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Obsessed with your horoscope? Love to read? Then look no further for your next reading suggestion! Just find the sign that goes with your birthday, check out the recommended book, and see if the stars align. (Hint: click on the title of the book to learn more about it and put it on hold.)
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Wonder Woman: War Bringer by Leigh Bardugo
Aries love a hero story! Wonder Woman is the ultimate hero, and like Aries, she prefers a solo spotlight. However, she realizes that she must form an alliance with an unlikely source if she wants to save the world. Wonder Woman shows off Aries’ best traits: she’s courageous, passionate, and knows what she wants.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Love From A-Z by S.K. Ali
Taurus can get their romance fix with this sweet book about Zayneb and Adam, two Muslim teens who meet-cute on a spring break trip. However, it is soon clear that these two teens share a stronger bond than just a spring fling. Like Taurus, Zayneb is stubborn and uncompromising, but she must make herself vulnerable if she wants her connection with Adam to last.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Slay by Brittney Morris
Curious Gemini loves all thing tech and will gravitate towards this book about Kiera, a girl who creates a virtual reality game. It starts out with the mission of being a safe space for Black gamers but the drama quickly builds when a gamer is murdered. Gemini is a quick learner and will love Kiera’s technical know-how and playful banter.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo
This book combines two of Cancer's favorite things: food and family! Emoni is a high school senior juggling classes, her new baby, and taking care of her grandma. Through it all, she finds inspiration in cooking and dreams of working in a professional kitchen. True Cancers will appreciate the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship and Emoni's drive to pursue her dream against all odds.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Leo loves drama and this book is full of it! Like Leo, this book features characters who are larger-than-life: rich, glamorous, and perhaps a little too confident. Leos enjoy vacations with friends and will revel in the descriptions of wealthy Cadence’s family vacation home on a ritzy private island.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
When The Ground is Hard by Malla Nunn
Virgos value friendship and the two main characters in this historical fiction novel are ride-or-die for each other, despite many challenges. Adele and Lottie are students at a boarding school in 1960s Africa, and are thrown together into a close friendship that loyal Virgo will love.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Draw The Line by Laurent Linn
Artistic Libra will go gaga over this book about Adrian, a gay teenager who takes refuge in creating a graphic novel. Like Libra, Adrian must find a way to balance the scales of justice when a hate crime occurs in his hometown.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Sadie by Courtney Summers
Moody Scorpios will love Sadie, a dark mystery that follows a teenager as she goes missing while trying to escape her abusive family and make a better life for herself. In an alternating plotline, a reporter is making a podcast about Sadie’s disappearance. Scorpios, who value truth and facts, will follow along eagerly as the reporter gets closer and closer to the truth.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
The Diviners by Libba Bray
Ambitious Sagittarius is always up for adventure, much like the protagonist of this book, Evie. She gets sent to live with her uncle in 1920s New York and gets sucked into a world of murder, magic, and mystery. Sagittarius will get a rush reading about Evie’s freedom in New York and will relate to her impatience and courage.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Darius The Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
Capricorn needs a book that appeals to their serious side. They can handle the tough topics in Darius the Great is Not Okay, like depression and family issues, and will be rewarded with a satisfying ending. Capricorn’s love for family and tradition shine through as Darius, an American teenager, travels to visit his family in Iran and learns more about himself than he expected to.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
The Field Guide To The North American Teenager by Ben Phillipe
Aquarius will flex their popularity muscles while reading about new-kid Norris as he moves with his family from Canada to Texas and makes a roster of friends at his new high school. Can he juggle being the new kid and living in a new country along with all of the other teenage drama? Like Norris, Aquarius can be introverted until they find their crew – then they really shine!
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Children Of Blood And Bone by Toni Adeyemi
Imaginative and helpful Pisces will identify with Zelie, a girl with magic powers who is on the run to save her family and the marginalized members of her once-powerful magical society. Zelie has a deep sadness from childhood trauma that will appeal to Pisces; will she be able to overcome her past by the end of the book?