Looking for a YA must read book? Well, there are plenty of them. In fact, Young Adult books are one of the genres that’s popular among book lovers. I mean, who doesn’t love the thrilling adventure of a budding young adult.


Yeah! As we all know, today is two Tuesday, but I decided to make it ten Tuesday. Oh, I’m so funny😭. Alright, skip the tiresome joke. So here are the Top 10 YA books to read. Trust me your TBR needs  these books as much as you do.


Top 10 YA books to read


1. Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Need I say too much about this YA must read book? I doubt.

Blurb of Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough


Artemisia Getileshi’s mom died when she was 12, and unexpectedly Artemisia had an obvious decision: a daily existence as a religious recluse in the community or a day to day existence granulating colour of her dad’s paint. She picked the colour.

When she was 17, Artemisia accomplished more than pound shade. She was one of Rome’s most capable painters regardless of whether nobody knew her name. Be that as it may, Rome in 1610 was the place men took what they needed from ladies. In the result of an assault, Artemisia confronted another awful decision an existence of quiet or an existence of truth, regardless of the expense.


Blood Water Paint YA novel


2. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Looking for a fantasy YA must read book? Ella Enchanted is your best pick. I love books that pique my imagination. Imaginary beings and all. 

Blurb of Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine


During childbirth, Ella is unintentionally reviled by a hasty youthful fairy named Lucinda, who gives on her the “blessing” of onedience. Anything anybody advises her to do, Ella must comply. Any other young lady may have been cowed by this torment, however not feisty Ella. “Rather than stamping me compliant, Lucinda’s revile made a renegade of me. Or on the other hand maybe I was that way normally”.


At the point when her dearest mother dies leaving her being taken care of by a generally missing and ravenous dad, and later a cruel stepmother and two slippery stepsisters. Ella’s life and prosperity are, by all accounts in extraordinary danger. In any case, her insight and sassy nature keep her in great stead as she sets out on a mission of opportunity and self-disclosure. Fighting off monsters, get to know mythical beings and falling in love with a prince.


YA must read book: Ella Enchanted


3. Five Feet Apart by Racheal Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry

Five Feet Apart is one YA must read book that made me cry. I also watched the movie and I cried again. This book is similar to The fault In our stars. An exceptional book.

Blurb of Five Feet Apart by Racheal Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry


Stella’s a sorted out achiever who has her life altogether and deals with her prescriptions and medicines proficiently. Will’s the opposite. He’s a standard breaker burnt out on meds, hospitalisations, and medication preliminaries for B. cepacia, the microorganisms he’s gotten that is convoluting his CF. At the point when Stella and Will initially meet in the CF ward, they enrage one another, however in evident opposites-are drawn toward each other style, sentiment in the end sprouts. The microorganisms contaminating Will is effectively sent and medication safe, and it abbreviates the effectively short life expectancy of CF patients. Due to these components, he needs to remain six feet from different patients on the ward. This is particularly significant for Stella, as she is sitting tight for a lung transplant.

As the two adolescents work through the physical obstructions to a relationship, they’re likewise working through emotional boundaries: the ones that shield them from appreciating ordinary teenager life and exercises. They wrestle with intense choices and how their ailments have affected their families. Adjusting the craving to carry on with a carefree existence with the obligation of dealing with themselves presents a continuous and troublesome fight. They would like to battle together, yet they probably won’t get the chance to settle on that decision.


YA must read book: Five Feet Apart

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4. Divergent by Veronica Roth


Blurb of Divergeny by Veronica Roth


In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue— Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity, (the peaceful) and Erudite (the intelligent).

On an appointed day of every year, every sixteen year old must select the faction to which they would devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she is— she can’t have both so she makes a choice which surprises everyone, including herself.


Divergent novel


5. Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia


Blurb of Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

This is another fantasy YA must read book. Superb.

Her story is a marvel. Her life is a fiasco. In reality, Eliza Mirk is bashful, strange and sad. On the web, she’s LadyConstellation, the unknown maker of the well-known webcomic Monstrous ocean. Eliza can’t envision getting a charge out of this present reality as much as she adores the online one. At that point, Wallace Warland, Monstrous ocean’s greatest fan fiction essayist, moves to her school. Wallace thinks Eliza is simply one more Monstrous fan, and as he inspires her to open up, she starts to contemplate whether a daily a life outside the Internetmay be beneficial. Yet, when Eliza’s mystery is inadvertently imparted to the world, all that she’s fabricated, her story, her relationship with Wallace, and even her mental soundness—starts to self-destruct.


 Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia


6. A separate peace by John Knowles, David Levithan (Afterword)


Blurb of A separate peace by John Knowles, David Levithan (Afterword)


A separate peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends in summer, Luke the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world.


A separate peace by John Knowles


7. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez


Blurb of Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez


Anita de la Torre was a twelve-year-old living in the Dominican Republic in 1960. Most of her relatives have emigrated to the USA, her Tio Toni has disappeared, Papi has been getting mysterious phone calls about butterflies, and someone named Mr Smith and the secret police have started terrorising her family for their suspected opposition to the country’s dictator. While Anita deals with a frightening series of events, she also struggles with her adolescence.


YA must read book: Before we were free

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8. The Art of Losing by Lizzy Mason

This particular YA must read book made me feel like  I was reading those popular wattpad bad boy novels. 

Blurb of The Art of Losing by Lizzy Mason


On one awful night, seventeen-year-old Harley Langston’s life changes until the end of time. At a party she finds her younger sister hooking up with her boyfriend, Mike—in a rage, she sbanfomd both of them. At the point when mike drunkenly endeavours to drive Audrey home, he crashes, and Audrey winds up in a state of unconsciousness. Presently Harley is left with blame, misery, torment and the evident truth that her ex tends to drink too much.

So it’s unexpected that she gets herself reconnecting with Raf, a neighbour and cherished companion who just recently got out of rehab and was struggling with his battles. From the outset, Harley doesn’t have any desire to draw near. In any case, as Audrey stirs and gradually recuperates, Raf begins to show Harley a way ahead of that she couldn’t have ever accepted conceivable—one guided by genuineness, pardoning, and redemption.


The Art Of Loosing by Lizzy Mason


9. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

I read this YA must read book and I was speechless. Normally, I ask questions aloud and wonder about the book I just read but this, wow! Wow!

Blurb of My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Pocoult


Anna isn’t sick. However, she should be. By age thirteen she has gone through incalculable transfusions and shots so her elder sister, Kate can battle leukaemia that has tormented her since adolescence. The result of the preimplantation hereditary analysis, Anna was considered as a bone marrow coordinate for Kate—a daily existence and a job she has never challenged…until now. Like most young people, Anna starts to address what her identity is. In any case, not at all like most adolescents, she has consistently been characterised regarding her sister. So Anna settles on a choice that for most would be unbelievable, a choice that would destroy her family and maybe have deadly ramifications for the sister she adores.


YA must read book: My sister’s Keeper


10. Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson


Blurb of Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson


Jade believes she must get out of her neighbourhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother says she has to take every opportunity. She has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some options feel more demeaning than helpful.


YA must read book: Piecing me together


Yes! These YA must read books are for anyone crazy about YA. If there are other YA books you feel are even better than the above, oh! Please be kind to drop them in the comment section🥺.


  1. What a great list!! I have read most of them😁. I wish you had added the children of blood and bone series. It’s really good too. 🥺💖 And fault in our stars and love from a to z by sk ali ( which is so underrated 😭)…and the throne of glass series!!!! ( The love of my life💖)


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