#Young Adult Literature

Looking for the best young adult books, new YA books for your pre-order list, or young adult fiction for yourself or to give to the teens in your life? We’ve got all the bases (and genres) covered.

New Witchy YA Reads Releasing in 2022

These witchy YA reads are everything from light and sweet to sinister magical murder, with settings ranging from Salem to California.

8 Adventurous and Romantic YA Road Trip Stories to Read This Summer

We can’t always head out on an epic road trip on a whim, but these romantic YA road trip stories, including Melt With You by Jennifer Dugan, are almost as good as the real thing.

3 Heartwarming Queer YA Releases to Read During Pride

It's hard to keep up with all the great queer YA books, but here are a few more heartwarming ones to read during Pride!

Love, Independence, Punishment, Murder: Summer Camp in YA Fiction

The wide world of summer camp in YA fiction, from Campfire Girls to The Baby-Sitters Club to camps for queer kids and more.

15 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books for Teens

Good historical fiction books for teens, including A Sitting in St. James, are able to put readers in the shoes of the very real experiences of people throughout history.

Reading Pathways: Marie Lu

A list of three novels by Marie Lu to begin with for new readers including Warcross, The Kingdom of Back, and Legend.

Grab the Tissues: 10 of the Best YA Tearjerkers

If you’re in the mood for a good cry, this list of YA tearjerkers will give you plenty of options for a wallow with a book and a blanket, including Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas.

Reading Pathway: Ruta Sepetys

Ruta Sepetys is known as the “Seeker of Lost Stories” for her historical YA novels, including Between Shades of Gray. Here’s where to start reading her books.

Resisting the Dead Girl Trope in YA Mysteries and Thrillers

Mysteries seem to have a default of a murdered woman at the center of them, but these YA mysteries and thrillers, including Cold by Mariko Tamaki, take a different approach.

Flower Face Covers in YA

One of the latest trends in YA book covers features a girl's face surrounded by flowers and can be for any genre, even horror!