Young Adult

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#1 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 1 week


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#2 IF I STAY

Gayle Forman

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

On the bestsellers list for 46 weeks


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#3 PAPER TOWNS

John Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 102 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 116 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 116 weeks


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#6 WHERE SHE WENT

Gayle Forman

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

On the bestsellers list for 36 weeks


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#7 TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE

Jenny Han

A high school junior’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#8 THIRTEEN REASONS WHY

Jay Asher

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

On the bestsellers list for 57 weeks


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#9 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 111 weeks


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#10 WE WERE LIARS

E Lockhart

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

On the bestsellers list for 26 weeks


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#11 FIREFIGHT

Brandon Sanderson

A Reckoner enters the dangerous city of Babylon Restored; the sequel to "Steelheart."

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 UNBROKEN

Laura Hillenbrand

An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

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#13 MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

Ransom Riggs

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

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#14 THE 5TH WAVE

Rick Yancey

Aliens land on earth and the apocalypse begins. 

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#15 ELEANOR AND PARK

Rainbow Rowell

The world opposes the love of two outcast teenagers.

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