It’s that time of year again…

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Time to curl up by the pool, sprawl out on the beach, or hide away from the sun deep indoors. But the important part is…you’ve got your summer reading list ready right?

No, not that list the school gave you! The books you really want to read. You know the ones full of adventure, love, and probably a few fireworks here and there (and not just from all the juicy kisses).

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If you need help with your summer picks, check out the Teen Press Corps Top Summer Reads! 



a little something different

  1. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenize Lee
  2. Simon vs The Homosapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  3. A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall
  4. Me You Us by Lisa Currie



  1. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  2. City Love   by Susane Colasanti
  3. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  4. You Know Me Well  by David Levithan and Nina LaCour
  5. Mosquitoland by David Arnold


world war z

  1. World War Z by Max Brooks
  2. Watchmen by Alan Moore


when dimple

  1. We Were Liars – E. Lockhart
  2. When  Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
  3. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  4. Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
  5. Since You’ve Been Gone and pretty much any other book by Morgan Matson


the sun is also

  1. Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  2. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  3. Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
  4. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  5. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon


to all the boys

  1. Nightfall by Jake Halpern
  2. There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
  3. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
  4. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
  5. Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan


every day

  1. Every Day by David Levathon
  2. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
  3. The Circle
  4. Looking for Alaska (or anything else) by John Green


summer of jordi

  1. Chaotic Good – Whitney Gardner
  2. Dumplin’/Puddin’ by Julie Murphy
  3. Leah on The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
  4. The Summer of Jordi Perez by Amy Spalding
  5. The Prince and The Dressmaker by Jen Wang


tokyo ghoul

  1. Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida


dear martin

  1. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  2. The Red Queen Series by Victoria Aveyard
  3. The Texas Teen Book Festival author books! Maybe start with the recently announced Keynote Speakers – Nic Stone or Jarrod and Neal Shusterman