Undiscovered Story Recomendations Project

The Wattpad Home page was a place where I used to get a varied reading diet. There were recommendations tailored to my interests but I was also able to sail to other lands if I was in the mood. There were million reads books, but also a space to find new or undiscovered gems.
I don’t know if Wattpad ditched that or if they’re going through technical difficulties.
Regardless, it doesn’t matter what’s happening behind the scenes. You folks know what the homepage looks like now and how books are being recommended in the site, and while I respect and love many books with record breaking read counts, I don’t think the current recommendations create a varied and rich enough reading experience.
So here’s what I want to do about this.
I want to give back the love to the Wattpad community by trying to give light to some undiscovered gems. I’ll open up a recommendations book but also share them on my Tumblr and Twitter if God wills. Now, if the Wattpad homepage would help me find books like that, I’d use that, but instead I’ll have to ask you folks to send me your book titles and I’ll try giving them a read. If I like them enough I may feature them for recommendations.

  • Books should be under 150 reads (not 150k)
  • Nothing 18+
  • Due to religious reasons, I can’t accept LGBT+ books
  • No authors with like 7 blockbuster level books please (respect)
  • You can send books that aren’t yours as well! :smiley:
    So, what do ya’ll think? If this turns big enough we can even turn it into a campaign, lol.
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Hi there,

This seems better suited in #share-your-story:story-requests as #the-cafe is exclusively for casual chatting, so I’ll move it.

Thanks for understanding,
Fray - Community Ambassador :frog:

Oops! Sorry about that. Thank you for your hard work!

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Hello, I like the idea a lot. I agree that Wattpad recommendation does not do justice to undiscovered writers.

That being said, here is my book! It’s slightly below 150. You did not mention if you have any genre preference. My book is Romance Fantasy (Fluffy stuff because I wanted to write a happy story!). It’s LGBTQ (bxb) and mature themed. I’m still writing it…

https://www.wattpad.com/story/189917207-the-fallen

If you read it, I’d love to hear your feedback!

I also want to recommend a book I’ve been reading. This one is YA romance book.
https://www.wattpad.com/story/191745109-flying-the-flag

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150 or 150K?

That’s what I’m wondering too. Hopefully is 150K and not 150 since I only have one book on my account with under 100 reads.

150k isn’t exactly undiscovered :upside_down_face:

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This one was at 120 reads this morning. Thank you for doing this!

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https://www.wattpad.com/735109290-brothers-in-blood

Chance “Gunner” Milharn, a young monster hunter from Iowa, is in the wrong place at exactly the right time. One cold night in 1944, at the border of France and Germany, the tracks of a werewolf circling his camp lure him from his post.

That dereliction of duty saves his life and the life of a small boy.

Joseph “Herr Schwarz” Ames, a roguish ranger, is in the right place at the right time, though he doesn’t know it. He happens upon a very old friend who asks him to help search for a lost boy. He wishes he’d said no. When he stumbles upon a massacred squadron of German soldiers, it becomes clear the child is not simply lost.

The hunt to find a child in deathly peril leads Joseph to an unexpected ally.

William Gotmaschine, a necromancer of great power and questionable goals, is in the right place, but the wrong time. A number of obstacles stand between him and what he has come for, including a missing boy. As luck would have it though, he runs into a friend who can help him with his child problem.

The quest to secure a relic will determine so much more than his fate.

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https://www.wattpad.com/719542186-the-dragons-tale-part-one

A dragon gets turned into a bird.
Middle grade fantasy, short story.


The dragons tale by ilianasarigo

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This sounds really cool, thanks for doing it! My story’s got a hair over 150 reads at 9 parts.

The Crumbling Tower

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Even an ordinary lady has a past, though other characters may be persuaded otherwise.
aka
Miss Elletra Wilton has gained an increasingly strange hanger-on.

This is a 30,000+ word novella set in late Victorian London, with elements of the paranormal and an LGBTQ romance.
The Crumbling Tower is already fully written and will be updated weekly. You can find it at
https://www.wattpad.com/story/187397065-the-crumbling-tower

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I meant that the story has UNDER 150K reads. Not being 150K reads.

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I have a book called Celebrity House

https://www.wattpad.com/story/191441874-celebrity-house

Teagen Zastera never thought of herself as one of the most popular girls in school. She never pictured herself going viral overnight. And she definitely couldn’t have predicted the fame (and chaos) that came her way afterward.

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this sounds really cool thanks for doing this :slight_smile:
my story is less than 100 reads

https://www.wattpad.com/story/189442301-the-nature-of-shadows
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In the world of Ragladore, the land is shaped and ruled over by many species and creatures alike. One of the more preeminent species is the Humans. The humans are a unique case in this world where strength equals power. They aren’t exceptionally strong, powerful, or intelligent. The three things they do have though is the ability to breed like rabbits, their ability to adapt to any situation and always come out on top, and a whole lot of greed.

And Human greed is what starts it all.
Miko is only a young boy when he gets taken from his home. Looking to sell the boy to the highest bidder on the slave markets, a group of humans brutally kidnap him. Miko’s kind is very rare and generally extremely expensive to obtain. They have never been caught alive - Until Miko. Not only is he alive, but he’s young too. Since Miko is just a child, the humans assume that he will be putty in his owner’s hands - easy to mold into the perfect vision of his master’s most desired creation. Miko’s kind is known for their legendary prowess; whoever manages to not only pay a king’s ransom for Miko - but tame him too - will have the ultimate weapon of absolute destruction at the twitch of a finger. However, while Miko is young, he is not so young as to forget.

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Hello have a poem on my page it about heartbreak check it out

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Ah, yes I realise I didn’t mention restrictions. I’ll edit the post accordingly. Thank you for your reply.

Both of mine are under 150 (they’re actually both under 100 :sweat_smile:) here they are
Hephaestion (general fic): https://www.wattpad.com/story/192738285-hephaestion-wattys-2019
Ferly (fantasy): https://www.wattpad.com/story/193151986-ferly

I think this is a great idea! It seems like it’s getting harder and harder to get noticed on wp

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Less than 150, not 150k, ^^

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ur profile pic looks cool

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Oh my God, that sounds cool! I’ll make sure to check it out ^^

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Noticed