Looking for something new and refreshing to read? Here is our list of 3 most popular young adult novels to read this month.
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Nigerian American writer Tomi Adeyemi converged on the themes of fantasy with Black Live Matter to cater to literature for young adults. The 24-year-old writer weaves West African mythology with spectacular fiction.
The first volume of a trilogy reveals the mythical land called ‘Orisha’ that hummed with magic. One day the magic disappears from the land. The story revolves around Zelie Adebola and her magical journey of hope, fighting a new ruthless king and mythical creatures with the help of a Prince.
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
One fine Monday Afternoon, five students at Bayview High walks in for attention after school.
Bronwyn the brainy nerd who is against breaking any rules.
Nate, the trouble maker who is on probation for dealing drugs.
Cooper, the famous athlete who is the baseball star of the school.
Andy, the prom queen who is keeping personal secrets.
And Simon, the outcast who is behind a gossip app of Bayview High.
Simon Kelleher is an introvert and normally stays away from the group. But before the detention ends, Simon is found dead. Who killed Simon? What are these people hiding? What are their secrets? The book delves into the thoughts and personalities of the four different characters who have become the prime suspects of murder. The story is a gripping murder mystery that will keep the young readers on edge with turns and revelations at the end of each chapter.
Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
This is the third book in the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” series” by Jenny Han.
Lara Jean is in her second year and she is looking forward to her class trip to NYC, high school prom, and attending her dad’s wedding. Everything was going so perfect for her until expected news disrupts her peace. The girl who dreaded changes must now choose between her heart and her mind that wants two different things.
The book lifts off with Lara and her boyfriend Peter planning to attend the University of Virginia together. Jenny dives into the complications of young couples who are tested with separations and realities of life. The book is a light read for the young audience and teaches two or three things about what it feels to be in love.