Top 10 Young Adult Books The Hate U Give, Moxie | TimeJust like every other high school junior, Janey King has a crazy schedule, jam-packed with track, friends, and the SATs. Not to mention, she's also dealing with her parents' unexpected separation. But things change when the cutest senior in school starts noticing her. Suddenly, she has a bunch of questions about about relationships, sex, and even herself. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter is used to moving between two worlds — her poor neighborhood and her fancy prep school. But everything changes when her childhood best friend Khalil is shot and killed by a police officer. He was unarmed.
17 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2017
In a year when escaping into books felt as crucial as being educated by them, these were the 25 most necessary reads we got our hands on. Add to Bag. I cannot wait for her sophomore novel to hit the shelves, or the THUG adaptation to hit the big screen. Turtles All the Way Down , by John Green Turtles came in on a wave of concentrated hype, with just a handful of months elapsing between its announcement and its release. Scarlett Dragna is the abused daughter of a brutal man living on an island in a distant world.
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In , new voices as well as old favorites reinvented familiar tropes in young-adult fiction. The fantastical was more imaginative than ever and contemporary work became even more real, as YA continued to be one of the most socially progressive genres in literature. By Mackenzi Lee. Fun, fun, fun. Imagine your favorite historical fiction novel — the stuff that would make for the very best Masterpiece Theatre adaptation — but way more playful. And gayer. Our protagonist Monty is a bit of a scoundrel, but his antics with his best friend Percy cover up a deeper intimacy between the young men.
In no particular order, here are the YA novels that captivated us this year. What it's about: Thomas's brilliant debut is inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. When Starr witnesses her good friend, Khalil, being shot and killed by the police for doing nothing wrong, she has to decide if she can gain the courage to stand up for justice. Why it shines: Thomas eloquently breathes life and importance into each character while wisely addressing police brutality, Black Lives Matter, and privileged perspectives on race not just from a fictionalized point of view, but from an honest one. This story will stay with you long after you finish. What it's about: Set in a futuristic New York where everyone worldwide plays Warcross, an immersive, virtual reality game Emika Chen spends her time as a bounty hunter, tracking players who bet on the game illegally for a reward. But when she hacks into the opening Warcross games, she's singled out by the creator of Warcross himself: Hideo Tanaka.