If you use TikTok, you might have heard of BookTok. It consists of a growing community where social media users share their love for literature and recommend books. Here are some of the most popular books recommended by these avid readers:
- The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
This New York Times Bestseller, which also won the Orange Prize for Fiction, reimagines Homer’s work, the Iliad. This action-packed novel explores the tale of gods, immortal fame and a glorious love story.
- It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
Written by a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, this heartbreaking novel dives into the life of Lily, a small-town girl who moved to Boston to start her own business as a recent college graduate. Soon enough, a handsome neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid catches her eye. Eventually, her new relationship becomes troubled by her past.
- We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
This suspense novel describes the summers of a girl named Cady, who is part of a very wealthy family. Her summers were marked by her time on her family’s island with her friends: Johnny, Mirren and Cat. However, in the summer of her fifteenth year, something happened to her. This novel follows her journey of putting the pieces back together and finding the truth.
- The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
This glamourous novel recalls Evelyn Hugo’s desire, to tell the truth about her life as a Hollywood icon through a biography. Monique Grant, a newly single and unknown reporter, is chosen to divulge Hugo’s fascinating life story marked by ambition, friendship and seven husbands. Monique Grant soon learns that her own life has much in common with this movie icon.
- One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Described as an addictive mystery book, One of Us is Lying recounts the story of five students heading to detention: Bronwyn, the brain, Addy, the beauty, Nate, the criminal, Cooper, the athlete, and Simon, the outcast. Four of these five students become suspects of Simon’s murder as he never makes it out of the classroom.