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Great YA Reads

Some of my favorite (non-ghostly, virus-y, or space-y) YA novels, which I hope you'll enjoy too!

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Paranormal

Birth of the Firebringer by Meredith Ann Pierce
Eva by Peter Dickinson
House of Stairs by William Sleator
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner (recommended that you read the first two Attolia books first)
Westmark by Lloyd Alexander
Magic or Madness by Justine Larbalestier
Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
Feed by M.T. Anderson
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Skin Hunger by Kathleen Duey

Contemporary and Historical

Dramarama by E. Lockhart
A Fabulous Creature by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn
Dairy Queen by Catherin Gilbert Murdock
Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend by Carrie Jones
Silent to the Bone by E. L. Konigsburg
Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty
Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
The Year of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein


After you read Give Up the Ghost ~ After you read The Way We Fall

After you read Earth & Sky ~ Great Adult Reads