Best Young Adult Fiction BooksCelestius
The Top Ten
Harry Potter is far better than the most part of the Young Adult novels that we see around today. It has romance, mystery, action, suspense, and a great deal of lessons people of all ages could learn. It teaches us at the same time it entertains us and it's really a fantastic story. Personally, growing up with the series, it means a lot to me and it's one of those stories that never gets old. It's something you can read a million times and always discover something new. The best proof you can have of how good a series it is and the impact it's had is in the fandom. And let me just say, Harry Potter is more than a hell of an experience.
-Sighs- Kids these days! The Harry Potter series is a timeless book that teaches everyone about the age old battle of good versus evil, trying to do the right thing in the face of adversity, and just how to be a good person. I feel like that Hunger Games and Twilight are good, but in all honesty, I don't think they compare. Twilight preaches the importance of a boyfrined. I mean, Bella has almost no social connections other than Edward (her boyfriend who was admittedly more than a little stalkerish) and Jacob (the boy who 'loved' her, but imprinted on her newborn daughter less than two months after she 'broke his heart' and got married). That is just unhealthy to have no connections outside of your boyfriend, your boyfriend's family, and a guy who loves you. Hunger Games is admittedly better, but the end resolution ruined the series for me, there was a lot of unfinished business! And also, the message taught in the Hunger Games (being loving enough to almost sacrifice yourself for ...more
This series is my life! I don't (and never will) love a book more than Harry Potter. I can read the books over and over again, and burst out laughing each time Fred and George say something funny, and I cry each time Dobby, or someone else dies. Harry Potter is the best, I'm serious. I also like Twilight, Divergent and the Hunger Games, but honestly, they can't compare to Harry Potter. Most of my friends think I'm crazy, or that I'm exaggerating, but seriously, I'm not. I sometimes am depressive because I don't live in the world of Harry Potter. I want to go to Hogwarts, learn how to control magic, fight against Voldemort's army, be in Dumbledore's Army, etc. I also want to thank J.K. Rowling for writing these awesome books, that made my life better.
This story never gets old, and it will stay popular forever (I hope).
GO HARRY POTTER! - Silverfeather
Although I am in many fandoms I have to say Harry Potter is by far the best. It is like returning home. They have timeless story and theme and is never boring, even if the entire chapter is just hog warts classes or Harry at the dursleys. I'm so glad this is number oneV 31 Comments
The Hunger Games may not be better than the legendary Harry Potter, but it does have an important message. Katniss never wanted the war. She only sacrificed for her sister, but what she did, was so big that she realized the enormity of her duty, and embraced her opportunity to stop there from being any more Prims and Rues.
I could not agree more, this is probably one of the best books I have read, and if not, THE BEST. There is enough action, drama, suspense, adventure, violence and romance to call this a fantastic book, recommend this book to every one, the sequels are good too, but not as good as this book alone - joelandrewp
I'm not a reader, but when I read this, I WAS HOOKED! This book was very original, inspiring, suspenseful, adrenaline pumping, and not to mention it beats the crap out of Twilight. There's only 1 problem... Do we really need a movie?
I love this bookV 17 Comments
The second you open the book you CAN'T PUT IT DOWN. You need to read these books if you haven't and if you don't you are missing out!
I LOVED this book series. You just get lost in it and you can't put it down. Rick Riordan is a great author and the characters are really likeable and just plain awesome.
This dam book is so dam awesome. Right now I am sitting on a dam chair on a dam laptop. Hang on... This book is not the Titan's curse. Anyway, all Percy Jackson books are good!
This book is the most amazing book I ever readV 6 Comments
One of my favourite books of all time! I fell in love with ALL the characters - Markus Zusak's writing is just so beautiful. It's difficult to put this book down, but who would honestly want to? Such a lovely, heartwarming story that teaches that even through hardships, there is still some good in the world.
Now here is a book, people, that is original, heartbreaking, eye-opening, and teaches you a lot about the hardships that come in life. The fact that Hunger Games and Harry Potter is above this is just sad. It just means we've forgotten what true literature is.
This book is good. I really like Markus Zusak's writing style!
Wow, The Hunger Games is number 1? That's RIDICULOUS! I read the entire trilogy and I hated it! The characters were bland (If developed at all), the villain was not threatening, and the entire premise was a blatant rip-off of the much better written Battle Royale! Divergent on the other hand is a far more realistic take on a dystopian future with great characters. Tris is extremely likeable and you root for her because she you know she's a great person. The only reason you'd ever root for Katniss is because you're pretty much forced to, considering Collins doesn't develop any other characters. Also, Divergent doesn't have a stupid love triangle like THG. There's one love interest for Tris (Four) and he's much more charismatic than both Peeta and Gale combined. Best of all, Divergent is ORIGINAL! THG plagiarized Battle Royale. Seriously, if you liked the Hunger Games, PLEASE, do yourself a favor and read Battle Royale. Don't judge it because it's Japanese. I promised you it's much ...more
Read this recently, just cannot wait for the film, I'm angered that this is so far down from the hunger games, as they are similar in the style of writing and the way they're written as in the fiction and fantasy world, etc. - chloerachelwilliams
How is this not at least ten. I thought nothing can beat the hunger games until I read this. To be honest I haven't read Harry potter. But this should be at least number 10
I LOVE THIS WAY BETTER THAN THE HUNGER GAMES! AND I LOVE TOBIAS AND TRIS. EXCEPT FOR WHAT HAPPENED IN ALLEGIANT. CURSE YOU VERONICA ROTH! Tris did not need to die!V 9 Comments
Anyone who has read this book, tell me about a better one. And I'll listen. ^_^ - waxythread13
Wow this book is a Marvell of science fiction.it is very thought provoking.in my opinion the quartet is a very good read.(ps:for some reason I liked spear for the dead (bk 2) more) - Toucan
This is one of the few books I've ever read where the film adaptation was much better than the book itself. The movie is by far one of my favorite films, but the book was so boring and sloppy in my opinion. I read it twice and it still didn't have the same effect that the movie did. Let me add how disappointed I am that Twilight is ranked higher than this book...absolutely unfortunate.V 1 Comment
Love this book, it reads easily and is a bit dark and philosophical, also love that john green takes a person who would be considered to be a nerd but's actually pretty interesting
Simply amazing! Really well-written with a really fun and sad story that makes you wanna read as fast as you can to know what is meant with "... Days before".
This book was so good. I am a slow reader and miraculously read it in a week and it is my favorite book!
The feels are strong in this one😭V 3 Comments
I love this trilogy, it was amazing! Page turner. I loved it so much lots of twists and turns. Everyone should read it!
Mind blowing series. Plot twists that will certainly stop your heart, characters so lovable you'll melt, very well written.
This should be nearer the top, I fell in love with so many of the characters! Extremely well written and an excellent plot.
Great book series but, HOW COME MORTAL INSTRUMENTS ISN'T IN HERE?!V 5 Comments
This was a book I feel neutral on. Hinton has a good writing technique, and his climax is extraordinary, but his exposition is very lackluster, the characters by themselves are bland, and the book isn't interesting enough for me to read to the whole thing at once. Still, the dark topic, and excellent climax make up for it. Recommend if you're into darker stories and an overview on life at a teen level. 4/5 - ProPanda
The Outsiders below The Hunger games and Divergent? What is this crap? This is what I believe to be the best teen book of all time. It's a great timeless story that actually had heart and thought put into it. It's a classic. Divergent will never be a classic.V 1 Comment
I'm sorry, but why is this book so high on the list? I've read this book and it doesn't compare to the books below it. First of all, Bella is a Mary Sue. She isolates herself from other people and barely does anything, yet everyone fawns over her anyway. She's special for no apparent reason, really. And she can't function at all with her boyfriend and refuses to try to be a normal teenager when he leaves her. When Hermione, Katniss, and Annabeth lose their boyfriends, they continue to fight for what they believe in and try to get them back. Bella just lies there like a zombie and attempts to kill herself.
And Edward is almost a century older than Bella, but they can have a relationship because he looks like a seventeen year old. And let's not forget that he happens to be an abusive stalker who tries to control Bella and make decisions for her. Plus, Jacob, falls in love and imprints on an infant. How romantic.
Something that condones and romanticizes abuse and pedophilia ...more
I understand that there will always be people here who hate the book and the characters... but I really do love the books and the movies. Sure, I can see that Bella is a complete pain in the ass and Edward is sometimes acting like a creep... but the other characters are what makes me love the series. If you haven't read it yet, and are tempted to, but you don't want to be judged for it... I do recommend reading it... just so you can make the decision for yourself.
Twilight is one of the best book this world has ever experienced.! , Stephanie Meyer drives her fans with an everlasting, exhilarating supernatural and intensity in teenage sex.! Stunning Sequel! For those who haven't got any chance to taste her acquaintance, this is the chance..The way she sails on the character Jacob is absolutely pulchritudinous! Being rejected from Bella, he doesn't lose hope, he still clings to the fabrics of her flesh and bones, helps her in every way he can! And the idea of he imprinting on Bella's daughter Renesmee is one of the irony! This is most hammering Must-read I've ever read.!
Twilight will forever be one of the greastest love story since romeo and Juliet in my opinion. - sanchezmelissasanchezmelissa21V 11 Comments
Uglies is a book by Scott Westerfeld. Scott probably put a lot of detail into this book. It is set in North America and is set in the future. It uses Magnetic Levitation and eye screens. Any tech/future loving fans should read this book
This book is so meaningful and takes you on such an adventure!
It's the best young adult fiction book out there. It has an amazing plot, beautiful writing, and a heart wrenching ending. It's is just an all around good book.
Why is this not first? Or even in the top ten?
I'm not surprised that this isn't in the top tens because it just got like really popular because the movie just came out but I still love it
so amazingV 4 Comments
Okay, I admit all of these books are amazing, and it was very hard to choose from. But Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle is amazingly perfect. Action, adventure, magic, friendship, treason, secret societies, betrayal, loss and a hint of romance. OH WAIT THERE"S DRAGONS! Amazing book! You will not regret. Please Read.V 1 Comment
Percy Jackson is a fantastic all round series. Although I do not value it over Harry potter, I have voted for it because it is my second favourite and I'm not a hunger games fan. Nothing can catch the hunger games from here on but Percy Jackson has the best shout. So I cast my vote for this.
It's a mustread series for all pre-teens/teens. Rick Riordan is without a doubt one of the best teen fiction writers of his generation. In fact, all on this list are.
I READ THE WHOLE THING IN ONE DAY! It is a great read that I would reccoment to anyone at any age. Although, the movie was terrible, WHY DID THEY CUT CLARICE AND AIRES OUT! they were VERY essential to the plot.
Book-lovers without Percy Jackson are like body without a soul! If you haven't read the Percy Jackson series, then go to your nearest book store and pick up the book! - TheDarkWolf
By the way this is the same book as the one in 3rd. I love this book and was sooo upset at the movie! As soon as I read the first chapter I knew I had found my new favorite.!V 5 Comments
This is an amazing novel. While some things portray suicide in a way that is unrealistic, this book felt real. All of the reasons why are reasons a person would be driven to this, and I like how Clay rarely confronts anyone about the tapes. What I don't like is the ending that was going to be put into the book and was put into the 10th anniversary edition, because it sucked out all of the emotion and realism for a Disneyfied ending that was about as realistic as a dragon flying over Jupiter with butterfly wings. Okay, it was more realistic than that, but still. Also, I've recently seen the trailer for the Netflix series coming out, and I'm worried it will just go the melodramatic route with no sense of realism. I hope I will be wrong, but either way, it can't damage this phenomenal book. - Elric-san
This book, if nothing else, is real. It takes you through the story of a girl, but also the story of a boy. In my opinion, reading a boy hear a dead girl explain why she killed herself was amazing, if not scary or intense. I think it's a question asked around in many heads: "What would people think if I was gone? " or "What would their reactions be? "
Overall a great book, which definitely deserves to be higher on the list.
really really great book. now I'm gonna kill myself too... just kidding
It's real. It's heartwrenching. It's inspiring.V 1 Comment
How can this not be in top 10? It's great.
Very underrated book, would definitely recommend it to anyone that enjoys action and thriller books. Should be higher on the list.
I love this book and the rest of the series. ITS AMAZING! ! Who wouldn't love this book? It should be in the top ten!
So underrated! I would recommend this to anyone, even if it is a little gory at times.
"Should be included in the Top 10. It's a great start for those who want to read books."V 2 Comments
Why is this not FIRST?! Artemis, Butler, Mulch, Holly... Come on PEOPLE! Eoin Colfer is SWAG!
I don't think I've ever read a book better than maximum ride. I'm in love with the characters. When you read it, you feel like you're right up there flying with them. I highly reccomend it.
Umm why isint this at the top? This series is by far the best young adult book ever! And best book in general!
I cannot believe this. Insurgent number FORTY-SIX? 'Insurgent', maybe not as good as 'Divergent', is still better than other books before this.
This is such a great book, I've already read it more than four times, in the first two weeks itself! The awesomeness of this book can't be described in words.. You yourself have to try it out! - TheDarkWolf
Great book, but I still like 'The House of Hades' better... why top 34 only? I go to the bookstore every week and I don't even see or hear about other books that is 'better' than 'Mark of Athena'.
Best. Book. Ever. It makes you think in a really cool way. I recommend that EVERYONE reads it.
I can read this series over and over.
The way words described the situation was wonderful. I can sense the horror and romance.
The romance is better than fifty shades. This book make me feel it.
I love this book so much...😉😍😍
Definitely a remarkable book - Celestius
I wasn't a great fan of reading but this series changed my attitude of reading
This is probably soon gonna turn into my favourite book series, and at our school most of the grade 7 boys are reading the series. Well, I know where to go when I'm gonna read the next book in the series. - astroshark
This book is chalk full of stunts like driving a jeep onto a moving plane and skydiving into a mueseum window so Alex can shoot the villian.
It also begins a book series full of suspense, romance, betrayal, and shoking endings.
Oh my gosh... Someone else who has actually heard of these books! They are the most gripping books in the world and the amount of action... Amazing! In the first 15 pages of the first book, there is a shark attack!
An exciting book that gripped me so that I couldn't stop reading them! The storyline is amazing with the perfect balance of crime and action. These are the world's best books.
This should be number 1! These books have a very well thought out plot and I am an author myself and I never could have come up with something this incredible! Gabrielle Lord all the way!
A true classic, one of my favourites! This book has an extraordinarily unique they line and plot and was developed and written so well that I couldn't put down the book after I read the first few lines! Personally I think this was the best book out of the trilogy. She developed the characters well and the story was descriptive, imaginative and unique, making me feel like that I was really in the story. Classic story, a must-read for young adults and a definite page-turner! #inkheart4life
This book is underrated, and much better compared to TFiOS in my opinion.
These books are brilliant, like the Narnia books. The books are a race against evil, following a journey. The Harry Potter series is in fact, part of the occult. As innocent as they may seem, it is sorcery, and sorcery is witchcraft. Lord Of The Rings is realistic, and the books are shared by all of ages. These and the Narnia series are Christian-like good ol' books.
The His Dark Materials trilogy is unbelievably well written and Northern Lights is an incredible start to the trilogy with some mature themes for a young adult series. It's a shame they butchered the film but the books are fully deserving of the awards they have received. Absolutely crazy that this series hasn't been suggested yet!
I like warriors. I loved it as a child, before starting in Harry Potter. I actually just realised that I still love it. I grew up with Warriors, just as much as with Harry Potter. - Silverfeather
Warriors is my life. I walk into battle with Firestar at every chance that I get whether it's at recess or just before bed.
This book is so rich with fantasy. It tells the story of an ordinary girl who plunges into a supernatural world that is anything but ordinary. At this point in the series, she has come into contact with the hero she didn't know she had onside of herself, and if she wishes to save the lives of those around her, she must embrace that true hero inside.
Clary faces loss and tragedy in this final installment of a beautiful series. She must war with the hidden parts of herself in order to guarantee the fate of herself and those around her.
This was a great ending to my favorite series. All the characters are lovable, yet there are no Mary Sue's, and it avoids clichés pretty well. If you haven't read it, you totally should!
This is the most amazing books I found you don't like them you are crazy they actually shaped my life and I know people don't like it because it's romance but it's do much more than that
This is a unpredictable series, you think America is a girl who has always wanted to go into the Selection,goes in, wins Maxon blah blah blah, but no.
Reasons why I like it:
1. America doesn't want to go to the Selection
2. The character development is beyond amazing
3. Maxons and Americas relationship is amazing and again, not perfect!
4. There is more than one love triangle
5. There are some really heartbreaking momments in this series but some really happy ones as well. - thereadingthief
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