Must Read YA/Middle Grade Books

These are all books that I have read, and that I will DEFINITELY recommend to you! If a book is linked, that means it has been reviewed for this blog! Check back often for updates!


3:59 by Gretchen McNeil

52 Reasons to Hate My Father by Jessica Brody


The Abandon Trilogy by Meg Cabot
(Abandon, Underworld, Awaken)

The Across the Universe Trilogy by Beth Revis
(Across the Universe, A Million Suns, Shades of Earth)

All American Girl Series by Meg Cabot
(All American Girl, Ready or Not) 

Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen

Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

The Angelfall Series by Susan Ee
(Angelfall, World After, Untitled)

Anna and the French Kiss Series by Stephanie Perkins
(Anna and the French Kiss, Lola and the Boy Next Door, Isla and the Happily Ever After)

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Avalon High by Meg Cabot


The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

The Beka Cooper Series by Tamora Pierce
(Terrier, Bloodhound, Mastiff) 

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

The Belles Series by Jen Calonita
(Belles, Winter White, The Grass Is Always Greener)

The Between the Lines Series by Tammara Webber
(Between the Lines, Where You Are, Good For You, Here Without You)

Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

The Bloodlines Series by Richelle Mead
(Bloodlines, The Golden Lily, The Indigo Spell, The Fiery Heart, Silver Shadows)


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

The Covenant Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
(Half Blood, Pure, Deity, Apollyon, Sentinel)

The Crewel Series by Gennifer Albin
(Crewel, Altered, Untitled)


Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
(Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant)

The Divergent Stories by Veronica Roth
(Free Four, The Transfer, The Initiate, The Son, The Traitor)

The Diviners by Libba Bray
(The Diviners, Lair of Dreams)


Easy by Tammara Webber

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell


Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

The Fault in our Stars by John Green

The Fifth Wave Trilogy by Rick Yancey
(The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea, Untitled #3)

Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott

The Fortunes of Indigo Skye by Deb Caletti


The Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray
(A Great and Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels, A Sweet Far Thing)

The Girl of Fire and Thorns Trilogy by Rae Carson
(The Girl of Fire and Thorns, The Crown of Embers, The Bitter Kingdom)

The Graceling Realm Series by Kristin Cashore
(Graceling, Fire, Bitterblue)

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
(Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising)


The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
(Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows)

The Heir Chronicles Series by Cinda Williams Chima
(The Warrior Heir, The Wizard Heir, The Dragon Heir, The Enchanter Heir, The Sorcerer Heir)

The Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan
(The Lost Hero, The Son of Neptune, The Mark of Athena, The House of Hades, The Blood of Olympus)

The Hollow Earth Series by Carole and John Barrowman
(Hollow Earth, Bone Quill) 

Honey, Baby, Sweetheart by Deb Caletti

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
(The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay)


The If I Stay Series by Gayle Forman
(If I Stay, Where She Went)

The Immortals Series by Tamora Pierce
(Wild Mage, Wolf Speaker, Emperor Mage, The Realms of the Gods)

The Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare
(Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, Clockwork Princess)


Jinx by Meg Cabot

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

The Just One Day Series by Gayle Forman
(Just One Day, Just One Year)


The Karma Club by Jessica Brody

Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen


Landry Park by Bethany Hagen

The Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu
(Legend, Prodigy, Champion)

The Legion by Kami Garcia
(Unbreakable, Unmarked)

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

Looking for Alaska by John Green

The Looking Glass Wars Trilogy by Frank Beddor
(The Looking Glass Wars, Seeing Redd, Archenemy)

The Lorien Legacies Series by Pittacus Lore
(I Am Number Four, The Power of Six, The Rise of Nine, The Fall of Five)

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira  

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
(Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Winter)

The Lux Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
(Shadows Prequel, Obsidian, Onyx, Opal, Origin, Opposition)

The Lynburn Legacy by Sarah Rees Brennan
(Unspoken, Untold, Unmade)


The Matched Trilogy by Ally Condie
(Matched, Crossed, Reached)

The Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner
(The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure)

The Mediator Series by Meg Cabot
(Shadowland, Nineth Key, Reunion, Darkest Hour, Haunted, Twilight)

The Medusa Girls by Tera Lynn Childs
(Sweet Venom, Sweet Shadows, Sweet Legacy)

The Miss Peregrines Series by Ransom Riggs
(Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Hollow City)

The Monument 14 Series by Emmy Laybourne
(Monument 14, Sky on Fire, Savage Drift)

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare
(City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, City of Lost Souls, City of Heavenly Fire)

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick


The Nature of Jade by Deb Caletti


Olivia Twisted by Vivi Barnes


Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan
(The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, The Last Olympian)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Princess Diaries Series by Meg Cabot
(Princess Diaries, Princess in the Spotlight, Princess in Love, Princess in Waiting, Princess in Pink, Princess in Training, Party Princess, Princess on the Brink, Princess Mia, Forever Princess)

The Protector of the Small Series by Tamora Pierce
(First Test, Page, Squire, Lady Knight)


Coming Soon


Reality Boy by A.S. King

The Reboot Series by Amy Tintera
(Reboot, Rebel)

The Reckoners Series by Brandon Sanderson
(Steelheart, Firefight)


Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

The Secret Life of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti

The Secrets of My Hollywood Life Series by Jen Calonita
(Secrets of My Hollywood Life, On Location, Family Affairs, Paparazzi Princess, Broadway Lights, There’s No Place Like Home)

The Seven Realms Series by Cinda Williams Chima
(The Demon King, The Exiled Queen, The Gray Wolf Throne, The Crimson Crown)

The Shades of London Series by Maureen Johnson
(The Name of the Star, The Madness Underneath, The Shadow Cabinet)

The Shatter Me Trilogy by Tahereh Mafi
(Shatter Me, Unravel Me, Destroy Me, Ignite Me) 

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series by Ann Brashares
(The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, Girls in Pants, Forever in Blue, Sisterhood Everlasting)

The Selection Trilogy by Kiera Cass
(The Selection, The Elite, The One)

Sleepaway Girls by Jen Calonita
(Sleepaway Girls, Summer State of Mind)

Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen

The Song of the Lioness Series by Tamora Pierce
(Alanna: The First Adventure, In the Hands of the Goddess, The Woman Who Rides Like a Man, Lioness Rampant)

The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp

The Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner
(These Broken Stars, This Shattered World, Untitled)

The Starcrossed Trilogy by Josephine Angelini
(Starcrossed, Dreamless, Goddess)

Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

The Syrena Legacy by Anna Banks
(Of Poseidon, Of Triton, Of Neptune)


Teen Idol by Meg Cabot

Ten by Gretchen McNeil

This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen

The Throne of Glass Series by Sarah J. Maas
(Throne of Glass, Crown of Midnight)

The Tricksters Series by Tamora Pierce
(Trickster’s Choice, Trickster’s Queen)

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen


The Unremembered Trilogy by Jessica Brody
(Unremembered, Unforgotten, Untitled #3)

The Unwind Dystology by Neal Schusterman
(Unwind, Unwholly, Unsouled)


Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead
(Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, Blood Promise, Spirit Bound, Last Sacrifice)

The Vanished Series by Meg Cabot
(When Lightning Strikes, Code Name Cassandra, Safe House, Sanctuary, Missing You)


When it Happens by Susane Colasanti

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green

Winger by Andrew Smith

Wonder by R.J. Palacio