The Ultimate YA Summer Reading List

by Dena McMurdie

Summer is the perfect excuse to get comfortable with a big stack of young adult books. My teens and I love spending warm, lazy afternoons on our patio with a good book and a pitcher of cold lemonade. Whether it’s feel-good rom-coms or an exciting adventure to escape into, find the best YA books to read this summer.

Looking for summer reading ideas for younger kids? Check out our 2024 lists for Kids Ages 3 – 5, Ages 6 – 8, and Ages 9 – 12.