
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven! I read this years ago and I loved it and then reread it last year and still enjoyed it but had a different outlook on the book. It has some things in now that I would avoid in books. It is worth a read but please check out the trigger warnings.
Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power. I enjoyed this one but not as much as Rory Power’s previous novel. I must say though, she has a way with words and I would highly recommend her books.
Call it What You Want by Brigid Kemmerer. This is one of those books that I absolutely flew through reading and have recommended to so many people since. I love Brigid Kemmerer’s writing no matter what it is about and this is a favourite of mine.
The Disasters by M.K England. This is a book that I was incredibly excited to read but felt very let down by after reading. It was still a wonderful book, it just did not live up to the hype that I had expected.
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon. I will always be grateful for this book because it is one of the books that got me back into reading once I had finished high school. I remember vividly reading it in a few hours and then immediately rereading it.
Faceless by Alyssa B. Sheinmel. I feel like this book is so under-hyped for how incredible it is. I’ve reread this book so many times and it blows me away every single time. It is such a worthwhile read.
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert! One of my favourite reads of last year, this book is just perfect. I’d highly recommend it as well as the other two books in the Brown Sister’s trilogy.
Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar. I read this book earlier this year and absoltely loved it. It fulfilled my need for a good fake dating story with added heart-break, emotion and more!
I Hold Your Heart by Karen Gregory. I vividly remember finishing this book on the plane home from holiday and crying my eyes out. This book is so raw, heart-breaking and hit quite close to things I’ve been through. I’d highly recommend it but again please check trigger warnings.
Jack of Hearts by L.C. Rosen. This is one that has been on my TBR for way too long now. I’ve been meaning to read it for so long having heard so many incredible things about it. Hopefully I’ll read it soon.
Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli. Another one that I read earlier this year and loved. Becky Albertalli is always one to write excellent books that I can fly through very quickly. If you need a light-hearted book look no further.
The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James. My favourite book of all time and if you have not read it yet, what are you doing? Just joking, but it is incredible I would recommend it!
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This was my first book by this author and is what fuelled my very quickly developing obsession with their work. I loved it so much and have been recommending it so much.
Normal People by Sally Rooney. This book destroyed me and I’ll never forgive Sally Rooney for leaving me staring at a wall for hours after finishing it. Read this book, it is worth the heart-break.
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston. What a glorious book that I would highly recommend you read. It has such an interesting concept too which played out excellently.
The Places I’ve Cried in Public by Holly Bourne. This was the first and only book I have ever tabbed. So many things in this book resonated with me and made a huge impact on my life. Please read the trigger warnings before going into this book. It helped me a lot and I would highly recommend it.
The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James. This book was released pre-pandemic but I would highly recommend reading it now. I’m going to be rereading it soon because I feel I will look at this book as much more possible to happen after the past year.
Room by Emma Donoghue. I adored this book. It is such an impactful and powerful read that I have bought for a number of people since reading. I would highly recommend giving it a read and then watching the film adaptation.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. I finished reading this book a few weeks ago and I’ve thought about it daily ever since. What a stunning book that I’m sure will be a favourite of mine for many years to come. Give it a read!
This Can Never Not Be Real by Sera Milano. Wow this book! I read it in one sitting because I just could not put it down. It is heart-breaking, heart-warming and life changing. I cannot recommend it enough but please check trigger warnings before reading.
Unboxed by Non Pratt. This is such a fun short story to read on a quiet afternoon. I love Non Pratt’s writing and this is the perfect short story to read to get into her writing.
A Very Large Expense of Sea by Tahereh Mafi. This was my first book written by Tahereh Mafi and it made me understand the hype surrounding her writing. This book is incredibly eye-opening and powerful and I cannot recommend it enough.
The Worrysaurus by Rachel Bright. Yes, this is a picture book but is a picture book that I feel all ages can relate to. I would recommend you take 10 minutes out of your day to read it as it is beautiful and so heart-warming.
XOXO by Axie Oh. This is an adorable romance story between a celebrity and someone who has no idea who he is. I loved this book and read it very quickly. I would highly recommend it.
You by Caroline Kepnes. I loved this book and I love the series. I would highly recommend both as well as the other two books in the series.
I cannot for the life of me think of a book beginning with Z!
There you have it, the Bookish Alphabet tag! If you do this please tag me in it so I can see your answers. Have you read of the books I’ve mentioned? Let me know in the comments below.