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Teens Good Reads

This page contains a selection of good reads for teens.
Updated: 21/03/2014 12:05 p.m.

The list of good reads for teens is arranged by category, fiction and non fiction. Links in the Resources column on the right of this page will take you to the beginning of each category.



Beauty Queens book cover.

Beauty Queens

by Libba Bray

Call No: BRA


When a plane full of teenage beauty queens crashes on a remote Island, the surviving girls are forced to push themselves to the limit in order to survive.  This plane full of driven, self absorbed, uniquely talented beauty queens is nothing like your usual survival novel.

Beauty Queens was placed as one of the best teen books for 2011. Also available as a talking book.

An Abundance of Katherines book cover

An Abundance of Katherines

by John Green

Call No: GRE


Dumped by 19 girls named Katherine, child prodigy Colin Singleton and his best friend take a heart-healing road trip where Colin hopes to prove mathematically that relationships are predictable and earn his way into adulthood as a certified genius.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone book cover.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

by Laini Taylor

Call No: TAY


Karou is a seventeen year old art student who runs errands for the closest thing she has to a family. They are fantastical creatures called the Chimeras, part human, part animal. Her guardian Brimstone trades in Human teeth. These serve as the basis for all human wishes. Karou is caught in the human world when a beautiful stranger leaves hand prints burnt into the portals to the other world, destroying her way home and exposing her to a war she never knew existed, and torn between love for a beautiful enemy and loyalty to her Chimera family.



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