Top 8: Contemporary, thrillers, graphic novels and non-fiction books! I read in 2018!!

So because I read more then just fantasy and science fiction books here are the top 8 books I read in the rest of my genres! I really hope to read more of these books in the new Year and I will talk about more of that in my 2019 plans! But I hope you enjoy my thoughts and also the video bellow!

  1. Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills

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Reasons: I read this book while I was knocked on my but with the Flu. This was the december owl crate book and I really enjoyed it. I thought it was adorable fun read that focused on friendship and theater and those are two of my favorite things. I really loved the friendships that were developed in this novel and so many different types of friendship. I read this book so fast and remains one of my favorite contemporary reads of the year!

2. More then we can tell by  Brigid Kemmerer

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Reasons:  This is def. a more emotional contemporary reads that I read this year. I really loved Rev in this series and just love the both main characters in this story. I thought the plot handed many issues that are some common in everyday life like slut shamming, secrets and of course love. I really found this book to a compelling read. I was equally invested in both characters. I really grew to love the character of Rev and really loved the romance and also the tie back to the characters in letters to the lost! I really hope we get a book 3 in this series!

3. Not if I save your first by Ally Carter

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Thoughts: I thought this book was the prefect mix between a survival story, a president son and also a adventure/ thriller story. I flew through this book and was so invested in both POV. I really loved the relationships and especially logan and maddie. I also liked how the there were flashbacks as well. I flew through this book and really loved it. I would love to see another book featuring these characters.

4. Spies Lies and Allies by Lisa Brown Roberts

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Reasons: This book was one of my most surprising reads of the year. I went into this book excited but this book just made me so happy. This book follows a lead character who always wants to spend more time with her dad and unexeepctyly winds up working at her dad office, working with the interns who are working to win a scholarship and this book was the prefect friendship book. It also had hints of romance but just exploring all the characters in this book was so much fun. I really loved this book and this book easily made me laugh and cry. I normally love book about internships and jobs and this book met all my critters! I have to check out her backlist soon!

5. Save the date by  Morgan Matson

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Reasons: I have waited two years for this book and boy was it worth the wait. I really loved this book. It is now high up on my favorites book. I loved how this whole book took place over a weekend at a wedding and the drama that occurred. This book focused so much on family dynamics and also a lot about self discovery and it had hints of romance as well. But this family dynamics was the highlight of this novel. I really loved this book and found it to prefect summer read!

6. I will always write back by Caitlin and Martin

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Reasons: This non-fiction book blew my mind. I really can not say enough good things about this book. I really shows you how much friendship, compassions and being a good person can really change someone life. This book made me cry and laugh and really felt to me like YA novel even thought this book is totally real. I can not rec. this book enough and I never heard it for before i saw it on at bookstore and highly rec it to you.

7. The Prince and the Dressmaker by  Jen Wang

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Reasons: I don’t often read graphic novels, but this one was a such a adorable read. I was equally invested in both the storyline and the art style. I really loved the storyline and especially the relationship between the prince and the dressmaker. This book had so many elements of diversity and overall both made me cry good and bad tears! I adored this book and really can’t wait to read more by Jen Wang!

8. Broken Things by Lauren Oliver

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Reasons: This book was such a refreshing read. I found it to be a prefect mix between pretty little liars and gone girl. I really loved how eerie and creepy this book was. I loved the various time lines we were exposed to in this book. This story was super compelling. This book struck a good balance between a thriller and maybe even hints of the world elements. I found this book to be super compelling read.

Let me know in the comments what are some of your top reads in these categories!!

later book lovers!!

 

 

 

 

 

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