17 New YA Books That Will Make Your Heart HappyWith so many great titles slated for publication, YA lovers will be happily turning pages all year long. From the author that captivated readers with One of Us Is Lying comes a new YA thriller about a small town, sinister secrets, and a doomed homecoming. With enough plot twists to leave you reeling, this captivating mystery will keep you glued to the page. Both horrific and touching, this novel is about humanity, family, redemption, and hope. Aspasia captains a ship dedicated to rescuing women and children from slavery. With war brewing and a constant threat hanging over her, Aspasia must rely on her magic, tenacity, and loyal friends to win her freedom.
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The term "summer beach read" gets thrown around a lot when the weather starts to warm, but the fact is anything can be a beach read, as long as you're reading at the beach or the lake or your porch or your bedroom or wherever it is you read! So let's just say this is a roundup of some great books — both brand-new and that you might have missed when they first came out — to help you escape this summer, whether or not you're on vacation. Curling up with a great book is our definition of the perfect me-time, and there is no shortage of great reads out there.
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To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. To vote on books not in the list or books you couldn't find in the list, you can click on the tab add books to this list and then choose from your books, or simply search. Discover new books on Goodreads. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. These books are not action packed or stressful. There should be no ending of worlds or fighting for lives.
Been there, done all of that. What I need is a palate cleanser, lighthearted books to help me decompress a bit and provide a happy diversion. Here are some of my favorites. These lighthearted books are charming, soothing, funny, warm-hearted, and just the break you need when life is hard. Four ladies from England pool their resources to fund a month-long stay in an Italian villa. They each leave home in various states of discontent with their husbands and their lives, and are slowly transformed over the course of their stay. This book is a feast for the senses, full of enchanting sights and smells that work their magic on the characters as well as the reader.
There's new books I need to buy. In this retelling of the folk legend A Thousand and One Nights , our main character volunteers to take the place of her sister after the murderous Lo-Melkhiin comes into her village to find a wife. With over ex-wives, she knows her fate equals death. To avoid death she weaves together intricate stories, but she soon comes to realize that Lo-Melkhiin is haunted by a dark past. Fantasy fans are sure to be engrossed by this enriching tale.
Sep 23, Best Lighthearted Young Adult. These books are not action packed or stressful. There should be no ending of worlds or fighting for lives.
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Kids today do not have it easy. Racism, climate change, school shootings, threats from global superpowers and neo-Nazism are just a few of the clouds hanging over their heads. On top of all of that, they still have to go to school, deal with friends, social pressure, classwork and the dreaded required reading. I wish I had these novels in my backpack when I was in high school, to give me the language and courage I needed to understand the world around me and express myself. In fact, 55 percent of young adult books are consumed by people over the age of