2021 Reading Challenge: For More Than Young Adults

They say youth is wasted on the young so let’s not waste all of the great young adult reads by limiting them to teens. July’s 2021 Reading Challenge category is for more than young adults!

You’re welcome to choose any book in the young adult category to fulfill July’s theme but if you need a little bit of help, we polled our Facebook and Instagram followers for the title suggestions you’ll see below.

Throne of Glass

By Sarah J. Maas

After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

One of Us is Lying

By Karen M. McManus

Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club ” (EW.com) in this “flat-out addictive” ( RT Book Reviews ) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Pay close attention and you might solve this.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

By Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight.

The Fault in our Stars

By John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

By Jenny Han

What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once? Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

None of these titles speaking to you? That’s okay! We’ve put together an entire category on the home page of our website highlighting young adult reads. Head over there for more options!

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