With all of us stuck at home, now is the time to grab a new book or compile your must-read list for the year. Where better to start than with recommendations based on your horoscope.
Between quarantine, social distancing and lockdowns, most of us have run out of entertainment. We’ve watched all the Netflix shows and finally finished our must-read lists, so what do we do now?
Aries – ‘Gideon the Ninth’ by Tamsyn Muir
This book is the perfect read for daring winners like the typical Aries. Complete with a badass hero we’re convinced was inspired by this star sign, ‘Gideon The Ninth’ is well worth reading.
The book tells the story of Gideon’s childhood enemy, Harrowhark needing a swordsman to accompany her to a deadly trial. Gideon uses the opportunity to escape her home.
Taurus – ‘Written In The Stars’ by Aisha Saeed
For our paradoxical Taurus’s we recommend this stunning book. It will speak to both your need to uphold rules and your need to change societal norms that are not benefiting anyone.
“Written In The Stars” tells the heart-wrenching story of a forbidden love that nearly rips a family apart. It offers the perfect balance of romance and drama.
Gemini – ‘Cracked’ by Eliza Crewe
Like most Gemini’s, lead character Meda is witty, cunning, and curious. Cursed to be a “soul-eater,” she tries to use her powers to hurt only bad guys.
Her adventures lead her to pretending to be join a group trying to wipe out all soul-eaters to gain intel on their operations. In the end, She ends up discovering shocking secrets about her past.
Cancer – ‘Clap When You Land’ by Elizabeth Acevedo
A bittersweet tale that appeals to the soft hearted, this is the perfect read for a sensitive Cancer. The story is about sisters Camino and Yahaira who bond after their father’s death.
Together, they realize they can keep their family legacy alive. Along the way, they uncover several scandalous secrets, as well as learn to forgive and heal together.
Leo – ‘The City of Brass’ by S.A. Chakraborty
To match the big, warm personality of a luxury loving Leo, we picked “The City Of Brass.” The book tells the tale of Nahri, a cunning young con woman, accidentally summoning a sly, mysterious djinn from a legendary magic city.
Along the way, she slowly realizes her childhood stories were reality. Thus her own story might have some mysteries of its own.
Virgo – ‘Girls of Paper and Fire’ by Natasha Ngan
Libras are known for being aesthetic-driven, well balanced and romantic. Thus we recommend “Girls Of Paper And Fire” for your reading list.
Lei is chosen to be a “Paper Girl” or consort to the King. She is confined within the castle and breaks the boundaries of all expectations and rules by falling in love. However, she must ensure that her forbidden relationship does not threaten her chances to avenge her family.
Scorpio – ‘Allegedly’ by Tiffany D. Jackson
Let’s be honest, Scorpio craves the adventure and mystery of a good plot twist. Thus, “Allegedly” is the perfect book to add to your reading list.
This psychological-thriller is an emotionally-chilling book. From the very first page to the last word, it will grip you in a haunting tale.
Sagittarius – ‘Six of Crows’ by Leigh Bardugo
Bold, brash, and adventure seeking, are the first words that come to mind when we think of Sagittarius. So it should come as no surprise that this gang of lovable criminals seems like a perfect fit.
Kaz Brekker, one of the most feared gangsters in Ketterdam, is hired for a dangerous job. To pull it off, he rounds up a group of the best criminals in the city.
Capricorn – ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard
Aquarius’s are known for their fierce independence and allergy to feelings. Thus you will have no trouble identifying with the hero, Mare, in this tale. In this world, you’re either Silver or Red which makes you either a powerful elite or poor commoner.
However, Mare discovers she has powers despite being a red blood and the Silvers try to bury the secret by pretending she is one of them and giving her hand in marriage to a prince. However, revolution is in the air and a red resistance is rising with Mare doing everything she can to help her people…
Aquarius – ‘I Might Regret This’ by Abbi Jacobson
Unique and sometimes quirky, Aquarius’s will love this book. “I Might Regret This” takes readers on a journey with the Broad City alumni.
While going on a cross-country road trip, she reflects on friendships, exes and a major breakup. The perfect addition to your light reading list!
Pisces – ‘Gods of Jade and Shadow’ by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
For the daydreaming and sign searching Pisces, “God’s Of Jade And Shadow” needs to be added to your must read list. In this book, Casiopea dreams of a life outside of her cruel grandfather’s home.
Thus it’s no surprise that when she accidentally frees a Mayan god that requests her help, she immediately takes the chance to leave. Follow her dangerous journey across Mexico and into the underworld.