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Looking for a quick read or read-alike?  You've come to the right place. Here you’ll find recommended reading lists we've created for you based on popular trends, current events, and general interests.

Want more? Skip to the bottom for more websites with recommend reads.

Science Fiction

 

Sports

 

Mystery & Suspense Fiction

   

Strong Women in Fiction

 

Horror Fiction

 

Romance Fiction

 

Fantasy Fiction

 

LGBTQ Fiction

 

Dystopian Fiction

 

Apocalyptic Fiction

 

Teen Issues in Fiction

 

Multicultural Fiction

   

 

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Websites with Recommended Reads

  • Seventeen - 17 Books Every Girl Should Read Before She's 17
  • YALSA's Teen's Top 10 - The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country.
  • Printz Award - The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year.
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