Happy hump day, Savvy Readers! It’s Easter this weekend so we’ve prepared a little Easter egg hunt for you, but subtract the eggs and add some books. Check your bookshelf to find the book types on our list!
Share what you came up with in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader. We can’t wait to see what you find!
1. Roses are red, violets are blue… Nope, I can’t rhyme. Instead, find your favourite book about love!
We found: The Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds!
Kate’s death sends Jack back to the beginning, the moment they first meet, and Kate’s there again. Healthy, happy, and charming as ever. Jack isn’t sure if he’s losing his mind. Still, if he has a chance to prevent Kate’s death, he’ll take it. Even if that means believing in time travel.
2. Dystopian novels are so 1984… Find a great dystopian novel!
We found: The One by John Marrs!
A company announces that they had found the gene that pairs each of us with our soul mate. Since then, millions of people around the world have been matched. But the discovery has its downsides: test results have led to the breakup of countless relationships and upended the traditional ideas of dating, romance and love.
3. Book it to the library for a book that has aged like fine wine. Find a book you’ve read more than once and gets better every time you read it.
We found: The Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder!
This series is based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder and has captivated generations of readers with its depiction of life on the American frontier. I have re-read it so many times, even as an adult. And look how nice the covers are, too!
4. This book blue us away. What blue book can you find?
We found: Why Mommy Swears by Gill Sims!
It’s every parents’ nightmare – the start of the school holidays – and instead of sitting in the sun, reading a book over a cold, crisp glass of Pinot Grigio, Mummy has two bored moppets to attend to. After frantically booking sports camps, child minder slots, not to mention time off work, Mummy is exhausted. But this is only the beginning…
5. Past, Present and Future walk into a bar. It was tense. Find a book that plays with time in an interesting way.
We found: The Better Sister by Alafair Burke!
When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters—one the dead man’s widow, the other his ex—must set aside mistrust and old resentments… but can they escape their past?
6. Check your shelf before you wreck your shelf. Find a great self-improvement book.
We found: Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis!
Rachel Hollis urges women to stop apologizing for their desires, hopes, and dreams and instead to go after them with passion and confidence.
7. I like big books and I cannot lie! Look for a book that’s more than 500 pages.
We found: The Huntress by Kate Quinn!
The Huntress is a fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.
8. I was in a relationship with an apostrophe, but we broke up… It was too possessive! Find a book with a complicated romantic relationship.
We found: Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward!
Beautiful Bad is an explosive and twisted psychological thriller in which a perfect love story leads to the perfect crime.
9. Take my advice… I don’t use it anyway. Find a book that you would recommend to everyone.
We found: Jamie’s Friday Night Feast by Jamie Oliver!
Packed with show-stopping dishes for the weekend and special occasions, this is the ultimate in indulgent food and perfect for anyone hosting or attending.
10. 4 out of 5 dentists recommend hockey. Find a good sports book.
We found: The Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck by Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor!
This is the third book in a series about time travelling hockey players from beloved author Roy MacGregor and his daughter Kerry MacGregor.
11. Bonus Question! Find a book cover with your name on it.
We found: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink!
Alice Isn’t Dead is a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead.
Good luck and happy Reading!