Young Adult genre books (72)


1.

A Spy in the House by Ying S. Lee EN

0 Ratings
Country: Asia / Singapore flag Singapore
Description:
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

2.

A Thousand Perfect Notes by C G Drews EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Oceania / Australia flag Australia
Description:
An emotionally charged story about the power of dreams, and how passion can turn to obsession. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his mother, and tell her his true passion, which is composing his own music - because the least suggestion of rebellion on his part ends in violence. When Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and... continue
Recommended: 28 Jul 2018

3.
A Winter's Promise

A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / France flag France
Description:
When Ophelia, who can travel through mirrors, is betrothed to an influential member of a faraway clan, she journeys to the towering city of Citaceleste, where she realizes she has become a pawn in a dangerous political game.
Recommended: 08 May 2023

4.

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery EN

Rating: 5     21 Votes
Description:
Presents an abridged version of the tale of Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, who comes to live on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Recommended: 03 May 2020

5.

Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Description:
The classic coming-of-age story of a precocious young girl's deteriorating relationship with her mother, as she enters adolescence and leaves her childhood behind on the idyllic island of Antigua.

6.
Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World

Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Saenz EN

Rating: 4.5     6 Votes
Description:
A #1 New York Times bestseller Four starred reviews! “Messily human and sincerely insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an “emotional roller coaster” (School Library Journal, starred review) sure to captivate fans of Adam Silvera and Mary H.K. Choi. In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys in a border town fell in love. Now, they must discover what it means to stay in love and build a relationship in a world tha... continue
Recommended: 22 Jan 2023

7.
As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow

As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow by Zoulfa Katouh EN

Rating: 4.5     4 Votes
Country: Asia / Syria flag Syria
Description:
An epic, emotional, breathtaking story of love and loss set amid the Syrian revolution. Burning with the fires of hope and possibility, AS LONG AS THE LEMON TREES GROW will sweep you up and never let you go. _______________ SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS DISCOVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'This is an important book. Everyone should read it' - Elizabeth Laird, award-winning author of Welcome to Nowhere 'Wrenching and lyrical' - Samira Ahmed, New York Times bestselling author of Internment 'Hauntingly beautiful ... a must read' - Huda Fahmy, author of Huda F Are You _______________ Salama Kassab... continue
Tags: Set in SYRIA
Recommended: 04 Aug 2023

8.

Ash by Malinda Lo EN

Rating: 3.5     1491 Votes
Country: Asia / China flag China
Description:
Forced into becoming an indentured servant when her family dies, Ash lives a lonely and desperate life with no hopes for the future, until she meets Kaisa, the King's royal Huntress, who teaches her to love, live, and dream once again.
Recommended: 23 Aug 2023

9.
Awkward

Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids. Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them. On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips into a quiet boy in the hall, Jaime Thompson, she's already broken the first rule, and the mean kids start calling her the "nerder girlfriend." How does she handle this crisis? By shoving poor Jaime and running away! Falling back on rule two and surrounding herself with new friends in the art club, Peppi still can't he... continue
Recommended: 12 May 2023

10.
Before We Were Free

Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Description:
In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.


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