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: Orca Rising: Spy School or Lie School (Orca #1)

Chris Hannon

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, bike racing and defense, ... Read more


A Realm of Stone and Tears

Emily Whartynne

A sixteen year old orphan girl is thrust into the centre of a terrifying adventure, when she moves into a mysterious castle. $1.05 on Kindle... Read more


The Scarlet Rose

Valia Lind

A mafia heiress. A desperate bargain. A cursed wolf prince without hope. The Scarlet Rose is a retelling of the traditional Russian Beauty and the Beast fairytale. Set in the world of Skazka, this complete stand-alone novel is full of banter, heart, found family, and romance! $3.99 on Kindle.... Read more



Zoe Kalo

A ghost and a rising body count. Will Paloma face her delusions to unveil the killer…and survive? $1.99 on Kindle.... Read more


Free: Honesty

Brandy Robinson

What if you discovered you’re not human and the world you’ve always known is not your own? On the verge of turning eighteen, Raven can’t wait to escape the island she’s called home all her life. With her friends Leo and Sadie right behind her, she’s excited about her future and all the world has ... Read more


Free: Twisted Hearts

Anastasia Slash

Return to Wexley Academy with this book featuring Bella and the rich hot guys Killian, Maxim and Matteo. Secrets will be revealed and hearts will be twisted. Wanting something you cannot have is a bad thing…. Who said that? I did not ask for this life. I had no interest but one fateful evening and ... Read more


Free: Jock Row

Sara Ney

Scarlett is always the sensible one: The sober driver. The planner. The one holding your hair back while you’re worshiping the porcelain gods. Week-after-week, she visits Jock Row with her friends—the university’s hottest party scene and breeding ground for student-athletes. And if keeping her friends out of trouble, and guys out of their pants, was ... Read more


Seven Wanders

Shannon O'Gorman

WHAT IF YOU HAD THE CHANCE TO VISIT ALL THE SITES OF THE 7 ANCIENT WONDERS IN A WEEK? WOULD YOU DO IT? Rose Hawthorne is a popular dystopian author with a secret. Her previous series of books about the 7 Ancient Wonders were based on fact and not fiction! She stumbled upon some ancient ... Read more


Changeling’s Clan: Book Three of the Falconcrest Chronicles

J. Traveler Pelton

When the King calls Lucan and his clan to rescue the five Kingdoms, weddings and love are set aside as the pack and family rallies to destroy those who would destroy the land. With techs challenging magic, help from a dragon called Melchior, led by a beastmaster, will Clan Falconer survive to recover peace? You ... Read more


Free: I Got’cha!

David Wighton

I Got’cha is the first book of the 34-book Wilizy series in which teenage superheroes fight for justice using intelligence and guile. They live in a world challenged by climate change, crazy dictators, bigotry, corrupt politicians, avaricious businessmen, and rogue military forces. All books in the series are free. Free on Kindle.... Read more


The Treasure of Peril Island

C.W. James

Young, penniless Jack Drayton lives on a barge, anchored in the Thames River in 1903 London. One night, Jack comes to the assistance of an old man, who claims to be the infamous pirate Black Juan Gaskara, on the run from several men who want him dead. Before Juan is murdered by his old enemies, ... Read more


Free: The Journeyman

Michael Alan Peck

Winner of the Illinois state libraries’ Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project “Paul Reid died in the snow at seventeen. The day of his death, he told a lie—and for the rest of his life, he wondered if that was what killed him.” And so begins the battle for the afterlife, known as The ... Read more


Ethan Fox and the Eyes of the Desert Sand

E. L. Seer

After barely escaping abduction at the hands of Grimleaver vampires, thirteen-year-old Ethan Fox encounters a girl he is deeply drawn to. The two young strangers discover that they share a bond, both missing memories of their past. Together, Ethan and Hayley are lured away, awakening at The Residence, a mysterious parallel world within our own. ... Read more


A Dangerous Longing

TM Perkins

It’s been almost a year, but Avery hasn’t gotten over her father’s death in a tragic accident. He was the only one who understood her special abilities, which he instructed her to always keep secret. Who can she talk to now that he’s gone? One of her friends isn’t who he seems to be, and ... Read more


Free: Keeper of the Hourglass

GL Garrett

Young Peter can alter the bully’s fate who caused his death, but only if he gives the secret of time control to an ancient evil force determined to enslave humanity. a truly beautiful book that plays with the themes of life, death and time in a clever and imaginative way and also challenges the concept ... Read more


Free: The Last of the Firedrakes

Farah Oomerbhoy

“A beautifully drawn fantasy world” (Kirkus Reviews) with over 1,000 five-star Goodreads ratings: In a dangerous land ruled by ancient magic, 16-year-old orphan Aurora risks everything to master her gifts and protect her newfound home…Book one in a spellbinding series! Free on Kindle.... Read more


Free: Rule 9 Academy of Magic

Elizabeth Rain

To be a normal Teenager is all Sadie Cross has ever wanted. Moving to Breathless, it’ll be the last thing she finds. Something roams Shephard’s Mountain at night, and it’s hungry. For Sadie and a few courageous friends, time is short. Sadie will need to unleash the extraordinary part of her she’s always denied and ... Read more


The Boy Who Lived in the Ceiling

Cara Thurlbourn

A young girl befriends a homeless boy in a coming-of-age story filled with love, loss, and blossoming friendships. $2.99 on Kindle... Read more


Spies Never Quit

M. Taylor Christensen

To save her mother, Mari can act like a spy. Maybe. When Mari Sandoval tries to appease her mother’s kidnappers by breaking into a research lab, she’s thwarted by two spunky sorority girls who offer a better way: become a spy. But in the fast-paced world of undercover agents—where fabulous new clothes, high-tech gadgets, and ... Read more


Asbury High and the Arson Avenger

Kelly Brady Channick

Carly, Maddie, Pilot and Cornelious begin their junior year, ready to take on Asbury as upperclassmen— until two local hangouts explode, leaving the gang little doubt that an arsonist is loose in Asbury. The gang is quickly thrust into the investigation, but wonders where to begin—especially since the whole town seems adamant to deny foul ... Read more


The Reoccurring

Brysen Taylor

A young man must avenge the death of his girlfriend after discovering she was murdered, but when he starts seeing her ghost and his allies start to grow suspicious, he questions whether or not he is losing his sanity. $2.99 on Kindle... Read more


The Unifieds

Carla Trueheart

In the year 2273, a future America is divided. The Unifieds live alike. The Solitaries live by the land. They are forbidden any interaction by law—until two of them fall in love. Carla Trueheart’s The Unifieds is a powerful and heart-wrenching teen novel that will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent. With ... Read more


Free: Eye of the Matrix

A. Nation

Teens copy an ancient stone map not realizing someone would murder for it in this young adult science fiction. Free on Kindle.... Read more


The Day I Died

CM Francis

Imagine, a girl’s world crashes in the blink of an eye, and no one sees it coming. Everything falls into place for high school junior Cat Morgan: perfect grades, three best friends, and of course, track dreams about to happen. But on November 7th, 2007, Cat’s life collapses with a brain aneurysm and a coma ... Read more


Free: In Times of Peace: Dance of Darkness and Light (Episode 1)

The Loneliest Lone Wolf

A true epic for the ages…the story of the war between Darkness & Light is the story of finding hope in times of despair…and of a forbidden love that will fight to overcome every obstacle in its path…this is the epic story of how an immortal war finally died and of all the lives that ... Read more


Free: Fated To Die: A Unique Spin on Beauty and the Beast

Tara Gallina

A cursed village. A doomed maiden. A love to rival fate. A unique Beauty and the Beast retelling inspired by the Scottish folktale of Bean Nighe AKA the Washer Woman. Free on Kindle.... Read more


Susan Wylde and the Ghosts of Halloween

S.G. Eastment

Will the girl witch Susan Wylde learn enough magic to defeat the Ghosts of Halloween? Susan Wylde thinks she is just an ordinary girl living a boring life with her ill father, until she is attacked by a dragon, turns herself invisible, and is invited to study at Wonderworks School of Magic, a school on ... Read more


Susan Wylde and the Ghosts of Halloween

S.G. Eastment

Join the Magical Adventures of Susan Wylde as she goes to Wonderworks School of Magic, battles monsters, visits magical cities and fights the Ghosts of Halloween before Halloween lasts forever! $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more


Transition: A Dark High School Romance The Brotherhood- (Redwood High) Book 1

Summer Rose

Transition: A Dark High School Romance The Brotherhood (Redwood High) Book 1 A high school romance that seems too good to be true when people suddenly start disappearing… Katrina Dawson, a seventeen-year-old teenager, has been living a charmed life until her father’s mysterious death. Devastated and in shock, Katrina struggles to accept her new reality. ... Read more


Free: Pumpkin Run (Castlewood High Tales Series Book 1)

Mary-Kate Thomas

Cici Norwell plans to escape her mean stepmother and race toward a better future…until she crosses paths with Castlewood High’s newest cross-country runner in this modern retelling of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella (Castlewood High Tales Series, Book 1). Free on Kindle.... Read more


Free: The Ivy League Chronicles: 9 Squares

EK Prescott

He’d given up solving murders, but old habits—much like skeletons on a beach—don’t always stay buried. By 1923, Scotland Yard’s legendary Richard Wikki was done chasing cold cases: he’d traded murder scenes for a classroom at Yale and peaceful house by the sea. But when an aspiring journalist brings him a mysterious amulet she snatched ... Read more


Blood Orange Soda

James Michael Larranaga

Larranaga’s debut YA novel focuses on high school freshman Darius Hunter, who lives in a world where vampires live among normal humans. Young vampires like Darius are kept on a government-mandated medication that prevents them from becoming fully undead until they’re 18. He’s smart, sensitive and all-too human—a struggling outsider who’s just trying to fit ... Read more


Free: Ascot and the Stolen Shrubs: Book One of the Fern Valley Fur Family Mysteries

J. Traveler Pelton

Why do humans steal flower bushes? Ascot needs to know before someone hurts his pack. Dogs come and go at Sinclair’s rescue, but no one remembers a time when the bushes walked off. The scatterbrained little dog and his pack go off hunting the bush burglars and find more than they expected. If you like ... Read more


Leisha’s Song

Lynn Slaughter

Leisha knows something’s wrong. Her beloved vocal coach at boarding school would never have resigned and disappeared like this in the midst of preparing her prize students for a major vocal competition. Leisha’s determined to find her, make sure she’s okay. Cody, a sensitive cellist, insists on helping her. Sparks fly, clues multiply, and romance ... Read more


Mafia King: Dark Mafia Billionaire Romance (Arranged Marriage Book 1)

L. Steele

“You may call me Lord or Master…” Michael Byron Domenico Sovrano Lord of the underworld. Master of all the criminal masterminds who ever crawled the underbelly of Sicily’s notorious mafia company. aka my captor… Who just happens to be hot, snarly, and with a demanding manner that dampens my panties, gulp! My father owed him, ... Read more


Unfamiliar Innocence

Cindy Butler

Charles and Elsa should have been uncomfortable breaking southern social tradition. Charles was Irish and Elsa had the beautiful features of a Quadroon. Charles knew it was acceptable for him, as a plantation owner’s son, to take a Quadroon as a mistress. But Elsa wanted marriage. And she had her sights set on Charles. Charles ... Read more


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


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


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


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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