Teen Book Lists: As Seen on TV

[Printable book list]

Laurie Halse Anderson / YP FIC ANDERSON
Speak
A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.
(Also available in audiobook and ebook)

John Boyne / YP FIC BOYNE
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: a Fable
Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.
(Also available in audiobook and ebook)

Ann Brashares / YP FIC BRASHARES
The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants
During their first summer apart, four teenage girls stay in touch through a shared pair of secondhand jeans that magically adapts to each of their figures and affects their attitudes to their summer experiences.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
Girls in Pants: the Third Summer of the Sisterhood (also available in audiobook)
Forever in Blue: the Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood (also available in audiobook)
Sisterhood Everlasting

Stephen Chbosky / YP FIC CHBOSKY
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
A tale of adolescence whose hero is Charlie, a high school freshman in Pennsylvania. The novel follows Charlie as he is introduced to love, literature and pot.
(Also available in audiobook)

Cassandra Clare / YP FIC CLARE
City of Bones
Suddenly able to see demons a, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears.

Rachel Cohn / YP FIC COHN
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Nick, member of a rock band, meets college-bound Norah and asks her to be his girl-friend for five minutes in order to avoid his ex-sweetheart.

Suzanne Collins / YP FIC COLLINS
The Hunger Games
The rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another.
The Hunger Games (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Catching Fire (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Mockingjay (also available in audiobook and ebook)

James Dashner / YP FIC DASHNER
The Maze Runner
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
The Kill Order (also available in audiobook and ebook)
The Maze Runner (also available in ebook)
The Scorch Trials (also available in audiobook and ebook)
The Death Cure (also available in ebook)

Alex Flinn / YP FIC FLINN
Beastly
A vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his hu-man form.
(See available in audiobook and ebook)

Gayle Forman / YP FIC FORMAN
If I Stay
While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weights whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.
If I Stay (also available in ebook)
Where She Went (also available in ebook)

Kami Garcia / YP FIC GARCIA
Caster Chronicles
In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.
Beautiful Creatures (also available in audiobook, graphic novel, and ebook)
Beautiful Darkness (also available in ebook)
Beautiful Chaos (also available in ebook)
Beautiful Redemption (also available in ebook)

Kelly Going / YP FIC GOING
Fat Kid Rules the World
Seventeen-year-old Troy, depressed, suicidal, and weighing nearly 300 pounds, gets a new perspective on life when a homeless teenager who is a genius on guitar wants Troy to be the drummer in his rock band.

John Green / YP FIC GREEN
The Fault in Our Stars
Despite the medical miracle that has bought her a few more years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, but when Augustus Waters suddenly appears at the Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be rewritten.
(Also available in audiobook and ebook)

Bethany Hamilton / 797.32092 HAMILTON
Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
The amazing story of the thirteen-year-old surfer girl who lost her arm in a shark attack and of her triumphant return to competitive surfing.

S. E. Hinton / YP FIC HINTON
The Outsiders
A revealing account of the tensions, fears, and frustrations of gang life from a teenage boy's point of view.
(Also available in audiobook)

Mark Peter Hughes / YP FIC HUGHES
Lemonade Mouth
A disparate group of high school students thrown together in detention form a band to play at a school talent show and end up competing with a wildly popular local rock band.

Diana Wynne Jones / YP FIC JONES
Howl's Moving Castle Series
Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
Howl's Moving Castle (also available in ebook)
Castle in the Air (also available in ebook)
House of Many Ways (also available in ebook)

Annete Curtis Klause / YP FIC KLAUSE
Blood and Chocolate
Having fallen for a human boy, a beautiful teenage werewolf must battle both her pack-mates and the fear of the townspeople to decided where she belongs and with whom.

Pittacus Lore / YP FIC LORE
Lorien Legacies Series
In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien.
I Am Number Four (also available in ebook)
The Power of Six (also available in ebook)
The Rise of Nine (also available in ebook)
The Fall of Five (also available in ebook)
The Revenge of Seven (also available in ebook)
The Fate of Ten (also available in ebook)
United as One

John Marsden / YP FIC MARSDEN
Tomorrow Series
Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive.
Tomorrow, When the War Began
The Dead of Night
A Killing Frost
Darkness, Be My Friend
Burning for Revenge
The Night is for Hunting
The Other Side of Dawn

Richelle Mead / YP FIC MEAD
Vampire Academy
Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.
Vampire Academy (also available in graphic novel)
Frostbite (also available in graphic novel)
Shadow Kiss
Blood Promise (also available in graphic novel)
Spirit Bound (also available in graphic novel)
Last Sacrifice

Stephanie Meyer / YP FIC MEYER
Twilight Series
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Wash-ington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.
Twilight (also available in graphic novel and ebook)
New Moon (also available in audiobook, graphic novel, and ebook)
Eclipse (also available in audiobook, Spanish, and ebook)
Breaking Dawn (also available in graphic novel and ebook)
Twilight: Life and Death (also available in ebook)

Bryan Lee O'Malley / YP FIC OMALLEY
Scott Pilgrim Series
The epic story of an unemployed man-boy going after the girl of his (literal) dreams by fighting her Seven Evil Exes and (maybe) growing up.
Scott Pilgrim 1: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life
Scott Pilgrim 2: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Scott Pilgrim 3: Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness
Scott Pilgrim 4: Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together
Scott Pilgrim 5: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe
Scott Pilgrim 6: Scott Pilgrim in His Finest Hour

Kass Morgan / YP FIC MORGAN
The 100
When 100 juvenile delinquents are sent on a mission to recolonize Earth, they get a second chance at freedom, friendship, and love, as they fight to survive in a dangerous new world.

Louise Rennison / YP FIC RENNISON
Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging
Presents the humorous journal of a year in the life of a fourteen-year-old British girl who tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood animals, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie.

Rick Riordan / YP FIC RIORDAN
Percy Jackson & the Olympians Series
After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.
The Lightning Thief (also available in audiobook, graphic novel, and ebook)
The Sea of Monsters (also available in audiobook, graphic novel, and ebook)
The Titan's Curse (also available in audiobook, graphic novel, and ebook)
The Battle of the Labyrinth (also available in audiobook and ebook)
The Last Olympian (also available in audiobook and ebook)

Veronica Roth / YP FIC ROTH
Divergent Series
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an ano-moly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
The Transfer (only available on ebook)
Divergent (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Insurgent (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Allegiant (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Four Divergent Stories: The Transfer; The Initiate; The Son; The Traitor (also available in ebook)

J. K. Rowling / J FIC ROWLING
Harry Potter Series
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (also available in audiobook and ebook)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (also available in ebook)

Marjane Satrapi / YP FIC SATRAPI
Persepolis
A wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devas-tating effects of war with Iraq.

Darren Shan / YP FIC SHAN
Cirque du Freak
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.
Cirque du Freak: a Living Nightmare
The Vampire's Assistant
Tunnels of Blood
Vampire Mountain
Trials of Death
The Vampire Prince
Hunters of the Dusk
Allies of the Night
Killers of the Dawn
The Lake of Souls
Lord of the Shadows
Sons of Destiny

Sara Shepard / YP FIC SHEPARD
Pretty Little Liars Series
When one of their tightly-knit group mysteriously disappears, four high school girls find their friendship difficult to maintain when they begin receiving taunting messages from someone who seems to know everything about their past and present secrets.
Pretty Little Liars (also available in ebook)
Ali's Pretty Little Lies (also available in ebook)
Flawless (also available in ebook)
Perfect (also available in ebook)
Unbelievable (also available in ebook)
Wicked (also available in ebook)
Heartless (also available in ebook)
Twisted (also available in ebook)
Ruthless (also available in ebook)
Stunning (also available in ebook)
Burned (also available in ebook)
Crushed (also available in ebook)
Deadly (also available in ebook)
Toxic (also available in ebook)

Tim Tharp / YP FIC THARP
The Spectacular Now
In the last months of high school, charismatic eighteen-year-old Sutter Keely lives in the present, staying drunk or high most of the time, but that could change when he starts working to boost the self-confidence of a classmate, Aimee.
(also available in audiobook)

Wendelin Van Draanen / YP FIC VANDRAAN
Flipped
In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years.

Cecily Von Ziegesar / YP FIC VONZIEGE
Gossip Girl Series
Gossip Girl
You Know You Love Me
All I Want Is Everything
Because I'm Worth It
I Like It Like That
You're the One I Want
Nobody Does It Better
Nothing Can Keep Us Together
Only in Your Dreams
Don't You Forget About Me
I Will Always Love You
Gossip Girl: Psycho Killer