Young Adult genre books (23)


1.

A Thousand Perfect Notes by C G Drews EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Oceania / Australia flag Australia
Description:
An emotionally charged story about the power of dreams, and how passion can turn to obsession. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his mother, and tell her his true passion, which is composing his own music - because the least suggestion of rebellion on his part ends in violence. When Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and... continue
Recommended: 28 Jul 2018

2.

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery EN

Rating: 4.1     14 Votes
Description:
Presents an abridged version of the tale of Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, who comes to live on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Recommended: 03 May 2020

3.

Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Description:
The classic coming-of-age story of a precocious young girl's deteriorating relationship with her mother, as she enters adolescence and leaves her childhood behind on the idyllic island of Antigua.

4.

Beka Lamb : by Zee Edgell EN

Rating: 3     4 Votes
Description:
Subtle yet rich descriptions of culture, society, and family life in Belize adorn Zee Edgell’s beautifully narrated story of a short time in the life of 14-year-old Beka Lamb. Through flashbacks, points on politics and independence are animated, since the political struggles for independence in Belize reflect Beka’s own developing maturity and need to assert herself. Two main features of this heartwarming story are Beka’s penchant for lying and her relationship with her older friend Troycie, whose troubling choices lead her down a self-destructive path. The pride of winning an essay contest at... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

5.
Cuando no queden más estrellas que contar

Cuando no queden más estrellas que contar by María Martínez ES

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Recommended: 20 Nov 2022

6.

Ghost of Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen EN

Rating: 3.5     12 Votes
Description:
Alone in the wilderness, Cole found peace. But he's not alone anymore. Cole Matthews used to be a violent kid, but a year in exile on a remote Alaskan island has a way of changing your perspective. After being mauled by a Spirit Bear, Cole started to heal. He even invited his victim, Peter Driscal, to join him on the island and they became friends. But now their time in exile is over, and Cole and Peter are heading back to the one place they're not sure they can handle: high school. Gangs and violence haunt the hallways, and Peter's limp and speech impediment make him a natural target. In a sc... continue
Recommended: 11 Jan 2018

7.
Heredero

Heredero by Costa Alcalá ES

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
Antes de la Revolución había diez Familias, una para cada Poder.
Ahora solo quedan ocho.
Aura desapareció. De Dominio, la Familia Imperial, solo queda un mal recuerdo.

Casi veinte años después, los estudiantes del Liceo de la Guardia de Blyd se entrenan para proteger con su magia a una sociedad que hace años que vive en paz. Pero cuando la sombra de Dominio vuelve a sobrevolar el país, un grupo de estudiantes tendrá que enfrentarse a los secretos del pasado… sin revelar los suyos.
Recommended: 03 Nov 2022

8.

Honeybee by Craig Silvey EN

Rating: 4.5     6 Votes
Country: Oceania / Australia flag Australia
Description:
The highly anticipated new novel by the bestselling author of Jasper Jones.
Recommended: 10 Jun 2022

9.

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff EN

Rating: 4.5     79 Votes
Country: Oceania / Australia flag Australia
Description:
For fans of Marie Lu and James Dashner comes the first book in an epic new series. “Never have I read a book so wholly unique and utterly captivating.” —Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she'd have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that's little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and E... continue

10.
La canción secreta del mundo

La canción secreta del mundo by José Antonio Cotrina ES

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
Ariadna es un misterio para todo el mundo, incluso para sí misma. ¿Por qué su ojo izquierdo es completamente negro? ¿Cómo pudo ser rescatada inconsciente de un incendio sin ninguna quemadura? ¿Está en peligro la gente que la rodea?
Recommended: 03 Nov 2022


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