Young Adult Book Lists
Recommended Reads: Dystopian
The Best Young Adult Books of 2019 (So Far)
From time traveling romances to heists with drag queens, these 19 stories deliver our favorite YA reads of so far. Virtually Yours by Sarvenaz Tash. More college-aged YA, please. That has to be a sign, right? Except that her other match, Jeremy, just happens to be her new best friend IRL. So which should she trust? Ordinary Girls by Blair Thornburgh.
This year has delivered on the kind of personal and eye-opening fiction the YA world craves, while also bringing readers new fantasy series, coveted titles from top authors, wicked horror and suspense stories, and new entries in already loved series. This list of must-read YA titles of is by no means definitive, but it shows that readers have had plenty to talk about and love this year. Woodfolk uses the shifting points-of-view of three music lovers — Autumn, Shay, and Logan — who each lose someone and now wonder what their lives would have been if tragedy never struck. Readers will find instant emotional bonds with the trio of never-bland protagonists in this slowly unfolding story told in lyrical prose. She effortlessly transitions between describing her fear of deportation and efforts to get a green card, and revealing her highly relatable teen anxieties about dating, family, and life in general.
This is the first in a two-part series that will feature, hopefully, most of the books that your TBR comprised of!
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In fact, studies show that more than half of YA readers are actually adult -adults , which sort of calls the whole meaning of the phrase into question and makes you wonder if this system of categorizing books by target audience is dumb to begin with. Here are the 15 essentials. After she witnesses the fatal shooting of her black best friend by a white police officer, Starr is driven to find her voice and become an activist.
We tackled that last one , but now we wanted to take a look at some books that are on the forefront of the reputation spectrum. Specifically, the ones that we think deserve to be there. So, without further ado, we present 15 YA books that we believe live up to the hype! We have made our feelings on this very clear. This powerful, emotional, relevant, hilarious, all-around phenomenal read can basically speak for itself. Actually, scratch that.
Need a break from binge-watching a new show or just want to dive into a whole new world that you've probably wouldn't otherwise get to visit? These new books are perfect for anytime you just need a good read. Mary E. Pearson continues to grow the world of the Remnant Chronicles with the sequel to Dance of Thieves. Kazi and Jase are back at Tor's Watch, but things aren't as they seem when they see that someone else has taken over while they were gone.
Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless. Buy now from your favorite retailer:. In reality, this entire list could be dedicated to John Green books. From An Abundance of Katherines to Looking for Alaska, Green writes in a way that is completely delightful to read as an adult, and his latest piece is no different.