This is a list of books that I have read and that have had a big impact on my life. I admire each and every one of these, and there are more than the ones below. These books rocked my world, and I hope they do the same to you.

[these pictures are not mine, and neither are the summaries of the books, so credit to whoever uploaded the pictures and summaries]

1) All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

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All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven is a heartbreaking book about mental illness and its powerful effects on the person suffering from it, and the people around them.

this book is in the process of being made into a movie

2) The Shiver Series by Maggie Stiefvater

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For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human… until the cold makes him shift back again. Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It's her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human—or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

3) Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

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The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

4) We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

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A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

5) Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

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For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—"Cupid Day"—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night. However, she still wakes up the next morning. In fact, Sam lives the last day of her life seven times, until she realizes that by making even the slightest changes, she may hold more power than she ever imagined.

this book has been made into a movie

6) Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

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Maddy is a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who is unable to leave the protection of the hermetically-sealed environment within her house because of an illness. Olly is the boy next door who won't let that stop them from being together. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, Maddy and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together, even if it means losing everything.

this book has been made into a movie

7) The Siren by Kiera Cass

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If 19-year-old Kahlen works for the Ocean for 100 years as a siren, she will get another chance at the life she has always dreamed of. As a siren, Kahlen has a special connection to the Ocean; they can communicate and the Ocean often can provide solace. Yet little can comfort Kahlen when it comes time for the Ocean to feed. Kahlen and her sisters must sing so that ships crash and become the Ocean’s perfect meal. Also, anyone who hears a siren’s voice belongs to the Ocean. So when Kahlen catches the eye of Alkini, a boy from a local college, she knows nothing can become of the attraction. With only 20 years left to work for the Ocean, Kahlen finds herself risking it all for him.

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These are only a few of the many books I've read and loved. If you couldn't tell, I'm a huge teen romance junkie, especially if it is supernatural. I will post more books whenever I get to them, but for now, here's some great books to hold you over on dreary, rainy Mondays like today, or if you just need to escape to another universe where other people have to deal with things and you don't.