Fall Into Fiction: November's BookNerds Delights
Newsletter: November's BookNerds Delights
December 1, 2023 at 6:30:00 AM
news letter for november
Hello fellow Booknerds,
As the chill of winter sets in and November bids us farewell, we're back with another exciting edition of the Booknerds newsletter! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, a time for reflection and gratitude, we can't help
but express our thanks for the endless stream of book recommendations that enrich our reading lives.
My TBR pile rivals the height of my unfinished books pile, but when the plot is enticing, the characters are captivating, and the book covers are exquisite, momentous decisions must be made. So, without further ado, here's a carefully curated list of books that would warm our bookish hearts if someone gifted them to us.
1. Fourth Wing (The Empyrean #1) by Rebecca Yarros
A viral sensation on BookTok, this dragon rider war college tale follows Violet Sorrengail's struggle for survival in a world where dragon bonds are coveted, and danger lurks at every turn. With
escalating threats and hidden secrets, Basgiath War College becomes a battleground for life or death.
2. Iron Flame (The Empyrean #2) by Rebecca Yarros
The gripping sequel at Basgiath War College continues Violet Sorrengail's journey, showcasing resilience and determination. As centuries-old secrets unravel, the stakes heighten, leaving readers
captivated by the intense narrative. Dragon fire may not be enough to save them in the end.
3. Happy Place by Emily Henry
A 2023 Goodreads Choice Awards nominee, this captivating book explores the story of Harriet and Wyn, once the epitome of a perfect couple. Entangled in a web of lies post-breakup, they strive to convince their friends that they're still a couple, fearing it might disrupt the group dynamic. A compelling narrative that delves into love and college friendships.
4. The Ballad of SongBirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
Suzanne Collins takes us back in time to explore the origin story of Snow, an eighteen-year-old boy with dreams of becoming a mentor in the Hunger Games. This hypnotic book lures readers back into the magnificently built dystopian world of Panem.
5. Heartstopper: Volume 5 by Alice Oseman
The Heartstopper series is like wrapping yourself in a thick
comforter and sipping a warm cup of coffee on a chilly night. Nick and Charlie navigate the challenges of their relationship, capturing the essence of their connection amidst themes of friendship, love, and uncertainties.
6. Percy Jackson and the Olympians #6 (The Chalice of the Gods)
by Rick Riordan
With the TV series adaptation on the horizon, Rick Riordan delivers another eagerly awaited installment. Percy faces new challenges at Alternative High School in New York, embarking on three quests for admission to New Rome University. A hilarious take on Greek mythology with the comedic trio of Percy, Grover, and Annabeth.
7. Divine Rivals (Letters of Enchantment #1) by Rebecca Ross
Competing with Fourth Wing for BookTok glory, this novel follows rival journalists Iris and Roman as they connect amidst familial struggles and the resurgence of warring gods. Exploring romance amidst celestial chaos, this spellbinding narrative keeps readers on the edge of their seats. And that wraps up our November book recommendations! Let us know if there are any more gems to add to our TBR. Until then, happy reading!