Being a teenager is never easy, but this selection of Young Adult novels is sure to make the experience a little more enjoyable, if not relatable. From the classics that have moved generations of teens to the most current and popular novels, this playlist has it all!
By Bernie Sanders & Kate Waters
/ Narrated by Robert Petkoff
/ 3 hours 40 minutes
In The Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution, Independent congressman, presidential candidate and activist Bernie Sanders continues his fight against the imbalances in the nation’s status quo, and shows you how to make a difference to effect the changes America—and the world—need to create a better tomorrow.
By Karen M. McManus
/ Narrated by Kim Mai Guest, MacLeod Andrews, Shannon McManus & Robbie Daymond
/ 10 hours 42 minutes
The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. ... Read More »
By Cassandra Clare
/ Narrated by James Marsters
/ 23 hours 30 minutes
Sunny Los Angeles can be a dark place indeed in Cassandra Clare’s Lord of Shadows, the sequel to the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Lady Midnight. Lord of Shadows is a Shadowhunters novel.
Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she’d be at peace. But she is anything but calm. Torn between her desire for her... Read More »
By Sarah Dessen
/ Narrated by Karissa Vacker
/ 10 hours 40 minutes
From Sarah Dessen, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of SAINT ANYTHING and JUST LISTEN, comes a new novel set in the world of wedding planning!
Is it really better to have loved and lost? Louna's summer job is to help brides plan their perfect day, even though she stopped believing in happily-ever-after when her first love ended... Read More »
By Jason Reynolds
/ Narrated by Guy Lockard
/ 6 hours 52 minutes
"Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins."
Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He's even got a... Read More »
By James Patterson & Gabrielle Charbonnet
/ Narrated by Therese Plummer
/ 7 hours 33 minutes
There were no charges. There was no trial. There will be no escape.
Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on Death Row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut her mouth... but Becca's never been very good at either. Her... Read More »
By Markus Zusak
/ Narrated by Marc Aden Gray
/ 8 hours 38 minutes
By the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, this is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.
Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life... Read More »
By Ransom Riggs
/ Narrated by Jesse Bernstein
/ 9 hours 41 minutes
A mysterious island.
An abandoned orphanage.
A strange collection of very curious photographs.
It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that makes for a thrilling listening experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island... Read More »
By Rainbow Rowell
/ Narrated by Rebecca Lowman & Sunil Malhotra
/ 8 hours 55 minutes
Bono met his wife in high school, Park says. So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers. I’m not kidding, he says. You should be, she says, we’re 16. What about Romeo and Juliet? Shallow, confused, then dead. I love you, Park says. Wherefore art thou, Eleanor answers. I’m not kidding, he says. You should be.
Set over the course of one school year in 1986,... Read More »
The Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Series: Book #2
By Ransom Riggs
/ Narrated by Kirby Heyborne
/ 11 hours 39 minutes
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise bestseller of 2011-an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it "an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy... Read More »
By Gayle Forman
/ Narrated by Kirsten Potter
/ 5 hours 2 minutes
In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck...A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of... Read More »
By Kristin Cashore
/ Narrated by Xanthe Elbrick
/ 16 hours 32 minutes
The long-awaited companion to New York Times bestsellers Graceling and Fire
Eight years after Graceling, Bitterblue is now queen of Monsea. But the influence of her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities, lives on. Her advisors, who have run things since Leck died, believe in a forward-thinking plan: Pardon all who committed... Read More »
By Scott Westerfeld
/ Narrated by Alan Cumming
/ 8 hours 16 minutes
It is the cusp of World War I, and all the European powers are arming up. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. The Leviathan is a living airship, the most formidable airbeast in the skies of Europe.
By Lois Lowry
/ Narrated by Ron Rifkin
/ 4 hours 47 minutes
Lois Lowry’s The Giver is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.
Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive... Read More »
By Gabrielle Zevin
/ Narrated by Caitlin Greer
/ 6 hours 39 minutes
If Naomi had picked tails, she would have won the coin toss. She wouldn’t have had to go back for the yearbook camera, and she wouldn’t have hit her head on the steps. She wouldn’t have woken up in an ambulance with amnesia. She certainly would have remembered her boyfriend, Ace. She might even have remembered why she fell in love with him in... Read More »
By Jeff Zentner
/ Narrated by Michael Crouch, Ariadne Meyers & Ethan Sawyer
/ 9 hours 6 minutes
“The Serpent King is a book you won’t be able to resist or forget. The Southern boy in me savored every syllable and the reader in me fell in love with every page.” —John Corey Whaley, National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner
Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life—at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who... Read More »
By Michael Grant
/ Narrated by Erin Mallon & Therese Plummer
/ 11 hours 56 minutes
Perfect for fans of The Book Thief and Code Name Verity, New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant unleashes an epic, genre-bending, and transformative new series that reimagines World War II with girl soldiers fighting on the front lines.
World War II, 1942. A court decision makes women subject to the draft and eligible for service. The... Read More »
By Ben Tripp
/ Narrated by Steve West
/ 9 hours 50 minutes
The Accidental Highwayman is the first swashbuckling adventure for young adults by talented author and illustrator, Ben Tripp.
In eighteenth-century England, young Christopher "Kit" Bristol is the unwitting servant of notorious highwayman Whistling Jack. One dark night, Kit finds his master bleeding from a mortal wound, dons the man's riding... Read More »