The Best Young Adult Books of 2019 (So Far)
Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has nudist teen pa since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless.
Buy now from your favorite retailer: In reality, this entire list could be dedicated to John Green books. From An Abundance of Katherines to Looking adult Alaska, Green writes in a young that is completely delightful to read as an adult, and his latest piece is no different.
These YA Books Should Be on Every Adult’s Reading List
The story of a sixteen-year-old who gets swept up in her own investigation of a mysterious novel fugitive, Turtles All the Way Down explores how we balance our own pursuits and tendency to get sucked into our own thoughts, while still trying to be adult to everyone around us.
High school is a harsh place.
This timely and compelling debut tackles the issue of race relations in the U. The main character, Justyce McAllister, is a top-performing student that left a rough neighborhood in hopes of pursuing his dream of attending an Ivy League. Everything comes crashing down when Justyce and his best friend, Manny, experience the wrath young a white off-duty cop.
Because they were playing their music too loud. Natasha is not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him.
The author of the Golden Compass series has done it again. Set in a spin-off world from CompassPullman has created novel new series so immersive you may start to imagine demons around you when you look up from the page.