YA Reviews

The titles listed here are geared toward the Young Adult and Children's audiences.  There are decidedly more Young Adult titles than Children's or Middle Grade, because at this point I have just read more YA than the others.  Therefore, all the Children's/Middle Grade fiction is grouped together under one heading, and the rest of the genre groupings are for Young Adult titles.  ALL Non-fiction - including those intended for Children or Young Adults are located on the page Reviews by Genre: Adult and Non Fiction.

Children's/Middle Grade Fiction
Alexander, Kwame - Booked
Alexander, Kwame - The Crossover
Atwater, Richard and Florence - Mr. Popper's Penguins
Beatty, Robert - Serafina and the Black Cloak
Carman, Patrick - Skeleton Creek
Choldenko, Gennifer - Al Capone Does My Shirts
Demas, Corinne - If Ever I Return Again
Estes, Eleanor - The Hundred Dresses
Gaiman, Neil - The Graveyard Book
Gino, Alex - George
Hiaasen, Carl - Flush
Juster, Norton - The Phantom Tollbooth
Keplinger, Kody - The Swift Boys & Me
Korman, Gordon - 39 Clues: One False Note
L'Engle, Madeleine - A Wrinkle in Time
Lord, Cynthia - Half a Chance
Lord, Cynthia - Touch Blue
Norton, Mary - The Borrowers
Palacio, R.J. - Wonder
Philbrick, Rodman - Freak the Mighty
Philbrick, Rodman - Zane and the Hurricane:  A Story of Katrina
Selznick, Brian - The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Selznick, Brian - Wonder Struck
Shull, Megan - The Swap
Tarshis, Lauren - I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Ursu, Anne - Breadcrumbs
Wilde, Oscar - The Happy Prince
Yep, Laurence - Hiroshima

Alcott, Louisa May - Little Women
Austen, Jane - Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane - Sense and Sensibility
Barrie, J.M. - Peter Pan
Baum, L. Frank - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Bradbury, Ray - Fahrenheit 451
Bronte, Charlotte - Jane Eyre
Bronte, Emily - Wuthering Heights
Dickens, Charles - A Christmas Carol
Dickens, Charles - Oliver Twist
Fitzgerald, F. Scott - The Great Gatsby
Grahame, Kenneth - The Wind in the Willows
Hawthorne, Nathaniel - The Scarlet Letter
Hinton, S.E. - The Outsiders
Knowles, John - A Separate Peace
Lee, Harper - To Kill a Mockingbird
Montgomery, L.M. - Anne of Green Gables
Orwell, George - Animal Farm
Poe, Edgar Allan - Tales of Terror
de Saint-Exupery, Antoine - The Little Prince
Shakespeare, William - Romeo and Juliet
Shelley, Mary - Frankenstein
Steinbeck, John - The Pearl
Stevenson, Robert Louis - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis - Treasure Island
Twain, Mark - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Verne, Jules - Around the World in Eighty Days
Tolkien, J.R.R. - The Hobbit or There and Back Again
Wells, H.G. - The Invisible Man
Wells, H.G. - The War of the Worlds
Wilde, Oscar - The Happy Prince

Contemporary Fiction/Contemporary Issues
Aguirre, Ann - The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things
Alexie, Sherman - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Alsaid, Adi - Let's Get Lost
Anderson, Laurie Halse - Speak
Andrews, Jesse - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Asher, Jay - Thirteen Reasons Why
Banks, Anna - Joyride
Betts, A.J. - Zac & Mia
Bick, Ilsa J. - Drowning Instinct
Blume, Judy - Forever. . . 
Brooks, Ben - Grow Up
Brown, Jennifer - Torn Away
Brown, Tracy - Black
Caletti, Deb - Stay
Chbosky, Stephen - The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Christopher, Lucy - Flyaway
Cooner, Donna - Can't Look Away
Cooner, Donna - Skinny
Dellaira, Ava - Love Letters to the Dead
Demetrios, Heather - I'll Meet You There
Doller, Trish - Something Like Normal
Doller, Trish - Where the Stars Still Shine
Emond, Stephen - Wintertown
Eulberg, Elizabeth - Take a Bow
Forman, Gayle - If I Stay
Green, John - The Fault in our Stars
Green, John - Looking for Alaska
Green, John - Paper Towns
Harrington, Hannah - Saving June
Harrington, Hannah - Speechless
Hopkins, Ellen - Crank
Hopkins, Ellen - Glass
Kephart, Beth - You Are My Only
Keplinger, Kody - A Midsummer's Nightmare
King, A.S. - Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
King, A.S. - Please Ignore Vera Dietz
King, A.S. - Reality Boy
Klauss, Lucas - Everything You Need To Survive The Apocalypse
Klein, Alina - Rape Girl
Kuderick, Madeleine - Kiss of Broken Glass
Lord, Emery - When We Collided
Lowell, Sophia - Glee: The Beginning
Marchetta, Melina - Saving Francesca
Martinez, Jessica - Virtuosity
Mathieu, Jennifer - The Truth About Alice
Matson, Morgan - Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
Matson, Morgan - Second Chance Summer
Matson, Morgan - Since You've Been Gone
Matson, Morgan - The Unexpected Everything
McCormick, Patricia - Sold
McGovern, Cammie - Say What You Will
Metzger, Lois - A Trick of the Light
Mlynowski, Sarah - Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn't Have)
Murphy, Julie - Dumplin'
Nelson, Jandy - I'll Give You the Sun
Nelson, Jandy - The Sky is Everywhere
Ockler, Sarah - Fixing Delilah
Ockler, Sarah - The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
Ockler, Sarah - Twenty Boy Summer
Oliver, Lauren - Before I Fall
Quick, Matthew - Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Redgate, Riley - Seven Ways We Lie
Reed, Amy - Clean
Rowell, Rainbow - Fangirl
Rudnick, Paul - Gorgeous
Rudnick, Paul - It's All Your Fault
Sales, Leila - This Song Will Save Your Life
Schmidt, Gary D - Orbiting Jupiter
Schmidt, Tiffany - Send Me A Sign
Schneider, Robyn - The Beginning of Everything
Schroeder, Lisa - Chasing Brooklyn
Schroeder, Lisa - The Day Before
Scott, Elizabeth - Between Here and Forever
Scott, Elizabeth - Living Dead Girl
Sherwood, Ben - Charlie St. Cloud
Smith, Andrew - 100 Sideways Miles
Smith, Andrew - Stand Off
Smith, Andrew - Winger
Spinelli, Jerry - Stargirl
Strohmeyer, Sarah - How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True
Strohmeyer, Sarah - Smart Girls Get What They Want
Summers, Courtney - All the Rage
Tharp, Tim - The Spectacular Now
Thomas, Angie - The Hate U Give
Van Draanen, Wendelin - The Running Dream
Vivian, Siobhan - The List
Vlahos, Len - The Scar Boys
Volponi, Paul - The Final Four
Wallach, Tommy - Thanks for the Trouble
Whitney, Daisy - The Mockingbirds
Wiess, Laura - Ordinary Beauty
Wiess, Laura - Such a Pretty Girl
Yoon, Nicola - The Sun is Also a Star

Contemporary Romance
Albertalli, Becky - The Upside of Unrequited
Barnholdt, Lauren - Reality Chick
Brashares, Ann - My Name is Memory
Caletti, Deb - The Six Rules of Maybe
Connor, Leslie - The Things You Kiss Goodbye
Cook, Kristi - Magnolia
Demetrios, Heather - Something Real
Eulberg, Elizabeth - Better Off Friends
Finnegan, Amy - Not in the Script
Fitzpatrick, Huntley - The Boy Most Likely To
Fitzpatrick, Huntley - My Life Next Door
Fitzpatrick, Huntley - What I Thought Was True
Kenneally, Miranda - Breathe, Annie, Breathe
Kenneally, Miranda - Catching Jordan
Kenneally, Miranda - Defending Taylor
Kenneally, Miranda - Jesse's Girl
Kenneally, Miranda - Racing Savannah
Kenneally, Miranda - Stealing Parker
Kenneally, Miranda - Things I Can't Forget
Keplinger, Kody - The DUFF
Lawton, Stephanie - Want
Lord, Emery - Open Road Summer
Lord, Emery - The Start of Me and You
McGarry, Katie - Breaking the Rules
McGarry, Katie - Crash Into You
McGarry, Katie - Dare You To
McGarry, Katie - Long Way Home
McGarry, Katie - Nowhere But Here
McGarry, Katie - Pushing the Limits
McGarry, Katie - Take Me On
McGarry, Katie - Walk the Edge
Myracle, Lauren - The Infinite Moment of Us
Perkins, Stephanie - Anna and the French Kiss
Perkins, Stephanie - Isla and the Happily Ever After
Perkins, Stephanie - Lola and the Boy Next Door 
Poston, Ashley - Geekerella
Schmidt, Tiffany - Bright Before Sunrise
Scott, Elizabeth - The Unwritten Rule
Sise, Katie - The Boyfriend App
Smith, Jennifer E. - The Geography of You and Me
Smith, Jennifer E. - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Smith, Jennifer E. - This is What Happy Looks Like
Smith, Michelle - Play On
Stokes, Paula - The Art of Lainey
Welch, Jenna Evans - Love & Gelato
West, Kasie - By Your Side
West, Kasie - The Distance Between Us
West, Kasie - The Fill-In Boyfriend
West, Kasie - On The Fence
West, Kasie - P.S. I Like You
Yoon, Nicola - Everything, Everything
Zink, Michelle - A Walk in the Sun

Dystopian Fiction
Carey, Anna - Eve
Collins, Suzanne - Catching Fire
Collins, Suzanne - The Hunger Games
Collins, Suzanne - Mockingjay
Dashner, James - The Maze Runner
Dashner, James - The Scorch Trials
Falls, Kat - Inhuman
Lowry, Lois - The Giver
McCafferty, Megan - Bumped
Oliver, Lauren - Delirium
Oliver, Lauren - Pandemonium
Oliver, Lauren - Requiem
Roth, Veronica - Allegiant
Roth, Veronica - Divergent
Roth, Veronica - Insurgent
Smith, Andrew - Grasshopper Jungle

Bardugo, Leigh - Shadow and Bone
Black, Holly - The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Black, Holly and Cassandra Clare - The Iron Trial
Brennan, Sarah Rees - The Demon's Lexicon
Brennan, Sarah Rees - Unspoken
Clare, Cassandra, et. al - The Bane Chronicles
Clare, Cassandra - City of Ashes
Clare, Cassandra - City of Bones
Clare, Cassandra - City of Fallen Angels
Clare, Cassandra - City of Glass
Clare, Cassandra - City of Heavenly Fire
Clare, Cassandra - City of Lost Souls
Clare, Cassandra - Clockwork Angel
Clare, Cassandra - Clockwork Prince
Clare, Cassandra - Clockwork Princess
Clare, Cassandra - Lady Midnight
Cypess, Leah - Death Marked
Cypess, Leah - Death Sworn
Fallon, Leigh - Carrier of the Mark
Fitzpatrick, Becca - Hush, Hush
Flinn, Alex - Beastly
Garcia, Kami and Margaret Stohl - Beautiful Creatures
Goldman, William - The Princess Bride
Green, Sally - Half Bad
Green, Sally - Half Wild
Harrington, Kim - The Dead and Buried
Harrington, Kim - Clarity
Harrington, Kim - Perception
Hocking, Amanda - Lullaby
Hocking, Amanda - Wake
Knight, Karsten - Wildefire
Knudsen, Michelle - Evil Librarian
Larbalestier, Justine and Sarah Rees Brennan - Team Human
Meyer, Stephenie - Breaking Dawn
Meyer, Stephenie - Eclipse
Meyer, Stephenie - New Moon
Meyer, Stephenie - The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner
Meyer, Stephenie - Twilight
Miles, Elizabeth - Fury
Ness, Patrick - A Monster Calls
Riggs, Ransom - Hollow City
Riggs, Ransom - Library of Souls
Riggs, Ransom - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Rowell, Rainbow - Carry On
Schwab, Victoria - The Archived
Shultz, Cara Lynn - Spellbound
Stiefvater, Maggie - Forever
Stiefvater, Maggie - Linger
Stiefvater, Maggie - The Scorpio Races
Stiefvater, Maggie - Shiver
Stiefvater, Maggie - Sinner
Summers, Courtney - This is not a Test
White, Kiersten and Jim Di Bartolo - In The Shadows

GLBTQ/Gender Identity
Albertalli, Becky - Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Andrews, Arin - Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen
Charlton-Trujillo, e.E. - Fat Angie
Cronn-Mills, Kirstin - Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
Danforth, Emily M. -  The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Farizan, Sara - If You Could Be Mine
Hopkins, Ellen - Tilt
Hummer, Jennifer Gooch - Girl Unmoored
Konigsberg, Bill - Openly Straight
Levithan, David - Every Day
Levithan, David - Two Boys Kissing
Myracle, Lauren - Shine
Saenz, Benjamin Alire - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Silvera, Adam - History is All You Left Me
Silvera, Adam - More Happy than Not
Walton, Will - Anything Could Happen
Wilke, Daria - Playing a Part

Graphic Novel/Manga
Aaron, Jason - Thor: The Goddess of Thunder 
Andersen, Sarah - Adulthood is a Myth
Anthony, Jessica and Rodrigo Corral - Chopsticks
Backderf, Derf - My Friend Dahmer
Bell, Cece - El Deafo
Beyer, Ramsey - Little Fish
Brosh, Allie - Hyperbole and a Half
Campbell, Ross - Shadoweyes
Carroll, Emily - Through the Woods
Chmakova, Svetlana - Awkward
Doctorow, Cory - In Real Life
Ewing, Al - Loki: Agent of Asgard Vol. 1 - Trust Me
Gill, Joel Christian - Strange Fruit: Volume 1
Halliday, Ayun - Peanut
Hicks, Faith Erin - Friends With Boys
Hubert - Adrian and the Tree of Secrets
Kirkman, Robert - The Walking Dead:  Book 1
Lewis, John - March Trilogy
Neri, G. - Yummy:  The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
Ohba, Tsugumi - Deathnote #1:  Boredom
Phelan, Matt - Snow White
Prince, Liz - Tomboy
Riggs, Ransom - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel
Stevenson, Noelle and Grace Ellis - Lumberjanes Vol. 1:  Beware the Kitten Holy
Stevenson, Noelle - Nimona
Takahashi, Rumiko - Ranma 1/2: Volume 1
Tamaki, Mariko - This One Summer
Tan, Shaun - The Arrival
Tan, Shaun - Tales From Outer Suburbia
Whitley, Jeremy - Princeless Book 1:  Save Yourself
Wilson, G. Willow - Ms. Marvel #1: No Normal
Wilson, G. Willow - Ms. Marvel #2:  Generation Why
Yang, Gene Luen - Level Up

Historical Fiction
Fletcher, Susan E. - A Little in Love
Hand, Cynthia, et.a. - My Lady Jane
Kulper, Kendall - Salt & Storm
Schmidt, Gary D. - Okay for Now
Schmidt, Gary D. - The Wednesday Wars
Sedgwick, Marcus - Revolver
Stuber, Barbara - Crossing the Tracks
Watson, Larry - Montana 1948
Williams-Garcia, Rita - One Crazy Summer
Zusak, Markus - The Book Thief

Armistead, Cal - Being Henry David
Bodeen, S.A. - The Raft
Carter, Ally - All Fall Down
Carter, Ally - Heist Society
Carter, Ally - Perfect Scoundrels
Carter, Ally - Uncommon Criminals
Christopher, Lucy - Stolen
Coley, Liz - Pretty Girl-13
Doller, Trish - The Devil You Know
Harrington, K.A. - Forget Me
Lockhart, E. - We Were Liars
Lyga, Barry - Game
Lyga, Barry - I Hunt Killers
Oliver, Lauren - Panic
Priest, Cherie - I am Princess X
Tanzman, Carol M. - dancergirl
Valentine, Jenny - Double

New Adult
Cormack, Cora - All Broke Down
Cormack, Cora - All Lined Up
Cormack, Cora - All Played Out
Kade, Stacey - 738 Days
Lestari, Dee - Paper Boats
Peterfreund, Diana - Secret Society Girl
Peterfreund, Diana - Under the Rose
Scott, Kylie - Deep
Scott, Kylie - Lead
Scott, Kylie - Lick
Scott, Kylie - Play
Webber, Tammara - Easy

Science Fiction/Speculative Fiction
Carman, Patrick - Dark Eden
Kaufman, Amie & Jay Kristoff - Gemina
Kaufman, Amie & Jay Kristoff - Illuminae
Lore, Pittacus - I Am Number Four
Lore, Pittacus - The Power of Six
McEntire, Myra - Hourglass
McEntire, Myra - Infinityglass
McEntire, Myra - Timepiece
Stead, Rebecca - When You Reach Me
West, Kasie - Pivot Point
Yancey, Rick - The 5th Wave

1 comment:

Jillian Fahnley said...

You should look into author Karina Halle. she had several series, they are all worth reading.

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