Once upon a time Co—Star told us that no one cared how many books we’ve read, which is honestly both rude and wrong. For all of you getting sassy Co—Star notifications like us, fear not, we’re here to tell you that we DO care what books you’ve read and secretly, Co—Star cares too with these notifications that are obviously book recs!
WRONG. We do.
These Epic Co—Star Notifications Will Predict Your Next Read
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
If you find yourself skeptical about love then heed this Co—Star and read To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. Lara Jean was all about love in books and writing love letters but she never actually acted on any of her feelings. But let’s be honest, if you were pretending to date Peter K, you’d fall in love with him, too.
The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
In the cursed town of Sparrow, fear ebbs and flows like the tides as each summer the spirits of three witch sisters return to town to lures young men to their deaths. Seventeen year-old Penny can see the spirits of the sisters and when a boy named Bo arrives in town, unaware of the danger, she must find a way to save him.
Run Away with Me by Mila Gray
We get it, exercising control over romantic fantasies can be hard, especially when you’re stuck in a tent alone with your childhood crush. Emerson and Jake find themselves in that exact predicament when they are forced to work together for a summer, in Run Away with Me. Together they will confront their past in order to see if they have a chance at a future.
Brave Face by Shaun David Hutchinson
Have you told someone your life story? Shaun David Hutchinson has in his memoir, Brave Face. In this moving story, Shaun David Hutchinson recounts his teenage years as he struggled to accept who he was when his depression told him he’d never be loved or wanted. This life story is courageous, deeply honest, and definitely one you want to hear.
The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
This is a mantra that we can all get behind and it is quite similar to what Theodora frequently tells herself in The Lady Rogue. When things get tough for Theo and Huck on their journey to find her missing father and track down a mysterious ring that once belonged to Vlad the Impaler she repeats the same mantra: “Do not panic. Steel spine, chin high. You are not a coward.”
Slayer by Kiersten White
In this new series set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nina is a new Slayer who grapples with the responsibility of managing her incredible powers that she’s just beginning to understand. We can all relate to the struggle of accepting yourself as who you are as Nina comes to terms with being a Slayer.
Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
In this delightfully charming spin on You’ve Got Mail, Bailey and “Alex” are best friends on the internet. Then Bailey moves to Alex’s hometown and starts a love-hate relationship with Porter. But is Porter secretly Alex? Love might bloom when they tell each other the truth!
There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon
Ashish and Sweetie are unlucky in love and both have something to prove. But they’re set up together, they realize there’s an unexpected magic growing between them. Can they find their true selves without losing each other?
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. When Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe, we find out that the world may not be as perfect as it seems.
Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
The Thunderhead cannot interfere in the affairs of the Scythedom. All it can do is observe—it does not like what it sees.
The Toll by Neal Shusterman
Co—Star REALLY wants you to read The Toll. (We agree!)