Favorite YA Series {Part One}

This week has been the perfect week to curl up with a book by the window and read all day. It’s been raining nonstop and it doesn’t look like it’ll subside any time soon.

Unfortunately, I have to work all week, but luckily I have a gorgeous view of the lake in my office, so at least I can enjoy that much.

Today I’m recommending my favorite young adult series. These recommendations are those that I’ve read at least two of the books in the series. There are several series in which I’ve only read one book that I love so far, but I’ll wait to recommend those series once I’ve read at least one more book.

I’m more of a new adult/contemporary romance reader, so my YA favorites aren’t vast, however, I do love a great YA series every now and then.

My reason for this post is two-fold: First, I’m recommending every series listed here and second, I’d love it if you could recommend YA series that you’d think I’d like based on these.

 
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Current Auto-Buy Authors (And Favorite Books They Wrote)

My auto-buy authors are authors whose books I will immediately buy and (eventually) read, no questions asked.

That’s how much faith I have in their story-telling.

Today, I thought I’d share with you a list of all of my current auto-buy authors and my favorite books by them!

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Favorite Romance Novel Comfort Reads

Comfort reads are books that I turn to when I’m in a total book slump and need a reminder that great books exist in this world. They are books that I know I will enjoy no matter how many times I read them.

They are basically the paperback equivalent to a hot bath and warm tea. A Sunday morning an freshly laundered sheets. A midnight snuggle soaked in moonlight. Floofy socks and a crackling fireplace on a cold night. A giant bowl of soup and buttered crackers. Cool, crisp sheets at the end of a long day.

These are the books that you stop to pick up and hug every time you pass by your bookshelf. The ones that you see in a bookstore and get a wave of excitement, as if you’ve just run into an old friend. The ones you pull from whatever self they’re on in the store and move them front, center, and eye-level on the bookshelf, then walk away whispering, “you’re welcome, world.”

Or maybe that’s just me who does that. #obsessive

Anyway, here are some of my favorite comfort reads

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

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Josh and Luci have come to the rescue so many times! Also, every time I see a friend on Goodreads begin reading this, I stalk them like a psycho.

Goodreads | Amazon

 

Hearts in Darkness Duet by Laura Kaye

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When I need a quick pick-me-up, this duet is absolutely perfect because they are short and sweet, but pack a punch.

Goodreads | Amazon | My Review

 

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas

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When my current reads are lacking butterflies and I need an overdose, I reread this entire series and swoon over Rhys while huffing my Liber de Stella Rhys candles.

Goodreads | Amazon

 

The Pucked Series by Helena Hunting

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Ok, so maybe I just read this series, but I already know this is going to be a go-to for me!

Goodreads | Amazon | My Review

 

Some Quiet Place by Kelsey Sutton

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When I need a little bit of something unique, yet still romantic, I reach for this book.

Goodreads | Amazon

 

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

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When instalove starts to get on my instanerves, this is my slow burn go-to.

Goodreads | Amazon

 

What are some of your comfort reads?

Throwback Favorites: Some of my Favorite Romance Novels from Back in the Day

I’ve been obsessed with romance novels for as long as I can remember, so I’ve been wanting to do some sort of throwback-type book recommendation post that highlights books that I loved years ago.

Some of these books I’ve reread recently, others I haven’t read in a decade (or longer), but I do remember adoring them.

All of the books I’m listing here are books that I read for the first time over 5 years ago. (That’s not to say I haven’t reread them recently. I get obsessive, what can I say.)

Feel free to play along! Ransack your bookshelf or flip your “Read” shelf on Goodreads to descending dates read and play along!

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