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 106 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 120 weeks


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#3 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 87 weeks


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#4 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

John Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 120 weeks


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#5 THE DUFF

Kody Keplinger

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

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#6 VANISHING GIRLS

Lauren Oliver

Sisters are inexorably altered by a terrible accident.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#7 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 5 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 50 weeks


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#9 SHADOW SCALE

Rachel Hartman

A girl who is half human, half dragon intends to unite Goredd.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#10 THE 5TH WAVE

Rick Yancey

Aliens land on earth and the apocalypse begins. 

On the bestsellers list for 13 weeks


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#11 WHERE SHE WENT

Gayle Forman

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

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 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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#14 SERAPHINA

Rachel Hartman

In a world where humans and dragons coexist, a girl fears both sides.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 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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