Looking for a book to read this summer? Check out this BookTok books list filled with romance novels, adventure stories, fantasy books, and more.
If you've spent any time on TikTok, and love to read, you might have stumbled upon 'BookTok' on your FYP. These are popular books that TikTokers are wildly passionate about... and for good reason. Whether you're looking for a breezy beach read or a guaranteed tearjerker, here are 8 BookTok recommendations for your summer reading list.
This is the first novel from Ali Hazelwood, and has become a popular booktok recommendation. If you love romantic comedy movies, we have a feeling you'll love this book, centered around Ph.D. candidate Olive Smith and her steamy romance with a professor.
Author Tessa Bailey has an active presence on TikTok, where she talks a lot about her life as a romance writer. So, this summer, check out her best-selling book It Happened One Summer. And if you love it, you're in luck - there's a sequel, Hook, Line, and Sinker.
Love a Hollywood romance or a great piece of historical fiction? Don't miss this book, about the scandalous, glamorous life of actress Evelyn Hugo. Packed with dramatic twists, we have a feeling you won't be able to put this book down.
The title character of this novel by V.E. Schwab has made a deal with the devil to live forever - with the drawback that nobody will ever remember who she is. So, she's surprised when she meets someone, hundreds of years later, who remembers her name.
Though first released in 2015, this title is one of the most-recommended reads from BookTok. This narrative focuses on the lives of four friends, and how their relationships change over time and through difficulties like addiction and trauma.
This 2011 read is another popular BookTok recommendation - and yet another title that's experiencing a surge in popularity thanks to the power of TikTok's influence. The Song of Achilles is a perfect read for anyone who loves Greek history, but consider yourself warned - many BookTokers note this book has made them shed a few tears.
Originally a self-published book, Olivie Blake's novel is now a New York Times bestseller. This book tells the story of 6 'magical academicians' who are chosen to join a special society, where they fight to earn a place among the Alexandrians... and secure a life of wealth and power. And good news if you like this book - it's the first in a trilogy, so the story doesn't end here.
This 5-book series is one you won't be able to put down... especially according to BookTok. This is a fantasy adventure novel, perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, or The Hunger Games. Beyond adventure and fantastical creatures, you'll find love triangles and steamy scenes, too.