The Perfect Newly Released Book To Read This Summer, By Zodiac Sign

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As a new summer quickly approaches, immerse yourself in a new book that will elevate you physically and spiritually.

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It’s not easy to walk into a bookstore, or browse online, that contain hundreds of different books and choose one; let alone choose one that won’t make you regret spending hours finishing it. It can be a difficult process reading summary after summary just to rip your hair out in frustration because you’re only picking up the snooze fests.

Or even worse, the cliche romantic books with lines that will make your fingers and toes curl up in second-hand embarrassment. And to be quite frank, sometimes you don’t have the patience for it either, even if you can make a really great joke from some of the plotlines.


But with so many newly released books, how do you find the time to look through them all and find the one that sticks out to you?

As I once heard on the subway, “If you don’t want to do it, hire someone that will”, and I’ve been trying to live by this mantra as much as I can. Or in your case, find yourself an article, like this one, that will find the perfect book for you according to the algorithms of your zodiac sign.

As you grow older, you begin to learn what you like is different from what everyone else likes. It’s the same with books really, You begin to gravitate towards reading stuff that fills your soul instead of someone else’s. Reading books that are trending or popular probably won’t sit well with you, especially books like 50 Shades of Grey, which will make you question why everyone likes it so much.

Look no further as this article holds all the secrets to the best newly released books you need to read this summer, according to your horoscope sign.


ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Girl, Stop Apologizing, by Rachel Hollis

Aries, your love for being number one doesn’t stop at sports or astrology. Finding the perfect book on how you can continue your number one streak and be your most authentic self is very important, which is why Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis is the perfect book for you.

The book is a guide on how you need to stop apologizing for things that are not your fault and channeling that energy to achieve your goals. The book is perfect for you, Aries, who wants to be number one and make all of your dreams come true, but you’re a little scared right now.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

You, by Anna Todd

Taurus, you enjoy a lot of things as long as it means staying at home like gardening, cooking, and listening to music. But most importantly you love all things romantic, which makes romance books your favorite type of genre.

This summer, pick up After by Anna Todd. The book is a thriller that follows a teenage girl, Tessa, who meets and gets involved with Hardin, a boy with a lot of secrets. Taurus, zodiac signs have a creepy side to them and yours is possessiveness, which this book is able to satisfy your romantic and stalkerish ways. Plus, read it in time before the movie hits theaters!


GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Crazy Cupid Love, by Amanda Heger

Gemini, you are one of the most likable signs with a bad stigma that often follows you. You enjoy being social and learning about new things. This summer, consider reading Crazy Cupid Love, by Amanda Heger. The sci-fi romance follows the life of ancient Greek mythical gods who find themselves in the 21st century. The book is funny and romantic, which will keep you on your toes as you read it!

CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Before We Were Wicked, by Eric Jerome Dickey

Cancer, you love being cuddled and all things romantic, which means that you need a book that will show you a lot of love or at least that love is something to still believe in. Consider reading Before We Were Wicked, by Eric Jerome Dickey. The story follows the life of playboy heartthrob, Ken, who finally meets someone he truly loves.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

The Golden Tresses of the Dead, by Alan Bradley

Leo, you love being the life of the party, but sometimes you enjoy some quiet time reading as well. This summer, pick up The Golden Tresses of the Dead, by Alan Bradley. It’s a fast-paced thriller that’ll make you anxious to find the killer.


VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Virgo, you’re best known for your methodical and shy personality but that doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy a romance novel with some thriller. This summer, you should definitely pick up Normal People by Sally Rooney. The novel follows the relationship between two teenagers, Connell and Marianne, who have two completely different personalities. Connell is outgoing, loud, and popular while Marianne is shy and . The two teenagers instantly spark a special, but the intense connection throws their world into chaos.

LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

The Beast’s Heart: A Novel of Beauty and the Beast, by Leife Shallcross

Libra, the entire zodiac would not function properly without you because you are the bearer of all things balanced. Your ability to see all three sides of a story, his story, her story, and the truth, is amazing. This summer, dive yourself into The Beast’s Heart: A Novel of Beauty and the Beast by Leife Shallcross. The novel showcases the Beast’s side of the story in the reinvention of the classic, Beauty and the Beast.

SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

The Forbidden Door, by Dean Koontz

Scorpio, you are a brave soul with an intense passion in anything that you love and books are not an exception. Your perfect summer read is The Forbidden Door by Dean Koontz. The thrilling novel takes place in a new era where mind-controlling technology is possible and manipulated by the government. The Forbidden Door is apart of a series of books that follows Jane Hawk as she fights against the organization behind it and saves her son.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

When We Left Cuba, by Chanel Cleeton

Sagittarius, you have a wandering mind with a never-ending hunger for knowledge. This makes When We Left Cuba, by Chanel Cleeton your perfect summer read. The story follows sugar heiress, Beatriz Perez, in the wake of the Cuban Revolution and the Cold War. Follow the summer with Perez as she teams with the CIA and tries to infiltrate Fidel Castro’s inner circle. This haunting historical novel will bring you back to the 1960s into the mind of someone who lost everything to the war. 

CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

The Woman in the Window, by A.J Finn

Capricorn, you’re often stereotyped as a know-it-all and with good reason: You analyze and do your research on everything and then bask in the information. This summer, your perfect book lies within The Woman in the Window by A.J Finn. The novel is a modern day retelling of Hitchcock’s Rear Window and it has all the twists and suspense as the original. Capricorn, The Woman in the Window won’t bore you because you won’t see any of the twists coming.

AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, by Lori Gottileb

Aquarius, you are one of the most lovable zodiac signs because you’re a wonderful listener who gives great advice. Your ability to access a situation and tell your friends the truth without hurting their feelings is admirable. However, you often bottle up your emotions, which makes Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottileb your perfect summer read.


The memoir follows the life of Lori Gottileb, a psychotherapist, who one day begins to examine the truth and lies we tell ourselves and other people. It’s a great memoir that dives into the mind of a therapist and the stories of her patients, which will make you learn, Aquarius, that bottling up your feelings might not always be the most meditating answer.

PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Next Level Basic: The Definitive Basic Bitch Handbook, by Stassi Schroeder

Pisces, you are a selfless person who only wants to exude love and peace for the world. The world is definitely a better place because of you one way or another, but you don’t often realize that.

Consider picking up and reading Next Level Basic: The Definitive Basic Bitch Handbook by Stassi Schroeder. The book will allow you to tap into your inner diva and be confident about who you are. Even if you don’t necessarily agree 100 percent with the book, like spending $1000 dollars on Louboutin heels, you’ll feel less remorse about guilty pleasures. Sometimes you need to spend seven dollars on a Starbucks latte before you can tackle on saving the world.

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Amy Le is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.