The Neverending Teen Reading List

I posted on Facebook a few weeks about seeking book suggestions for my 13yo, who can never find anything she wants at the library. Books marked “teen fiction” are mostly awful — or checked out — and adult fiction is just huge if you don’t know what you’re looking for. This is the mostly unedited list that developed from friends’ comments. If something on here is awful, I disclaim all responsibility.

And please feel to add comment on what’s here or add to it! I promise to update eventually.

Adams, Richard — Watership Down
Alcott, Louisa May – Little Women
Anderson, M. T. – Feed
Alexander, William – Goblin Secrets
Bear, Greg – Songs of Power
Bradley, Alan — Flavia de Luce Mysteries
Bronte, Charlotte – Villette
Carriger, Gail – Soulless
Chevalier, Tracy – Girl with a Pearl Earring
Clayton, Emma — Roar and Whisper
Connolly, John – The Book of Lost Things
Cooper, Susan — Over Sea Under Stone and sequels
Dashner, James — Maze Runner
Davidson, Avram
Farmer, Philip Jose
Fforde, Jasper – Thursday Next series and Nursery Crimes series
Gier, Kerstin — Ruby Red
Gilmore, Robert — Alice in Quantum Land: An Allegory of Quantum Physics
Haig, Matt — The Dead Fathers Club
Hillenbrand, Laura — Seabiscuit
Holt, Tom – Expecting Someone Taller
Kean, Sam — The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness
Le Guin, Ursula
London, Jack — Call of the Wild
Magorian, Michelle –Goodnight Mr. Tom
Mantchev, Lisa – Eyes Like Stars
Pfeffer, Susan Beth — The World as We Knew It
Pierce, Tamora
Stoker, Bram — Dracula
Sutcliff, Rosemary
Zusak, Markus — The Book Thief
Voight, Cynthia
Wells, Dan — Partials

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One response to “The Neverending Teen Reading List

  1. A Girl of the Limberlost; the Scarlet Pimpernel; Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm; Emily of New Moon series; the last 4 Betsy-Tacy books; Eight Cousins and Rose in Bloom, both by Louisa May Alcott…

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