Time to dig your heels in the ground, because Taurus season is upon us! This is the time for the sign of the bull. While our Taurus friends are famous for their stubbornness and independence, they are also very patient and reliable. They’re known for always answering the call when needed and rushing to your side when you need a shoulder. They enjoy exploring the senses, enjoying tasty delights, and holding on strongly to the things they care about most deeply. Check out these books below that are sure to appeal to our friends of the bull.
The Perfect Book Recommendations for Taurus!
1. We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian
Like our fellow Taurus, the characters in We Are the Wildcats hold friendship closely to their hearts. They support their friends through thick and thin and value these relationships above all else. In this novel, we meet a group of kickass female athletes who discover how to come together as a team over the duration of 24 unforgettable hours. We Are the Wildcats is the perfect read for anyone looking for a powerful story about the strength of friendship and self-resilience.
2. Watch Over Me by Mila Gray
If you’re looking for a decadent love story this month, sink into this gripping YA romance between Zoey and her best friend’s brother, ex-Marine Tristan. Watch Over Me is filled with passion, promises, and the heart-pounding moments that come with first love.
3. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Our Taurus friends will relate to Lara Jean on so many levels! In To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we meet Lara Jean, who is stubborn about what she wants, a delightful foodie, and fiercely protective of her friendships. Sink into this feel-good love story about what happens when Lara Jean’s private love letters are mailed out to her childhood crushes and chaos ensues.
4. Social Intercourse by Greg Howard
Social Intercourse is another satisfying love story that will delight our Taurus friends! We meet Beckett Gaines, a gay, out-and-proud teen living in South Carolina, and Jax the golden boy and star quarterback. When their parents start dating, Beck and Jax come up with a plan to derail the budding romance, and sparks begin to fly between the two. This sweet and provocative book will keep our fellow Taurus friends captivated until the very last page.
5. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
Dimple is another main character that many Taurus will relate to! All Dimple wants to do is focus on her aspiring career as a web developer, but her mom is determined to matchmake her to a potential future husband, Rishi. Unlike Rishi’s sweet and hopelessly romantic demeanor, Dimple is steadfast about focusing on school above all else. She will fall in love on her own terms, with an independence and drive that rivals a Taurus.
6. Hungry Hearts edited by Caroline Tung Richmond and Elise Chapman
Get ready to open up your tastebuds with this sensational collection of foodie adventures that will leave every reader hungry and craving for more! Hungry Hearts features 13 short stories about the intersection of family, culture, and food – featuring many of our favorite treats, from pastries to dumplings! A Taurus (and all our fellow foodies) will appreciate this delightful read!
7. SLAY by Brittany Morris
As we’ve learned, our Taurus friends are nothing if not driven and determined to accomplish all they set their minds to, which is why they will definitely relate to Kiera Johnson, the very intelligent and successful computer programmer in SLAY. By day, Kiera is the perfect honors student and one of the only Black kids at her school, but Kiera has a secret identity. She’s the developer behind a popular video game called SLAY that’s played by thousands of Black gamers worldwide. When a teen is murdered over a dispute in the SLAY world, the game blows up everywhere and Kiera must figure out how to protect her game without losing herself in the process.
8. Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
During this month of the earth sign, our Taurus friends are especially excited to dig into the natural world, which is why they will delight in sinking into Chain of Gold. The cover alone, which shines with gold and copper tones, will catch their attention, and that’s before they dig into the daring adventures Cordelia Carstairs and her friends are about to embark on.