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 109 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 123 weeks


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#3 THE WICKED WILL RISE

Danielle Paige

Further struggles in a thoroughly perverse Oz; a sequel to "Dorothy Must Die."

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#4 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 90 weeks


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#5 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

John Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 123 weeks


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#6 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.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#7 DOROTHY MUST DIE

Danielle Paige

Another girl from Kansas finds that Oz isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#8 IF I STAY

Gayle Forman

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

On the bestsellers list for 53 weeks


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#9 THE DUFF

Kody Keplinger

A girl falls for the guy she thought she hated more than anyone.

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#10 WHERE SHE WENT

Gayle Forman

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

On the bestsellers list for 42 weeks


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#11 THE BOOK THIEF

Markus Zusak

A girl copes with life under the Nazis in part by stealing books; now a movie.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks

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#12 HOLLOW CITY

Ransom Riggs

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

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 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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#14 AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES

John Green

Colin Singleton wants to break the pattern of being dumped.

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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