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20 Good Books for Young Adults

Good Books for Young Adults

The time we’re living in is perfect for books of this category. Young adult books are constantly written as more and more writers surface and win the hearts of all generations.

If you’re a fan of reading and you’re looking for a good book to keep you company, here are 20 of the best books in this category that you can read right now.

The Harry Potter Series

The Harry Potter Series
(By: Harry Potter: The Complete Collection )

The Harry Potter books are one of these series that have kept us great company for many years now. If you still haven’t delved into the magical world of Harry Potter then you need to do so as soon as possible!

The books follow the adventures of Harry Potter, a young orphan boy who finds out that he is a wizard and with the help of his two best friends, tries to defeat Voldemort, the dark wizard who murdered his parents and gave him his special scar.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
(By: Markus Zusak )

Taking place in Nazi-Germany, the book is narrated, as we later find out by Death himself. He follows a 9-year-old girl who just moved in with her new foster parents and the only way of coping with her everyday life is through stealing books.

This, for her, is a desperate attempt to have control over something in her life and therefore she continues to do so throughout the entire book. This book is a beautiful piece that everyone interested in writing and reading should have in their libraries.

Every Day

Every Day
(By: David Levithan )

Every Day is a very unique and captivating book. The story follows a teen who every morning, wakes up only to find that he is in a different person’s body, living someone else’s life.

He can never know where he will wake up or who he will be and he has just accepted this life. One day though, the protagonist wakes up in the body of a guy named Justin and he meets his girlfriend Rhiannon.

He falls in love with her and finally finds the one person that will keep him in the same body, every day from now on.

The Truth About Forever

The Truth About Forever
(By: Sarah Dessen )

This book tells the story of a girl named Macy, who recently lost her father and is having a very difficult summer. Her current job at the library is horrible thanks to her co-workers, her boyfriend is away at a summer camp and she is still grieving her father’s death.

 Things start to change for the better as Macy accepts a new work offer and starts getting out of her shell. She falls in love with someone new, and start making positive changes but her mother, who fears change since her husband’s passing, tries to control her. In the end, though, things work out well for the both of them.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
(By: Stephen Chbosky )

This novel is a great representation of the difficulties that teens face throughout adolescence and adulthood.

It follows an introverted teenager named Charlie as he struggles to answer life’s questions is his own, unconventional kind of way.


The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars
(By: John Green )

The Fault in Our Stars shows us how love can be found even at the most difficult times. Hazel Grace, a teenager with cancer falls in love with a boy called Augustus, who is an ex-basketball player and an amputee.

This novel will make you appreciate the small things in life and if you love a good but sad love story, you should definitely give this a try.


The Mortal Instruments Series

The Mortal Instruments Series
(By: Cassandra Clare )

This is a series of six novels that follow Clary Fray, a half-angel who tries along with a group of Nephilim (also called Shadowhunters), to save her world from being destructed by the dark forces.

These books are bound to keep you up at night as they are very well written and full of interesting plot twists.


Delirium

Delirium
(By: Lauren Oliver )

Love is considered to be a disease, often called “the deliria” and it is dealt with a procedure that is mandatory for citizens of 18 years and older.

The book follows the wild story of a girl named Lena who is about to have this procedure but falls in love with a guy called Alex who was born in the woods and hasn’t had the procedure.

Will she decide to leave her old life behind for love? This book is a must for all those who seek romance and adventure!

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
(By: Harper Lee )

This award-winning novel is narrated by a 6 years old girl called Jean Louise and it is based on the authors’ views and observations of her environment and an event that occurred in 1036 in Monroeville, Alabama.



The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
(By: Suzanne Collins )

The Hunger Games is an annual event that requires a boy and a girl aged 12-18 from each district to participate.

The book follows a young girl participating in the Hunger Games who tries to break free of this oppressive society.



Red Rising

Red Rising
(By: Pierce Brown )

The Red Rising is about a young Martian boy who discovers that his people have been mining Mars in order to transform the planet and make it habitable.

They realize though, that all this time, a group of superior humans called “Golds” have been using them.


Mistborn series

Mistborn series
(By: Brandon Sanderson )

This book is a magical world where a group of young people is preparing a heist to overthrow the emperor and ruin his economy.



Illuminae

Illuminae
(By: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff )

The Illuminae files is an incredible series following a young couple that faces the difficulties of a planet invasion and an intergalactic ongoing war. Meanwhile, a deadly plague hits the population and keeps mutating, making it impossible to beat.

Illuminae is an incredible series for all ages and is bound to keep you captivated through every chapter.

The Immortals

The Immortals
(By: Alyson Noel )

The Immortals are a series that focus on the life of sixteen-year-old Ever who, after a tragic accident that cost her the lives of her family, left her seeing other people’s auras, reading their thoughts and knowing everything about their lives from just a simple touch.

It’s not long until she meets Damen, a gorgeous but very mysterious guy who she can simply not read. She soon finds out he comes from a place where nobody ever dies…

Percy Jackson

Percy Jackson
(By: Rick Riordan )

This pentalogy follows a demigod called Percy Jackson and his friends who try to overcome obstacles and face challenges in a world where the Greek mythology comes to life.



Wicked Lovely Series

Wicked Lovely Series
(By: Melissa Marr )

The Wicked Lovely series follows a young girl called Aislinn who has the power of seeing faeries.

She knows all the rules about staying away from them but when a faerie king starts pursuing her believing that she is his queen, Aisleen and her best friend Seth try to face the faeries together.


Twilight

Twilight
(By: Stephenie Meyer, Ilyana Kadushin, Matt Walters )

Twillight consists of four books that follow a love triangle between a human, Bella, a vampire, Edward and a werewolf, Jake. Their lives are perplexed in ways they can’t imagine and in the end, it’s up to Bella to choose who she wants to be with.

The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries
(By: L.J. Smith )

This vampire horror series follows Elena Gilbert, a young teenager who falls in love with two vampire brothers, the Salvatores and has to choose between them.

The narrations in the books vary and you can get to know each character from a different perspective.



I’ll Give You the Sun

I’ll Give You the Sun
(By: Jandy Nelson )

This book revolves around the lives of two twins, Jude and Noah, who even though incredibly close at a young age have grown apart over the years.

Through Jude’s voice, we get to see how both she and her brother’s lives change, as she brings new people into her life as the years pass by.


When We Collided

When We Collided
(By: Emery Lord )

This beautiful romance novel follows the lives of two teenagers who meet during a summer and fall deeply in love. Neither of them knew how much a person could change their lives. Neither of them expected a summer like this.





A Book for Every Situation 

No matter what genre of books you usually read, it would be a good idea to step outside of your comfort zone and try reading something different. Any of these books are bound to give you a unique reading experience and help you fill your hours with the stories of these young heroes. Grad some tea, your warmest blanket and get to reading!
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