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.

Clement: Boy Knight of Normandy

Craig Hipkins

12th century, coming-of-age adventure, set in Normandy. A young noble boy, Clement, suddenly finds himself at the head of a ragtag army of peasants attempting to stop a tyrannical land baron. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Lake of Secrets

Shay Lee Giertz

All Ginnie wants to do is enjoy her London summer with her best friend. Then a family emergency sends her to Northern Michigan where there’s nothing to do other than hike the trails, go fishing, or accidentally find a dead body. When the ghost of the dead girl interrupts Ginnie’s life, Ginnie determines to solve ... Read more

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Rise of the Draman

Alexander Elliott

A little orphan boy, a powerful dragon, and a life-changing bond. Follow the adventures of Croft and Rueloo as they test their relationship, forge new friendships, and find true purpose. Their bond is only the beginning…$0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: The Alien Chronicles

Robin Martin

Human girl. Alien entity. Disaster. Zoe Brennan has everything sorted. Finally, she’s good friends with the ultra-cool Jas and part of her popular group. She even has plans to make new boy, Chad Everett, fall for her. But on one disastrous day at the beach all that changes when she encounters Rion, an extremely annoying ... Read more

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Abelard and the Witch’s Vengeance

Laura Rakich

The merry Kingdom of Merdyce is enchanted under the curse of an evil witch. Only Abelard, the simple farm boy who became a knight in Abelard and the Dragon’s Vapor, dares to pursue the witch and force her to break the spell. But the road is filled with surprises, danger, and marvels as he ventures ... Read more

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Origin

Lan Chan

Every hero has an origin story. Mine begins with an underground cage fight and ends in a secret identity. By day I’m Willow Nguyen, not so mild-mannered teenager searching for her missing mother. By night…okay, I’m the same, but it’s easier to break into banks under cover of darkness. My world is divided into the ... Read more

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The Perfect Catch

Britney M. Mills

He can catch every pitch thrown to him, but can he catch her heart? Dax Stratton lives for baseball. But when he gets into a fight with the school jerk, the principal decides it’s time for a different kind of punishment. He’s assigned to the senior committee with Kate Adams, Student Body President, who also ... Read more

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Free: Gravity

Anna Bloom

“Could I decide that the Stars had to die? I couldn’t get my head around the fact that the decision came down to me alone. I was the last of my kind. It seemed kind of sad I’d only found out about it now. Just as the world had turned black and there was a ... Read more

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Geek Fire

Mel Woodburn

Honors student, Emma Edgin, never thought she’d be a superhero, but she never thought she’d fail a class or be diagnosed autistic either. After a strange craft flies over the West Coast, Emma sneezes a fireball and starts flying. Emma doesn’t want to be a hero. Too bad so many people need saving. $0.99 on ... Read more

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The Soul Scribe Trilogy (Books 1-3)

Tera Lyn Cortez

Can you imagine going from not knowing magic exists, to finding out that it won’t exist much longer without you? Born on Earth, and insulated from all magic aside from her own innate abilities, Everleigh’s life has been one of trials and sorrow. She grew up believing that her capabilities made her an anomaly, a ... Read more

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Free: Run

Patti Larsen

Sixteen-year-old Reid thinks life is back to normal. His sister Lucy pulls herself together and cuts him free from a year of foster care. She promises to take care of him, that her new boss and her new life are what they both needed to start again. Until Reid is taken in the middle of ... Read more

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Free: Nicky’s Fire

Richard Trotta

Nicky and his father were never close. Nicky was afraid to ask his dad for anything. For career day at Nicky’s school, he has to write a report on what his parents did for a living. With much coaxing from his mother, Nicky went to work with his father for one day. Nicky’s father, Steve, ... Read more

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Dwarf Story

Professor W.W. Marplot

Humor and epic Fantasy meet in a fast-paced fantasy adventure for middle school readers. “A super cute middle-grade fantasy, mixing modern with fantastic. There are dwarves, pixies, libraries, old books, giants, cell phones, and a bit of everything for every reader.” —Goodreads Reviewer $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Hell High

Cindi Madsen

As if being Satan’s daughter isn’t bad enough, Daddy Dearest shows up on my seventeenth birthday and says I’m required to report to Hell for one year of Temptress Training—joint custody is such a bitch. Not only do I have to take classes like Granting Wishes in Exchange for Souls, Which Demon to Send, and ... Read more

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Lucky Brilliant

Maureen Sherbondy

Lucky Brilliant is a captivating book about family, friendship, first love, and loss. The novel is perfect for young adults who like mystery-driven dramas, a page-turning tale that reveals surprising twists until the final chapter. Fifteen-year-old Lucky Brilliant wants to change both the past and the future. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Dealing with Demons

Melissa Haag

Tessa’s ancestor brokered a deal with a demon, and now he’s come to collect the companion he was promised. Tessa has a choice to make. Pay the debt or condemn a man to death. Her time to decide is running out. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Last Alignment: Cry of the Scorpions

Nathaniel Stewart

“The Last Alignment: Cry of the Scorpions” is the start of a Young/New Adult Urban Fantasy series that follows the journeys of five different and mystical teenagers as they are brought together to fulfill a shared sacred duty. Awbrey, Hudson, Androse, Zander, and Natalye know nothing of this inherited responsibility and very little about the ... Read more

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The Princess Trials

Cordelia Castel

Thirty young women. A handsome prince. A battle to the death. The Princess Trials is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and The Selection. This exciting tale of courage, intrigue, and betrayal will have you turning pages. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: 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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The Winds of Power – The Sleeper Prophecy

Robert Drummond

Four teenagers…one prophecy….magical powers and a thrilling space adventure. The Winds of Power follows the adventures of four fifteen-year-olds as they travel through space towards the last remaining blue-violet star to test and develop their powers. The death of a blue-violet star fifteen years ago saw solar winds carry charged particles to the ends of ... Read more

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Free: Storybook, Inc.

Parker Pace

Mica’s entry into the Program—a secretive boarding school for troubled teens—sets into motion a bizarre series of events that finds Mica and her traveling companion, Roman, on the run for their lives as unwitting participants in what appears to be some sort of a game. But is Roman really watching out for Mica or is ... Read more

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Free: An Italian Obsession

Kfir Luzzatto

As you read these lines, you may perhaps think back to a time when you felt that your world was falling to pieces. A time when your parents made you miserable “for your own good”; Perhaps you ached for somebody and they stood in your way. Would you believe me if I said that I ... Read more

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Free: Fairy, Texas

Margo Collins

When Laney moves to Fairy, Texas, she expects it to be different from Atlanta. But she doesn’t expect it to be full of monsters. Or beautiful boys with glimmering eyes, evil school counselors with mostly invisible wings, and dead guys in the middle of gym class. And that’s just during week one. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Gifted Ones Trilogy

P.G. Shriver

Twelve powerful teens. One charismatic leader. A society divided by good and evil. Paradise, Texas. Twelve teens have survived too many tragedies to ignore the coincidences to their favorite childhood fairytale. So when their shared dream and external forces lead them to the fairytale destination in search of answers, they join forces to find each ... Read more

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A Road to Redemption: America’s Second Revolution

Mark Geatches

A Road to Redemption is a new breed of dystopian literature; hard hitting and epic, yet replete with humor as three teenagers create a clandestine organization, The Liberation, and embark on a risky plan to overthrow the President who has transformed America into a socialist utopia. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Timestamped Postmarked Yesteryear (Book One)

B. Patrick Bruce

TO PROTECT THE FUTURE, WE MUST FIRST CORRECT THE PAST… With the passing of her grandmother, and the inheritance of an antique holiday postcard collection, fourteen-year-old Rebecca Renford discovers she is a Time Corrector. Guided by inter-dimensional overseers and aided by a handsome, humanized computer historian (called a Continuant), with the selection of each vintage ... Read more

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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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Called by the Blessed

Jali Henry

Would you risk an eternity in hell and losing your immortal soul to protect those you love? Impoverished orphan Naledi struggles to raise her younger sisters in rural Lesotho, Africa. Her life already sucks but when she manifests the rare ability to open portals through time and space, her life gets a whole lot more ... Read more

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To Pieces

Kati Rocky

Jane Flynn – an average self-proclaimed “Plain Jane” – finds life taking a dramatic detour junior year of high school when she undergoes her first bipolar episode. This gripping novel takes us on a wild ride through Jane’s descent into devastating depression and rise into out-of-control mania, while juggling school, first love and a dark ... Read more

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Commando Kidz

Brenda Elkin

In 1969, the Central Intelligence Agency opened the program named Tiny Threat. Since its conception, the program was plagued with problems. They found that trying to train, candidates under a certain age level was close to impossible. After turning control of the program over to the Department of Defense in 1999, candidates excelled. They infiltrated ... Read more

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The Gamble

Kathryn Jacques

“And yet here we are, and I am reminded once again that I have never known anything at all.” A new YA dystopian novel that outranked Divergent and The Hunger Games on Amazon’s Top 100 Best Sellers List, The Gamble features a young female heroine navigating through the lies and betrayals of those she loves ... Read more

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Our Friendship Matters

Kimberley Jones

Leah and Sasha are 17-year-old friends who had been close to one another since elementary school, but as the summer approaches they find their friendship tested in ways they never anticipated. Following graduation, Sasha’s privileged life and perception of the world around her is suddenly altered when an old childhood friend persuades her to join ... Read more

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Free: Mermaid Cliff

Brandon Rohrbaugh

Rockport is a small, seaside town. After the new girl at school is found beneath the iconic, Mermaid Cliff, a group of teens will hunt for the killer or become the next victim. The town is thrust into the national spotlight, forcing an investigation into the town’s darkest secrets. Free on Kindle... Read more

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Free: A Rose Should be Red

Akaku Red

Jenny, a broken girl, haunted by her dark past and weighed down by the suffering she had to endure throughout her life, is willing to start anew. In London, she got used to her current environment and managed to make some friends in school. There was also Tyler Williams, who was one of the reasons ... Read more

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Free: Third Daughter (Royals of Dharia 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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Distracted By You

Eliza Bradley

Ivy’s parents have just told her they’re getting a divorce. She can’t bear it. Her first year of University life at Exeter has suddenly come crashing down and she can’t stop doodling ladybugs on her hand to remind her of another tragedy from her life. Ivy copes by pushing her thoughts away, choosing to be ... Read more

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