best of the best (for me)

I may have read these books recently or years ago. Either way, these books left a lasting impression on me. I’ll add more books later.

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

Clockwork Girl by Athena Villaverde

Daytripper by Fábio Moon

Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
Divergent – Insurgent – Allegiant

Fairytale Retellings Series by Jackson Pearce
Sisters RedSweetlyFathomlessCold Spell


I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Snow Like Ashes Series by Sara Raasch
Snow Like AshesIce Like FireFrost Like Night

The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare
City of Bones – City of Ashes – City of Glass – City of Fallen Angels – City of Lost Souls – City of Heavenly Fire

The Only Pirate at the Party by Lindsey Stirling and Brooke S. Passey

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Lori Schiller and Amanda Bennett


The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

The Skinjacker Trilogy by Neal Shusterman

The Testing Series by Joelle Charbonneau
The TestingIndependent StudyGraduation Day

The Young Elites Series by Marie Lu
The Young Elites – The Rose Society – The Midnight Star

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher


Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Unwind Dystology Series by Neal Shusterman

Warcross Series by Marie Lu

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire


Yesterday I Was the Moon by Noor Unnahar