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Author Approved booklists

Reading recommendations from your favourite YA and teen authors.

We’ve asked some of the book world’s best-known authors and influencers to send us their recommended YA (young adult) reading highlights. Here’s what they came up with…



Scroll down to find out more from Holly Jackson, author of this year’s World Book Day £1 book Kill Joy, about her recommended reading list.

You can also get more brilliant reading recommendations for your TBR pile on our Power Reads page – full of inspiring books that will change the way you think.



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