If I Stay

Books like If I Stay

October 18, 2022

#1 After

Tessa is a lovely girl who lives at home with a sweet, dependable boyfriend. She has ambition, direction, and a mom who is determined to keep her on track. However, she has hardly settled into her freshman apartment when she encounters Hardin. Hardin is cute and different from what she is used to with his unkempt brown hair, cocky British accent, tattoos, and lip ring.

He is extremely rude, up to the extent of cruelty. Tessa ought to despise Hardin for all of his attitudes. And she does until she discovers that they are both alone in his room. She is drawn to his melancholy demeanor for some reason, and when they kiss, she experiences a passion she has never felt before.

#2 Ugly Love

In the novel Ugly Love, Colleen Hoover – the author opens the story with Tate Collins recognizing that she didn’t fall in love with airline pilot Miles Archer at first sight. Even if they were to consider themselves pals, they wouldn’t. There is no denying that Tate and Miles are attracted to one another. They understand they have the ideal situation once their wishes are made clear. The only option left is sex because he doesn’t want love and she doesn’t have time for love. If Tate can follow the two guidelines Miles has for her, their arrangement might be surprisingly easy.

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#3 It Ends With Us

Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.

Even though Lily hasn’t always found it easy, she’s never let that stop her from striving to live the life she desires. She had graduated from college, relocated to Boston, and launched her own business. She has traveled a long way from the small Maine hamlet where she was raised. So everything in Lily’s life appears almost too beautiful to be true when she gets a spark with a stunning neurosurgeon called Ryle Kincaid.

#4 The Deal

She’s about to strike a deal with the bad lad from college. Finally, Hannah Wells has met someone who makes her feel hot. She may be self-assured in all other aspects of her life, but when it comes to sex and seduction, she is carrying a lot of baggage. She’ll have to break out of her comfort zone and grab her crush’s attention, even if that means tutoring the pompous, conceited, and obnoxious hockey team captain in exchange for a phony date.

Garrett Graham has always dreamed of joining the NHL after graduation, but his deteriorating GPA is jeopardizing all he has fought so hard to achieve. He’s willing to assist a snarky brunette and make another guy envious if it means keeping his spot on the team. But Garrett quickly realizes that pretending isn’t going to cut it as an unexpected kiss triggers the naughtiest sex of both of their lives. He only needs to persuade Hannah that the man she desires resembles him now.

#5 To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Lara Jean is the protagonist of the novel To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Rather than confessing her crushes out loud, Lara Jean wrote letters to each boy, sealed them, and put them in a box beneath her bed. But one day Lara Jean finds that her hidden box of letters has been delivered, and all of her old crushes approach her about them, including Josh, her sister’s ex-boyfriend, and the subject of her first kiss. Lara Jean realizes that something positive might come from these letters after all as she manages to deal with her former loves directly.

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#6 Punk 57

Since the fifth grade, Misha and Ryen have been pen pals. Their unusual names led their teachers to believe that Misha and Ryen were of different sexes. When Ryen and Misha start writing to each other over time, they realize that Ryen is actually a woman and Misha is a man. They became unique people they could open up to and confide in ways they couldn’t with anyone else since they lived in towns next to each other and talked about everything that happened in each other’s life.

They also exchange concepts and lyrics for Misha’s band, though they would also argue frequently. However, they always agreed to keep their correspondence private by refusing to look each other up, text each other, or accept Facebook friend requests that would allow them to see each other’s appearances. They enjoyed how anonymous it was. Up to their senior year of high school, they continue.

#7 Beautiful Disaster

The fresh Good girl Abby Abernathy is. She has the right quantity of cardigans in her wardrobe and doesn’t drink or swear. Abby thinks she has enough distance from her terrible past, but when she and her best friend arrive at college, Eastern University’s Walking One-Night Stand throws a wrench in her plans for a fresh start.

The person Travis Maddox needs to avoid—and wants to avoid—is Travis, who is trim, slim, and covered in tattoos. He spends his days being the perfect college campus charmer and his nights fighting for cash in a floating boxing ring. Travis lures Abby into his life with a simple bet because he finds it intriguing that she rejects his advances. He has to abstain for a month if he loses. If Abby loses, she’ll have to spend the same length of time in Travis’s residence. Travis is unaware that he has faced his match in each case.

#8 Walking Disaster

How much love is too much? Before his mother passed away, Travis Maddox learned to love deeply. Fight more ferociously. Finally, the eagerly awaited sequel to Beautiful Disaster, a New York Times bestseller. Can someone be loved too much? Before his mother passed away, Travis Maddox learned to love deeply. Fight more ferociously.

In Walking Disaster, Travis leads a violent life filled with fast women and illegal gambling. However, Abby Abernathy pulls him to his knees just when he believes he is unstoppable. Each narrative has two sides. Abby spoke in Beautiful Disaster. It’s time to view the narrative from Travis’ perspective now.

#9 The Summer I Turned Pretty

Belly counts the summers throughout her life. Between June and August, everything wonderful and amazing takes place. Winters serve as nothing more than a season for counting down the days until the upcoming summer. They are a period spent away from Susannah, the beach house, and, most significantly, Jeremiah and Conrad. They are the same male’s Belly has known since the summer she spent in grade school; they have been her crushes, her brother figures, and everything between. But after one particularly awful and amazing summer, everything eventually turns out just as it should have all along.

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#10 5 Feet Apart

In this heartwarming tale, two teenagers fall in love with the exception of a small danger that prevents them from being within five feet of one another. Stella Grant prefers to be in charge, despite the fact that she has spent the majority of her life in and out of the hospital due to her completely uncontrollable lungs. At this point, Stella needs to exert the most control over maintaining herself away from anybody that could spread infection and put her chances of receiving a lung transplant in jeopardy. Six Feet Apart is without exception.

Will Newman just wants to have control over one thing: leaving this institution. He gave neither his medical treatments nor a glitzy new clinical medication study a second thought. He will soon turn eighteen, at which point he will be able to unplug all of these devices and travel outside of hospitals.

#11 Fifty Shades Freed

The first time the unworldly student Anastasia Steele met the ambitious and gorgeous young businessman Christian Grey, a sensuous relationship was born that would forever alter both of their lives. Ana requests a stronger commitment after being shocked, intrigued, and eventually repulsed by Christian’s peculiar sexual preferences. Christian, who is committed to keeping her, consents.

The future is now filled with love, passion, intimacy, prosperity, and endless possibilities for Ana and Christian. But Ana is aware that caring for Fifty Shades will not be simple and that sharing a relationship will present difficulties that neither of them could have predicted. Ana needs to find a way to adopt Christian’s lavish lifestyle without losing her sense of self. Christian must also fight the ghosts of his troubled past while overcoming his urge to manipulate others. When it seems as though their combined strength will overcome any difficulty, bad luck, evil, and fate work together to bring Ana’s worst nightmares to pass.

#12 Bully

Tate is my name. But he doesn’t refer to me in that way. If he ever referred to me, he would never do it casually. No, he won’t even talk to me much. He still won’t let me be alone though. Once, we were best friends. Then he turned against me and set out to destroy my life. Throughout high school, I endured humiliation, exclusion, and rumors. As time went on, his jokes and gossip grew crueler, and I felt terrible trying to avoid him. To avoid him, I even spent a year in France.

However, I’m no longer running from him, and there is no chance in hell that I’ll let him sabotage my senior year. Though he may not have changed, I have. It’s time to respond in kind. I won’t put up with his bullying any longer. This book involves mature/adult situations involving young adults. Due to profanity, violence, and sexual situations, only people over the age of 18 should watch it.

#13 The Love Hypothesis

Ali Hazelwood’s romance book, The Love Hypothesis, will be available on Berkley Books’ website on September 14, 2021. Olive Smith, a third-year Ph.D. student, doesn’t think long-lasting love relationships exist, but her best friend believes so, which is how she ended up in this predicament. It was always going to require more than just hand-wavy Jedi mind tricks to persuade Anh that Olive is dating and is well on her way to a happily ever after.

Scientists need evidence. Olive panics as a result and kisses the first man she sees, just like any self-respecting biologist. Adam Carlsen, a hotshot young professor, and notorious ass is the one and only. Because of this, Olive is delightfully shocked when Stanford’s top lab tyrant offers to be her pretend lover and keep Olive’s farce a secret.


#14 Delirium

In a different version of the United States, the government requires everyone who turns 18 to undergo a surgery known as the Cure since it has been classified as a deadly disease. Lena Haloway, who resides in Portland, Maine with her aunt, uncle, and cousins, is eagerly anticipating her recovery and the start of a secure, routine life. Her mother was destroyed by love, and she is not ready to make the same error.

However, Lena meets mysterious Alex, a guy from the “Wilds” who lives beneath the government’s radar, with 95 days till her treatment. If they do the unthinkable and fall in love, what will happen?

#15 Credence

Tiernan de Haas is no longer concerned with anything. She was raised with wealth and privilege but no affection or direction as the sole child of a film mogul and his famous wife. Being sent to boarding schools from a young age made it impossible for her to get away from the isolation and build a life for herself. She was constantly dogged by the fame of her parents.

And she understands she should be grieved when they pass away unexpectedly. Has anything actually changed, though? She hasn’t ever been alone, has she? Tiernan, who is still two months away from becoming 18, is placed under the guardianship of Jake Van der Berg, her father’s stepbrother and the only living family she has

#16 The Unhoneymooners

Today, we’ll discuss Christina Lauren’s novel The Unhoneymooners! I have seen this book a lot, so I chose to give it a try and see whether it is deserving of the attention it is receiving. My eagerness to complete this book is increased by the fact that it is my first Christina Lauren book.

Olive and Ethan, two sworn adversaries, are the subjects of the storyline in The Unhoneymooners. The story opens with Ami, Olive’s twin sister, getting married. Ami has always been the fortunate twin of the two of them, but Olive used to be the unfortunate one.

#17 The Notebook

The tale of Noah Calhoun, a recent veteran of the Second World War from a remote Southern state, is introduced among the stark grandeur of the North Carolina coast. A gorgeous girl Noah met fourteen years ago and fell in love with intensely is haunting him as he works to restore a plantation house to its former splendor. Noah is glad to live with only memories of her because he can’t seem to find her and doesn’t want to forget the summer they lived together. That is until she suddenly makes a surprise visit back to his hometown to see him.

The tale of Noah and Allie is only the first piece of a larger puzzle. As it progresses, their story mysteriously changes into another with considerably larger stakes. The overall effect is a profoundly emotional portrayal of love, with its sweet moments and universally felt changes. It is a tale of miracles and feelings that you will never forget.

#18 Everything Everything

My illness is both infamous and unusual. I have a severe case of mixed immunodeficiency, but basically, I have allergies to everything. I rarely leave my residence and haven’t done so in fifteen years. My mother and Carla, my nurse, are the only ones I ever see.

Then, though, a moving truck shows up one day. new neighbors next door. He is there when I glance out the window. He is tall, slender, and dressed all in black, including a black knit cap that completely conceals his hair, black pants, black sneakers, and a black t-shirt. He turns to face me when he sees me looking at him. I return the gaze. He goes by Olly. I aspire to know everything there is to know about him. I find out that he is fierce and hilarious. He has blue eyes like the Atlantic Ocean, and his vice is thieving cutlery, I discover. I discover that once I speak with him, my entire universe widens and I start to feel different—starting to crave things. to desire to leave my bubble. a desire for all that the world has to offer.

#19 The Selection

The Selection is the opportunity of their lives for 35 girls – the chance to leave the life that has been predetermined for them since birth, to get sucked into a world filled with costly diamonds and glistening garments, and to contend for the affection of charming Prince Maxon while residing in a palace.

But being chosen is a nightmare for America Singer. It entails her abandoning her covert romance with Aspen, a member of a lower caste. leaving her home to participate in a challenging contest for a crown she doesn’t desire. residing in a palace that is frequently attacked by vicious rebels. Then Prince Maxon encounters America. She gradually begins to doubt all of her expectations for herself and discovers that the life she’s constantly envisaged might not be as fulfilling as the future she could never have imagined.

#20 Me Before You

Before love gave them everything to lose, they had nothing in common. Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl who has seldom ventured outside of their small community. She has a steady boyfriend and a close-knit family. She accepts a position working for wheelchair-bound former Master of the Universe Will Traynor, which she desperately needs. Will has always led a lavish lifestyle—huge deals, intense sports, and international travel—and he is now very certain he cannot continue to live this way.

Will is sarcastic, temperamental, and domineering, but Lou won’t treat him like a baby, and eventually, his happiness matters more to her than she anticipated. She goes out to prove to Will that life is still worthwhile after learning that he has shocking plans of his own. Me Before You is a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, “What do you do when trying to make the person you cherish happily also means breaking your own heart?” It is a love story for this generation and is ideal for fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars.