Time to dig your heels in the ground, because Taurus season is upon us! This is the time for the sign of the bull. While our Taurus friends are famous for their stubbornness and independence, they are also very patient and reliable. They’re known for always answering the call when needed and rushing to your side when you need a shoulder. They enjoy exploring the senses, enjoying tasty delights, and holding on strongly to the things they care about most deeply. Check out these books below that are sure to appeal to our friends of the bull.

The Perfect Book Recommendations for Taurus!

1. Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter

Taureans, as I said before, are quite famous for their stubbornness, but are also steadfast and determined in their romantic pursuits. All of those characteristics can be found in Liz Buxbaum from Better Than the Movies. Liz is determined to get her childhood crush, Michael, to ask her to prom, so she hatches a plan with her annoying next door neighbor, Wes, to make Michael notice and fall in love with her. But the more time she spends with Wes, the more she realizes she LIKES spending time with him. This satisfying love story that will delight our Taurus friends until the very last page!


2. A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

My foodie Taurus friends will absolutely love A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow! The descriptions of the food will have your mouth watering, I mean, there’s an entire chapter dedicated to the Cuban sandwich! Not to mention, the love interest, Orion showcases the devotion and trustworthiness of any great Taurus partner.


3. We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian

Like our fellow Taurus, the characters in We Are the Wildcats hold friendship closely to their hearts. They support their friends through thick and thin and value these relationships above all else. In this novel, we meet a group of kickass female athletes who discover how to come together as a team over the duration of 24 unforgettable hours. We Are the Wildcats is the perfect read for anyone looking for a powerful story about the strength of friendship and self-resilience. 


4. Watch Over Me by Mila Gray

If you’re looking for a decadent love story this month, sink into this gripping YA romance between Zoey and her best friend’s brother, ex-Marine Tristan. Watch Over Me is filled with passion, promises, and the heart-pounding moments that come with first love.


5. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Our Taurus friends will relate to Lara Jean on so many levels! In To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we meet Lara Jean, who is stubborn about what she wants, a delightful foodie, and fiercely protective of her friendships. Sink into this feel-good love story about what happens when Lara Jean’s private love letters are mailed out to her childhood crushes and chaos ensues.


6. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Dimple is another main character that many Taurus will relate to! All Dimple wants to do is focus on her aspiring career as a web developer, but her mom is determined to matchmake her to a potential future husband, Rishi. Unlike Rishi’s sweet and hopelessly romantic demeanor, Dimple is steadfast about focusing on school above all else. She will fall in love on her own terms, with an independence and drive that rivals a Taurus.


7. Hungry Hearts edited by Caroline Tung Richmond and Elsie Chapman

Get ready to open up your tastebuds with this sensational collection of foodie adventures that will leave every reader hungry and craving for more! Hungry Hearts features 13 short stories about the intersection of family, culture, and food – featuring many of our favorite treats, from pastries to dumplings! A Taurus (and all our fellow foodies) will appreciate this delightful read!


8. SLAY by Brittany Morris

As we’ve learned, our Taurus friends are nothing if not driven and determined to accomplish all they set their minds to, which is why they will definitely relate to Kiera Johnson, the very intelligent and successful computer programmer in SLAY. By day, Kiera is the perfect honors student and one of the only Black kids at her school, but Kiera has a secret identity. She’s the developer behind a popular video game called SLAY that’s played by thousands of Black gamers worldwide. When a teen is murdered over a dispute in the SLAY world, the game blows up everywhere and Kiera must figure out how to protect her game without losing herself in the process.


9. Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

During this month of the earth sign, our Taurus friends are especially excited to dig into the natural world, which is why they will delight in sinking into Chain of Gold. The cover alone, which shines with gold and copper tones, will catch their attention, and that’s before they dig into the daring adventures Cordelia Carstairs and her friends are about to embark on.

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