Holiday Shopping Guide: Contemporary YA

Posted November 28, 2012 by Sara 1 Comment

In today’s shopping guide, we’re featuring our favorite contemporary YA novels — perfect for readers who like their books set in reality!

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfeld

Lexapros & Cons by Aaron Karo

The Edumacation of Jay Baker by Jay Clark

Fingerprints of You by Kristen-Paige Madonia

First Comes Love by Katie Kacvinsky

Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (Movie Tie-in Edition)

For the comments: What are your favorite contemporary YA books to give as gifts?


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One response to “Holiday Shopping Guide: Contemporary YA

  1. I think Kiki Hamilton’s The Faerie Ring is a great gift, sent it to my cousin’s daughter for Christmas last year and she loved it! Also Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos is a funny read that everyone can enjoy.
    For older YAs Bethany Griffin’s The Masque of the Red Death, very unusual retelling on a Poe short story.

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