Young Adult

9 Powerful Books Like Speak

Laurie Halse Anderson has become renowned for dissecting distressing topics in her work so it is not surprising that people are looking for more books like Speak, her 1999 bestseller which explores consent and the aftermath of sexual assault. After calling the police on an … Read More

8 Magical Books Like A Court of Thorns and Roses

Books can be like Marmite; you love some, you hate others. A Court of Thorns and Roses seems to very much be a ‘marmite’ read. A loose retelling of Beauty & the Beast, this fantasy romance is targeted very much at the YA market, yet … Read More

8 Captivating Books Like Shatter Me

On the hunt for more books like Shatter Me? There’s something about romance that really appeals to young adult readers. Perhaps because more then any of us, young adults are navigating their tentative first steps through romantic relationships. Shatter Me filled a burning need no … Read More

8 Wonderful Books Like Paper Towns

Reading books like Paper Towns is like reading the diary of our youth; that’s what author John Green does so brilliantly in all his novels. There’s plenty of drama mixed with the joy of first love – usually followed by the heartbreak of first love … Read More

8 Haunting Books Like Legend

Looking for more books like Legend? Having two narrators in a novel can be a challenge for any author. Marie Lu carries it off with aplomb. Legend is set in a darkly different United States (The Republic) which is constantly at war with its neighbours. … Read More

8 Compelling Books Like We Were Liars

When seeking out books like We Were Liars by E Lockhart you’ll realise what an amazing collection of YA authors there are providing us with mystery’s to solve that include first love, best friend issues and family dynamics. Let’s face it; love, adolescence and families … Read More

8 Thrilling Books Like Pretty Little Liars

Looking for books like Pretty Little Liars? Pretty Little Liars is a YA mystery thriller by Sara Shephard and it is the first in a series of twenty-five! That doesn’t include the companion novels she wrote similar to Pretty Little Liars. The books were inspired … Read More

8 Absorbing Books Like All The Bright Places

Books like All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven have us emotionally seesawing from high to low, then back again – and, for many of us, that’s what makes a great story. The two main characters in All the Bright Places are both struggling with … Read More