Astro Books: What to Read Based on Your Sign

Whether you’re into the whole astrology thing or not, there’s no denying that it can be fun to analyze.

One of the best parts of reading up on your horoscope is seeing how it applies to your life. So if your sign matches your personality, why can’t the same happen for your books? Next time you’re on the hunt for your latest read, check out these books that align perfectly with the stars and your sign.

ARIES

Mare from Red Queen

In the zodiac, Aries are one of a kind, and with a character like Mare from the Red Queen series, it’s easy to see why. Fiery Rams march to the beat of their own drummer and are nearly unstoppable thanks to their willful attitude. Nobody knows this better than Mare, who fearlessly risks herself and her superhuman abilities to help the Scarlet Guard and their rebellion against the Silver elites.

Red Queen

Red Queen

By Victoria Aveyard

TAURUS

Clay Jensen in Thirteen Reasons Why

With the bull as their zodiac symbol, Taurus are known for being stubborn but relatively peaceful. They think things through, are grounded, and most important are kind. If this sounds familiar, you’ll want to pick up a copy of Thirteen Reasons Why, as Clay Jensen is a total Taurus. Despite his role in the tapes during the last moments of Hannah Baker’s life, Clay ultimately means well and is compassionate. In the book, he is emotionally stable and acts as a grounded narrator for the reader.

Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why

By Jay Asher

LIBRA

Libby in Holding up the Universe

Described as the most selfless people out there, Libras are known for thinking about the needs of others and have a strong sense of justice, standing up for what they think is right. As hopeless romantics, they’ll do whatever it takes to protect the ones they love. If there’s one character who comes to mind when thinking about a Libra, it’s Libby from Holding Up the Universe, who literally stands in front of her entire school in a purple bikini with a simple message to her fellow classmates: “You are wanted, and you are loved.”

Holding Up the Universe

Holding Up the Universe

By Jennifer Niven

LEO

Eragon in Eragon

One defining characteristic of a Leo is a strong sense of honesty and loyalty. They are known for showing kindness to those around them and doing the right thing even when nobody’s watching. Eragon would be an example of this sign for his ability to remain honest and uncorrupted despite all the evil that surrounds him as a Dragon Rider. His strong moral compass ultimately guides him in his quest.

Eragon

Eragon

By Christopher Paolini

CAPRICORN

Lada Dragwlya in And I Darken

When it comes to the toughest sign, Capricorns take the cake. Their resilience keeps them focused on completing the task at hand even if it means overcoming major roadblocks. If you’re a Capricorn, you’ll most likely identify with Lada Dragwlya in And I Darken, whose unyielding determination guides her in making an epic escape from the Ottoman Empire to claim her throne as the princess of Wallachia. Not to mention the fact that Lada’s story of survival in a world of royals is totally inspiring.

And I Darken

And I Darken

By Kiersten White

PISCES

Cathy in Fangirl

As the artsy sign of the zodiac family, Pisces are naturally creative and friendly. It reminds us of Cathy in Fangirl, one of our favorite female protagonists for her shameless book-loving and somewhat geeky character that ultimately becomes a part of who she is as a person.

Fangirl

Fangirl

By Rainbow Rowell

VIRGO

Hazel in The Fault in Our Stars

The Virgo sign is defined by a realistic and practical view of the world. Basically, when it comes to a Virgo, what you see is what you get. Hazel in The Fault in Our Stars falls in line with Virgo traits since she is completely up-front with readers when she reveals she has cancer and comes to terms with how sick she is. She knows her time is limited, is unapologetically herself, and holds nothing back as she falls in love with Augustus.

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

By John Green

SAGITTARIUS

Maddy in Everything, Everything

Known for their adventurous attitude and big dreams, Sagittarians are always thinking about what’s ahead and all the possibilities that life has to offer. The same can be said for Maddy in Everything, Everything, who wants nothing more than to know what life is like outside of her bubble and can be reckless when it comes to her health in the pursuit of curiosity.

Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything

By Nicola Yoon

GEMINI

Clara and Hailey in Gemini

Gemini are the twins of the zodiac and have a witty and naturally outgoing personality. In keeping with the theme of a personality split, you’ll want to check out Gemini by Sonya Mukherjee. It tackles the complicated relationship between Clara and Hailey, conjoined twins with very different personalities.

Gemini

Gemini

By Sonya Mukherjee

AQUARIUS

Nic in Mark of the Thief

The Aquarius sign comes with a natural sense for wonder and exploration. If that sounds like you, Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen is the kind of book that might be right up your alley.Follow the adventurous protagonist Nic as he harnesses newfound ancient powers in his quest to end a rebellion and save Rome.

Mark of the Thief

Mark of the Thief

By Jennifer A. Nielsen

CANCER

Anna in Antisocial

The Crabs of the zodiac are sensitive and in touch with their feelings and work to fiercely protect those around them. If those traits describe you, you’ll identify with Anna’s character in the novel Antisocial. After a hacker leaks personal info from the phones of the most popular kids in school, Anna makes it her mission to put a stop to the leaks. The roller-coaster ride of emotions that Anna experiences makes for a juicy read that’s impossible to put down.

Antisocial

Antisocial

By Jillian Blake

SCORPIO

The Darkling in the Grisha series

While Scorpios naturally have a certain charisma, they also tend to be mysterious and at times manipulative. In Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha series, the book’s antihero The Darkling, who leads the Grisha, manages to lure Alina with his sinister and charming Scorpio nature.

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone

By Leigh Bardugo

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