I LOVE I Read YA Week! I love showing my support for the week and showing the world how many of us read YA, and how different we all are. I think people tend to think of the same group of people reading YA but that is so very different from the truth. So I love that this week is a great way to spread the word about YA in general and to show your pride in reading it!
This is Teen is behind the awesome of I Read YA week. You can grab yourself a fancy little button like the one above (though I modified it a bit) and learn about all the awesome happening this week by visiting this link.
You can also get involved by using the hashtag #IReadYa and following This is Teen on their various social media pages:
They’ll be having fantastic YA giveaways all weekend so definitely stay on top of this!
Today’s topic is YOUR Recommendations.
This is SO hard for me! As you know, I’m a huge young adult book supporter and I could go on for days recommending books for you all. But I decided to narrow it down the best that I can.
I mean, duh. I have four Harry Potter tattoos. I have a Harry Potter car. Harry Potter = life. I don’t know that it is for everyone but I do believe that every person should try, just to give it a chance. I’ve never met anyone who I pressured to read it that didn’t end up totally loving it. I think people just need to give it a chance. Its an incredible book series and I’m proud that I was part of the Harry Potter generation.
One of my favorite book series ever. It is definitely not for everyone. I feel like its either a “love it” or “hate it” sort of series but I like to recommend it in hopes of finding more people to love it with me. Plus it has my number one fictional crush, Jace Wayland <3
You can NEVER go wrong with the Tortall saga by Tamora Pierce. Trickster’s Choice has always been my favorite, and one of my favorite books PERIOD.
One of the best YA dystopian series out there, and written by someone who is the same age as me. This blows my mind and I easily recommend this series.
This is one of the best books I have ever read in my life. Andrew Smith has a way of telling a fantastic story while also making it feel like you’re actually in the head of a teenage boy. Its funny and also heartbreaking and its easy to sit down and get lost in this book.
Such a beautiful book about loving books and being afraid and coming out of your shell…and basically its the story of my life. No, but really, Rainbow Rowell captures the anxiety and fear of the unknown and being able to come out of your shell and experience things you never thought you could before.
If you’re looking for a great summer read about romance and road trips and family and adventure, this is the perfect book for you. If you aren’t looking for that but are still looking for a fantastic book, this is still the book for you. This book made me fall madly in love with Morgan Matson as a writer, and this book remains one of my favorites.
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To find out the rest of my YA book recommendations, visit my Must Read YA Books link here!