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Declare Your Bookdependence This Weekend With These 20 Books

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We hold this truth to be self-evident, that the long 4th of July weekend shall be spent binge-reading. Read on for the perfect books to complement a BBQ, sneak in before the fireworks start, or simply devour with your time off!

 

The 5th Wave series by Rick Yancey

The final book in The 5th Wave series just came out, which means now is the time to binge read this epic bestselling saga!

 

The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne

Get a dash of democracy, first love, and family with Kate as she tries to sort out her new life as the daughter of a man running for the president of the United States.

 

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Gorgeous prose, abundant art, and a sweeping story of family and love told through two hearts make this the spectacular read to fall in love with on a holiday.

 

The Young Elites series by Marie Lu

Get hooked on a protagonist who might not be all good for once…in fact, there may be some evil inside of her. And look out for the final book in October 2016, The Midnight Star!

 

Mosquitoland by David Arnold

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Whether you’re road tripping or not to your 4th of July weekend, go on a road trip through Mim Malone’s convoluted, hilarious, and brilliant mind with Mosquitoland.

 

 

The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Huntley Fitzpatrick’s romances are your like putting on your favorite sweatshirt – perfection. For best results, indulge in them while luxuriating in the grass with a pitcher of hydrating lemonade within reach.

 

Paper Towns by John Green

Only a few more weeks to consume the tale of Quentin’s epic search for his next door neighbor before it hits the big screen July 24th!

 

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Pick a city, a name, a boy, and Stephanie Perkins will deliver a romance that belongs in the YA hall of fame. This weekend, start with Anna and the French Kiss!

 

The Falling Kingdoms Series by Morgan Rhodes

This bestselling series is ideal for weekend bingeing, especially when you’re craving fantasy, adventure, and the colliding of fates. Look out for book 5, Crystal Storm, in December!

 

A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes

You don’t have to have read the Falling Kingdoms series to start her new series! With one perspective set in modern-day Toronto and one in the ancient kingdoms of Mytica, fates collide and make for a read that will be difficult to put down, even when the fireworks start.

 

Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan

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Who says you can’t balance out Independence Day merriment with a dark revenge thriller?

 

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

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Family, first love, and identity…just don’t let the descriptions of delicious pizza distract you from any BBQs on your agenda.

 

The Merciless by Danielle Vega

Have a well-balanced weekend full of celebration, sunshine, and a blood-curdling read. The third book in The Merciless series comes out July 11. Pre-order your copy here!

 

 

 

 

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