Yesterday Readalikes

Movie:  Yesterday     Description:  Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed… and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed. Readalikes … Continue reading Yesterday Readalikes

Activism Readalikes

Trend:  Activism     Description:  Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, direct, or intervene in social, political, economic, or environmental reform with the desire to make changes in society. Readalikes for Teens Appeals: Social Justice, Taking a Stand, Making a Difference, Seeing that Teens can have a voice Readalikes Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu  Amazon’s Description:  An unlikely teenager starts a feminist revolution at a small-town Texan high school in the new novel from … Continue reading Activism Readalikes

Supernatural Readalikes

TV Show:  Supernatural     Description:  Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as “hunters”, fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth. Readalikes for Teens Appeals: Supernatural, Fighting, Action, Adventure, Friendship Readalikes Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds  Amazon’s Description:  Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, … Continue reading Supernatural Readalikes

Stranger Things Readalikes

TV Show:  Stranger Things     Description:  This thrilling Netflix original drama stars Golden Globe-winning actress Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, who lives in a small Indiana town in 1983 — inspired by a time when tales of science fiction captivated audiences. When Joyce’s 12-year-old son, Will, goes missing, she launches a terrifying investigation into his disappearance with local authorities. As they search for answers, they unravel a series … Continue reading Stranger Things Readalikes

Taylor Swift Readalikes

Taylor Swift    Wikipedia‘s Description:  Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the world’s leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage Readalikes for Teens Appeals: Realistic, Romance, Girl-power    By Your Side by Kasie West  Amazon‘s Description:  When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the library for an entire weekend, she doesn’t think things could … Continue reading Taylor Swift Readalikes

Royal Romance Readalikes

Royal Romance Hype  Readalikes For Teens Summary: The Royals (especially British) are all the rage between Wills and Kate having kids, and Harry and Meghan – we can’t get enough! This post isn’t about the serious biographies or royal info (check out The Crown post for that). This is all about wish-fulfillment, and crazy royals setups.  Main appeal: Romance, Wish-fulfillment, Royal, British, Setting-focused Readalikes:  Heir … Continue reading Royal Romance Readalikes

Hamilton Readalikes

Musical: Hamilton  Readalikes For Teens  Wikipedia’s Description: Hamilton: An American Musical is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Main appeal: Historical, Inspiring, Musical, Character-driven Readalikes:  Hamilton by Ron Chernow Amazon’s Description: Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more … Continue reading Hamilton Readalikes