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.

Free: The Legacy Human (Singularity 1)

Susan Kaye Quinn

Elijah wants to become an ascender, a human/machine hybrid, but it’s forbidden for legacies like him, preserved for their unaltered genetic code. When he wins a sponsor to the creative Olympics, he finally gets his chance… until he discovers nothing is as it seems. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Seven Players

Tyler A. Laertes

Max Stranger and his girlfriend, Lara, are chosen to play the lead roles of the lovers in a post-apocalyptic movie. But in the films of the Seven Metropolises everything is real and is broadcast live on TV. The worst of all – the action will take place outside the Metropolises in a desolated wilderness of ... Read more

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Winter’s Wolf

Lou Grimes

Escape into a world of werewolves, witches, and magic! Louvette Blackwood never even knew her own father’s name until a lawyer shows up on her doorstep to execute her grandfather’s will. She soon finds out that her grandfather was murdered while searching for her father. At first, they are hesitant to sign the will, but ... Read more

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Silent Screams

Zachary Ryan

For a group of friends, one mistake changed the course of their lives forever. In the aftermath of a tragic school shooting, the group must find their own form of justice and a way to begin healing from a wound that just won’t stop hurting. For them, the lines were drawn. Right and wrong became ... Read more

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Falling Too Deep

Shay Lee Giertz

Not everyone gets second chances. Seventeen-year-old Brooke McFadden is having a bad summer. It doesn’t get any better when she falls from the top deck of the Fairchild yacht into the churning waters of Lake Michigan. The impact knocks her out. When she comes to, she realizes three things: her head throbs, she’s in her ... Read more

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Free: Butterfly Bones

Rebecca Carpenter

Fifteen-year-old Bethany Keatley has a rare bone disorder cursing her with the body of a ten-year-old. But the discovery of unexpected and horrifying side effects to her treatment means her existence is now a life sentence. But nature has other plans, a sacrifice for Bethany’s life. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Matilda Seer

M D Allen

2020 Eric Hoffer Award recipient: Fantasy category honorable mention and shortlist finalist. Rachel woke up on her sixteenth birthday dreading the day ahead. Little did she know that after being pulled into a mysterious mirror by an unknown force, she would emerge in a new realm and soon become Matilda Seer. Every year on December ... Read more

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Montrose Paranormal Academy

Barbara Hartzler

Three power-hungry secret societies desperately want the strange girl who sees angels. For what? Beats me. Hi, I’m Lucy and I just discovered I’m not normal. After my brother’s disappearance, I enrolled in the super-elite academy where he was last seen on U.S. soil. Now two totally gorgeous secret society guys are fighting over which ... Read more

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The Fairy Tale

Axone Junior

“A truly astonishing fantasy debut.” When two students learn about a chemical that will make everybody beautiful, it is obvious they must make it widely available. But will universal beauty make humans feel free, or will it create new problems? Little do they know, two fairy lands above them are engaged in a war over ... Read more

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The Ten

Auri Blest

They fear what we’ve become. They should. Although many students attend the prestigious, Institute of Anomalous Intelligence, only ten of them matter. The single most important, Aiden Quinn, the one whose neurological scan shows activity unknown to humans. The year is 2072, and sixteen-year-old Aiden Quinn and his mother have kept his abilities hidden from ... Read more

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Coyote Summer

laura koerber

The summer of magic happened forty years ago when Ben was just seventeen, but he’s never forgotten. It started with rape and ended with a promise. In between things happened that Ben still didn’t understand. A man turned into a coyote, a girl danced in the air, Ben broke the law, and he fell in ... Read more

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Survivor

LJ Byrne

When Juliet receives a scholarship to attend the prestigious Breaker Academy, she accepts without hesitation. But the moment she arrives on campus, it’s clear that the students who rule the school despise her. But if the Kings of Breaker Academy think they can bully her, they’re mistaken; Juliet’s been to hell and back and survived ... Read more

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Free: Fear Justice

C.C. Bolick

After her dad is kidnapped by terrorists, Rena doesn’t know who to trust. She’s rescued by an agent who promises to find her dad. Rena has no idea his real mission is to unlock her power…Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: The Every Stone

E.A. Sandrose

On the planet Precios, gemstones can cure everything from heartache to heartburn—unless you’re one of the children doomed to Devil’s Crown to mine them. All Yrund wants is to get back to her beloved home in the Sky Country, but escaping the powerful Mining Wield will take more than just courage. Especially when Yrund accidentally ... Read more

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Free: An Italian Obsession

Kfir Luzzatto

Roberto never really got over the crush he had on Alessandra in school and when, years later, they meet again and fall in love, tragedy strikes and all seems lost. After a long separation Roberto finally reconnects with Alessandra and has a chance to win her back, but a dark secret from his past threatens ... Read more

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The Progeny

Tosca Lee

“Intricately woven, intriguing and romantic—I literally couldn’t put it down.” —#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout When you wake up, you remember nothing. Not your name, or where you were born, or the faces of the people you knew. Just a single warning written to yourself before you forgot it all: “Emily, ... Read more

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Unusual Confusion

Ada Almond

“I was an outsider all my life. The only people in this world that wanted me were my family. But I had a way of escaping that world. I had my own world.” Lexi Miller never had any friends. At age 6 she discovered a weird secret about herself – she could teleport to her ... Read more

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Adopted into the Supernatural

Francheska Fifield

A girl with a painful past, a vampire prince with no sense of humor, and a werewolf archnemesis. Welcome to paranormal high school where Amber, a human girl, is the freak. Adopted by vampires to escape a bad situation, yes vampires can be saviors too, she must get through the year without being killed by ... Read more

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Free: The Last Days of Childhood

Ken Ross

Lucy sees herself as overweight, unattractive, unloved. She worries about her forthcoming exams, is sexually confused and has been self-harming. What’s more, the coronavirus is sweeping across England and the UK seems certain to enter a period of lockdown. If the transition to adulthood isn’t difficult enough. Will she ever resolve her problems and find ... Read more

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Free: Looking for Dei (The Godseeker Duet Book One)

David Willson

Fifteen-year-old Nara Dall has never liked secrets, yet it seems that her life has been filled with them, from the ugly scar on her back to the strange powers she possesses. When she uses forbidden magic to save her friend, she uncovers the biggest secret of all: the power of broken people. FREE on Kindle... Read more

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Free: Fated to Die

Tara Gallina

A cursed village. A doomed maiden. A love to rival fate. Dark romantic retelling inspired by the Scottish folktale of the Washer Woman with a hint of Beauty and the Beast. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Antarctic Circle: Arcania

Emilie McGill

A kingdom hidden in Antarctica for over four thousand years…would you dare enter? Set in one of Earth’s final frontiers, the story follows 15-year-old Evenéiel Collins after she stumbles into an ancient, post-diluvian civilization. Arcania. For four thousand years, this kingdom lay hidden beneath enormous, geodesic Domes—but has Eve brought an end to its Secrecy? ... Read more

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Trinal Academy: Ancient Blood Ties

Erick Phillips

Deeply rooted in ancient Egyptian mythology, Trinal Academy is a tale of hidden secrets passed down through the blood of afflicted children. It explores the internal struggle of finding oneself, whilst fighting for love amidst an attack from the oldest of evils. In the unassuming town of Ely, there are bizarre traditions and things hidden ... Read more

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Life is Big

Kiki Denis

Alma-Jane, an impossibly curious 11-year-old girl who lives in NYC and the most genetically happy person alive, is about to die due to a rare mutation. Ayrton, Alma-Jane’s older brother and a math prodigy, declares war against Death, “the destroyer of Life,” and then suddenly takes off to Oxford, UK, to examine Albert Einstein’s brain. ... Read more

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Mayhem on the Midway

Christa Nardi

It’s the time and place, but it’s not all fun and games. Emotions run high at Rosedale High as Tamar and her friends plan the junior class’s year-end fundraiser – a school fair set to involve students, staff, and the community. Even when a series of puzzling incidents put a friend and their plans at ... Read more

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Piecing it Back Together

Mason Monteith Mason

Brandi McCullen left her hometown years ago with no explanation and has never felt the same since. In her new life, she finds she has no time to go home…until one day she does. When Brandi can finally return to her childhood home to the friends she left she finds a broken group spread apart ... Read more

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Free: Third Daughter (Royals of Dharia Book 1)

Susan Kaye Quinn

Aniri is the Third Daughter of the Queen—zero royal duties. Then a barbarian prince proposes. If she refuses, the country may plunge into war. When she discovers the prince has his own secrets, saving her country may end up breaking her heart. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Last Days of Childhood

Ken Ross

Lucy sees herself as overweight, unattractive, unloved. She worries about her forthcoming exams, is sexually confused and has been self-harming. What’s more, the coronavirus is sweeping across England and the UK seems certain to enter a period of lockdown. If the transition to adulthood isn’t difficult enough. Will she ever resolve her problems and find ... Read more

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Free: The Legacy Human (Singularity 1)

Susan Kaye Quinn

What would you give to live forever? Elijah wants to become an ascender, a human/machine hybrid, but it’s forbidden for legacy humans like him. When he’s sponsored for the creative Olympics, he could win everything, including ascendance…or lose it all playing the ascenders’ Games. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: The Temple Dancer’s Diary

Cristy L. Bowlin

Now that Katya Sparhardt has reached eighteen years of age, she is finally ready to be inducted into the dance ensemble at Trantonia’s Metapeet Temple. After years of training, she feels ready to devote her life to worshipping the Lord through her art even if it means making some personal sacrifices—no one at the temple ... Read more

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American Brush-Off

Max Willi Fischer

Labeled a “dangerous enemy alien” in his hometown, Lud Mueller learns how government agents are out to tear apart his senior year in high school. It’s 1942, and the clouds of fear have gathered into the storms of bigotry throughout the United States. Innuendo has replaced due process. Returning from a summer camp job, Lud ... Read more

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TESSA (Tessa Extra-Sensory Agent Book 1)

Kfir Luzzatto

“I was only fourteen when the government took me away from my family. My gift is rare and precious, I know. I can read your mind, and I can do other things to you too. Do you want to try? “They said that they would help me to improve, and they did. Now, I no ... Read more

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Altered Helix

Stephanie Hansen

I didn’t want to take the traditional path. First, I wasn’t ready for college. Second, I was going to live with my best friend, Tiff, and work at the Haunted House. Third, did I mention the hot guy Josh that works there too? The most exciting thing about Austria’s new job, at a local haunted ... Read more

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The Princess Trials

Crodelia K Castel

Thirty young women. A handsome prince. A battle to the death. When the revolution comes, border guards won’t harass Harvester girls and water will be available to everyone—not just the Nobles. Until then, it’s just me and my poison darts. Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and The Selection, this exciting tale of courage, ... Read more

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Of Water and Moonlight

Valia Lind

My power could save my friends—or destroy them. As I start a new semester at Thunderbird Academy, I have a lot to live up to. News of my sisters’ courageous fight against the Ancient evil has spread, and now, everyone expects the same greatness from me. But all I want to do is: 1) Find ... Read more

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