Sunday, August 24, 2014

Epic YA book rec post!

With the rising popularity of YA, Steph Campbell and I wanted to put together a list of some of our all-time favorite YA reads. We're passionate about YA and wanted to share that love with you. These books represent what we love so much about YA.

We hope there’s something here for everyone, and that it’s helpful when you’re looking for your next book!


Also, please be sure to scroll down a couple posts and see how you can help me with clothes for the LGBT Youth Center in L.A. :)

Thriller/suspense:
The Body Finder: Kimberley Derting
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer: Michelle Hodkin
Anna Dressed in Blood: Kendare Blake
Name of the Star: Maureen Johnson


Paranormal:
Hemlock: Kathleen Peacock
Sweet Evil: Wendy Higgins
This is Not a Test: Courtney Summers
Falling Under: Gwen Hayes


LGBT:
Two Boys Kissing: David Levithan
The Vast Fields of Ordinary: Nick Burd
Don't Let Me Go: JH Trumble


Realistic:
Harmonic Feedback
Graffiti Moon: Cath Crowley
Speechless: Hannah Harrington
Sloppy Firsts: Megan McCafferty
Cracked Up To Be: Courtney Summers
Some Girls Are: Courtney Summers


Boy POV:
Freefall: Mindy Scott
Split: Swati Avasthi
I Know it's Over: C.K. Kelly Martin
Lovesick: Jake Coburn
Winger: Andrew Smith


Tragic:
The Secret Year: Jennifer Hubbard
Twenty Boy Summer: Sarah Ockler
The Sky is Everywhere: Jandy Nelson
Take Me There: Carolee Dean


Soon to be a movie/already a movie:
The Duff: Kody Keplinger
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: Ransom Riggs
The Spectacular Now: Tim Tharp
Geography Club: Brent Hartinger


historic premise:
Between Shades of Gray: Ruta Sepetys
Out of the Easy: Ruta Sepetys


Gritty:
Pointe: Brandy Colbert
Wintergirls: Laurie Halse Anderson
Fault Line: C. Desir


Issue Books:
Stay: Deb Caletti
Thirteen Reasons Why: Jay Asher






















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