The best New Young Adult Novels of this year are going to be a hit.
Have a teen in the house?
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Best New Young Adult Novels of 2015
I love giving books as gifts, particularly to my nieces.
I often have to laugh — sometimes they open the gift and give me a sweet smile, but I know they were expecting something splashy.
But the next time I see them, all they can do is gush about how much they loved the book and ask what they should read next!
Best New YA Novels
Fans will not want to miss this thrilling conclusion to Marissa Meyer’s national bestselling Lunar Chronicles series.
Blending thrilling fantasy with never-before-published vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience.
Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard’s sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king’s palace.
Will her power save her or condemn her?
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker.
Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams.
But he can’t pull it off alone… Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist.
Amazon’s Best Young Adult Book of 2015 * People’s Choice Award winner – Favorite Fantasy * Bustle’s Best Young Adult Book of 2015
Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom.
It’s a story that’s literally burning to be told.
Everything, Everything will make you laugh, cry, and feel everything in between.
It’s an innovative, inspiring, and heartbreakingly romantic debut novel that unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, illustrations, and more.
Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents — including emails, maps, files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more —I lluminae is the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.
A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights.
2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award winner * A 2015 National Book Award finalist* A 2015 Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon book * A 2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature finalist
A story of how Daniel Ellsberg transformed from obscure government analyst into “the most dangerous man in America” and risked everything to expose the government’s deceit.
William C. Morris Award Winner: Best Young Adult Debut of the Year * National Book Award Longlist
Incredibly funny and poignant, this twenty-first-century coming-of-age, coming out story — wrapped in a geek romance — is a knockout of a debut novel by Becky Albertalli.
From the author of The Walled City comes a fast-paced and innovative novel that will leave you breathless.
The #1 New York Times bestseller and feel-good YA of the year — about Willowdean Dixon, the fearless, funny, and totally unforgettable heroine who takes on her small town’s beauty pageant.
Filled with moments of deep emotion and unexpected humor, this understated and wise novel explores the complexities of living with OCD and offers the prospect of hope, happiness and healing.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain.
Told in an unforgettable, kaleidoscopic voice, Mosquitoland is a modern American odyssey, as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.
In this hilarious and deeply moving story, award-winning author Susin Nielsen has created two narrators who will steal your heart and make you laugh out loud.
Editors’ Choice by the New York Times
In his twisty, gritty, profoundly moving New York Times bestselling-debut, Adam Silvera brings to life a charged, dangerous near-future summer in the Bronx.
Not since The Book Thief has the character of Death played such an original and affecting part in a book for young people.
Nicolette’s awful stepsisters call her “Mechanica” to demean her, but the nickname fits: she learned to be an inventor at her mother’s knee.
When she discovers a secret workshop in the cellar on her sixteenth birthday, Nicolette starts to imagine a new life for herself. And the timing may be perfect: There’s a technological exposition and a royal ball on the horizon.
Determined to invent her own happily-ever-after, Mechanica seeks to wow the prince and eager entrepreneurs alike.
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