YA Books on Kindle

The young adult (YA) genre consists of books that are written to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers. There is no clear age range for this genre’s audience, but most agree that the standard reading age is for those between the ages of 12 and 18 (although even older adults may love these stories, too!). These books may include fiction and non-fiction titles with themes and plots that are likely to be extremely relevant to the young people in your life.

Adventures on the Road to Me

K.D. Van Brunt

With her mom as her partner, 17-year-old West lies and cons her way through life, ruthlessly taking advantage of one naïve and trusting victim after another. It’s yawn, rinse, and repeat when West and her mother swoop into town to scam a rich widower and his teenage son. But her entire life suddenly goes off ... Read more

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Hate Notes: A Sweet Enemies to Lovers Young Adult Romance (Lakeview Prep Book 1)

Gracie Graham

Topher Elliot is high school royalty. The king of Lakeview prep. You know the type. Disgustingly rich. Blond-haired. Eyes the color of a clear, blue sky. And muscles for days. He also happens to be enemy #1, the bane of my existence. Only, now my scholarship is in jeopardy and, like the peasant I am, ... Read more

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Free: The Fate of Crowns

Rebecca L. Garcia

The Cruel Prince meets Throne of Glass in this gripping YA Fantasy with a princess, a deadly king, and choices that will shape her future forever. With my brother’s death came the crown and all the trappings that accompany it. Now, my father–the most dangerous man in Magaelor–seeks to control my future. But fate has ... Read more

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The Witches of Athium (The Athium Duology Book 1)

KL DePuy

After fifty years of unification, the Kingdom of Athium is splintering. Unrest is rising up in all corners — from desert cisterns gone dry to rumors of an elven rebellion. But Lady Hena, a stone witch and the daughter of a duke, is on the run from a marriage that would make her miserable. Finding ... Read more

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CC’s Road Home

Leah Eskine

It’s 1964 and as Beatlmania and Motown captivate America’s youth, this young woman encounters small-town racial tension, erupting sexual assault, and ignorance towards her beloved brain-injured Uncle Bud, all issues fueling the dynamic conflicts in Leah Eskine’s debut novel. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Rules

Paul Orton

Somehow, he lost his freedom. Now he belongs to the Academy, and the rules have changed. What started out as a game has become a matter of life and death. At thirteen you shouldn’t have to face these kinds of issues. But at thirteen, you don’t get to decide THE RULES. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Shifted Alliances

Michelle Areaux

I thought that all of the dark and twisted secrets connected to my life had been revealed. Sadly, I was wrong. Very wrong. Now that I am on to Dash’s schemes, everything is turning into a nightmare. Alliances are being formed and hearts are breaking. Just when I think life here in West Virginia can’t ... Read more

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I am Cecilia

Zara Miller

Suffocating in a small Eastern European village, Cecilia´s meticulous plans are constantly dashed by selfish adults and the town bully Jessica. Cecilia is still there to solve her small circle of friends´ crises. And they have them – in spades! Too smart for her own good, her worst enemy is often the raging fire of ... Read more

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Growing Up Meathead

James Zimmerman

Jimmy, known by his friends as Meathead, wants to be a good kid…he really does. But his friends are wild and lead him into serious trouble. Stealing, fighting slingshot battles, and lying to girls, Meathead hilariously struggles to be honest while enduring growing pains and dealing with a terrible loss. Set in the suburbs in ... Read more

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Fyr

Lisa Borne Graves

At seventeen, Toury arrives in Fyr, where magic is power, a prince’s love is deadly, and female autonomy is a dream. Formerly a loner and burden to her adoptive parents, she ruins her chances of a fresh start by offending an ogler who just happens to be the prince. Alex, the Prince of Fyr, is ... Read more

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Free: Deceived

LA Starkey

The battle between the Titans and the gods of old did not end with them. The demand for revenge has dripped down into the next generation. Twins, Marcus and Nicolas, heirs to the throne of the gods and sons of the last remaining Titan, learn that the purpose of their existence is to fulfill a ... Read more

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Off Leash: How a Dog Saved my Life (Nitty Gritty series Book 1)

Renee Pace

The chips are down for Jay Walker. Life was throwing curve balls at him long before he hit his teen years but now things are piling up. His mother is out of control and the one person who he loves with all his heart, his sister, is sick. Desperate for money to keep his family ... Read more

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Daughter of Hades Collection

Dani Hoots

After a fight with her mother, Chrys, the daughter of Hades and Persephone, decides she can’t take being in the Underworld anymore. With her two best friends, Chrys travels to London, England, ready to see what the human world is like. Little does she know that there are a lot of gods who want her ... Read more

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Castlerock Kingdom (Generation Z Book 1)

Andrew Boyd

Middle school is a turbulent time, and for Evan, Jake, Steven, Stacy, Ellie, Justin, and Kev it was a year they would never forget. Follow the story of their lives before high school during a momentous school year in this tale of shocking events and life choices. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Run Don’t Think (The Agency Book 1)

C.C. Bolick

Angel had no idea her dad’s agency monitors people with powers or that she’s been on their list for years. She never imagined vampires could be real. Now she’s on the run with her boyfriend and a case of money. Can they avoid a killer out for her blood? Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Kung Fu Crack Baby

John Charles Reedburg

When the fourth-grade nerd Demetrius clashes with his bully at lunch, he daydreams about a universe where he fights as his favorite heroes—at least, he assumes it’s a parallel world. Hopefully, Dee will figure things out fast! Free on Kindle... Read more

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Free: Super Dark 1

Tanith Morse

For fans of Stephenie Meyer, Super Dark is a captivating tale filled with romance, suspense, and grotesque creatures that will keep you guessing right until the final page. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Children of the Knight

Michael J. Bowler

Teenage Lance is saved from death by an armored knight who claims to be Arthur, king of ancient Britain and says he’s seeking cast-off kids to create a diverse new Camelot to shake up American society & gain more rights for marginalized youth. They fashion a populist crusade and gain some powerful enemies. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Keystone: Finding Home

Seren Goode

They hunted her mother. They took her father. Now they are after her. When Grace Thompson’s father is abducted from the streets of San Francisco, she is determined to get him back. With an alien stone to guide her and kidnappers closing in, she will have to unravel the secret her mother died to protect. ... Read more

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Everything, Somewhere

David Kummer

The power of memories. Little Rush is a sleepy town on the Ohio River. Bruce Michaels is a renowned Hollywood actor. The two should never cross paths, yet one summer everything changes. The actor, haunted by demons, chasing a ghost. The town, unaware. Until the two collide. Hudson, Willow, and Mason are high school seniors ... Read more

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Inevitable: A Contemporary Sports Romance

Mica Rae

The coach’s daughter is off-limits, even for this star quarterback. When controversy forces them to change course, JJ’s feelings toward the sweet girl next door soon go from innocent to something forbidden. Friendship is no longer the goal he has in mind; he wants it all. Will they get a second chance at love, or ... Read more

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Free: Mary Finch and the Thief: A Mary Finch Mystery

S S Saywack

Meet Mary Finch – a bold, determined heroine, and the star of a stylish new detective series. It is 1893 and Mary Finch finds herself on the gritty and violent streets of Victorian London trying to clear her name. Her journey takes her from Baker Street, where her friends, the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and ... Read more

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Orca

Chris Hannon

*****People’s Book Prize Finalist***** Spy School or Lie School? Ocean Daley just doesn’t fit in –for one, he’s called Ocean– but his enigmatic uncle sees huge promise in him and takes Ocean to a summer school for talented teens. Orca, the secretive organization behind the school, needs fresh recruits…but for what? With classes in hacking, ... Read more

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This One’s for You, Dad

Katherine H. Klemp

Everybody knows that kids make the best detectives, because nobody ever pays attention to kids. And these kids just won’t stop…. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Secrecy

James Butler

Adam West, a boy who’s almost sixteen, is snatched by a non-governmental Secret Service called The Secrecy. His friends and family are lead to believe that he was kidnapped and killed to ensure that, without the organization, he has nowhere to go. He’s sent to Mexico with Emma Stewart, a girl in his exact situation, ... Read more

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Hunt (Whisper Swamp Gators 1)

Jennifer Snyder

Sometimes we find more than we’re searching for. Zoe Miller’s brother is all she has left in this world. When he vanishes she’s determined to find him, even if it means traveling on her own to the last place Jeremy was seen—Whisper Swamp, a mysterious place whose residents have secrets. Kai Kinsella didn’t expect to ... Read more

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Free: Beats of Time

Tom Ives

Beats of Time is a Dystopian, Music Themed, Coming of Age mashup! The year is 2166. Music and artistic expression has all but died out. After the final World War, a new world was built in an image of how the leaders of the world felt we should be….and that was nothing like our past. ... Read more

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I call him HIM

Scott Kimak

A post-apocalyptic future. A quest for vengeance. Will his thirst for blood cost him his soul? $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Shade

Mere Joyce

For fourteen-year-old Callum Silver, seeing dead people is a curse. Forced to live his life surrounded by searing pain, sickening smells, and desperate moans from the long deceased, Cal’s existence is as lonely as the murdered spirits who seek him out. When he’s offered a place at Camp Wanagi, ten weeks in the French countryside ... Read more

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I am Cecilia

Zara Miller

Suffocating in a small Eastern European village, Cecilia´s meticulous plans are constantly dashed by selfish adults and the town bully Jessica. Cecilia is still there to solve her small circle of friends´ crises. And they have them – in spades! Too smart for her own good, her worst enemy is often the raging fire of ... Read more

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Where Fish Can Breathe

Tricia D. Wagner

Ten-year-old Swift is weary of being “the Lad,” and he longs to feel a sense of belonging with his three older brothers. When a chance strikes to go night fishing together on their father’s mighty brigantine, the Regulus, it seems the perfect chance for Swift to prove himself. When night falls, however, when stars rise ... Read more

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Unleashed

Susan Allred

Aleasha discovers her father had secretly trained her to be a spy. Now Drew, an employee from the AGENCY has come to collect her. She is thrust into a world of danger, deceit, and destruction. When her entire team disappears, she must dig down deep, unleash her inner spy, and risk everything to rescue them. ... Read more

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Ollie Come Free

Timothy Patrick

A tragic brain injury devastates Ollie Buckmeyer, but it also leaves behind an amazing talent. Now he must use this gift to rebuild his life. $4.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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I am Cecilia

Zara Miller

What would you do if your mother fell back in love with the no-good, nomadic father that abandoned her, and you, and is now back for the money? Oh, and he might be (definitely is) associating with criminals. In Zara Miller’s hilarious young adult epic I am Cecilia, a young, hot-headed intellectual prodigy must deal ... Read more

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I am Cecilia

Zara Miler

Suffocating in a small Eastern European village, Cecilia’s meticulous plans are constantly dashed by selfish adults and the town bully Jessica. Cecilia is still there to solve her small circle of friends´ crises. And they have them – in spades! Too smart for her own good, her worst enemy is often the raging fire of ... Read more

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Karik’s First Battle

Evan Oliver

His friends and family are dying. Now the only way to help them is to brave the cold and dangers of the north…Karik is sick of the hunger slowly killing his village. And after watching his brother die of starvation, he fears the icy winter will claim them all. So when the jarl declares they ... Read more

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Stumbling In The Debris

Carly Jane Garner

Hiba is experiencing a culture shock, and school is a nightmare. She has had enough until…she meets Bradley, now she can’t get enough. Maybe it’s his eyes, or smile or playboy streak; he tries so hard to hide. She’s obsessed, and it terrifies her. Boys like that break your heart, eventually, but she throws caution ... Read more

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The Agency: Complete Series

C.C. Bolick

Angel has no idea her dad works for an agency that monitors people with powers. Or that she’s been on their list for years. She never imagined cold-blooded evil could exist until she meets a real vampire. Life is tough at seventeen, but what happens when the agency refuses to let her go? $0.99 on ... Read more

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Before We Die Young Books One-Five

L.T. Quartermaine

‘Wow! Just, wow! Diversity rocks!’ – Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. This unique coming-of-age, urban fantasy 5-book series will sweep you from the plains of Africa, to the Monsoon climes of South East Asia, to the high mountains of Alaska, and back again. ‘An amazing story of courage, loyalty, compassion, and respect for all living things.’ ... Read more

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Montrose Paranormal Academy Series

Barbara Hartzler

Montrose Paranormal Academy is a 5-book Clean Academy YA Paranormal Romance series for young adults. It’s a saga full of slow burn romance, snarky dialogue, and urban fantasy adventure set in New York City. Among Academy YA books, think Shadow Hunters meets Bloodline Academy with a dash of Darkblood Academy. $0.99 each on Kindle.   Learn ... Read more

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