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10 Book Recommendations Based On Your Favorite Golden Globe Nominations

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Wondering what to read after watching your favorite Golden Globe nomination? From the rural Irish landscape of "The Banshees of Inisherin" to the high fantasy world of "House of the Dragon," we’ve been enraptured by these Golden-Globe story worlds. If you’re looking for books that contain the vibe of these great shows and movies, Fable has you covered. 

1. House of the Dragon

A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught
A Kingdom of DreamsAbducted from her convent school, headstrong Scottish beauty Jennifer Merrick does not easily surrender to Royce Westmoreland, Duke of Claymore. Known as “The Wolf,” his very name strikes terror in the hearts of his enemies. But proud Jennifer will have nothing to do with the fierce English warrior who holds her captive, this handsome rogue who taunts her with his blazing arrogance.

2. Better Call Saul

Dope Thief by Dennis Tafoya
Dope ThiefWith a couple of fake badges and some DEA windbreakers, Ray and Manny pose as federal agents and rip off small-time drug dealers, taking their money and drugs and disappearing before anyone is the wiser. Eventually, they choose the wrong mark and walk out with hundreds of thousands of dollars, and a heavy hitter, who is more than willing to kill to get his money back.

3. Abbott Elementary

Not So Nice Guy by R. S. Grey
Not So Nice GuyA full-length standalone romantic comedy from USA TODAY best-selling author R.S. Grey about two teachers who take the plunge and fall in love.   

4. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
The Inheritence GamesAvery Grambs has a plan for a better future: survive high school, win a scholarship, and get out. But her fortunes change in an instant when billionaire Tobias Hawthorne dies and leaves Avery virtually his entire fortune. The catch? Avery has no idea why -- or even who Tobias Hawthorne is. To receive her inheritance, Avery must move into a sprawling, secret passage-filled Hawthorne House, where every room bears the old man's touch -- and his love of puzzles, riddles, and codes. Unfortunately for Avery, Hawthorne House is also occupied by the family that Tobias Hawthorne just dispossessed. This includes the four Hawthorne grandsons: dangerous, magnetic, brilliant boys who grew up with every expectation that one day, they would inherit billions.

5. The Woman King

The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
The Gilded OnesSixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs. But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity–and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death.

6. The Whale

No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai
No Longer HunmanThis Japanese novel tells the poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas. In consequence, he feels himself "disqualified from being human."

7. Triangle of Sadness

Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney
Beautiful World Where Are YouA group of friends in struggle with relationships, sex, and the world around them. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart. They have sex, they worry about sex, they worry about their friendships and the world they live in.

8. Everything, Everywhere, All At Once

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry

9. The Menu

The Guest List by Lisa Foley
The Guest ListOn an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. But perfection is for plans, and people are all too human. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. The groomsmen begin the drinking game from their school days. The bridesmaid not-so-accidentally ruins her dress. The bride’s oldest (male) friend gives an uncomfortably caring toast.And then someone turns up dead.

10. Wednesday

The Mary Shelley Club by Goldy Moldavsky
The Mary Shelley ClubNew girl Rachel Chavez turns to horror movies for comfort, preferring stabby serial killers and homicidal dolls to the bored rich kids of Manhattan Prep...and to certain memories she’d preferred to keep buried. Then Rachel is recruited by the Mary Shelley Club, a mysterious society of students who orchestrate Fear Tests, elaborate pranks inspired by urban legends and movie tropes. At first, Rachel embraces the power that comes with reckless pranking. But as the Fear Tests escalate, the competition turns deadly, and it’s clear Rachel is playing a game she can’t afford to lose.

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