Skip to main content. The Poet X. Harper Teen. Xiomara Batista struggles with, well, most things in her life- her mother, her twin, and her place in the Catholic church. In the past, she's used her fists to solve problems, as well as secretly writing poetry, but now it may be time to use those poems to fight back. Adeyemi, Tomi. Children of Blood and Bone.
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With so many great titles to enjoy, YA lovers have been happily turning pages all year long. From the author that captivated readers with One of Us Is Lying comes a new YA thriller about a small town, sinister secrets, and a doomed homecoming. With enough plot twists to leave you reeling, this captivating mystery will keep you glued to the page. Both horrific and touching, this novel is about humanity, family, redemption, and hope. Aspasia captains a ship dedicated to rescuing women and children from slavery. With war brewing and a constant threat hanging over her, Aspasia must rely on her magic, tenacity, and loyal friends to win her freedom. This action-packed sequel to Reign the Earth will satisfy your craving for magic, romance, and suspense. The sequel to Reign of the Fallen plunges readers back into a world filled with dragons, magic, and necromancy. Prepare to be whisked back into the world of Ash Princess with the second installment in this dark fantasy series.
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For many people, starting to read a new category of books can be challenging. Where do you begin? When it comes to something like YA books, do you start with award winning YA books? Do you start digging your way into the best selling YA books? Maybe launch into completed YA book series? Perhaps another way to begin reading your way into the category—or a way to snoop on the reading habits of others, whether or not YA is new to you or old hat—is to find out what the top YA books are. As with my look at the top YA horror books over on Goodreads, this will be an imperfect list because any list is imperfect.
Here are the books that left an impact on us throughout the last 10 years. While all of us read a lot of YA novels in the last decade, it was extremely difficult to choose our top picks. However, here are the books that left an impact on us. Why we love it so much: Told from the perspectives of Will Grayson 1 and will grayson 2 , this story explores the lives of young teens and what it means to love, live, and learn to be comfortable in your own skin. Why we love it so much: The shocking finale to this critically acclaimed series finally gave us closure to the Katniss Everdeen saga. This was a series that arguably shook the nation, leaving us wondering what would happen to Katniss, Peta, and Panem.