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.

Staff Picks for Teens

February 2023

The Headmaster's List

Melissa de la Cruz


Kate J. Armstrong

She Is a Haunting

Trang Thanh Tran

Chaos Theory

Nic Stone

Journey to the Dragon Mountain 

Erin Hunter

Kill Joy: A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Novella

Holly Jackson

Graphic Novels for Teens

February 2023

Project Nought

Chelsey Furedi

I'm Gonna Be a Smith!

Issaka Galadima

The Treacherous Hope

Claudia Gray

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba--One-Winged Butterfly

Koyoharu Gotouge

My Hero Academia 33

Kohei Horikoshi

Sailor Moon Naoko Takeuchi Collection 6

Naoko Takeuchi

Spotlight on Black History Month

Lift up Black voices with these Black History Month titles.

For Lamb

Lesa Cline-Ransome

Call Him Jack

Yohuru Williams

Victory. Stand!

Tommie Smith

Say Her Name

Zetta Elliott

Black Birds in the Sky

Brandy Colbert

Cool. Awkward. Black.

Lamar Giles

Spotlight on Fireside Reads

Warm up by the fire with these perfect-for-teens titles!

The Davenports

Krystal Marquis

Reggie and Delilah's Year of Falling

Elise Bryant

French Kissing in New York

Anne-sophie Jouhanneau

Friday I'm in Love

Camryn Garrett

As You Walk on by

Julian Winters

Brighter than the Moon

David Valdes

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

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