As a young adult, it can be quite overwhelming walking into a book store, especially when you don’t know what you’re looking for. However, in recent studies, it has been shown that young adults aren’t being deterred by this.

“Kids & Family Reading Report, found that 43 percent of the children ages 9-11 believe the most important outcome of reading books for fun is to open up the imagination. 62 percent of the same demographic say they read books for fun.”

This is why I have compiled a list of some of the best (and some of the most underrated) YA novels. If you have finished your latest book and are feeling lost about what to read next, make sure to check out the list below. Let me know in the comments what your favorite YA novel is. Was it one I left off the list?

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