Sometimes, I love a book so much, I don’t want to let the story go. Luckily for me and millions of other fans, just because my favorite series ended, doesn’t mean I have to stop reading about my favorite characters or abandon my favorite story worlds. Luckily for me and millions of other readers who feel the same, there’s fanfiction! Continuations and remixes of so many books are being shared online so that fans can continue to see their favorite characters continue going on adventures.
young adult contemporary
Bunheads by Sophie Flack
What is it about? This novel is about a highschool professional ballerina. She makes a point of how being a ballerina is not at all easy and how it is much more work that they strive to make it appear. Read More..
Winger by Andrew Smith made me laugh out loud and broke my heart.
Ryan Dean is an awkward 14-year-old boy who is smart enough to have skipped two grades. When he returns for his Junior year at a boarding school in the Pacific Northwest, he’ll be staying in the troublemakers dorm with limited privileges, and a year of hijinks and heartache ensue. Read More..
The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
What is it about or what kind of music is it? This beautifully written novel is about the life of a teenager in high school discovering who he is and who he wants to be. Read More..
So you’re a dedicated Nerdfighter and you’ve read all 5 of John Green’s books, watched every installment of vlogbrothers, you even have your very own DFTBA t-shirt. But what do you read while you’re waiting for his next book? We’ve got you covered. Check out these picks for fans of John Green’s books.
In the last year, several young adult novels that explore the experience of veterans in Iraq and Afghanistan., but none quite so heart-wrenching as Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer and Peter Legranis.
Told in three parts—before, during, and after—this is the story of a young man who decides to enlist in the army reserves after high school, though he had opportunities elsewhere and is leaving behind a loving family, his autistic brother, his best friend, and his fiancee. When he suffers traumatic brain injury after an IED explosion, he is in a coma for several months and when he wakes up, doesn’t remember anything about his past. Though the story revolves around his accident and recovery, it’s more about how his deployment and condition change the lives of everyone who cares about him. Read More..
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
What is it about? Flipped is a romance told in two voices. The first time Juli Baker saw Bryce Loski, she flipped. The first time Bryce saw Juli, he ran. Read More..
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
What is it about? One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical.
What is it about?
Charly St. James is a famous television star that is living it up in the Big Apple…Or, at least, she will be. If she can escape from Bridgette, her lazy mother who steals all her money to spend gambling, and get to New York City in time to be cast in the auditions for a new reality T.V. show. Seems a little impossible, right? Not for Charly. She is game for anything if it means achieving her dreams. Even if it includes leaving behind all her friends and her sister Stormy, getting her money stolen countless times, crashing a car, sneaking into an audition, and overall turning her life into one, big fiasco!
Personal Effects by E. M. Kokie gets you in your heart with its very simple and real story. Matt is full of anger. Frustration. Even young men who have not experienced the devastating loss of a brother dying during combat will relate to this character.