Then, paranormal got...well, boring. There were still some books that I would find enjoyment in, but they quickly became few and far between.
And sure, I found dystopia, and I loved it and still do. Sure, sometimes I'd find one or two that just weren't for me, but I was quickly beginning to crave some different.
Who would've thought that the "something different" I needed would be stories about everyday teens?
Seriously, I am loving this genre. It's characters and writing and stories and...just...yeah. These books can be so amazingly profound and touching. Not all of them, of course, but lots of them.
I guess the reason I'm writing this post would be to tell readers that broadening your horizons can be the best thing to ever happen to you. You discover some great stuff when you do, trust me! (Of course, it can also lead to sucky books, but whatever. You get what I mean.)
Here are some of my favorite contemporaries that I would highly, highly recommend:
And there are still so many more that I cannot wait to read. Are you a fan of contemporary? Why or why not? If so, what are some that you'd recommend?
Peace, love, and John Green,