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Debut Graphic Novelist Recommends Great One-and-Done Reads

50898148 Fangsby Sarah Andersen   A laugh-out-loud goth romance between a vampire and werewolf. 26135825 Fun Home: A Family Tragicomicby Alison Bechdel   I’m guessing that someone has raved to you about this classic autobiographical graphic novel that inspired the popular musical. As a service to readers who want to try comics/graphic novels but don’t […]

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A Juneteenth Reading List

54998251 38530663 51152447 40909438 49247757 55298325 2590136 54823169 56936206 50358524 45153160 53431510 51934207 45754985 43908981 Do you have a Juneteenth recommendation for your fellow readers? Share it with us in the comments below.Check out more recent articles:42 Superb New Short Story Collections to Read in 20219 Books that Goodreads Editors Highly RecommendThe 2021 Pride Reading […]

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Audiobook Recommendations Based on 14 Wildly Popular Listens

Davis, Morgan Parker, and Leslie Odom Jr. Hanks, it does still share a certain DNA with the Ann Patchett novel. He can’t remember who he is, why he’s a million miles from Earth, or why he’s the sole survivor from the original crew. If you loved American Gods, try:   52056107 The City We Became […]

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Goodreads Members’ Top 48 Hit Books of the Year (So Far)

As is our tradition, this is the time when the   Goodreads   editorial team burrows into our data to see which books published in the U.S. Note that   we eliminated any book that fell below   a   3.5 star–average rating from your fellow readers (at the time this article was written, of […]

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Most Read of the 2021 Reading Challenge (So Far)

We’re also seeing the influence of BookTok, with recommendations from TikTok users prompting readers to pick up The Song of Achilles,   The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, and   The House in the Cerulean Sea.By the way: It’s not too late to set a reading goal or even edit your current Challenge! Scroll over […]

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12 Backlist Books That Continue to Trend with Readers

These twelve books are so consistently adored, they have become regulars month after month in our data of most popular and most read books on Goodreads.Clearly beloved by readers sometimes years after they were   first published, these books have prompted tearful devotion from reviewers on TikTok (BookTok, if you will), Instagram (Bookstagram, natch), and, […]

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The Top 40 Young Adult Books of 2021 (So Far)

Let’s talk books in the comments!Check out more recent articles:YA Readers’ Most Anticipated Books for June33 Can’t-Wait Works of YA Speculative Fiction for SummerYA Debut Is an Ojibwe Murder Mystery Ten Years in the Making posted by Sharon on May, 23 Which ones are you looking forward to picking up? Oh hey, we’re nearly halfway […]

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Readers’ Most Anticipated Books of June

Natasha Joukovsky Billed as a reinvention of the ancient myth of Narcissus, author A. It’s a pickle, all right. Bonus trivia: Ford is a veteran cultural critic and former host of the Brooklyn-based “112BK” show. Running away would require a cruising speed less than 55 mph. Set in the Jazz Age milieu of 1920s New […]

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YA Readers’ Most Anticipated Books for June

Evie Thomas has given up on romantic love forever, largely due to the visions she gets whenever she looks at a couple. Liam finds himself spending time with Marcus, Ethan’s best friend, who’s going through much the same process. at war with Iraq and anti-Muslim sentiment on the rise. 53205894 Witchshadow by Susan Dennard This […]

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Readers Are Ready to Fall for These June Romances

55711665 To Sir, with Love by Lauren Layne Gracie Cooper has just inherited her father’s midtown Manhattan champagne shop. We use this information to curate a list of soon-to-be-beloved favorites. Bonus trivia: Debut author Lacie Waldon knows whereof she writes—she’s a flight attendant based out of Washington, D.C. And he is. 56293873 The Road Trip […]

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C.L. Clark’s Recommendations for LGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction

Let’s talk books in the comments!Check out more recent articles:32 Highly Anticipated Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reads for Summer9 Books that Goodreads Editors Highly RecommendThe 2021 Pride Reading List: 75 New Books to Read Now posted by Sharon on May, 24 Luckily, and so thrillingly, I did not end up having to populate the entirety of […]

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G Flip – Not even in Vegas

with Thomas Headon [G Flip verse:] I’ve got a pocket full of fun As I dance out the door I’m a little overdone But I’ma come home after dawn [Thomas Heaton verse:] And then my feet hit the floor I guess I’ll find the appetite Chasing me on the [?] But they all finished late […]

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SonReal – RIDE

Lyrics of SonReal “Ride” I heard something that they said about me I never worry when I’m around me I had some issues I had to iron Don’t need to rhyme to show I’m up now Everybody dies All we got is time I don’t ever lie So when I say goodbye I never have […]

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DMX – Letter to my son (Call your Father)

with Usher, Brian King Joseph [Intro: DMX] Huh, rrrr (Woo) Ooh, rrrr This is one of those You already know what it is Rrrr [Verse: DMX] Dear son, I look in your eyes, I see my own You look in my eyes and see my throne How many times I tried to talk to you, […]

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Matt Palmer – Used to the dark

You can run, but can’t hide From the light that’s inside If you’re cold in the night Don’t fear. (x2) I know you’re broken-hearted But you gotta be strong I know you’re thinking that you Might’ve waited too long But if you end up happy Then it couldn’t be wrong Could it? Can’t live your […]

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Hilary Duff – Wonderful Christmas Time Lyrics

[Girl:] simply having a wonderful christmas time [Choir:] a wonderful christmas time (wonderful christmas time) a wonderful christmas time (wonderful christmas time) [Hilary:] Mood is right Spirits up we’re here tonight and thats enough Simply having a wonderful christmas time Simply having a wonderful christmas time The party’s on The feeling here It’s all because […]

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Dawn – Who’s In The Strawberry Patch With Sally Lyrics

One day happy, one day sad Feeling good, then feeling bad In anger words are spoken Then haste a heart is broken Who’s in the strawberry patch with Sally Now that she’s not picking them with me? Had I been true to her, I’d be there now In the strawberry patch with Sally tonight, oh […]

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Jonas Blue x Leon – Hear me say

Lyrics of Hear Me Say: All the late-night conversations Way to many hesitations Feel the doubt I feel the doubt Yeah, the memories, I’ve been saving But the good ones, they’re all fading Fading out They’re fading out I hear you calling out my name No, we can’t go back, and that’s a shame Wish […]

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Filipek – Xany Lyrics

[Intro] Ej, raz, raz, raz, ej, ej [Zwrotka 1] Krzyczałem bo męczył syf W każdym tracku były łzy Pierwszy raz od ośmiu miecha wstaję rano i wiem po co i wiem jak tu dobrze żyć Wszędzie wokół węszą psy, straciłem za dużo krwi Nie chcę z tobą wódy pić, nie jesteśmy już na "ty", nie […]

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Bilderbuch – Babylon Lyrics

Yay yay, jo! Sauber, sauber Amen! [Strophe 1] Christus sagt „Komm drink!“ und ich drinke Drink Christus sagt „Let’s dance!“ und ich mach’ den Dance Christus sagt „Relax!“ und ich bin entspannt Christus sagt, ich brauch mehr Friends Ich adde, wen ich kenn’ Ich adde, wen ich kenn’ Ich adde, wen ich kenn’ (hmm) Ich […]

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