My Favorite YA Books

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An Organic List.

(in random order)

  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins–A dystopian yet very human world where a yearly lottery pits teens from different districts against each other in an unimaginable death match. And yet, from horrible conditions, the teens find a way to fight a corrupt leader.
  • Please Excuse Vera Dietz by A. S. King. King is a local, Pennsylvania author, in tune with teen problems and having a unique knack for character arcs and plot that is satisfyingly real and honest.
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
  • One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  • The Giver by Lois Lowery
  • The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • Holes by Louis Sachar
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Remember, the book is always better than the movie!