Looking for Alaska

07 December 2019 | By John Green | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Before Miles Pudge Halter is done with his safe life at home His whole life has been one big non event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the Great Perhaps even Francois Rabelais, poet He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything but boring world of

Paper Towns

07 December 2019 | By John Green | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Who is the real Margo Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge he follows After their all nighter

Fangirl

07 December 2019 | By Rainbow Rowell | Filed in: realistic young adult.

A coming of age tale of fan fiction, family and first love Cath is a Simon Snow fan Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan. But for Cath, being a fan is her life and she s really good at it She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids

Thirteen Reasons Why

07 December 2019 | By Jay Asher | Filed in: realistic young adult.

You can t stop the future You can t rewind the past The only way to learn the secret is to press play Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker his classmate and

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

07 December 2019 | By Stephen Chbosky | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Now in a special edition to mark the twentieth anniversary of a beloved cult classic Read the 1 New York Times bestselling coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory Also a major motion picture starring Logan

Speak

07 December 2019 | By Laurie Halse Anderson | Filed in: realistic young adult.

The first ten lies they tell you in high school Speak up for yourself we want to know what you have to say From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an

The Hate U Give

07 December 2019 | By Angie Thomas | Filed in: realistic young adult.

A three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards Sixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood

Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)

07 December 2019 | By Stephanie Perkins | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris until she meets tienne St Clair Smart, charming, beautiful,

An Abundance of Katherines

07 December 2019 | By John Green | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Katherine V thought boys were gross Katherine X just wanted to be friends Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e mail K 19 broke his heart When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton s type happens to be girls named Katherine And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting

We Were Liars

07 December 2019 | By E. Lockhart | Filed in: realistic young adult.

A beautiful and distinguished family A private island A brilliant, damaged girl a passionate, political boy A group of four friends the Liars whose friendship turns destructive A revolution An accident A secret Lies upon lies True love The truth We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1)

07 December 2019 | By Becky Albertalli | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Sixteen year old and not so openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight Now Simon is actually being blackmailed if he doesn t play wingman for class clown Martin, his

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

07 December 2019 | By Sherman Alexie | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all white farm town high school where the only other Indian is

And She Was

07 December 2019 | By Jessica Verdi | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Dara s lived a sheltered life with her single mom, Mellie Now, at eighteen, she s dreaming of When Dara digs up her never before seen birth certificate, her world implodes Why are two strangers listed as her parents Dara confronts her mother, and is stunned by what she learns Mellie is

Peas and Carrots

07 December 2019 | By Tanita S. Davis | Filed in: realistic young adult.

In this new YA novel by Tanita S Davis, the Coretta Scott King Honor author of Mare s War, a white teen named Dess is placed into foster care with a black family while her mother is incarcerated.

Interference

07 December 2019 | By Kay Honeyman | Filed in: realistic young adult.

I will not get involved I will not get involved I will not get involved As a congressman s daughter in Washington, DC, Kate Hamilton always pushes to make things right But when a scandal sends her family to Red Dirt, Texas, she decides to step back for a while She ll take pictures for her

Thicker Than Water

07 December 2019 | By Kelly Fiore Stultz | Filed in: realistic young adult.

Cecelia Price killed her brother At least, that s what the police and the district attorney are saying And although Cecelia is now locked up and forced into treatment, she knows the real story is much complicated Cyrus wasn t always the drug addled monster he d become He was a successful