Young Adult

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#1 IF I STAY

Gayle Forman

A young cellist falls into a coma.

On the bestsellers list for 24 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 94 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 14 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 94 weeks


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#5 PAPER TOWNS

John Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 80 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 93 weeks


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#7 ELEANOR AND PARK

Rainbow Rowell

The world opposes the love of two outcast teenagers.

On the bestsellers list for 41 weeks


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#8 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 10 weeks


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#9 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 69 weeks


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#10 THIRTEEN REASONS WHY

Jay Asher

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

On the bestsellers list for 51 weeks


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#11 THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

Stephen Chbosky

What it's like to grow up, from the perspective of a high school boy.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 CONFESSIONS, THE PRIVATE SCHOOL MURDERS

James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Tandy Angel tries to exonerate her brother.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 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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#14 THE RULE OF THOUGHTS

James Dashner

Gamers must thwart a sentient computer program trying to seize control of the world.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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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, Miss Peregrine.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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