What to Read After Binge Watching ‘Love is Blind’

What to Read After Binge Watching ‘Love is Blind’

Is love truly blind? Netflix’s newest reality TV show, Love is Blind, seeks to answer just that. Singles on the show speed-date in hopes of finding their future partner. But there’s a catch—they can only get to know each other through voice alone; only after they’re engaged can they meet face-to-face. If you’ve recently binge watched this super dramatic, totally addictive show, you’re probably suffering Love is Blind withdrawal and unsure what to watch next. But no need to fear: these five reads are sure to satisfy your hunger for more romantic drama. 1. The Selection Image via amazon Everyone …

3 YA Authors to Follow on Instagram ASAP

3 YA Authors to Follow on Instagram ASAP

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As readers, we can sometimes forget that authors are people too. Despite their success as writers, the author life isn’t always as glamorous as it seems—and many authors are very candid about that. The following YA writers are not only incredibly talented, but often take to Instagram to share what life is “really” like behind the scenes. If you’re an aspiring author yourself, follow these Instagram accounts for tips, tricks, and a look into author life! 1. Adrienne Young @adrienneyoungbooks via adrienne young books Adrienne Young is the author of Sky in the Deep and The Girl the Sea Gave …

What’s the Deal with New Adult Anyway?

What’s the Deal with New Adult Anyway?

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If you’re a twenty-something like me, you’ve probably read New Adult novels before—maybe without even knowing it.  New Adult is a genre that has only cropped up in recent years. St. Martin Press is credited with the term, using it in their 2009 contest seeking “great, new, cutting edge YA with protagonists who are slightly older and can appeal to an adult audience,” according to a Writer’s Digest post from 2009. St. Martin’s Press described the work they were seeking as “kind of an ‘older YA’ or ‘new adult’” (Writer’s Digest). While New Adult fiction has grown significantly since then, …

Which Lunar Chronicles Couple Are You?

Which Lunar Chronicles Couple Are You?

If you’ve read Marissa Meyer’s The Lunar Chronicles, you’ve probably swooned over one or two (or five) of its characters. But which of its couples does your real-life romance match up with? Take this quiz to find out!     Quiz images via universe of marissa meyer featured image via bitten by the fantasy bug Bookstr is community supported. If you enjoy Bookstr’s articles, quizzes, graphics and videos, please join our Patreon to support our writers and creators or donate to our Paypal and help Bookstr to keep supporting the book loving community. Become a Patron!

5 Kindle Books You’ll Love—Without Breaking the Bank

5 Kindle Books You’ll Love—Without Breaking the Bank

Like any book lover, you have probably, at some point, struggled to carry books around with you—whether that be in your backpack, your purse, or your suitcase. Sometimes, it just makes sense to go digital. Whether you religiously read e-books, or have attempted to squeeze those eight books you just can’t choose between into your luggage, vowing never to abandon your print copies—you’ll love these Kindle deals. They’re not only accessible, but cheap, leaving you the funds to buy even more books you (probably don’t) need. Chase the Dark by Annette Marie Via goodreads Listed on Amazon for $0.99, this …