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    20 Amazing Books You'll Want To Binge Read On Kindle Unlimited

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    Now that we're all staying home practicing social distancing, it's a better time than ever to catch up on your ever-growing list of reads that are gathering dust on your (digital?) shelves. And Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is here to help you do just that.

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    Kindle Unlimited gives you access to over 1 million titles, countless audiobooks, and even a rotating selection of magazines.

    Plus, you can read anytime you want on any device you want — you DON'T need a Kindle! All you need to do is download the Kindle app *swoon*.

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    The service is $9.99/month (buying one print book a month is more expensive, guys!). But before you take the plunge, you can dip your toes with a limited deal of $4.99 for two months (instead of the regular fee of $19.98) OR a 30-day trial subscription — for FREE, no hidden fees or strings attached!

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    With over one million titles — which you can check out here — we're highlighting some of our favorites that we'll be reading during quarantine.

    1. All seven Harry Potter books because you just *know* they've been calling to you for a much-needed Potter marathon lately. Want to take your reading experience up a notch? Try this gorgeous illustrated version instead!

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    Do you really need a review of Harry Potter to convince you to read the books? Do ya? DO YA?! Well, if you do, I'm here to tell you: read them. I solemnly swear you shall not regret it (Do you get that reference? No? That means you have to read them).

    Editor’s Note: BuzzFeed does not support discriminatory or hateful speech in any form. We stand by the LGBTQ+ community and all fans who found a home in the Harry Potter series and will work to provide a safe space for fans. If you, like us, feel impassioned about trans rights, learn more or donate here.

    2. And The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook to take it a step further — staying at home gives a perf opportunity to try out all 150+ recipes, switch up your daily meals, and satisfy your craving for cauldron cakes or treacle tarts (Harry's fave!).

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    Promising review: "So. Much. Fun! You can tell a lot of work went into putting this book together. My husband and I made a meal together, and we had a great time (all whilst listening to the Harry Potter soundtracks). He made the Roast Chicken and I made the Pumpkin Pasties. Both turned out great! We can't wait to try the next dish and dessert from the world of Harry Potter!" —T.H. Ratledge

    3. A River in Darkness, a dark memoir about one man's life in — and escape from — North Korea that'll have you rooted to your screen.

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    Amazon Crossing

    Promising review: "This book is a must-read. I read it in a day because I couldn't put it down. It is well written, insightful, and eye-opening. Not only does the author go into depth about his personal experiences, but he also spends time on historical background and the politics of the time. I think it's important for people to read this book to understand the social and political climate of North Korea. This is a solid five-star book." —Rose Princess

    4. The Haunting of Gillespie House if you're in the mood for a deliciously creepy and classic haunted house tale with enough suspense and spooky noises to keep you up at night. Old house? Check. Locked rooms? Check. Creepy graveyard? Check!

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    Black Owl Books

    Promising review: "What a awesome horror book. Curled up in bed with a storm raging outside made this book even better. What are the noises coming from behind the walls?? What is it in the old crypt out back that desperately wants out? Exactly what happened to little Hannah? Add to that a old house with a family cemetery and you have one check of a great read. We need more books like this." —Kindle Customer

    5. Attack on Titan Vol. 1 if you've binge-watched the anime series and now you're ready to binge-read the manga.

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    Kodansha Comics

    Promising review: "What an original story concept! The whole 'fish tank–like' world setting and the structure of concentric city rings are great built-in storytelling devices. The first installment has great characterization, which is extremely important in gore stories when a lot of characters die. The reader has to care about the characters somehow to keep reading. The author sticks it to us with the deaths! Certain scenes definitely pull at the heart strings. The story is scary and gut-wrenching — I love it! Overall, Attack on Titan is told very well. —Kiefer

    6. Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen, a fresh take and retelling focused on the villain of your favorite Disney fairytales. It's a great deep-dive into nostalgia and finally getting a backstory for the villains we grew up with.

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    Disney Press

    Promising review: "Super fun to read a classic story from the point of the view of the villain. This book mostly focuses on the years prior to the actual Snow White story, with the last 15-20% covering the events of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. This one mostly stayed true to the film, with the addition of three witch sisters, who seem to be controlling the major events of the story. I enjoyed the sisters. My favorite part of this book was finding out the identity of the face in the magic mirror. What a great twist!" —Jaime

    And if you want more, find out what led the prince to be cursed into a beast in the next installment, The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince.

    7. Earth Abides — if you're a fan of dystopian novels like The Hunger Games, this classic will take you back to where it started! Still relevant today, it follows Isherwood, who discovers that a plague — which he unknowingly survived — has wiped out pretty much all of civilization, and now he has become part of the small number of devastated survivors who are attempting to rebuild and maintain a sense of society and normalcy once again.

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    Mariner

    Promising review: "`Had never heard of this book, but snapped it up during this quarantine. Especially when I learned Stephen King was moved to write The Stand after reading it. Although written in 1949, it is still very relevant today, in light of what is happening around the world. Isherwood's observation of the collapse of modern society, the loss of his old family, his struggle to find survivors with whom he feels comfortable to start a new life, and the new Tribe that evolves from his efforts is a tale both tragic and yet heartening in it's reaffirmation of humanity's determination and perseverance. We take so much for granted, until it is suddenly taken from us. Then we realize that our human control is often an illusion, and we are all merely a blip in the passage of Earth's history. Civilizations come and go, as they have done for millenia before ours, and through it all, Earth [still] Abides. I found myself deeply involved in the lives of Ish, his partner Em, their friends and family members, and emotionally vested in their future. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and could not put it down. If you enjoy dystopian tales such as The Hunger Games, Lord of the Rings, etc., you might like this as much as I did!" —Kindle Customer

    8. Speaking of The Hunger Games, why not show it some love too? Get reacquainted with Katniss once again and don't forget what a trailblazer both she as a heroine and this series was for the genre!

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    Scholastic Press

    Promising review: "Great book. I could not put it down. You will get very attached to the characters and involved. I almost wanted to read the series again when I finished the last book. Definitely worth the time, even if you have seen the movies already. The books go into so much detail developing the characters that you get personally attached to them. Each one has their own quirks and oddities that make you fall in love with them. You honestly feel like they are friends. There is just the right amount of comic relief mixed in with the darker parts to keep you from getting really angry at the situations but nowhere near enough to be cheesy. And the descriptions of the people and places are so well written. This book sucks you in right from the beginning and won't let you back out. There were nights I literally stayed up until 4am to find out what happened next." —Amazon Customer

    9. SpongeBob Goes to the Doctor because I didn't think this post would be complete without everyone's favorite yellow sponge. A great book for helping the little ones in your life feel comfortable with going to the doctor once they realize even sponges have to go from time to time!

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    Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon

    Promising review: "This was a gift for my nephew and he loved the book. He went right to Dad and asked it to be read. This continued off and on throughout the day with other family members. My nephew has has a few issues with having to go through many doctor visits due to a stream of allergies and also a severe ear infection which burst his eardrum and eventually led to tubes with-in his ears. I believe that this has comforted him knowing that one of his cartoon heroes had to go to the doctor too!" —TM

    10. The Marriage of Opposites, a forbidden period romance set on an island in the 1800s about Rachel Manzano de Pissarro, the passionate and rebellious woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro — the man who would go on to become one of the greatest artists of France. With Hoffman's lush, magical writing and a defiant love story that scandalizes the small Jewish community, you'll surely be rooting for this one!

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    Simon & Schuster

    Promising review: "I really liked this book. As usual Alice Hoffman writes an excellent story filled with magic, fantasy, brilliant colors and wonderful characters. She excels in intimate details and strong description. This story highlights harsh island life mixed with fantastic and bright surroundings, mostly seen through the eyes of a rebellious girl, dreaming of Paris, growing to adulthood and the realities of life as a wife and mother. The other island inhabitants are just as brilliantly brought to life in their own stories and events. There is not a single book written by this author that I disliked. You can hardly go wrong in reading her unique tales and fascinating prose. Her pen is a paintbrush of unimagined colors and strokes. I strongly recommend anything and everything she has written. She and Stephen King, though so very different, continue to be among the best writers out there." —Penny

    11. Bloodline, a thriller inspired by real events, in which a pregnant journalist moves with her fiancé back to his Minnesota hometown, only to discover that this picture-perfect village seems a little too perfect...

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    Thomas & Mercer

    Promising review: "This book grabbed me from the first sentence! I couldn't put it down, I HAD to find out what would happen next! Joan and Deck move from Minneapolis to Lilydale, Deck's hometown. It's 1968 and Joan is pregnant. The beautiful little town seems idyllic, at first....then Joan discovers that there was a case of a missing child and mother from 24 years earlier. As the story progresses, Joan is convinced that she's being watched, that there's a conspiracy against her. Nobody believes her, not her "husband" or the police, or old friends. The ending is truly shocking, it hit me like a two by four to the head!!! I highly recommend this book, it's a must read!!" —Susan

    12. Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel, a gorgeously illustrated adaptation of the treasured classic — once you open this, you'll wish you were living in Green Gables with Anne!

    Andrews McMeel Publishing

    Promising review: "This book is so beautifully illustrated. All of the cherished parts of the story are here in beautiful detail. I felt joy and sadness looking at these pictures. Absolutely beautiful! Ordered a second copy for my seven year old niece. —Margaret

    13. Stolen Enchantress, perfect for fans of fairytale retellings that are looking for something a little more original. This one combines Beauty and the Beast with The Pied Piper in a tale ripe with unbreakable curses, sentient enchanting forests, and forbidden love. Plus, just look at that cover!

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    Starling Publishing

    Promising review: "This is the first time I've read a book by this author, and it was amazing! I literally could not put it down. As in, I was walking in the middle of rush hour Manhattan while reading this book. I found this story to be quite refreshing and original than a lot of other books I have read lately. It was fast paced and full of action without compromising on world and character building. The author wove such a seamless tale that I did not feel as though I was bogged down with every minuscule detail about the setting or surroundings to the point where I want to skip certain paragraphs, nor was there so much dialogue that I lost track of who was saying what or when. It was just a perfect flow that kept me riveted to each page. My only complaint (and it's very minor) would be that I really can't see the connection to Beauty and the Beast aside from the villagers and there being a curse." —No time

    14. Small Sacrifices, a true crime story about a mother and what drove her to try and murder her three children. If you wanna stay up all night reading and go down a wormhole of research, this one's for you.

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    Time Warner Books

    Promising review: "Truly an excellent read for those who are interested in true crime. This story takes place in the Great Northwest (Oregon). This book describes the crime in detail along with the follow-up police investigation and criminal trial outcome. Ann Rule is a true professional when it comes to writing about true crime. This book delves into the actual killer's psyche. The question will always remain 'why?' In order to come to a conclusion, the reader will be provided a psychological profile of the killer herself. The book includes actual photos of the police personnel involved and actual photos of the children, their mother, and the crime scene. Photos are not graphic." —Sean

    15. The Hundred Dresses, a beautiful classic picture book with an important message on bullying. You're introduced to a Polish girl who's bullied by her classmates for wearing the same faded dress every day. If you don't love the book after reading it, I'll change my name!

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    HMH Books for Young Readers;

    Promising review: "This book was recommended by a pediatrician as one he reads his children each year during the holidays. Though the book was written in the 1940s, the message of standing up against bullying resonates well in today's environment. My eight-year-old granddaughter was enthralled. My five-year-old granddaughter stayed with us through most of the story. I was in tears as I read. I can see us reading The Hundred Dresses every year." —CarolB

    16. The Dressmaker's Gift, a historical fiction novel set in 1940s Paris about three women, each with a secret, brought together during wartime.

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    Lake Union Publishing

    Promising review: "Being born in 1940, and having uncles who served in the war, I was always interested in everything about it. I couldn't put it down. The historical facts are interwoven with a story that certainly could have taken place. It brought tears to my eyes more than once. Thank you so much for writing it." —RPN

    17. The Will and the Wilds, a bewitching story about two people who share the same soul and the consequences that will bring. Enna seeks help from Maekallus to fight off the monsters in the wildwood but his price — a piece of her soul — binds him to the mortal realm and if they can't break the spell, both will perish.

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    47North

    Promising review: "I was enthralled from the very beginning, and love when an author makes me question falling for certain characters. There were times with the story that I was afraid things wouldn't work out, whether it was in the way I wanted or not. This story was bewitching in the best way, and I love that the author even composed a song to help bring it to life! I've read it twice now, and the audiobook was definitely the way to go. The characters are brought to life in vivid detail, and even though I knew what was going to happen, I still found myself gasping or crying at certain parts. It has the perfect mix of fantasy, magic and romance. The story will stay in your thoughts for days, until you find yourself reading it all over again. A beautifully woven tale, with enchanting characters and a world every reader longs to escape in." —Jenn

    18. 2AM Thoughts, a lovely collection of poetry that puts into words all the thoughts we have of love, heartbreak, yearning, and healing that come and go on those long, never-ending nights.

    Central Avenue Publishing

    Promising review: "So relatable! I can’t tell you enough how much I love this book. I never really was into poetry, but I found Campbell’s writing. She so beautifully puts onto paper thoughts and feelings I’ve had for so long but never knew how to express. The way she shows the journey of being lonely to falling in love then the hardships that come with that passion to falling out of love, then the recovery after...masterful writing in my opinion. I’ve already read this book a couple times, and have several pages I’ve bookmarked that I return to often." —Olivia

    19. Where the Forest Meets the Stars, a sweet romance about two strangers embroiled in a mystery. It's perfect to take your mind off the heavy stuff.

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    Lake Union Publishing

    Promising review: "I downloaded this book this afternoon as a Kindle First Look. I finished it a half hour ago. The characters were achingly real, the dialogue authentic, the emotions raw, and the plot had just the right twist to remain plausible with the rest of the story. Brilliant first novel! My only regret is that it wasn't a little longer!" —Mandy

    20. You Get What You Get, a children's book to keep your kid or sibling busy while you're engrossed in your own favorite novel. You can read it together too!

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    Picture Window Books

    Promising review: "Bought this for my Jekyll/Hyde 1-year-old terro—I mean, toddler. But our 3-year-old fell in love with it. We read it often and he likes to repeat 'you get what you get and you don't throw a fit!' when someone else is being cranky. Very cute book." —Pourfrosting

    You can get Amazon's Kindle Unlimited now and start binge-reading these amazing titles for $9.99/month OR try it out with either a limited deal of $4.99 for two months or a 30-day trial subscription for FREE. It's time to get reading, folks!

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