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



# Books Authors Lists
25 A Curse So Dark and Lonely Brigid Kemmerer
New York Public Library
      SheReads
     
The Nerd Daily
26 Angel Mage Garth Nix
Publishers Weekly 2
      Readings
      BookPeople
27 Aurora Rising Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Indigo
      Readings
      SheReads
28 Birthday Meredith Russo
New York Public Library
      Goodreads
     
Chicago Public Library
29 Children Of Virtue And Vengeance Tomi Adeyemi NPR
      Amazon
      Indigo
30 Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite Indigo
      NPR
      BookPeople
31 Finale: A Caraval Novel Stephanie Garber SheReads
      Amazon
      Indigo
32 Genesis Begins Again Alicia Williams
School Library Journal
      NPR
      Powell’s
33 House of Salt and Sorrows Erin A. Craig Amazon
      SheReads
      Powell’s
34 Kingdom of Souls Rena Barron Indigo
     
School Library Journal 2
      Paste
35 Kiss Number 8 Colleen AF Venable, illus. by Ellen T. Crenshaw
New York Public Library
     
Publishers Weekly 2
     
King County Library System
36 Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Jason Reynolds, illus. by Alexander Nabaum
Publishers Weekly
     
School Library Journal
      TIME
37 Love from A to Z   Indigo
     
School Library Journal 2
      Goodreads
38 Permanent Record Mary H.K. Choi Indigo
      NPR
      Powell’s
39 Pumpkinheads Rainbow Rowell Indigo
     
King County Library System
      Powell’s
40 Serpent & Dove Shelby Mahurin Amazon
      Indigo
      SheReads
41 The Beautiful Renée Ahdieh Indigo
      SheReads
     
The Nerd Daily
42 The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth Philip Pullman
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
      Amazon
      Indigo
43 The Music of What Happens Bill Konigsberg
New York Public Library
      SheReads
     
Chicago Public Library
44 The Vanishing Stair Maureen Johnson SheReads
     
Chicago Public Library
      Goodreads
45 The Wicked King Holly Black Indigo
      SheReads
     
Iowa City Public Library
46 There’s Something About Sweetie Sandhya Menon Powell’s
     
Iowa City Public Library
      NPR
47 Wayward Son Rainbow Rowell SheReads
     
Iowa City Public Library
      Indigo
48 Wicked Saints Emily A. Duncan SheReads
      Paste
      Indigo
49 A Wolf Called Wander  
School Library Journal
      Powell’s
50 Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America   Booklist 3
     
School Library Journal 2
51 Butterfly Yellow Thanhha Lai
New York Public Library
      NPR
52 Call Down the Hawk Maggie Stiefvater
Chicago Public Library
      Amazon
53 Capturing the Devil Kerri Maniscalco SheReads
      Goodreads
54 Enchantée Gita Trelease SheReads
      NPR
55 For Black Girls Like Me   Booklist 2
     
School Library Journal
56 Four Dead Queens   Indigo
     
New York Public Library
57 Gravemaidens Kelly Coon Indigo
     
The Nerd Daily
58 Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass Mariko Tamaki
New York Public Library
      NPR
59 Hot Dog Girl Jennifer Dugan SheReads
      Paste
60 I Wanna Be Where You Are  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
     
Iowa City Public Library
61 Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 1   Indigo
     
New York Public Library
62 Light It up Kekla Magoon
School Library Journal 2
     
Chicago Public Library
63 Like A Love Story Abdi Nazemian
New York Public Library
     
Chicago Public Library
64 New Kid Jerry Craft
Publishers Weekly
      Booklist 3
65 Other Words for Home Jasmine Warga
Publishers Weekly
     
School Library Journal
66 Pay Attention, Carter Jones Gary D. Schmidt BookPage
     
Publishers Weekly
67 Queen of the Sea Dylan Meconis
Publishers Weekly
     
King County Library System
68 Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Jeff Zentner
Chicago Public Library
      Paste
69 Rebel  
Iowa City Public Library
      Indigo
70 Swipe Right for Murder Derek Milman SheReads
     
The Nerd Daily
71 Tarnished Are the Stars Rosiee Thor
Chicago Public Library
      Paste
72 The Gilded Wolves Roshani Chokshi
Chicago Public Library
     
King County Library System
73 The Grace Year   Amazon
      Goodreads
74 The Line Tender Kate Allen Booklist 2
     
Publishers Weekly
75 The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James   BookPage
      Powell’s
76 The Princess and the Fangirl Ashley Poston SheReads
      Goodreads
77 The Rest of the Story   Goodreads
      Indigo
78 The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Brandy Colbert
Chicago Public Library
     
Iowa City Public Library
79 The Toll   Indigo
      Amazon
80 The Waning Age S.E. Grove
New York Public Library
     
Publishers Weekly 2
81 The Weight of Our Sky Hanna Alkaf SheReads
      Paste
82 This Time Will Be Different Misa Sugiura
New York Public Library
     
Chicago Public Library
83 This Was Our Pact Ryan Andrews
Publishers Weekly
     
King County Library System
84 Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky Kwame Mbalia Booklist 2
     
Publishers Weekly
85 War Girls Tochi Onyebuchi
New York Public Library
     
The Nerd Daily
86 We Set The Dark On Fire  
School Library Journal 2
     
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
87 Wicked Fox Kat Cho
The Nerd Daily
      Paste
88 10 Blind Dates   Indigo
89 A Dress for the Wicked Autumn Krause SheReads
90 A Good Kind of Trouble  
School Library Journal
91 A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying  
School Library Journal
92 A Story About Cancer (with A Happy Ending) India Desjardins
King County Library System
93 A Thousand Sisters Elizabeth Wein
King County Library System
94 Across A Broken Shore Amy Trueblood
The Nerd Daily
95 Again, but Better   Goodreads
96 All of Us with Wings Michelle Ruiz Keil SheReads
97 All the Greys on Greene Street Laura Tucker, illus. by Kelly Murphy
Publishers Weekly
98 An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People  
New York Public Library
99 Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation   Booklist
100 Are You Listening? Tillie Walden BookPeople
101 As Many Nows As I Can Get  
New York Public Library
102 Barely Missing Everything Matt Méndez
Chicago Public Library
103 Bearmouth Liz Hyder
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
104 Better Than the Best Plan Lauren Morrill Paste
105 Beverly, Right Here   BookPage
106 Black Enough Various
King County Library System
107 Blanca & Roja.   Booklist 3
108 Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist’s Journey, Vol. 1  
New York Public Library
109 Blood Heir   Indigo
110 Bloodleaf  
Iowa City Public Library
111 Bloodwitch Susan Dennard SheReads
112 Bloom Kevin Panetta
King County Library System
113 Brave Face Shaun David Hutchinson Paste
114 Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection   Indigo
115 Color Outside the Lines Sangu Mandanna
The Nerd Daily
116 Cosmoknights, Vol. 1  
New York Public Library
117 Crier’s War Nina Varela SheReads
118 Crown of Feathers   Indigo
119 Crush.   Booklist
120 Dangerous Alliance  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
121 Dark Shores Danielle L. Jensen
The Nerd Daily
122 Deeplight Frances Hardinge
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
123 Descendant Of The Crane   Indigo
124 Don’t Date Rosa Santos  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
125 Dream Within a Dream Patricia MacLachlan
Publishers Weekly
126 Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic  
New York Public Library
127 Eventown   BookPage
128 Exile From Eden Andrew Smith
Chicago Public Library
129 Finding Langston.   Booklist 3
130 Five ​Dark Fates Kendare Blake SheReads
131 Five Feet Apart   Goodreads
132 For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams, Vol. 1  
New York Public Library
133 Forward Me Back to You  
School Library Journal 2
134 Front Desk.   Booklist 3
135 Full Disclosure Camryn Garrett
The Nerd Daily
136 Gender Queer: A Memoir  
New York Public Library
137 Girls Like Us  
School Library Journal 2
138 Girls of Storm and Shadow Natasha Ngan
The Nerd Daily
139 Girls on the Verge Sharon Biggs Waller
Chicago Public Library
140 Girls With Sharp Sticks Suzanne Young
The Nerd Daily
141 Going Off Script  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
142 Gravity Sarah Deming
Publishers Weekly 2
143 Guts Raina Telgemeier TIME
144 Hello Girls   Indigo
145 Her Fearless Run: Kathrine Switzer’s Historic Boston Marathon   Powell’s
146 Heroine  
School Library Journal 2
147
Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt With Family Addiction
  Booklist
148 Historical Fiction   SheReads
149 Hope and Other Punchlines  
New York Public Library
150 How High the Moon  
School Library Journal
151 How It Feels to Float Helena Fox
Chicago Public Library
152 How To Make Friends With The Dark   Indigo
153 Hum and Swish   Powell’s
154 I Am Still Alive Kate Alice Marshall Readings
155 I Can Make This Promise  
School Library Journal
156 I Hope You Get This Message Farah Naz Rishi Paste
157 I Want to Eat Your Pancreas  
New York Public Library
158 I Was Their American Dream  
New York Public Library
159 I’m Not Dying with You Tonight Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal SheReads
160 If I’m Being Honest  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
161 Illegal.   Booklist
162 Infinite Hope   BookPage
163 Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience  
New York Public Library
164 Inventing Victoria Tonya Bolden NPR
165 Ironheart, Vol. 1: Those with Courage  
New York Public Library
166 It Sounded Better in My Head Nina Kenwood Readings
167 Jack (Not Jackie).   Booklist 3
168 Jackpot Nic Stone Paste
169 Juliet Takes A Breath Gabby Rivera NPR
170 Just For Clicks Kara McDowell SheReads
171 King Of Scars   Indigo
172 Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens   Indigo
173 Lady Smoke Laura Sebastian SheReads
174 Lalani of the Distant Sea  
School Library Journal
175 Last Bus to Everland  
New York Public Library
176 Let Me Hear a Rhyme Tiffany D. Jackson Paste
177 Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday Natalie C. Anderson
King County Library System
178 LGBTQ+   SheReads
179 Lifestyles of Gods & Monsters Emily Roberson BookPeople
180 Look Both Ways Jason Reynolds
King County Library System
181 Lubna and Pebble Wendy Meddour TIME
182 Malamander   Booklist 2
183 Man-Eaters Volume 1 Chelsea Cain NPR
184 Monuments Will Kostakis Readings
185 My Brother’s Husband, v.2.   Booklist
186 My Heart   Powell’s
187 My Jasper June Laurel Snyder
Publishers Weekly
188 Nocturna Maya Motayne SheReads
189 Odd One Out.   Booklist 3
190 On a Sunbeam.   Booklist
191 Ordinary Girls Blair Thornburgh
Publishers Weekly 2
192 Orpheus Girl Brynne Rebele-Henry SheReads
193 Other Words For Smoke Sarah Maria Griffin
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
194 Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare, Vol. 1  
New York Public Library
195 Our Year of Maybe  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
196 Out of Salem Hal Schrieve
Publishers Weekly 2
197
Powers of a Girl: 65 Marvel Women Who Punched the Sky & Changed the Universe
 
New York Public Library
198 Promise Me Happy Robert Newton Readings
199 Quincredible, Vol. 1: Quest to Be the Best!  
New York Public Library
200 Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee  
New York Public Library
201 Retellings   SheReads
202 Riverland Fran Wilde NPR
203 Romanov Nadine Brandes SheReads
204 Rose, Interrupted Patrice Lawrence
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
205 Royal City.   Booklist
206 Rumple Buttercup   Powell’s
207 Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Vol. 1  
New York Public Library
208 Sadie Courtney Summers Readings
209 Sal & Gabi Break the Universe Carlos Hernandez
Publishers Weekly
210 Sea Witch Rising Sarah Henning SheReads
211 Serious Moonlight   Goodreads
212 Silver Spoon.   Booklist
213 Slayer   Indigo
214 Small in the City   Powell’s
215 Small Town Hearts  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
216 Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air  
New York Public Library
217 Some Places More Than Others   BookPage
218 Speak: The Graphic Novel   Booklist
219 Spencer’s New Pet   Powell’s
220 Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia Marc Favreau
Publishers Weekly 2
221 Stargazing   Powell’s
222 Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution.   Powell’s
223 Supernova Marissa Meyer SheReads
224 Tell Me How You Really Feel Aminah Mae Safi
King County Library System
225 The Astonishing Color of After.   Booklist 3
226 The Babysitters Coven  
New York Public Library
227 The Beast Player Nahoko Uehashi
Chicago Public Library
228 The Best at It   Booklist 2
229 The Birds, The Bees, And You And Me Olivia Hinebaugh NPR
230 The Black Veins  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
231 The Bone Houses Emily Lloyd-Jones SheReads
232 The Dead Queens Club Hannah Capin NPR
233 The Devouring Gray   Indigo
234 The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1: Call Down the Hawk   Indigo
235 The Fate of Fausto: A Painted Fable Oliver Jeffers TIME
236 The Fever King  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
237 The Girl The Sea Gave Back: A Novel   Indigo
238 The Good Luck Girls  
New York Public Library
239 The Guinevere Deception Kiersten White
The Nerd Daily
240 The Hike   Powell’s
241 The Language of Fire: Joan of Arc Reimagined  
New York Public Library
242 The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Lamar Giles TIME
243 The Library Of Lost Things   Indigo
244 The Light at the Bottom of the World London Shah Paste
245 The Lost Girl Anne Ursu
Publishers Weekly
246 The Merciful Crow Margaret Owen
The Nerd Daily
247 The Moon Within  
School Library Journal
248 The Next Great Paulie Fink Ali Benjamin
Publishers Weekly
249 The Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce  
New York Public Library
250 The Other Half of Happy   Booklist 2
251 The Patchwork Bike.   Booklist 3
252 The Priory of the Orange Tree Samantha Shannon SheReads
253 The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air (3))   Amazon
254 The Quiet At The End of the World  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
255 The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise  
School Library Journal
256 The Sad Little Fact Jonah Winter TIME
257 The secret commonwealth  
Iowa City Public Library
258 The Seventh Voyage Stanislaw Lem NPR
259 The Silence Between Us Alison Gervais NPR
260 The Storm Crow   Indigo
261 The Strangers Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publishers Weekly
262 The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling Wai Chim Readings
263 The Tenth Girl Sara Faring SheReads
264 The Things She’s Seen   Indigo
265 The Tiger At Midnight   Indigo
266 The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees   Booklist
267 There Will Come A Darkness   Indigo
268 They Called Us Enemy  
New York Public Library
269 This is How We Change the Ending Vikki Wakefield Readings
270 Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens   Booklist 3
271 Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc David Elliott
Publishers Weekly 2
272 Watch Us Rise  
School Library Journal 2
273 We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults  
New York Public Library
274 We Are Lost and Found Helene Dunbar
The Nerd Daily
275 We Contain Multitudes Sarah Henstra BookPage
276 We Rule the Night Claire Eliza Bartlett
Publishers Weekly 2
277 White Rose  
School Library Journal 2
278 Witch Hat Atelier, Vol. 1  
New York Public Library
279 Witchy  
New York Public Library
280 You Asked For Perfect  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
281 You’d Be Mine  
Drizzle & Hurricane Books
282 Ziggy, Stardust and Me James Brandon SheReads


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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