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This week is all about the books that we either want to read this summer, or the books that connote the season. I'm choosing the latter, a post featuring the books I want to read this summer will up later in the week!

For me, Summer is to read all the UKYA contemporaries that I have missed out on because of University deadlines. I tend to get through them in about four hours, so they make light for a quick read.

I am going to recommend 5 of my favourite YA contemporaries that I think you should check out this summer. 

1. I Was Born for This by Alice Oseman

This one was a recent read, and possibly my favourite on this list. This book was so casually diverse with fandom routed to it's core. Fantastic characters, and the anxiety rep really struck a cord.

2. The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven

You'll notice that I like the books that have a good heart and a good humor to them. TEOOO is one of them and you all need to check it out and read it. 

3. Editing Emma by Chloe Seager

L-O-L funny and the sequel, Friendship Fails of Emma Nash (OUT August 9th), is equally as good.  

4. A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard

Sara's books just grip at my heart and don't let go. All I'm going to leave here is the tagline:
Steffi doesn't talk, but she has so much to say.
Rhys can't hear, but he can listen.
Their love isn't a lightning strike, it's the rumbling roll of thunder.

5. Unconventional by Maggie Harcourt

This was just fluffy and fun! With the added bonus of a cameo from Melinda Salisbury, author of The Sin Eater's Daughter and State of Sorrow. 

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