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The Best Young Adult Books of 2019 (A Year-End List Aggregation)

“What are the best Young Adult books released in 2019?” We looked at 282 of the top Young Adult books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 24 books, all appearing on 3 or more “Best Young Adult” book lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 250+ titles, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Our other Best Of 2019 Articles:

Our Other Years: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Happy Scrolling!



Top 24 Best Young Adult Books From 2019



24 .) American Royals written by Katharine McGee

American Royals

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Indigo
  • Drizzle & Hurricane Books
  • Goodreads

In an alternate America, princesses Beatrice and Samantha Washington and the two girls wooing their brother, Prince Jefferson, become embroiled in high drama in the most glorious court in the world.



23 .) Dig written by A. S. King

Dig

Lists It Appears On:

  • School Library Journal 2
  • Chicago Public Library
  • King County Library System
  • Powell’s

A searing and dynamic novel from YA master A.S. King about tangled family secrets and white supremacy in suburban Pennsylvania, for readers of Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give



22 .) I Wish You All The Best written by Mason Deaver

I Wish You All The Best

Lists It Appears On:

  • Indigo
  • Goodreads
  • King County Library System
  • NPR

Perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli, Mason Deaver’s STUNNING debut will rip your heart out before showing you how to heal from tragedy and celebrate life in the process.



21 .) Internment written by Samira Ahmed

Internment

Lists It Appears On:

  • SheReads
  • Goodreads
  • BookPage
  • King County Library System

‘Samira has created a chilling, powerful, all-too-real near future that’s a must-read for everyone’s TBR’ Karen M. McManus, author of One Of Us Is Lying ‘A must-read . . . A heart-rending and all-too credible tale of sacrifice, the ugly face of authority a



20 .) Opposite of Always written by Justin A. Reynolds

Opposite of Always

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist 2
  • School Library Journal 2
  • Goodreads
  • Chicago Public Library

“One of the best love stories I’ve ever read.” —Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give “Read this one, reread it, and then hug it to your chest.” —Becky Albertalli, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo S



19 .) Spin The Dawn written by Elizabeth Lim

Spin The Dawn

Lists It Appears On:

  • Indigo
  • SheReads
  • NPR
  • The Nerd Daily

Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three magic dresses, from the sun, the moon, and the stars. Maia Tamarin dre



18 .) The Field Guide To The North American Teenager written by Ben Philippe

The Field Guide To The North American Teenager

Lists It Appears On:

  • Indigo
  • New York Public Library
  • SheReads
  • NPR

A hilarious contemporary realistic YA debut novel about a rather cynical Black French Canadian teen who moves to Austin, Texas, and experiences the clichés and joys of the American high school experience—including falling in love. Perfect for fans of Nicol



17 .) Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me written by Mariko Tamaki, illus. by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

Lists It Appears On:

  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • BookPage
  • King County Library System
  • NPR
  • BookPeople

All Freddy Riley wants is for Laura Dean to stop breaking up with her. The day they got back together was the best one of Freddy’s life, but nothing’s made sense since. Laura Dean is popular, funny and SO CUTE … but she can be really thoughtless, even mean



16 .) Lovely War written by Julie Berry

Lovely War

Lists It Appears On:

  • SheReads
  • Goodreads
  • BookPage
  • Chicago Public Library
  • King County Library System

“They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as tol



15 .) Patron Saints of Nothing written by Randy Ribay

Patron Saints of Nothing

Lists It Appears On:

  • New York Public Library
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • King County Library System
  • NPR
  • Paste

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST “Brilliant, honest, and equal parts heartbreaking and soul-healing.” –Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT “A singular voice in the world of literature.” –Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down A powerful coming-of-age s



14 .) Slay written by Brittney Morris

Slay

Lists It Appears On:

  • Indigo
  • New York Public Library
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • Paste
  • Iowa City Public Library

“Gripping and timely.” —People “The YA debut we’re most excited for this year.” —Entertainment Weekly “A book that knocks you off your feet while dropping the kind of knowledge that’ll keep you down for the count. Prepare to BE slain.” —Nic Stone, New York



13 .) The Fountains of Silence written by Ruta Sepetys

The Fountains of Silence

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • New York Public Library
  • Goodreads
  • Chicago Public Library
  • The Nerd Daily

FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS Madrid, 1957. Tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine while Spanish citizens are gripped by a dark secret. Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, h



12 .) The Last True Poets of the Sea written by Julia Drake

The Last True Poets of the Sea

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist 2
  • BookPage
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • BookPage
  • Chicago Public Library

From a stunning new voice in YA literature comes an epic, utterly unforgettable contemporary novel about a lost shipwreck, a missing piece of family history, and weathering the storms of life. “Profound and page-turning.” –Madeline Miller, #1 New York Tim



11 .) Two Can Keep a Secret written by Karen M. McManus

Two Can Keep a Secret

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Indigo
  • SheReads
  • Goodreads
  • King County Library System

“A must-read YA thriller” (Bustle) from the New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying! Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery’s never been there, but she’s heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five year



10 .) Shout written by Laurie Halse Anderson

Shout

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • New York Public Library
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • TIME
  • King County Library System
  • NPR

A searing poetic memoir and call to action from the bestselling and award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson! Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual ass



9.) We Hunt the Flame written by Hafsah Faizal

We Hunt the Flame

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist 2
  • Indigo
  • SheReads
  • Powell’s
  • Paste
  • Iowa City Public Library

A BuzzFeed Pick for “YA Books You Absolutely Must Read This Spring” A Bustle’s Most Anticipated 2019 YA Release A Paste Magazine’s Top 10 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2019 A Paste Magazine Best YA Book of 2019 A PopSugar Best YA Book of 2019 “Lyrical and



8.) Sorcery of Thorns written by Margaret Rogerson

Sorcery of Thorns

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • BookPage
  • Indigo
  • New York Public Library
  • SheReads
  • BookPage
  • The Nerd Daily

When apprentice librarian Elisabeth is implicated in sabotage that released the library’s most dangerous grimoire, she becomes entangled in a centuries-old conspiracy that could mean the end of everything.



7.) The Downstairs Girl written by Stacey Lee

The Downstairs Girl

Lists It Appears On:

  • BookPage
  • New York Public Library
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • School Library Journal 2
  • SheReads
  • BookPage
  • NPR

From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family. “A triumph of storytelling. A bold portrait of this cou



6.) Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All written by Laura Ruby

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • BookPage
  • School Library Journal 2
  • BookPage
  • Chicago Public Library
  • King County Library System
  • NPR

From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women–one living, one dead–dealing with loss, desire, and the fragility of the American dream during WWII. When Frankie’s mother died and her father left her and h



5.) Wilder Girls written by Rory Power

Wilder Girls

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist 2
  • Indigo
  • New York Public Library
  • SheReads
  • NPR
  • The Nerd Daily
  • Paste
  • BookPeople

The Power meets We Were Liars in Rory Power’s compelling, visceral and completely unputdownable YA debut about survival and the power of female friendships. Everyone loses something to the Tox; Hetty lost her eye, Reese’s hand has changed, and Byatt just d



4.) Pet written by Akwaeke Emezi

Pet

Lists It Appears On:

  • BookPage
  • New York Public Library
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • School Library Journal 2
  • TIME
  • BookPage
  • Chicago Public Library
  • King County Library System
  • NPR
  • BookPeople

In a near-future society that claims to have gotten rid of all monstrous people, a creature emerges from a painting seventeen-year-old Jam’s mother created, a hunter from another world seeking a real-life monster.



3.) With the Fire on High written by Elizabeth Acevedo

With the Fire on High

Lists It Appears On:

  • Indigo
  • New York Public Library
  • Publishers Weekly 2
  • SheReads
  • TIME
  • Goodreads
  • King County Library System
  • NPR
  • Paste
  • Iowa City Public Library

From New York Times bestselling author of POET X comes a story of a girl with talent, pride and a little bit of magic that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant during freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the toug



2.) Frankly in Love written by David Yoon

Frankly in Love

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • BookPage
  • Indigo
  • School Library Journal 2
  • BookPage
  • Chicago Public Library
  • King County Library System
  • NPR
  • The Nerd Daily
  • BookPeople
  • Goodreads

Frank Li is a high school senior living in Southern California. Frank’s parents emigrated from Korea, and have pretty much one big rule for Frank – he must only date Korean girls. But he’s got strong feelings for a girl in his class, Brit – and she’s not K



1.) On the Come Up written by Angie Thomas

On the Come Up

Lists It Appears On:

  • New York Public Library
  • Readings
  • SheReads
  • TIME
  • Goodreads
  • Chicago Public Library
  • King County Library System
  • NPR
  • Paste
  • Iowa City Public Library
  • Indigo

This is the highly anticipated second novel by Angie Thomas, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning The Hate U Give. Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win her first battle. As the




The 250+ Additional Best Young Adult Books Released In 2019



#BooksAuthorsLists
25A Curse So Dark and LonelyBrigid Kemmerer
New York Public Library
   SheReads
   
The Nerd Daily
26Angel MageGarth Nix
Publishers Weekly 2
   Readings
   BookPeople
27Aurora RisingAmie Kaufman and Jay KristoffIndigo
   Readings
   SheReads
28BirthdayMeredith Russo
New York Public Library
   Goodreads
   
Chicago Public Library
29Children Of Virtue And VengeanceTomi AdeyemiNPR
   Amazon
   Indigo
30Dear Haiti, Love AlaineMaika Moulite and Maritza MouliteIndigo
   NPR
   BookPeople
31Finale: A Caraval NovelStephanie GarberSheReads
   Amazon
   Indigo
32Genesis Begins AgainAlicia Williams
School Library Journal
   NPR
   Powell’s
33House of Salt and SorrowsErin A. CraigAmazon
   SheReads
   Powell’s
34Kingdom of SoulsRena BarronIndigo
   
School Library Journal 2
   Paste
35Kiss Number 8Colleen AF Venable, illus. by Ellen T. Crenshaw
New York Public Library
   
Publishers Weekly 2
   
King County Library System
36Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten BlocksJason Reynolds, illus. by Alexander Nabaum
Publishers Weekly
   
School Library Journal
   TIME
37Love from A to Z Indigo
   
School Library Journal 2
   Goodreads
38Permanent RecordMary H.K. ChoiIndigo
   NPR
   Powell’s
39PumpkinheadsRainbow RowellIndigo
   
King County Library System
   Powell’s
40Serpent & DoveShelby MahurinAmazon
   Indigo
   SheReads
41The BeautifulRenée AhdiehIndigo
   SheReads
   
The Nerd Daily
42The Book of Dust: The Secret CommonwealthPhilip Pullman
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
   Amazon
   Indigo
43The Music of What HappensBill Konigsberg
New York Public Library
   SheReads
   
Chicago Public Library
44The Vanishing StairMaureen JohnsonSheReads
   
Chicago Public Library
   Goodreads
45The Wicked KingHolly BlackIndigo
   SheReads
   
Iowa City Public Library
46There’s Something About SweetieSandhya MenonPowell’s
   
Iowa City Public Library
   NPR
47Wayward SonRainbow RowellSheReads
   
Iowa City Public Library
   Indigo
48Wicked SaintsEmily A. DuncanSheReads
   Paste
   Indigo
49A Wolf Called Wander 
School Library Journal
   Powell’s
50Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Booklist 3
   
School Library Journal 2
51Butterfly YellowThanhha Lai
New York Public Library
   NPR
52Call Down the HawkMaggie Stiefvater
Chicago Public Library
   Amazon
53Capturing the DevilKerri ManiscalcoSheReads
   Goodreads
54EnchantéeGita TreleaseSheReads
   NPR
55For Black Girls Like Me Booklist 2
   
School Library Journal
56Four Dead Queens Indigo
   
New York Public Library
57GravemaidensKelly CoonIndigo
   
The Nerd Daily
58Harley Quinn: Breaking GlassMariko Tamaki
New York Public Library
   NPR
59Hot Dog GirlJennifer DuganSheReads
   Paste
60I Wanna Be Where You Are 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
   
Iowa City Public Library
61Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 1 Indigo
   
New York Public Library
62Light It upKekla Magoon
School Library Journal 2
   
Chicago Public Library
63Like A Love StoryAbdi Nazemian
New York Public Library
   
Chicago Public Library
64New KidJerry Craft
Publishers Weekly
   Booklist 3
65Other Words for HomeJasmine Warga
Publishers Weekly
   
School Library Journal
66Pay Attention, Carter JonesGary D. SchmidtBookPage
   
Publishers Weekly
67Queen of the SeaDylan Meconis
Publishers Weekly
   
King County Library System
68Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite MatineeJeff Zentner
Chicago Public Library
   Paste
69Rebel 
Iowa City Public Library
   Indigo
70Swipe Right for MurderDerek MilmanSheReads
   
The Nerd Daily
71Tarnished Are the StarsRosiee Thor
Chicago Public Library
   Paste
72The Gilded WolvesRoshani Chokshi
Chicago Public Library
   
King County Library System
73The Grace Year Amazon
   Goodreads
74The Line TenderKate AllenBooklist 2
   
Publishers Weekly
75The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James BookPage
   Powell’s
76The Princess and the FangirlAshley PostonSheReads
   Goodreads
77The Rest of the Story Goodreads
   Indigo
78The Revolution of Birdie RandolphBrandy Colbert
Chicago Public Library
   
Iowa City Public Library
79The Toll Indigo
   Amazon
80The Waning AgeS.E. Grove
New York Public Library
   
Publishers Weekly 2
81The Weight of Our SkyHanna AlkafSheReads
   Paste
82This Time Will Be DifferentMisa Sugiura
New York Public Library
   
Chicago Public Library
83This Was Our PactRyan Andrews
Publishers Weekly
   
King County Library System
84Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the SkyKwame MbaliaBooklist 2
   
Publishers Weekly
85War GirlsTochi Onyebuchi
New York Public Library
   
The Nerd Daily
86We Set The Dark On Fire 
School Library Journal 2
   
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
87Wicked FoxKat Cho
The Nerd Daily
   Paste
8810 Blind Dates Indigo
89A Dress for the WickedAutumn KrauseSheReads
90A Good Kind of Trouble 
School Library Journal
91A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying 
School Library Journal
92A Story About Cancer (with A Happy Ending)India Desjardins
King County Library System
93A Thousand SistersElizabeth Wein
King County Library System
94Across A Broken ShoreAmy Trueblood
The Nerd Daily
95Again, but Better Goodreads
96All of Us with WingsMichelle Ruiz KeilSheReads
97All the Greys on Greene StreetLaura Tucker, illus. by Kelly Murphy
Publishers Weekly
98An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People 
New York Public Library
99Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation Booklist
100Are You Listening?Tillie WaldenBookPeople
101As Many Nows As I Can Get 
New York Public Library
102Barely Missing EverythingMatt Méndez
Chicago Public Library
103BearmouthLiz Hyder
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
104Better Than the Best PlanLauren MorrillPaste
105Beverly, Right Here BookPage
106Black EnoughVarious
King County Library System
107Blanca & Roja. Booklist 3
108Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist’s Journey, Vol. 1 
New York Public Library
109Blood Heir Indigo
110Bloodleaf 
Iowa City Public Library
111BloodwitchSusan DennardSheReads
112BloomKevin Panetta
King County Library System
113Brave FaceShaun David HutchinsonPaste
114Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection Indigo
115Color Outside the LinesSangu Mandanna
The Nerd Daily
116Cosmoknights, Vol. 1 
New York Public Library
117Crier’s WarNina VarelaSheReads
118Crown of Feathers Indigo
119Crush. Booklist
120Dangerous Alliance 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
121Dark ShoresDanielle L. Jensen
The Nerd Daily
122DeeplightFrances Hardinge
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
123Descendant Of The Crane Indigo
124Don’t Date Rosa Santos 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
125Dream Within a DreamPatricia MacLachlan
Publishers Weekly
126Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic 
New York Public Library
127Eventown BookPage
128Exile From EdenAndrew Smith
Chicago Public Library
129Finding Langston. Booklist 3
130Five ​Dark FatesKendare BlakeSheReads
131Five Feet Apart Goodreads
132For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams, Vol. 1 
New York Public Library
133Forward Me Back to You 
School Library Journal 2
134Front Desk. Booklist 3
135Full DisclosureCamryn Garrett
The Nerd Daily
136Gender Queer: A Memoir 
New York Public Library
137Girls Like Us 
School Library Journal 2
138Girls of Storm and ShadowNatasha Ngan
The Nerd Daily
139Girls on the VergeSharon Biggs Waller
Chicago Public Library
140Girls With Sharp SticksSuzanne Young
The Nerd Daily
141Going Off Script 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
142GravitySarah Deming
Publishers Weekly 2
143GutsRaina TelgemeierTIME
144Hello Girls Indigo
145Her Fearless Run: Kathrine Switzer’s Historic Boston Marathon Powell’s
146Heroine 
School Library Journal 2
147
Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt With Family Addiction
 Booklist
148Historical Fiction SheReads
149Hope and Other Punchlines 
New York Public Library
150How High the Moon 
School Library Journal
151How It Feels to FloatHelena Fox
Chicago Public Library
152How To Make Friends With The Dark Indigo
153Hum and Swish Powell’s
154I Am Still AliveKate Alice MarshallReadings
155I Can Make This Promise 
School Library Journal
156I Hope You Get This MessageFarah Naz RishiPaste
157I Want to Eat Your Pancreas 
New York Public Library
158I Was Their American Dream 
New York Public Library
159I’m Not Dying with You TonightKimberly Jones and Gilly SegalSheReads
160If I’m Being Honest 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
161Illegal. Booklist
162Infinite Hope BookPage
163Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience 
New York Public Library
164Inventing VictoriaTonya BoldenNPR
165Ironheart, Vol. 1: Those with Courage 
New York Public Library
166It Sounded Better in My HeadNina KenwoodReadings
167Jack (Not Jackie). Booklist 3
168JackpotNic StonePaste
169Juliet Takes A BreathGabby RiveraNPR
170Just For ClicksKara McDowellSheReads
171King Of Scars Indigo
172Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens Indigo
173Lady SmokeLaura SebastianSheReads
174Lalani of the Distant Sea 
School Library Journal
175Last Bus to Everland 
New York Public Library
176Let Me Hear a RhymeTiffany D. JacksonPaste
177Let’s Go Swimming on DoomsdayNatalie C. Anderson
King County Library System
178LGBTQ+ SheReads
179Lifestyles of Gods & MonstersEmily RobersonBookPeople
180Look Both WaysJason Reynolds
King County Library System
181Lubna and PebbleWendy MeddourTIME
182Malamander Booklist 2
183Man-Eaters Volume 1Chelsea CainNPR
184MonumentsWill KostakisReadings
185My Brother’s Husband, v.2. Booklist
186My Heart Powell’s
187My Jasper JuneLaurel Snyder
Publishers Weekly
188NocturnaMaya MotayneSheReads
189Odd One Out. Booklist 3
190On a Sunbeam. Booklist
191Ordinary GirlsBlair Thornburgh
Publishers Weekly 2
192Orpheus GirlBrynne Rebele-HenrySheReads
193Other Words For SmokeSarah Maria Griffin
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
194Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare, Vol. 1 
New York Public Library
195Our Year of Maybe 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
196Out of SalemHal Schrieve
Publishers Weekly 2
197
Powers of a Girl: 65 Marvel Women Who Punched the Sky & Changed the Universe
 
New York Public Library
198Promise Me HappyRobert NewtonReadings
199Quincredible, Vol. 1: Quest to Be the Best! 
New York Public Library
200Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee 
New York Public Library
201Retellings SheReads
202RiverlandFran WildeNPR
203RomanovNadine BrandesSheReads
204Rose, InterruptedPatrice Lawrence
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
205Royal City. Booklist
206Rumple Buttercup Powell’s
207Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Vol. 1 
New York Public Library
208SadieCourtney SummersReadings
209Sal & Gabi Break the UniverseCarlos Hernandez
Publishers Weekly
210Sea Witch RisingSarah HenningSheReads
211Serious Moonlight Goodreads
212Silver Spoon. Booklist
213Slayer Indigo
214Small in the City Powell’s
215Small Town Hearts 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
216Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air 
New York Public Library
217Some Places More Than Others BookPage
218Speak: The Graphic Novel Booklist
219Spencer’s New Pet Powell’s
220Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and RussiaMarc Favreau
Publishers Weekly 2
221Stargazing Powell’s
222Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution. Powell’s
223SupernovaMarissa MeyerSheReads
224Tell Me How You Really FeelAminah Mae Safi
King County Library System
225The Astonishing Color of After. Booklist 3
226The Babysitters Coven 
New York Public Library
227The Beast PlayerNahoko Uehashi
Chicago Public Library
228The Best at It Booklist 2
229The Birds, The Bees, And You And MeOlivia HinebaughNPR
230The Black Veins 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
231The Bone HousesEmily Lloyd-JonesSheReads
232The Dead Queens ClubHannah CapinNPR
233The Devouring Gray Indigo
234The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1: Call Down the Hawk Indigo
235The Fate of Fausto: A Painted FableOliver JeffersTIME
236The Fever King 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
237The Girl The Sea Gave Back: A Novel Indigo
238The Good Luck Girls 
New York Public Library
239The Guinevere DeceptionKiersten White
The Nerd Daily
240The Hike Powell’s
241The Language of Fire: Joan of Arc Reimagined 
New York Public Library
242The Last Last-Day-of-SummerLamar GilesTIME
243The Library Of Lost Things Indigo
244The Light at the Bottom of the WorldLondon ShahPaste
245The Lost GirlAnne Ursu
Publishers Weekly
246The Merciful CrowMargaret Owen
The Nerd Daily
247The Moon Within 
School Library Journal
248The Next Great Paulie FinkAli Benjamin
Publishers Weekly
249The Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce 
New York Public Library
250The Other Half of Happy Booklist 2
251The Patchwork Bike. Booklist 3
252The Priory of the Orange TreeSamantha ShannonSheReads
253The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air (3)) Amazon
254The Quiet At The End of the World 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
255The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise 
School Library Journal
256The Sad Little FactJonah WinterTIME
257The secret commonwealth 
Iowa City Public Library
258The Seventh VoyageStanislaw LemNPR
259The Silence Between UsAlison GervaisNPR
260The Storm Crow Indigo
261The StrangersMargaret Peterson Haddix
Publishers Weekly
262The Surprising Power of a Good DumplingWai ChimReadings
263The Tenth GirlSara FaringSheReads
264The Things She’s Seen Indigo
265The Tiger At Midnight Indigo
266The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Booklist
267There Will Come A Darkness Indigo
268They Called Us Enemy 
New York Public Library
269This is How We Change the EndingVikki WakefieldReadings
270Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens Booklist 3
271Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of ArcDavid Elliott
Publishers Weekly 2
272Watch Us Rise 
School Library Journal 2
273We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults 
New York Public Library
274We Are Lost and FoundHelene Dunbar
The Nerd Daily
275We Contain MultitudesSarah HenstraBookPage
276We Rule the NightClaire Eliza Bartlett
Publishers Weekly 2
277White Rose 
School Library Journal 2
278Witch Hat Atelier, Vol. 1 
New York Public Library
279Witchy 
New York Public Library
280You Asked For Perfect 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
281You’d Be Mine 
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
282Ziggy, Stardust and MeJames BrandonSheReads


26 Best Young Adult Book Sources/Lists



Source
Amazon
Booklist
Booklist 2
Booklist 3
BookPage
BookPage
BookPeople
Chicago Public Library
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
Goodreads
Indigo
Iowa City Public Library
King County Library System
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
New York Public Library
NPR
Paste
Powell’s
Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly 2
Readings
School Library Journal
School Library Journal 2
SheReads
The Nerd Daily
TIME

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