J.W. LYNNE
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What book should you read?


Want recommendations for which of my books to read? Below you will find 2023 book recs based on genres you enjoy, books/movies/TV shows you've loved, or your special interests.

Select any of the topics below to see the books recommended for you!



Get book recommendations based on your interests:

Pick a genre:

Mystery
Murder Mystery
Thriller
Romance
Dystopian
Science fiction
OR
Pick a book, movie, or TV show you liked:

The Hunger Games
Divergent
The Maze Runner
Shatter Me
The Giver
One of Us is Lying
Stranger Things
If He Had Been with Me
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
A Flicker in the Dark
Behind Closed Doors
The Locked Door
OR
Pick an interest:

Animals
Being a doctor
Space travel
Books with BIG plot twists
OR
Pick an age range:

Books for kids ages 11-12
Books for teens ages 13-18
Books for adults
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

If you like mysteries:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.


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If you like murder mysteries:



IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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If you like thrillers:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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If you like dystopian novels:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.


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If you like romance:



WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.

ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.


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If you like science fiction:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.


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If you like The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.


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If you like Divergent by Veronica Roth:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.


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If you like The Maze Runner by James Dashner:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.


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If you like Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.


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If you like One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus:



IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.

THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.


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If you like Netflix's Stranger Things:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.


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If you like If He Had Been with Me by Laura Nowlin:



WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.


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If you like A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson:



IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.

THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.


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If you like The Giver by Lois Lowry:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.


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If you like A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham:



IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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If you like Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris:



IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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If you like The Locked Door by Freida McFadden:



IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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If you love animals:



WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL: A girl falls in love at an exotic animal ranch.


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If you think it would be fun to be a doctor:



KID DOCS: An experimental program teaches kids to be doctors.


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If you think it would be fun to travel to the moon:



THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.


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Books with BIG plot twists:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.

WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.

IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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Books for preteens / tweens 11-12 years old:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.

KID DOCS: An experimental program teaches kids to be doctors.

WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL: A girl falls in love at an exotic animal ranch.


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Books for for teens and young adults 13-18 years old:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.

WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL: A girl falls in love at an exotic animal ranch.

KID DOCS: An experimental program teaches kids to be doctors.

WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.


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Books for adults:



ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.

IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.

THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.

WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL: A girl falls in love at an exotic animal ranch.


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All books:



THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

ABOVE THE SKY: A strict society is hiding shocking secrets.

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
: Ten families are locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.

KID DOCS: An experimental program teaches kids to be doctors.

WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL: A girl falls in love at an exotic animal ranch.

WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.

IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.


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