9 of the Best Books to Instagram This Spring!
After months of bundling up in the frigid air and snow-coated streets, we’re ridiculously excited that Spring is finally here. We’re so ready to wear our brightest pastels and enjoy the warmer weather and freshly budding flowers. It also happens to be the perfect time to find a comfy spot on the grass and lounge out in the sunshine with a new read. To get you in the springtime spirit, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Bookstagrams of the season. With their vivid colors and gorgeous gardens, we can practically hear the birds singing.
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Alex & Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz
The cover for Alex & Eliza is pure rosy pink perfection. We love how the fresh florals in this shot really bring out that romantic, spring fling feel. 🌸 🌸 🌸
Rookie on Love by Tavi Gevinson
2018 is going to be the year of LOVE, we can feel it so we’re kicking it off with the perfect inaugural event this Saturday to celebrate Rookie On Love with a killer line up of readers including @tavitulle @hilton.als @verymuchso @djsharp @geometricsleep @jazzloon @daniellehenderson @heyanniemok @emmastraub & Tova Benjamin! Readings start at 5pm!
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With those beautiful violet blossoms, we can totally feel the love in that balmy springtime breeze. 💜
I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman
Happy Day! This lovely gem showed up on my doorstep and I let out a scream. Gayle Forman is one of my favorite authors and I cannot wait to read her newest book, I Have Lost My Way. . . . . . Synopsis: A powerful story of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay. Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their own loss might just lie in helping the others out of theirs. An emotionally cathartic story of losing love, finding love, and discovering the person you are meant to be, I Have Lost My Way is bestselling author Gayle Forman at her finest. . . . . . QOTD: What author do you instabuy? . . . . #ireadya #yalit #yalovin #bookstafeatures #booknerdigans #booknerd #bookdragon #bookworm #igbooks #igreads #instabooks #instaread #instareads #bookstagrammer #bookishallure #bookishmerch #bookishmerchandise #fiercefeatures #loverofbooks #bookstagramfeature #bookstagram #gayleforman #ihavelostmyway
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Nothing says springtime more than blooms and butterflies.🌼🌼🌼
Always Never Yours by Austin Siegemund-Broka & Emily Wibberley
Another book I finished this week: ALWAYS NEVER YOURS by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley. I’ve been intrigued by this book since I heard about it, and OBSESSED with that cover! Seriously, it’s my perfect aesthetic—I could spend my whole life in cute little dresses with Peter Pan collars, wearing a messy bun and carrying carnations and peonies. . So it was no surprise when I found myself completely unable to put the book itself down! Fun, funny, and sweet, ALWAYS NEVER YOURS is the perfect blend of romance, introspection, laughs, and Shakespeare. I LOVED the cast of characters—especially how deftly the narrative gave depth and realness to stereotypes like the hot young stepmom—and the love interest was completely swoon-worthy. By the end of the book, I was cheering for Megan as she finally learned to channel her inner leading lady. If you’re a fan of authors like Maureen Johnson and Jenny Han, don’t miss ALWAYS NEVER YOURS! . . #Electric18s #galleybrag #booksofinstagram #bookstagram #Shakespeare #yaromance #yadebut #youngadult #youngadultbooks #authorsofinstagram #authors #writersofinstagram #igauthors #igreads #igwriters
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We love how this Bookstagrammer perfectly matched their bouquet to the one featured on the book’s cover. It’s all in the details. 💐
Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi
Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi • What are you #currentlyreading ? I’ve been working on this one but I keep getting distracted by other books • #bookish #bookstagram #bibliophile #bookofinstagram #downandacross #arvinahmadi #bookandflowers #ireadya #yabooks #
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With its pastel blue and yellow cover, Down and Across is a great choice to show off your springtime #aesthetic. 💙🌟
Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh
Those white flowers and linens really give off a vibe that embodies the crispness of spring.🌷☁️
The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik by David Arnold
Happy Friday friends… the end of this day can’t come soon enough! I’m not doing a thing this weekend … except maybe seeing Black Panther! What will you be up to? . I adore David Arnold’s writing – his stories are so well crafted and his characters are always unique and interesting!! If you haven’t read his books yet I highly recommend picking them up ASAP! . Noah Hypnotik was one of the books I was most excited to see at ala and I’m so happy I got one in my hands!! I can’t wait to read it! . Summary: This is Noah Oakman → sixteen, Bowie believer, concise historian, disillusioned swimmer, son, brother, friend. Then Noah → gets hypnotized. Now Noah → sees changes—inexplicable scars, odd behaviors, rewritten histories—in all those around him. All except his Strange Fascinations . . . #bookstagram #authorlove #mustread #tbrpile #davidarnold #vikingbooks
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There are few book covers that really get across the brightness of spring more than Noah Hypnotik. We love how this reader made the bold rainbow-tinted cover really standout with a simple wood-and-white backdrop. 🌈
Royals by Rachel Hawkins
Royally obsessed with Royals by @ladyhawkins. Just got this galley yesterday and I am freaking out! I LOVE prince books. Not to mention it has perfect timing with the #royalwedding around the corner. I think I’m on my way to finding my new book boyfriend!! . Who is your book boyfriend for 2017? . Read On, Bookgirl_La #booklover #bookish #ireadya #bookworm #booknerd #bookgeek #bookstagram #readinglist #yalit #readingissexy #booklove #yalove #yabooks #booksellers #bibliophile #bookgirl_la #style #wedding #RachelHawkins #bookstagrammer #bookporn #ya #fantasy #desgin #celebnews #bookish #igreads #igread #tbr #design
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Sometimes, the springtime rain keeps you indoors and you have to find a way to bring a little bit of that freshly bloomed magic indoors. This Bookstagrammer does just that with adorable succulents and a royally pink pen. 🎍👸💝
Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton
Looking for a complete fantasy series to binge? #HeroAtTheFall, the third and final book in the #RebelOfTheSands trilogy comes out this week! . . About the book: The breathless finale to the New York Times bestselling Rebel of the Sands series will have you on the edge of your seat until the dust from the final battle clears! When gunslinging Amani Al’Hiza escaped her dead-end town, she never imagined she’d join a revolution, let alone lead one. But after the bloodthirsty Sultan of Miraji imprisoned the Rebel Prince Ahmed in the mythical city of Eremot, she doesn’t have a choice. Armed with only her revolver, her wits, and her untameable Demdji powers, Amani must rally her skeleton crew of rebels for a rescue mission through the unforgiving desert to a place that, according to maps, doesn’t exist. As she watches those she loves most lay their lives on the line against ghouls and enemy soldiers, Amani questions whether she can be the leader they need or if she is leading them all to their deaths.
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Ok ok this is our own photo but you can’t deny that springtime sunshine! Plus, it’s a great reminder to get outside and get some fresh air! ☀
Still looking for the perfect Spring Break read? Check out our list of books that will make you feel all of your feelings.