It feels like 2022 is the year of adaptations! We’ve already compared the Love & Gelato book and movie and The Summer I Turned Pretty book and TV show. Recently, we watched Netflix’s adaptation of Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between. Most of the story takes place over a single night, where Clare and Aidan decide if they should break up or stay together before starting college. With Clare leaving for Dartmouth in the morning, the two have just 12 hours to make a choice.
Warning: Spoilers if you haven’t read or watched Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between.
*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.*
College freshman Savannah Mason doesn’t believe in love. After watching her grandmother and mother enter countless disastrous relationships, Savannah is convinced love is nothing more than a chemical imbalance tricking you.
Enter Jordan Merrick: a college junior who meets Savannah when she’s moving into her dorm. Jordan’s been burned before, but he’s open to love. After Jordan and Savannah have an instant connection, leading to a friendship, Jordan hopes for something more.
We used common college majors to help you pick your next read. Sorry we couldn’t find a book for every college major out there. Let us know you thoughts on these books in the comments. Also, tell us what you are majoring in, will major in or majored in!
1. Business/Marketing: Summer Constellations by Alisha Sevigny
The family business is hurting and Julie Ducharme doesn’t know what to do. The last thing she wants is for her mother to sell the camp ground lake property. Except, with her brother’s recent illness and her mom’s debt, it might be the only option. To make matters worse, her crush Dan returns for the summer with a new girlfriend.
One night while looking at stars on the dock, Julie runs into Nick Constantine, a cute guy playing guitar. Instant sparks fly between the two and for the first time, the summer looks hopeful. However, Nick’s dad is a developer who wants to turn the lake into a casino resort. Nick doesn’t want to be associated with his dad’s project and tries to help Julie keep the family business. Can she truly ever trust him?
Summer Constellations is really great for family relationships. Julie is very protective of her bother Caleb. Caleb and Nick developed a friendship that made the romance in the story even more genuine. While the romance makes you want to spend the summer at a lake with a hot guy, Julie’s first priority is her family. Julie enlists Nick and her family to come up with marketing ideas to boost the family business to prevent selling to the developers.
YA in college is becoming more popular, especially since NA didn’t really takeoff and— let’s be real— tends to be more erotica than anything. Let us know if we missed any great YA books set in college. We’re always looking to read more of them. Tell us in the comments which YA books set in college are your favorite!
1. The Ivy series by Lauren Kunze
Welcome to the Ivy league. Set at Harvard, this series has everything: from hot guys, to glamorous parties and a well-educated MC. Callie is from a modest family in California and everything changes when she’s thrown into the world of the Northeast elite. The cast of characters make this story unforgettable.