Young Adult

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#1 IF I STAY

Gayle Forman

A young cellist falls into a coma after she suffers an accident.

On the bestsellers list for 29 weeks


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#2 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

John Green

A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer.

On the bestsellers list for 99 weeks


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#3 WHERE SHE WENT

Gayle Forman

A rock star and a cellist reunite for an evening in New York City.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks


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#4 LOOKING FOR ALASKA

John Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 99 weeks


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#5 SKINK — NO SURRENDER

Carl Hiaasen

A teenager and an oddball former governor go on a manhunt in Florida.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#6 THE BOOK THIEF

Markus Zusak

A girl saves books from Nazi burning; now a movie.

On the bestsellers list for 98 weeks


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#7 THE YOUNG ELITES

Marie Lu

The secret survivors of a deadly illness may have acquired special powers.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#8 PAPER TOWNS

John Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 85 weeks


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#9 ASYLUM

Madeleine Roux

Summer school students stay in a dorm with a disturbing past.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#10 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 74 weeks


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#11 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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#12 THE INFINITE SEA

Rick Yancey

Companions face a harsh choice in the follow-up to “The 5th Wave.”

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 TEARDROP

Lauren Kate

An ancient tale haunts a girl who is grieving for her mother.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#14 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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#15 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 0 weeks


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