Adele’s 30 releases November 19th. While we all wait to learn the lyrics to every song, we’re staying busy by reading some of these books that we’ve matched with her previous hits.
Easy on Me
Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes: Evvie Drake is having a rough time — her husband passes on the same day she was planning to leave him, and she struggles to navigate the grief.
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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid: From her titular seven marriages, it’s easy to tell that Evelyn isn’t exactly lucky in love. But the deeper story of her true love is much more complicated.
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Rolling in the Deep
The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa: Carolina is a wedding planner whose fiance sends his brother to leave her at the altar — understandably she has a few bitter feelings.
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Make You Feel My Love
The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang: I don’t think I’ve ever read a book with a person more devoted to their love than Quan is. He is steadfast and true throughout very difficult times.
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When We Were Young
Queen Move by Kennedy Ryan: Twenty years after growing up together, Kimba and Ezra are drawn together again, but this time it’s in a much different way.
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One and Only
First Comes Like by Alisha Rai: Jia has been so focused on building her influencer status and makeup empire that she hasn’t focused on love at all. Enter soap opera star Dev Dixit.
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People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry: Poppy and Alex become fast friends in college, and through many stages of life and living in different cities, they always manage to find their way back to each other.
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Rumor Has It
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty: The book opens with a dead body, but no one is talking about what happened and who is involved.
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor: Orphaned librarian Lazlo Strange has always dreamed of the lost city of Weep, and he’ll find it exceeds his expectations when he gets a chance to travel there.
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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett: The small, Southern, Black community where the Vignes twins grow up shapes their identities in many different ways, for better or worse.
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Find these books in a list at Bookshop.org: https://bookshop.org/lists/books-to-go-with-some-of-adele-s-greatest-hits-before-30-drops
Ellen Whitfield is senior publicist at Books Forward, an author publicity and book marketing firm committed to promoting voices from a diverse variety of communities. From book reviews and author events, to social media and digital marketing, we help authors find success and connect with readers.