75 Best Books for Teens of All Times 

Are you looking for what to read for a change? Maybe, you are thinking what do teens want in a good book? Here are 75 Best Books for Teens of All Times.


It has all been a great deal in the writing world. Books have always been a way to push messages and histories across. Love, have, and other feelings made their way into books, and a writer can manipulate the state of mind of the reader.

Most enthusiasts and book lovers are teens; they live in the know of it. They tend to adore the fantasies in some of these books and would love to live them. Books are magical sometimes, and people make a living writing them. 

There are, however, some books we would either be listing out or discussing that teens found interesting at all times – these books are always fresh every time they’re read. Sometimes I ask myself how the writers of these books get inspired that they write something so marvelous and intriguing.

Here are 75 books teens have rated as great over time. This collection is at least mine; you, the reader, can negate the assertion.

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75 Best Books for Teens of All Times 

These books include:


1. A Series of Unfortunate Events – Lemony Snicket 

This story revolves around the Baudelaire kids, whose problems kick-started after the death of their parents, which led to their adoption by the book’s notorious villain. You ought to find this book and see each chapter unfold, the assumption of a new identity by this villain, and the ordeals of these kids.


2. The fault in our stars – John Green 

This is a story about two lovers, who were diagnosed with cancer, and their love life – inseparable, I’d say.


3. Every Day – David Levithan 

This story is one of a kind. It unveils the life of the protagonist – A (his name), who lives differently every day. He would live today in a person’s mind. He assumes a new body every day and eventually falls in love.


4. A court of thorns and roses – J. Maas 

If you’ve seen or read beauty and the beast, then you’d understand that this piece is equally an interesting read. It entails the love life of a human and part-beast, part-fae(rie).


5. The book thief – Markus Zusak 

This story revolves around Liesel, a young girl who had a tough life after she assumed a new home due to the death of her mother and brother. This event was set in the Hitler era of world war II.


6. The Hobbit – J.R.R Tolkien 

A perfect example of the world of fantasy was proudly displayed in this story and adorned with several mystic creatures. 



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7. Charlotte’s web – E.B White 

Well, sometimes animals have their own story as seen in this one. This is about Wilber – a piglet, and Charlotte – a spider. Funny right? Try to find out about their friendship and moral lessons in the story.


8. Stargirl – Jerry Spinelli 

In this story, Leo meets a girl he would never figure out if she was just sent to their school or came on her own accord to change the course of events. Her name is Stargirl. I know you’re wondering the kind of name that is – well, she eventually became a star that outshined the rest of the school.


9. City of bones – Casandra Clare 

This story is widely read and loved by teens and adults. It revolves around Clary – a teenager, who got entangled with beings, who operated secretly in the world, and humans are totally oblivious of their existence – because they assume their human form until it’s time to operate. These beings include werewolves, demons, and half-human half-angels (tasked to save the world from demons seeking to dominate and destroy it). 


10. Autoboiography – Christina Lauren

A story about Tanner Scott, a teenager who wants to round up his high school with a good grade, and at the same time, puts up a good fight to hide his true identity – bisexuality. Would he be able to do this? Hide from the enormous eyes of other peers and still secure his grades? 


Other books teens find interesting include –

  1. Brown girl dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson 
  2. Darius, the great is not okay – Adib Khorram 
  3. Five feet apart – Rachael Lippincott 
  4. History is all you left me – Adam Silvera 
  5. Twilight – Stephenie Meyer 
  6. Anna and the French kiss – Stephanie Perkins 
  7. Wintergirls – Laurie Halsie Anderson 
  8. The house of the scorpion – Scott Westerfeld 
  9. I am the messenger – Markus Zusak 
  10. The immortals – Tamora Pierce 
  11. It’s a kind of funny story – Ned Vizzini 
  12. Dune – Frank Herbert 
  13. Thirteen reasons why – Jay Asher 
  14. Looking for Alaska – John Green 
  15. Harry Potter – J.K Rowling 
  16. The hunger games – Suzanne Collins 
  17. A separate peace – John Knowles 
  18. A wrinkle in time – Madeleine L’Engle 
  19. Dear Martin – Nic Stone 
  20. Dragon – Christopher Paolini 
  21. Holes – Louis Sachar 
  22. Illuminae – Amie Kaufman 
  23. Wonder – R.J Palacio 
  24. Go ask Alice – Beatrice Sparks 
  25. The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupéry 
  26. Because of Winn-Dixie – Kate DiCamillo 
  27. The glass castle – Jeanette Walls 
  28. The outsiders – S.E Hinton 
  29. Lord of the flies – William Golden 
  30. Tuck everlasting – Natalie Babbitt 
  31. 13 little blue envelopes – Maureen Johnson 
  32. Something wicked this way comes – Ray Bradbury 
  33. The chocolate war – Robert Cormier 
  34. The goose girl – Shannon Hale 
  35. The enchanted forest chronicles – Patricia Wrede 
  36. Circle of magic – Tamora Pierce 
  37. Weetzie bat – Francesca Lia 
  38. The hero and the crown – Robin MacKinley 
  39. To kill a mockingbird – Harper Lee 
  40. The fault in our stars – John Green 
  41. Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury 
  42. The giver series – Lois Lowry 
  43. His dark material – Philip Pullman 
  44. Paper towns – John Green 
  45. An abundance of Katherines – John Green 
  46. Uglies – Scott Westerfeld 
  47. The sisterhood of the traveling pants – Ann Brashare 
  48. Vampire Academy – Richelle Mead 
  49. Discoworld; Tiffany Aching – Terry Pratchett 
  50. Graceling – Kristin Cashore 
  51. Earth sea – Ursula Le Guin 
  52. Just Listen – Sarah Dessen 
  53. The truth about forever – Sarah Dessen 
  54. Fallen – Lauren Kate 
  55. If I stay – Gayle Forman 
  56. The blue sword – Robin McKinley 
  57. I am a messenger – Markus Zusak 
  58. The house of the scorpion – Nancy Farmer 
  59. Shiver trilogy – Maggie Stiefvafer 
  60. Anger is a gift – Mark Oshiro 
  61. Children of blood and bone – Tomi Adeyemi 
  62. Cinder – Marissa Meyer 
  63. Dreadnought – April Daniels 
  64. Eliza and her monsters – Francesca Zappia 
  65. How to make friends with the dark – Kathlene Glasgow


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