The Book Recommendation Tag

I started Kristin Kraves Books because I love talking about and recommending books, so this tag could not be more perfect for me!

Rules

  • Tag Ally @ Ally Writes Things so I can see your recommendations!
  • Give at least one recommendation for each of the prompts below
  • If you don’t have a recommendation, talk about a book you want to read
  • Tag your friends

A Book About Friendship

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So many of the books that I read are about friendship. In fact, I am putting together a post all about this right now! That said, Let Me Hear a Rhyme was the book that instantly came to mind. This books tackles to many aspects of friendship, from the death of a friend to having a friend turn into something more. I loved that we were given perspectives from all three members of this friendship group!

A Translated Book

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I had no idea what I was getting into when I picked up Disoriental! It broke my heart and made for a tough read. We are following Kimiâ Sadr who fled to France from Iran when she was a child. She is reflecting back on the impact that had on her life and her relationships with the people in her family. Djavadi had another book come out last year but I am waiting for it to be translated!

A Diverse Romance

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There are so many books to chose from, but I settled on You Had Me at Hola because it was one of my favourite romances of last year and Alexis Daria just had a cover release for her next book, A Lot Like Adios. I just bought a copy of You Had Me at Hola for my shelves because I am slowly collecting my favourite romances!

A Fast-Paced Book

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The Good Sister is a thriller that really took me by surprise! I listened to it over the course of a day because I had to know what was happening. I became so attached to one of the sisters, which doesn’t happen for me often in thrillers. Definitely a fast-paced read!

A non-fiction book (not a memoir)

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I finished Last Call yesterday and it is one of the best true crime books I have read in a long time. If you are like me and are looking for more true crime that focuses on the victims, this is the book for you!

An Underrated Memoir

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If you liked The Glass Castle or Educated, I highly recommend picking up North of Normal.

A Book With Fewer Than 10,000 Ratings on Goodreads

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The Voting Book has less than 4000 ratings on Goodreads, which really surprises me! I thought more people would have picked it up when it came out last year. I thought that this was a sweet romances that takes place over the course of a day. There are great discussions about the importance of voting but it doesn’t feel heavy-handed!

A Book With a LGBTQ+ Protagonist

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I will find any opportunity to talk about Honey Girl! I just can’t help myself- it is so beautiful!

A Book By a Trans/Non-Binary Author

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I absolutely adore The Subtweet and it is entirely too underrated- less than 2000 ratings on Goodreads! I love the conversations about fame and social media. A book I think about all the time!

A Book with More Than 500 Pages

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I finished Jade City, which is 560 pages, and I cannot stop thinking about it. I just got Jade War in the mail and it is taking everything in me not to drop everything else I am reading and start it!

A short story collection

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I am trying to read more short story collections, but one that stands out as a favourite is Florida by Lauren Groff. Each of the stories had such a strong sense of place! I need to read more from Groff and do own Fates and Furies.

A book you want everyone to read

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I would by this book for everyone if I could. I think every reader would walk away from it having learned something and seeing a new perspective.

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3 thoughts on “The Book Recommendation Tag

  1. Ahhh thank you for doing the tag, and you had such great answers! 💕 I really want to read Honey Girl and Disability Visibility soon! And so glad you also agree about The Subtweet, it deserves all the hype and more

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