Reading Recommendations for Teens

Whether you’re into dystopian fiction, high school drama, manga, thrillers or just plain great stories, the books on this list are all great reads. We update this page with fresh recommendations every month.

Spotlight on Stories to Keep You up at Night

Just in time for spooky season, these books will make you keep the light on!

Hell Followed with Us

Andrew Joseph White

The Honeys

Ryan La Sala

How to Survive Your Murder

Danielle Valentine

Clementine: Book One

Tillie Walden

The Getaway

Lamar Giles


Jenannette Arroyo

Graphic Novels for Teens

September 2022

Other Ever Afters: New Queer Fairy Tales

Melanie Gillman

Space Trash 1

Jenn Woodall

Magical Boy 2


Victory. Stand!

Derrick Barnes

Demon in the Wood

Leigh Bardugo

Beastars 20

Paru Itagaki

Staff Picks for Teens

September 2022

Opening My Eyes Underwater: Essays on Hope, Humanity, and Our Hero Michelle Obama

Ashley Woodfolk

The Parasite

Richard Paul Evans

Almost There

Farrah Rochon

Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories

Yamile Saied Méndez

The Girl in the Castle

James Patterson

Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade

Nancy Springer

National Hispanic American Heritage Month - Teen Reads

Explore books by and about Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

When We Make It

Elisabet Velasquez

We Are Not From Here

Jenny Torres Sanchez


Paola Mendoza & Abby Sher

Imaginary Borders

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez with Russell Mendell

This Is How We Fly

Anna Meriano

Ophelia After All

Raquel Marie

Spotlight on Back to School Reads for Teens

Only the cool kids in class are reading these books.

The Chandler Legacies

Abdi Nazemian

In the Wild Light

Jeff Zentner

A Show for Two

Tashie Bhuiyan

Lulu and Milagro's Search for Clarity

Angela Velez

This May End Badly

Samantha Markum

The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School

Sonora Reyes

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