Best Young Adult Fiction Books


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41 Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

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

42 Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson
43 Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
44 The Long Walk by Stephen King
45 Paper Towns by John Green

This book is underrated, and much better compared to TFiOS in my opinion.

46 Lord of the Rings Series by J.R.R. Tolkien

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.

47 His Dark Materials - Phillip Pullman

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!

48 Warriors - Erin Hunter

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.

49 City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

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 clich├ęs pretty well. If you haven't read it, you totally should!

50 The Selection Series

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

51 Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

The first book that brought me to the novel world. A truly great book for children by Rick Riordan. His next books are quite better though... Stay awesome, Rick!

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52 Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
53 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Not as good as 'The Hunger Games' or 'Catching Fire', but good enough to be top 11 or something!

54 A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
55 Delirium by Lauren Oliver
56 Eragon by Christopher Paulini

My favorite book of all time

57 Battle Royale by Koushun Takami V 1 Comment
58 Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken

Jude is one of my favourite characters. His child-like optimism makes me feel so good inside and so saddened by his fate! One of my all time favourite series. Please read these books so they can get higher on the list!

This sequel to 'the darkest minds' has a compelling backstory, is full of extremely developed characters, and was written with genius

59 Legend by Marie Lu

I know that many people will disagree with me, but in my opinion, Legend is even better than The Hunger Games. I like that it doesn't put all of the attention on the fact that it's a dystopia, it takes a lot of time to flesh out the main characters, so you understand their actions and motivations. I was also able to feel for the characters when someone close to them died, something that never happened to me with The Hunger Games. If you like dystopia novels, read this one, as it is one of the best. - Elric-san

Expertly written dystopian love story, full of suspense and great characters

60 Wither by Lauren DeStefano

As an avid reader, this series had me hooked beginning to end. You truly care about every single character and the plot is beautiful and enticing.

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