16 Books To Fill The Sally Rooney-Sized Hole In Your Heart Once You've Binged Hulu's "Conversations With Friends"

    When you're done bingeing Hulu's Conversations With Friends, here are recommendations to keep your hot sad girl summer going.

    It's been two years since Hulu premiered Normal People (I'm still dreaming of Connell's gold chain), and now comes the hotly anticipated premiere of their adaptation of Sally Rooney's debut novel, Conversations With FriendsHere are some books to soothe your millennial angst if you've devoured everything Rooney has written so far. (Her latest book, Beautiful World, Where Are You came out in September 2021 — check it out if you haven't already!)

    1. Happy Hour by Marlowe Granados

    2. Luster by Raven Leilani

    3. Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

    4. Play It as It Lays by Joan Didion

    5. Topics of Conversation by Miranda Popkey

    6. Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson

    7. Quartet by Jean Rhys

    8. New Animal by Ella Baxter

    9. You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat

    10. The Portrait of a Mirror by A. Natasha Joukovsky

    11. Little Rabbit by Alyssa Songsiridej

    12. Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors

    13. Three Rooms by Jo Hamya

    14. Friends and Dark Shapes by Kavita Bedford

    15. Other People's Clothes by Calla Henkel

    16. Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan

    I'm off to go find the perfect gold chain and gaze longingly out at the ocean until the next Sally Rooney adaptation premieres. 

    Do you have any books like Conversations With Friends that you'd recommend? Let us know in the comments below!