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Middle grade is fiction aimed at children aged roughly between the ages of eight and twelve.

FANTASY

  • A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Witches by Roald Dahl
  • Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scarytales by Kiersten White
  • 🌈 🌻 The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan
  • 🌻 ✨The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • Kringle by Tony Abbott
  • The Fairy’s Mistake by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Princess Tales Vol. 2 by Gail Carson Levine
  • 🌻 Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows by J.M. Bergen
  • Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan
  • Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes by Rick Riordan
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympian series by Rick Riordan

PARANORMAL

  • City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
  • Clara Voyant by Rachelle Delaney
  • Dreaming Darkly by Lauren DeStefano

HUMOUR

  • No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman
  • No Coins, Please by Gordon Korman
  • ✨ Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
  • Swindle by Gordon Korman
  • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl
  • The Meanwhile Adventures by Roddy Doyle

CONTEMPORARY

  • Schooled by Gordon Korman
  • Lemons by Melissa Savage
  • 🌻 Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
  • Frindle by Andrew Clements
  • Dustbin Baby by Jacqueline Wilson

SCIENCE FICTION

  • The Mortification of Fovea Munson by Mary Winn Heider

MYSTERY

  • The Phantom Tower by Keir Graff
  • Terror in Winnipeg by Eric Wilson

HISTORICAL FICTION

  • Papergirl by Melinda McCracken
  • ✨ Alma by William Bell

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Young adult is fiction aimed at youth aged roughly between the ages of twelve to eighteen.

FANTASY

  • 🌈 🌻 🌱 ✨ Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • 🌈 🌻 🌱 ✨ Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • 🌻 The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
  • Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
  • Pivot Point by Kasie West
  • 🌻 The Rose & the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh
  • Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
  • The List by Patricia Forde
  • 🌈 Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal
  • Beast by Lisa Jensen
  • 🌈 🌻 The Wishing Heart by J. C. Welker
  • 🌈 The Queen Underneath by Stacey Filak
  • The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
  • Hunted by Meagan Spooner
  • 🌈 Furyborn by Claire Legrand
  • Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
  • 🌻 Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
  • The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
  • Scythe of Darkness by Dawn Husted
  • 🌈 Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks by ‘Nathan Burgoine
  • Entwined by Heather Dixon
  • 🌻 Ever by Gail Carson Levine
  • To Best the Boys by Mary Weber
  • 🌻 Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
  • Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
  • 🌈 Slayer by Kiersten White
  • 🌈 The Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
  • 🌈 Rule by Ellen Goodlett
  • The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
  • The Fountain by Suzy Vadori
  • Heartless by Marissa Meyer
  • Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
  • 🌻 Wonder Woman by Leigh Bardugo
  • Never Ever by Sara Saedi
  • Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes
  • Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West
  • 🌻 The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
  • 🌻 A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi
  • 🌻 🌈 ✨ The Gilded Wolves Roshani Chokshi
  • Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell
  • My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton
  • These Viscous Masks by Kelly Zekas & Tarun Shrinker
  • These Ruthless Deeds by Kelly Zekas & Tarun Shrinker
  • These Vengeful Souls by Kelly Zekas & Tarun Shrinker
  • 🌈 🌻The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta
  • The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli
  • 🌈 The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
  • Courting Darkness by R.L. LaFevers
  • Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
  • Sparked by Helena Echlin & Malena Watrous
  • By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  • ✨ A Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan
  • Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones
  • Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields
  • Captain Guinevere by Clara Bennet
  • The Dire King by William Ritter

THRILLER

  • Chain Letter by Christopher Pike
  • 🌱 Don’t Tell by Elizabeth Chandler
  • Legacy of Lies by Elizabeth Chandler
  • 🌻 The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco
  • The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
  • 🌱 Follow Me Back by A. V. Geiger
  • Echoes by Alice Reeds
  • The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt
  • 🌻 #MurderTrending by Gretchen McNeil
  • 🌻 Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer
  • When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn
  • And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich
  • The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy
  • The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy
  • 🌻 There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
  • The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender
  • Famous Last Words by Katie Alender
  • Shutter by Laurie Faria Stolarz
  • Welcome to the Dark House by Laurie Faria Stolarz

SCIENCE-FICTION

  • Alpha by Jus Accardo
  • Feed by M. T. Anderson
  • The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski
  • 🌻 Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston
  • Agent of Chaos by Kami Garcia & Will Damron
  • Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • 🌻 Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  • Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
  • Cress by Marissa Meyer
  • 🌻 Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine
  • Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
  • 🌈 🌻 ✨ Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy
  • 🌈 🌻 The Last 8 by Laura Pohl
  • 🌻 Renegades by Marissa Meyer
  • Invictus by Ryan Graudin
  • 🌻 Warcross by Marie Lu
  • 🌻 Wildcard by Marie Lu
  • 🌻 Legend by Marie Lu
  • Never Apart by Romily Bernard

MYSTERY

  • Dare You To Lie by Amber Lynn Natusch
  • 🌻 Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
  • 🌱 Girl Gone Ghost by Dawn Husted
  • 🌱 No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale
  • Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff
  • First We Were IV by Alexandra Sirowy
  • The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas
  • The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele
  • Uncharted by Erin Cashman
  • Wicked Charm by Amber Hart
  • Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy
  • Little Monsters by Kara Thomas
  • 🌻 Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco
  • 🌻 Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson
  • The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda
  • Proof of Lies by Diana R. Wallach
  • 🌈 Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco
  • Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda
  • 🌻 Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
  • Gardenia by Kelsey Sutton
  • Those We Fear by Victoria Griffith
  • This is Our Story by Ashley Elston
  • Shutter by Laurie Faria Stolarz
  • Famous Last Words by Katie Alender
  • 🌻 You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook
  • 🌈 🌱 This Lie Will Kill You by Chelsea Pitcher
  • 🌻 The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons
  • Pretty Fierce by Kieran Scott
  • Peeled by Joan Bauer
  • 🌈 🌱 One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  • Broken Things by Lauren Oliver
  • Come Find Me by Megan Miranda
  • 🌈 🌱 Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp
  • Devil’s Advocate by Jonathan Mayberry
  • Agent of Chaos by Kami Garcia
  • A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

CONTEMPORARY

  • 🌈 🌱 Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E. K. Johnston
  • The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher
  • 🌈 🌻 🌱 Every Day by David Levithan
  • 🌱 Bruised by Sarah Skilton
  • 🌈 None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio
  • ✨ Just One Wish by Janette Rallison
  • 🌱 Asking for It by Louise O’Neill
  • Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios
  • 🌻 American Panda by Gloria Chao
  • Love and Other Alien Experiences by Kerry Winfrey
  • A Map for Wrecked Girls by Jessica Taylor
  • 🌱 Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
  • All of This is True by Lygia Day Penaflor
  • A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel
  • 🌱 How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
  • 🌱 Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • 🌈 🌻 🌱 Behind You by Jacqueline Woodson
  • 🌱 Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin
  • 🌱 ✨ Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard
  • The Dead Queens Club by Hannah Capin
  • 🌈 🌻 🌱 You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman
  • Roam by C.H. Armstrong
  • 🌻 The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • 🌱 Life Unaware by Cole Gibsen
  • The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian
  • 🌱 You Were Here by Cori McCarthy
  • 🌻 🌈 They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • Avalon High by Meg Cabot
  • 🌈 Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
  • 🌱 🌈 Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • 🌈 Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley
  • 🌈 We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra
  • 🌻Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
  • 🌻Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith
  • A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck
  • 🌻 Breaking the Rules of Revenge by Samantha Bohrman
  • The Big F by Maggie Ann Martin
  • 🌻 Not Now, Not Ever by Lily Anderson
  • The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

SUPERNATURAL

  • Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick
  • Guile by Constance Cooper
  • Jinx by Meg Cabot
  • My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent
  • My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent
  • 🌈 Hocus Pocus and the All-New Sequel by A.W. Jantha
  • 🌻 Shadow Girl by Liana Liu
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Fear the Drowning Deep by Sarah Glenn Marsh
  • And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich
  • Veiled by Karina Halle
  • Haven by Mary Lindsey
  • The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
  • The Breathless by Tara Goedjien
  • Devils & Thieves by Jennifer Rush
  • 🌈The Uncrossing by Melissa Eastlake
  • Summoner by S. D. Grimm
  • Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kessel
  • The Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kessel
  • The Shadows We Know by Heart by Jennifer Park

HISTORICAL FICTION

  • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
  • Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
  • The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle
  • Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
  • 🌈 🌻 ✨ Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray
  • The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White
  • Romanov by Nadine Brandes
  • 🌻 Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
  • Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey
  • An Affair of Poison by Addie Thorley
  • The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters
  • Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

ROMANCE

  • Like Never and Always by Ann Aguirre
  • 🌻 When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menor
  • The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia
  • The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
  • The Replacement Crush by Lisa Brown Roberts
  • The Popularity Project by Joddie Zeng
  • 🌈 All the Feels by Danika Stone
  • ✨ Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers
  • The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller
  • The Way to Game the Walk of Shame by Jenn P. Nguyen
  • The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash
  • Wanderlost by Jen Malone
  • I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski
  • Prince in Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm
  • Approximately Yours by Julie Hammerle
  • Everything Must Go by Jenny Fran Davis

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adult

The Adult genre is aimed at people in their mid-twenties and over.

CONTEMPORARY

  • Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
  • 🌱 The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
  • It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
  • 🌱 Use Somebody by Riley Jean
  • Perfect Kind of Trouble by Chelsea Fine

MYSTERY

  • 🌱 Friends & Other Liars by Kaela Coble
  • Under My Skin by Lisa Unger
  • If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin
  • The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  • The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana
  • 🌱 Final Girls by Riley Sager
  • The Other Side of Midnight by Simone St. James
  • The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
  • Lost Among the Living by Simone St. James
  • Where They Found Her by Kimberley McCreight
  • The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda
  • Yesternight by Cat Winters

ROMANCE

  • Boy Meets Girl by Meg Cabot
  • Come Back to Me by Mila Gray
  • 🌱 738 Days by Stacey Kade

SCIENCE FICTION

  • A Vision of Fire by Gillian Anderson & Jeff Rovin

FANTASY

  • A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
  • 🌈 🌻 A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab
  • 🌈 🌻 A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

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An anthology is a published collection of poems or other works.

FANTASY

  • How to Fracture a Fairytale by Jane Yolen
  • The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo
  • Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs
  • 🌻 A Thousands Ends and Beginnings by Ellen Oh
  • Because You Love to Hate Me by Amerie

HORROR

  • Slasher Girls and Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke

COOKBOOKS

  • Sweet Revenge: Passive-Aggressive Desserts for Your Exes & Enemies by Heather Kim

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graph

graphic novel is made up of comic book content but distinguished from the term “comic book” which is generally applied to periodicals.

MEMOIR

  • Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turky by Ozge Samanci

CONTEMPORARY

  • 🌈 The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
  • 🌻 Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Vol. 1 by Naoko Takeuchi
  • Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis
  • 🌻 Dramacon Vol. 1 & 2

MYSTERY

  • The Agony House by Cherie Priest & Tara O’Connor

FANTASY

  • The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
  • Piper by Jay Asher
  • 🌈 Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

HORROR

  • Thornhill by Pam Smy

SCI-FI

  • 🌻 Wires and Nerves Vol. 1 by Marissa Meyer
  • 🌻 Wires and Nerves Vol. 2 by Marissa Meyer

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man

manga is a Japanese comic, usually serialized and available in both comic book and graphic novel format.

HORROR

  • Manga Classics: The Stories of Edgar Allan Poe by Assorted Authors

MYSTERY

  • Lizzie Newton: Victorian Mysteries Vol. 1 by Hey-Jin Jeon & Kiha Lee

 

updated 2019.02.28