8 Amazing Books to Read If You Loved Watching
Sierra Burgess is a Loser
September 22, 2018
Netflix is having a total rom-com moment, and we are living for it! It feels like it’s been years since there have been
good teen romance films, so we are eating up all of these new movies. , The Kissing Booth and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Set It Up are just a few selections of Netflix’s fast-growing rom-com section. L-O-V-E.
Right now, we’re totally obsessed with the streaming platform’s newest addition,
. It does an amazing job of exploring life as a teenage girl in the 21st century — but, TBH, one movie is not enough! If you’re craving more romance stories that have a similar vibe to Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Sierra Burgess, then check out these eight amazing books:
1 of 8
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
Simon & Schuster
If you loved
Sierra Burgess, we're guessing you've already watched To All the Boys I've Loved Before, too. (The more Noah Centineo, the better, right?) But the book version is totally still worth reading! You get to know Lara Jean and Peter even more, and the ending isn't quite the same as the movie!
2 of 8
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser might seem like it's a classic modern love story, the plot of the movie was actually based on a 19th-century play!
Cyrano de Bergerac, Cyrano falls in love with his distant cousin, Roxane. But because of his big nose, he is too ashamed to tell her. Instead, he starts working with Roxane's crush, Christian. Christian doesn't possess the intellect of Cyrano, so Cyrano starts writing letters to Roxane pretending to be Christian. The ending isn't quite the same as Sierra Burgess, but the screenplay is just as riveting to read!
3 of 8
Reasons I Fell for the Funny Fat Friend by Cassie Mae
Brody knows it's stupid, but he can't help it: he's fallen for his brother's ex-girlfriend. Attempting to win her over, he asks the school's unofficial matchmaker, Haley, to help him.
Haley agrees, but as she coaches Brody, he starts becoming more and more interested in her rather than the girl he's trying to date. She's hilarious and easy to talk to, but known as the "funny fat friend" of her group, she isn't confident as her personality suggests. Brody tries to express his love for Haley, but it turns out convincing her of his feelings is harder than expected.
4 of 8
How to Date a Nerd by Cassie Mae
Zoe is one of the most popular girls in school. But she has a secret... she's a total nerd! In order to preserve her reputation, she hides her love for comic books. Meanwhile, Zak wears his geek status loud and proud. When Zoe falls for him, she has to make a decision... keep her popularity or live her truth?
5 of 8
Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman
Natalie writes the relationship column for her high school newspaper. She pretends to know all about guys, but some of her classmates are starting to think she doesn't really know what she's talking about.
In order to truly understand the male brain, Natalie disguises herself as a guy and spends a week at Underwood Academy, the private all-boys boarding school in town. She learns a lot more than she expected, but things get complicated when she starts to fall for her male roommate.
6 of 8
The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
Like Sierra, Bianca is super smart, but she isn't exactly the coolest girl in school. When the hot jock, Wesley, calls her the "DUFF" (designated ugly fat friend) of her crew, she realizes she wants to change that. She enlists the help of Wes (someone she despises) to make her cooler, but she ends up falling for him in the process.
7 of 8
Geek Girl by Cindy C Bennett
Cedar Fort, Inc.
Jen is a typical rebellious teenager. She wears goth clothing, sneaks out and parties and so do her friends. But when she starts feeling bored, she comes up with a new challenge: turn the geek into a bad boy.
Jen sets her sights on Trevor, the innocent star student. She makes a bet with her friends that she can turn the good boy bad, and she's sure that she'll win. In the end, though, she ends up being the one who changes. But when Trevor finds out about the bet, Jen has to own up to her mistakes.
8 of 8
One Night That Changes Everything by Lauren Barnholdt
Similar to Sierra, Eliza is shy and not very confident about the way she looks. When she finds out her family is moving, she decides to make a list of all the things she was afraid to do before and do them once she moves. But it turns out her family is staying put in the same town, so she keeps the list hidden away.
Two years later, she and her boyfriend, Cooper, have just broken up. Eliza found out that he was only dating her as a joke, so she gets her revenge by posting terrible things about him online. He and his friends retaliate by stealing her secret list, and they force Eliza to do everything on it in one night. It sounds like a nightmare, but it might end up being the best thing that's ever happened to her.
Oh, you’re done? Then find out
which books to read if you’re also a To All the Boys fan!