Young Adult Contemporary

Modern fiction geared towards teens roughly 13 to 18 years old. Main characters are usually teenagers or younger adults. Young Adult Contemporary is often realistic, but can overlap with fantasy or magic realism.

The Heart Principle (The Kiss Quotient, #3)
A Lesson in Vengeance
As Good As Dead (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #3)
The Dead and the Dark
The People We Keep
How We Fall Apart (How We Fall Apart, #1)
The Woods Are Always Watching
If the Shoe Fits (Meant to Be, #1)
Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms
Fresh
Mercury Boys
Both Sides Now
Like a Love Song
Sugar Town Queens
How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe
Firekeeper's Daughter
Tokyo Ever After (Tokyo Ever After, #1)
XOXO
Untouchable (Empire High, #1)
Finding Perfect (Hopeless, #2.6)
Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry
Yolk
Not Here to Be Liked
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Take Me with You When You Go
We Can't Keep Meeting Like This
Afterlove
Last Chance Books
In the Wild Light
Sunkissed
The Fault in Our Stars
Fangirl
To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1)
Eleanor & Park
The Hate U Give (The Hate U Give, #1)
Looking for Alaska
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Simonverse, #1)
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
Paper Towns
Everything, Everything
P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2)
We Were Liars
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Aristotle and Dante, #1)
Thirteen Reasons Why

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