Book Enthusiasts Unite! BookReels On Instagram Made Us Read These Books


I’ll admit, I have been influenced to purchase a book that was all over BookReels. And, now I present a list to you, and hope you too can be influenced in purchasing a book. 

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Actress Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the story of her glamorous Hollywood life, and she picks the unknown journalist Monique Grant to tell it. Filled with forbidden love, this historical fiction is filled with equal parts of swoon, betrayal, and shocking twists.

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

The book follows Lily as she tries to create a new life for herself away from her rocky upbringing. She starts a new and exciting relationship with Ryle handsome surgeon, only to realise that the relationship is continuing on a pattern of toxicity.

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A Pulitzer Prize winning novel, this is a moving story about a blind French girl Marie-Laure, and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II, as they try to survive their new reality.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Told entirely in the behind the music – style, rockumentary format, the book depicts the rise and fall of the legendary 1970s band, The Six, all of which happened in large part due to a rocky romance between the bands’ leader and the new girl, Daisy.

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Kya lives in a marshy part of North Carolina by herself after being abandoned by her family as a little girl. The story follows her growing up, isolated from most everyone except two boys her age. Kya is different, but her differences are what helps her to survive.

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Malory Towers meets Pretty Little Liars in this dark academic favourite book. Singularly, the book is about being a part of a delicious secret, and admitting nary a word of it to none. Because you see, two can keep a secret, if one of them is dead, and in The Secret History, we have six keeping a secret about murder! A classic suspense thriller.

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Four college students find themselves living together when they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. The novel is a brilliant depiction of love in the twenty-first century, and to the families we are born into and the families we choose to form.

Last Night At The Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

Set in America in 1954, a time when it wasn’t safe for two young girls to fall in love with each other, Lily Hu risks everything to explore her budding relationship and sexuality with Kathleen. Tender in its realistic portrayal of a queer positive tale, this teen novel is perfect for newcomers.

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Olive Smith, a third year Ph.D. candidate is panicking. She just kissed Professor Adam Carlsen— well-known arrogant ass. Why? Her best was hassling her about her love life, and Olive kissed the first man she saw and now she finds herself entangled in a complex fake dating plot. 

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

It’s been 18 months since the plague, dubbed Tox, swept through the Raxter School for Girls, an island boarding school placing the school under quarantine. When one of the girls goes missing, Hetty must choose whether to stay within the walls of the school where she thinks she is safe, or break quarantine and venture into the woods where the plague lurks, to find her friend.

Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Adapted from Homer’s Iliad, the story follows the lives of Achilles and Patroclus as they become unlikely friends and grow close, until a war breaks out. Reluctant to fight, Patroclus follows Achilles into a battle, an event that will alter their lives forever.


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