This year’s most thrilling teen releases take readers on journeys to postapocalyptic kingdoms, the bottom of the sea, a madcap Florida, and a former asylum that will make your skin crawl. Here are the books young readers will be putting on their wish lists this holiday season.
A teen novelist, set loose in New York City after her debut sells big. A girl mutated by fever, just discovering the extent of her new supernatural powers. The dregs of the human race, fighting to survive alien invasion. In the best teen books of the year, young protagonists navigate life in our world and at the end of it. They struggle to survive and thrive in imagined universes, dead-end towns, and deep under the sea. These are the year’s most moving, heart-pounding, and engrossing teen books.
The wait between movie adaptations in a series is almost as difficult as the wait between books, but luckily, Divergent fans can get their literary fix before Allegiant: Part One hits theaters. Four, a beautiful, brand-new paperback addition to Veronica Roth’s bestselling dystopian series, features several prequels and companion stories, all told from the perspective of love interest Tobias, better known as Four. […]
It’s a good time to be a Divergent fan: the entire series (including Four) is finally out in paperback, and the first half of Allegiant is about to hit theaters, bringing us more of the ever-wonderful Shailene Woodley. There’s really only one problem—the endless debate over that familiar question: which is better, the books or the movies? And the truth […]