Is your teenager craving an adventure that comes with an electrifying life lesson at the same time? Here are the four absolute mandatory YA books your teen should be reading this fall (and hey, these are perfectly OK for adults, too).
This middle grade/tween series has a lot to offer YA and adult readers who are fans of great adventures like Harry Potter and Percy Jackson. In the final installment of Sam Baron’s fantastical adventures is finally here, and it’s brimming with ancient cursed daggers, Goddesses of Death and even a sea serpent. Your teen will be motivated to ditch Snapchat and go on an actual adventure with book three in the Legends of Orkney series.
Bestselling author Kendare Blake delivers a knockout sequel about three sisters battling to death for a throne – but which one will prevail? A stunning tale about magical forces, romance, sisterhood, and the concept of loyalty, One Dark Throne will leave every teenager enthralled this fall.
Riley Collins is the daughter to an American ambassador and has witnessed her fair share of dangerous politics and risky situations – but when she is sent to a boarding school in Connecticut, her own mission starts. Riveting from the first page to the last, readers won’t be able to put down this plot about national security, billionaires, and one teenage girl trying to save the world.
Is your teenager obsessed with Amy Foster’s new trilogy yet? Well, they’re about to be. A mesmerizing adventure about alternate realties, falling in love, and a super-soldier teenager that will give your own kid major goals, The Rift Frequency is the most adrenaline-filled YA of 2017.