July 2022 | TBR

Dark YA Books For Your Brooding TBR

Collage of dark YA book covers Just because a book is written for teens doesn’t mean that it doesn’t explore some of the darker sides of human nature. In fact, books for teens are a great vehicle for examining darker impulses, horrific situations, and complicated plots because they allow teens to explore dark themes in a safe, controlled environment. Whether it’s a dark fantasy, a paranormal romance, or a horror novel, there are tons of great dark YA books out there to satisfy your darker desires! Continue Reading

25 Best Books for the Summer of 2022

collage of books for summer 2022 Hellooo, summer! It’s time to hang up your hammock, head to the beach or hit the pool, and relax—and we all know that the best part of summer relaxation is losing yourself in an absorbing beach read. Whether your tastes bend to romance or thriller, literary fiction to fantasy, we’ve got some great recommendations of new, buzzy books to read this summer! Let’s dive into the best summer reads 2022 has to offer—but don’t forget to to hydrate and apply sunscreen before getting lost in these amazing stories!Continue Reading


Book cover of Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave If your book club is looking for a thrilling mystery, then look no further than The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave—an instant bestseller and Reese Witherspoon book club pick! It combines family drama, mystery, and intrigue to make for an exciting read, and the plot asks big questions that will keep your book club talking! To get ready for your next book club meeting, check out our guide for how to run a book club, and then look over some great book club discussion questions we’ve prepared to help your discussion run smoothly!Continue Reading


Book cover for The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles Amor Towles is well known for his distinct historical novels that offer tantalizing glimpses into the lives of larger-than-life characters from the past. His debut novel Rules of Civility has been a book club favorite, and A Gentleman from Moscow was an instant bestseller, now with over 2 million copies in print and slated to become a TV series. His latest, The Lincoln Highway, is an instant bestseller and obvious choice for book clubs looking to explore another fascinating era in history—it was even chosen as a Read with Jenna Book Club pick! If your book club plans on picking it up next, here are some The Lincoln Highway book club discussion questions and background info to get your conversation started!Continue Reading