What 2019 read to pick up based on your Zodiac sign!
From the fierce Scorpio to the imaginative Aquarius, we’ve gathered reads for each zodiac sign! It’s all very science-y.
Aries – Juliet Takes a Breath
Aries are known to be determined, confident, and eager, which why we think you will love Gabby Rivera’s queer coming-of-age novel Juliet Takes a Breath. Juliet Milagros Palante is a proud Puerto Rican lesbian from the Bronx who flies across the country to intern at her dream job after her not-so-smooth coming out back home. Aries are sure to relate to Juliet’s confidence and determination in learning more about herself, her family, and the world she wants to be a part of.
Taurus – The Grief Keeper
Taurus’ will find a great connection to Alexandra Villasante’s The Grief Keeper, a story exploring immigration, LGBTQ+ relationships, loss, and mental health struggles. Marisol jumps to unusual lengths to protect her family with their lives on the line. Taurus’ and fellow earth signs know how important it is to stick with loved ones through tough times and remain grounded and loyal, and they will love to see Marisol’s journey unfold
Gemini – Fountains of Silence
Curiosity and versatility are the two most distinct traits of Gemini. For this reason, Gemini readers especially will love Ruta Sepetys’ Fountains of Silence. Her newest historical fiction novel explores one of history’s darkest corners in 1957 Spain. Diving into this gripping novel will pique your curiosity in a way only Geminis will understand.
Cancer – Frankly in Love
Ahhhh Cancer, you’re the emotional, caring, and imaginative sign. Perfect for this fall’s greatest romance Frankly in Love by David Yoon. Frankly’s traditional parents expect him to end up with a nice Korean girl, so when he falls for a white girl he concocts a plan with his friend Joy to get their parents off their backs. But what starts as a fake dating scheme soon takes an unexpected turn. Water signs and especially Cancers will fall for this funny and heartfelt debut story.
Leo – If I’m Being Honest
Leos are the fiery, confident, and outgoing people in our lives. But, they’re also super warm hearted which is why we think you will love If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka. Follow Cameron’s journey as the queen bee at her private LA school, to her apology tour in attempt to make amends with those she has wronged. Leos will connect with her bold attitude and her journey to becoming more generous and self-aware.
Virgo – Screen Queens
Screen Queens is Lori Goldstein’s latest novel full of empowering women and a face-paced internship. Virgos are sure to connect with screen queen team member Delia Meyer, a small-town self-starter who is super smart but, like most virgos, on the shy side. In true virgo fashion she is hardworking, analytical, and ready to take down the competition as her and her feisty teammates compete in a prestigious tech competition in Silicon Valley.
Libra – Lovely War
Libras are bound to connect with Julie Berry’s Lovely War. You are the sign that always aims to be fair, gracious, and cooperative. As Goddess of Love Aphrodite tells love stories, her fellow Gods argue over what’s fair and unfair in the relationships and tragedy of it all. Aphrodite, in true Libra fashion, desperately wants our two main characters, Hazel and James, to avoid conflict. But, it’s easier said than done with a war going on. Libras will love this multi-layered historical romance filled with Greek Gods, soldiers, and musicians.
Scorpio – The Beautiful
Scorpios have a reputation to be intense and passionate, which are the two perfect words to describe Renée Ahdieh’s The Beautiful. This new romance is set in 19th century New Orleans following teenage girls in a convent. Death strikes too close to home and Celine finds herself caught in an age-old feud. The story is wrapped in romance, terror, vampires, and drama, sure to be a Scorpio’s new fav read.
Sagittarius – Warcross
Bestselling author Marie Lu’s Warcross hits the nail on the head with Sagittarius’ main traits. Teenage hacker Emika turns into an overnight sensation after glitching herself into the online game Warcross’ international championship. Whisked into a new and unknown world she becomes a spy and gets herself in over her head in more than one instance. Like many Sagittarius she often overshoots and finds herself in situations that she probably shouldn’t be in.
Capricorn – Wicked Fox
Every Capricorn is bound to see a little bit of themselves in Miyoung from Kat Cho’s Wicked Fox. Whether it’s Miyoung’s awesome traits like her independence and strength, or her unfortunate struggle to easily forgive, every Capricorn will relate to her in some way. After all, being a gumiho and sucking the life out of evil men to survive is as Capricorn as it gets…right?
Aquarius – Rules for Vanishing
Rules for Vanishing is about as Aquarius as it gets. It’s magical realism ties in well-known Aquarius traits like originality, creativity, and depth. Sara and her friends travel the forest in search of her sister, but the path is filled with new horrors at every turn. And just like many Aquarius, Sara tends to be withdrawn, running from emotional expression which ultimately makes the journey even more complicated.
Pisces – The Art of Breaking Things
The Art of Breaking Things by Laura Sibson is sure to resonate with this writer’s fellow Pisces! Skye is counting down the days until she graduates and goes to art school where she knows she will truly thrive. But when her mom begins dating a man who betrayed her boundaries when she was younger, Skye is forced to confront the situation. Like many Pisces, her creative side dominates and she lets her art speak for her when words aren’t enough.