Madeline Miller is the queen of Greek mythology retellings. Not only does Miller put a fresh spin on the classical tale, but she also casts a feminist light onto the myth and provides the misunderstood witch a voice to tell her story.
Witty, steamy, and emotional, the BookTok sensation went on to take home the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance in 2021. For maximum enjoyment, reserve this banter-filled romance for your next vacation. It is the perfect beach read.
Ali Hazelwood took over the bestsellers list with her ultra-cute and utterly STEM-tastic 2021 release, The Love Hypothesis. The New York Times bestseller became a TikTok sensation and was a BuzzFeed best summer read.
The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Maze Runner trilogies may be the reigning book-to-film dystopian franchises, but Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling series The Uglies is about to have its own moment in the cinematic spotlight with its upcoming Netflix release.
The year 2012 bestowed the world with many memorable moments: the ultra-singable hit from Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy’s catchy single "Gangnam Style" and, of course, the release of the highly-lauded YA hit, The Selection.
Knives Out meets Truly Devious in the highly readable series from Jennifer Lynn Barnes. Mysterious, unique, and entertaining, The Inheritance Games is a captivating YA bestseller teeming with dangerous secrets, high stakes, and thrilling twists that you will never foresee.
In 2015, Sarah J. Maas released A Court of Thorns and Roses, a romantic fantasy reminiscent of Beauty and the Beast and immersed with magic, adventure, and intrigue.
Taylor Jenkins Reid is on the come-up. Between Daisy Jones and the Six, Malibu Rising, and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, it is safe to say that Reid has dominated the NYT bestseller list.
Taylor Jenkins Reid took the world by storm with her maelstrom of glitz, glam, and rock ‘n’ roll.