Hype – it can either make you even more excited for an amazing book or make you so disappointed because it wasn’t an amazing book. It’s tough, but there are books out there that live up to the hype.
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Books That Live Up To The Hype:
Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
The main concern I have now is will the movie live up to the book? I truly hope so because this was such a cute and important contemporary novel.
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
This epic fantasy is so amazing and made me so sad that it was only a duology, I need more SoC!
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
This is my favourite sci-fi series at the moment and I’m so excited for Obsidio to come out – it’s definitely worth the read!
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee
I never knew how much I could love an adventurous, historical fiction novel that starred a rake until I read Gentleman’s!
The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
I wasn’t sure if this was a series I mention a lot or not, I’ve been trying to push it more than I had in the past, so I could have either been here or with the series below. Either way I love it and you need to read it.
Below are the series that I think I mention so often that they don’t need to take up valuable space in this list, but just in case you somehow missed it I wanted them somewhere.
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
It seems like Throne of Glass gets more of the attention, but I feel that this series is the better of the two. (Other than Abraxos, nothing can top my favourite wyvern.)
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Yes, yes, we all knew this series would be on here. There’s a reason it’s been on the best seller list for over 450 weeks.
Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan
I love the first series, but it was really nice to see some of our favourite characters grow up. It might be a little tough to get into at first because you’re questioning ‘Where’s Percy?!’ But I feel like the series lives up to the love.
What books live up to the hype for you? Which ones don’t? Let me know in the comments!