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Subject: What should I read next? Help!
Date Posted: 4/17/2013 11:52 AM ET
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Okay so I love reading Young Adult and have for years. But, lately there is so much coming out that I am lost. I have read Twilight, Harry Potter, Hunger Games and Percy Jackson. When i was younger I read BBC, Boxcar, Heartland etc. I am 29 years old now and I know i should branch out to adult fiction too (which I have) but i want to know what to read next. I like fantasty, mythology, and action.

 

Anyone wanna help? I work at a used bookstore so I have access to alot I just need to know what is worth reading and what I should just skip.

Date Posted: 4/17/2013 3:34 PM ET
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Hmm what about the Abandon series by Meg Cabot? I enjoyed the first two books and third comes out next month! I also recommend the Dead Beautiful series by Yvonne Woon. I have read most of the series you mentioned...including the Boxcar Children when I was younger :) Hope you enjoy these suggestions! There are so many wonderful young adult books available it is often difficult to decide what to read next.
Date Posted: 4/24/2013 6:01 PM ET
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I'm just getting back into YA fiction after a bit of a break, but recently I have enjoyed both of Cassandra Clare's series and just read and enjoyed book 1 in the Divergent series by Veronica Roth.

Date Posted: 5/2/2013 10:50 AM ET
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You might enjoy the Trylle Trilogy by Amanda Hocking:  Switched, Torn, and Ascend.   These are fantasy, with lots of action. 

Date Posted: 6/13/2013 2:10 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/13/2013 2:10 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/13/2013 2:10 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/13/2013 2:10 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/13/2013 2:10 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/16/2013 2:45 PM ET
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You might want to look at the Maze Runner trilogy by James Dashner. 

Date Posted: 6/17/2013 9:36 PM ET
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I highly recommend the Nightshade novels (Nightshade, Wolfsbane and Bloodrose) if you haven't read them or The Selection novels (Kiera Cass). Both are fantastic. Don't feel like you have to transition to grown up books ever :) Read what you enjoy!

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Date Posted: 7/1/2013 11:24 PM ET
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I highly recommend the Eragon series (and I happen to have the first two on my shelf). I suppose it is young adult fiction but the lenght and nature of the books makes them enjoyable for adults too.

Date Posted: 7/2/2013 9:34 AM ET
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Vampires: I really enjoyed the Vampire Academy books by Richelle Mead. 

Shifters: I enjoyed the the first book of the Nightshade series. Overall, the series was ok, but I thought the ending was lazily written.

I second the Veronica Roth and Cassandra Clare books. 

I just also began the Beautiful Creatures series and it is decently "good."

I have only read the fist two in the series, but Rachael Vincent's young adult series is very interesting.

Others I haven't read but plan on due to "reccomendations to me."  Jennifer Estep's Mythos Academy, Darynda Jones Darklight series, Rachel Hawkins Hex Hall, Cynthia Hand Unearthly series, Maria Synder (several series), Julie Kagawa Fey series, Veronica Wolfe Watchers, Courtney Allison Moulton, and Kiersten White.

It can be hard waiting on young adult series to be posted since most always seem to be wishlisted :D

 



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Date Posted: 7/22/2013 10:07 PM ET
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Firefly Lane is a really well reviewed book. Has the feel of a Young Adult novel with grown up lessons thrown in. Don't forget friendship and romance too!