Young Adult Book Recs

Epic Reads
Epic Reads is your one-stop shopping website! It has everything from book reviews and playlists to fun quizzes and lists of exciting upcoming books – as well as special sneak peeks into some of those new book releases!

Teen Reads

Teen Reads offers an enormous wealth of YA book reviews, author interviews, forum where teens can talk about what they’re reading, and lists of adult books teens may be interested in reading.

Teen Ink
Teen Ink is a monthly magazine with the majority of its material written by teens. Teens can browse book reviews written by other teens!

Guys Read

A website created by author Jon Scieszka with the goal of getting more boys reading, Guys Read includes lots of book suggestions from actual guy readers, as well as other resources form Scieszka.

Reading Rants
Run by a middle school librarian in NYC, Reading Rants offers, in her words, “A group of booklists for teens out there who need a good read, but are wondering if there’s life after Judy Blume and Brian Jacques.” There are endless book reviews and book lists, as well as suggestions for other book review sites and blogs that teens may enjoy. Happy hunting!

Book Smugglers
The Book Smugglers is a book review website specializing in science fiction/fantasy and young adult. The Book Smugglers recently began their own publishing company and were a 2014 Hugo nominee for Best Fanzine!

Rookie Mag
Rookie Mag is a super fun website for teenage girls. You’ll find articles and Q&A’s on a range of topics including beauty and style, movies, relationships and friendship, school, writing, and art! There’s also a new theme every month that many of the articles revolve around. So much fun content at Rookie Mag!

Bookshelves of Doom

Bookshelves of Doom is yet another wonderful book review website, this 1 run by librarian Leila Roy. She also writes for Book Riot and Kirkus and links to that material on her website. A really delightful resource.

No Flying, No Tights
No Flying No Tights is a great source for anyone who loves graphic novels. The site reviews graphic novels of all kinds for kids, teens, and adults.

Guys Lit Wire
Guys Lit Wire exists as book review and news website for teenage boys and the people who care about them. They write book reviews in all genres and even provide recommended reading lists for each genre.
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