With the success of Young Adult (YA) books like “The Hunger Games,” “Harry Potter” and “Twilight,” more readers are eager to know what’s next to come in the YA literature scene. The ever growing fan base, the story line trends and the YA-book-turned-movie craze makes it more exciting.
In their recent best seller report as of Jan. 11, 2015, the New York Times released a list of the most popular current young adult books. Check out the best sellers list below and contemplate on what book to read next or just be in bliss because you’ve read all of them.
- “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart
Landing on the 10th spot is Emily Jenkins, aka E. Lockhart’s, ”We Were Liars,” which tells the story of a group of friends called “The Liars” and their escapade in a private island called Beechwood.
- “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” byRansom Riggs
The “Home for Peculiar Children” is the first book from ”Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children” series, with “Hollow City” being the second. The book is a fusion of mystery, adventure and photography, with a touch of fantasy.
- “Unbroken” byLaura Hillenbrand
From the author who introduced us to “Seabiscuit” comes another nonfiction masterpiece about a World War II survivor and an Olympic athlete.
- “Girl Online” byZoe Sugg
“Girl Online” is a chick lit book about Penny, a girl with panic attack tendencies and the blogs about her life published using GirlOnline as her alias.
- “Eleanor and Park”by Rainbow Rowell
“Eleanor and Park” is a coming-of-age book about first love and being young and in love. The book has gained much popularity to readers that DreamWorks Studios decided to get the rights for the book, as reported by Entertainment Weekly.
- “Paper Towns”by John Green
Green’s award-winning third book is about Quentin Jacobsen, the love of his life, Margo, and understanding life, love and himself better.
- “Looking for Alaska” by John Green
“Looking for Alaska” is Green’s second book which tells about Miles Halter’s bland life until he finds excitement when he met Alaska Young.
- “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green
Dubbed as the saddest book Green has written, “The Fault in Our Stars” has made readers around the world cry and fall in love. MTV UK even published an article on the selfies taken after watching the movie.
- “Where She Went” by Gayle Forman
“Where She Went” is the sequel of “If I Stay” by American author Gayle Forman. In this second book, Mia and her boyfriend, Adam, reunited after the traumatic accident.
- “If I Stay”by Gayle Forman
This first installment tells about how Mia, a 17-year-old cellist, dealt with the loss of her family after meeting a car accident. While in a coma, Mia must decide whether to go on or let go.
There you have it for 10 of the young adult book best sellers according to the New York Times. For more entertainment news, follow Movie News Guide (MNG).