Must Read Young Adult Novels


By Ada Kohli
Published Sept 23, 2021

Hindustan Times


Looking For Alaska

Miles wants to gain a deeper perspective on life so he enrolls in boarding school. There he falls in love with Alaska Young

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The Mortal Instruments

Clary Fray’s search for her missing mother leads her into an alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons who want to destroy it 

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Thirteen Reasons Why 

Clay Jensen begins his quest to uncover the story behind his crush Hannah and the 13 reasons why she decided to end her life

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If I Stay

Life changes in an instant for Mia after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up or not

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Shiver Trilogy

The trilogy tells the love story of Grace and Sam who is a werewolf and follows the fighting between Sam's pack members

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All The Light We Cannot See

This novel is about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II

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The Book Thief

Death itself narrates the story of a German girl being taken into a foster home right before World War II. She finds comfort in stealing books even though she can’t read

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American Royals

Set in an alternate America, George Washington was the first king instead and his ancestors are still ruling 250 years later until a recent change in the law

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The Catcher In The Rye

The novel details two days in the life of 16-year-old after he has been expelled from prep school. The boy searches for truth of the adult world

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To Kill A Mockingbird

This novel is about growing up under extraordinary circumstances and explores human behaviour like innocence, cruelty and hatred

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