If you're looking for something new to read, you've come to the right place!

On August 17th, our community came together in our bi-weekly Twitter chat #G20Chat to discuss our favorite books, authors, and genres.

Below we’ve recapped the recommendations from that night. If you’re looking for something new to read, you’ve come to the right place!

Make sure to leave your favorite books and authors in the comments! We’d love to add them to our own personal lists. ?


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What genres do twenty-somethings love?

Non-fiction, memoirs/tell-alls, mystery, real life stories, romance, paranormal dystopian, young adult, fiction, literary fiction, writing about writing, psychology, adult fiction, autobiographies, biographies, personal development.

“I don’t think I have a favorite genre because I read everything. And it depends on my mood and my interests at the moment.” @JoelKaskinen

“Generally non-fiction… I love learning something new.” @BPucino

Basically everything.

Our favorite authors:

  • Cheryl Strayed
  • Emma Straub
  • JK Rowling
  • Stephen King
  • David Foster Wallace
  • Dave Eggers
  • Anne Lamott
  • Dubravka Urgesic
  • Justin Cronin
  • Tom Cox
  • Jodie Picoult
  • Jojo Moyes
  • J.R. Ward
  • Christie Craig
  • Victoria Aveyard
  • Sarah Dessen
  • John Green
  • Douglas Adams
  • Orson Scott Card
  • Eoin Colfer
  • Kristin Hannah
  • Rainbow Rowell
  • Haruki Murakami
  • Chris Guillebeau
  • Liane Moriarty
  • Mitch Albom
  • John Krakauer
  • Sue Grafton
  • Robert B Parker
  • John Grisham
  • Arianna Huffigton
  • Tina Fey
  • Gretchen Rubin
  • Dr Meg Jay
  • Nicholas Sparks
  • James Patterson
  • Lemony Snicket
  • Scott Westerfeld

Our favorite fiction novels of all time:

Authors and Books To Explore In Your 20s

Our favorite non-fiction novels of all time:

Authors and Books To Explore In Your 20s

What is a book every twenty-something should read?

Other book lists you might like:

If it wasn’t obvious already, we love reading. Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, we’re here for it.

Let us know your favorite books below! We’d love to check them out.

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