It’s the first week of summer! For us, one of the best things to do is read outside while enjoying the warm weather. We love finding YA books that make the season even more enjoyable. Keep reading to see some great books to get you excited for the sun, sand and water and tell us how you are celebrating the new season.Continue reading “YA Books with Summer Vibes”
Tag: The Unexpected Everything
Morgan Matson’s YA Books Ranked
Morgan Matson is one of our favorite authors for YA contemporary books. Her books are perfect beach reads, that’s why we’re posting our thoughts on her books in August. Have you read Matson before? Let us know your favorite book in the comments.
1. The Unexpected Everything
Andie, the daughter of a U.S. Senator Connecticut, had her entire life planned out. She’d score an amazing internship and have a memorable summer with her friends before senior year. Too bad the universe had other plans. Her summer internship falls through and she has to take a job as a dog walker. To make matters worse, a political scandal threatens her relationship with her dad and upends her life. But when she meets Clark, one of her clients, she realizes that not everything needs a plan and that letting go can lead to the unexpected.Continue reading “Morgan Matson’s YA Books Ranked”
YA Books Set in New England
So many of our favorite books are set in New England. The six states (Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire) are the perfect setting for a murder mystery or a contemporary romance. What are your favorite books set in New England? Let us know in the comments.
1. Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen McManus
Two Can Keep A Secret is a spooky YA mystery set in Vermont. When Ellery and Ezra move from LA to a small town in Vermont, unsolved murders seem to be the norm…some of which have to do with the amusement park they started working at. This mystery will give you major fall vibes and the full small town New England experience.Continue reading “YA Books Set in New England”
14 Couples to Swoon Over for Valentine’s Day
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we always crave a book with a swoon-worthy romance. We’ve lined up 14 of our fave YA couples to get you in the Valentine’s Day spirit. Tell us your favorite down below!
1. Xander and Caymen: The Distance Between Us by Kasie West
Caymen couldn’t stand Xander the first time she met him. In her mind, every rich person was trouble. Xander keeps showing up and convincing Caymen to spend time with him. The two had more in common than they thought…they both felt their parents dictate their future careers. That’s when they created career days. They’d each plan a day to help the other to decide what to do with their lives. The chemistry could not be denied in West’s first contemporary YA. Xander charmed us instantly and we loved Caymen’s dry sense of humor. The two may be stubborn, but they brought out the best in each other. The Distance Between Us is one of our favorite books from West.Continue reading “14 Couples to Swoon Over for Valentine’s Day”
If You Liked That, Read This
If you’re like us, you’re always looking for book recommendations! We created a list of recommendations based on some popular YA books. Let us know if you’ve read any of these and if you have some recommendations for us!
1. If you liked The Hunger Games, read The Testing
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau is an underrated YA series, and is basically a more intellectual version of The Hunger Games. Cia and three other students in her region get chosen to compete for spots at University. In this dystopian future United States, a massive world war left most of the world in shambles. Only the brightest can help bring back the country.
Cia believes that if she doesn’t pass her tests, then she’ll go back to her normal life. However, once students start disappearing, she realizes the price for failure is a lot higher than she ever imagined.Continue reading “If You Liked That, Read This”
The Best YA Beach Reads
Looking for a cute romance to read this summer? Look no further! These YA contemporaries will leave you swooning.
1. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
Belly Conklin spends all year looking forward to summer. Every year, her family travels to Cousins beach with the Fisher’s. Belly has been crushing on Conrad Fisher forever, but this year she hopes things are going to change. Everything gets complicated because other guys are also involved, including Conrad’s brother Jeremiah and a summer fling named Cam.Continue reading “The Best YA Beach Reads”