Young Adult

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#1 PAPER TOWNS

John Green

After a night of mischief, the girl Quentin loves disappears.

On the bestsellers list for 124 weeks


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#2 LOOKING FOR ALASKA

John Green

A boy finds excitement when he meets a girl named Alaska.

On the bestsellers list for 138 weeks


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#3 ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL

Jesse Andrews

A high school senior befriends a girl with cancer.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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#4 THE BOOK THIEF

Markus Zusak

A girl copes with life under the Nazis by stealing books.

On the bestsellers list for 126 weeks

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#5 ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES

Jennifer Niven

An outcast helps a classmate recover from her sister’s death.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#6 OUTRAGE

John Sandford and Michele Cook

Shay wants vengeance against the sinister Singular Corporation; a Singular Menace book.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#7 AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES

John Green

Colin Singleton wants to break the pattern of being dumped.

On the bestsellers list for 52 weeks


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#8 MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

Ransom Riggs

An island, an abandoned orphanage and a collection of curious photographs.

On the bestsellers list for 105 weeks


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#9 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

John Green

A girl faces new realities when she learns she has cancer.

On the bestsellers list for 138 weeks


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#10 THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney

A boy leaves his reservation to attend an all-white school.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks


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#11 ELEANOR AND PARK

Rainbow Rowell

The world opposes the love of two outcast teenagers.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 THIRTEEN REASONS WHY

Jay Asher

Before she commits suicide, a girl sends recordings to 13 people.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 RED QUEEN

Victoria Aveyard

A girl with a special power lives in a kingdom divided between an underclass with red blood and an elite with silver.

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#14 WE WERE LIARS

E Lockhart

Four friends decamp to a private island off Martha's Vineyard.

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#15 HOLLOW CITY

Ransom Riggs

In 1940 London, Jacob Portman and his friends try to find a cure for their headmistress.

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