READING LIST FOR BEGINNERS OF TEEN & YOUNG ADULT FICTION BOOKS

Critically Acclaimed Books for Teen & Young Adult Fiction Book Readers


Reviews By Popular Critics & Publishers
NY TIMES 4

The 5th Wave

A setup like this would be hard to resolve in one book, and Yancey doesn’t try; there’s plenty of room left for a sequel or two. Smart man.

KIRKUS 5

The Book of Blood and Shadow

Here's something refreshing: a religious-historical thriller with a nifty Mobius strip of a plot—think Nancy Werlin channeling Dan Brown—serving up shivery suspense, sans fangs or fur.

KIRKUS 5

Rotters

A cerebral romp through a fascinating, revolting underworld.

EXAMINER 4

Last Sacrifice

‘Last Sacrifice’ marks the sixth book in Richelle Mead’s ‘Vampire Academy’ series and the last book told primarily from Rose Hathaway’s perspective...if you are a fan of the ‘Vampire Academy’ series, ...

KIRKUS 5

Between Shades of Gray

Sepetys’ flowing prose gently carries readers through the crushing tragedy of this tale that needs telling.

KIRKUS

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Though Jacob’s overdeveloped back story gives the tale a slow start, the pictures add an eldritch element from the early going, and along with creepy bad guys, the author tucks in suspenseful chases a ...

KIRKUS 3

Torment

Luce's personality finally begins to bud in this book, but she's still bland, existing primarily for Daniel. Daniel, who Lucinda learns is the one who will tip the scales of power in the fallen-angel ...

KIRKUS 5

Lord of the Flies

A first novel, originally conceived and convincingly sustained, this should find an audience as vulnerable as its young derelicts.

KIRKUS

Just Listen

Dessen’s characterizations are glib, each metaphor and major point made explicit. Not deep, but absorbing and enjoyable.

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The Truth About Forever

An Abundance of Katherines

Paper Towns

Eclipse: El poder de los tres

Just Listen

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DEATHLIGHTSTARS

Looking for Alaska

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Outsiders