The Ultimate YA Summer Reading List

by Dena McMurdie

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I take full advantage of the longer days and warmer temperatures that come with summer. After all, summer is the perfect time to lounge on the beach, on the patio, or at the park with a book.

Whether you’re hoping to discover some fabulous debuts or read a new story from a favorite author, there is no shortage of good YA titles to read this summer. With ten school-free weeks at your disposal, it’s the perfect time to catch up on all that reading you couldn’t do during the busy school year. Here are some of the best YA books to read this summer.

Looking for summer reading ideas for younger kids? Check out our 2019 lists for Kids Ages 3 – 5, Ages 6 – 8, and Ages 9 – 12.