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Power Reads

Power Reads

Reading recommendations

From books to help you find your voice to stories that stay with you long after the final page, our Power List is made up of empowering books for you to add to your TBR pile. These are the books that will change the way you think. Scroll down or download the Power List here.

We’ve also got inspiring book lists from some of your favourite YA and teen authors – head to our Author Approved page to take a look. Happy reading!

And for even more inspiration on what to read next…

Why not check out our TOP 25 BOOKS FOR TEENS to share as voted for by you plus our reading lists on everything from Dystopian Tales and Brilliant BAME to Gender Politics and Reading For Empathy. Our YA Book Club is also packed with brilliant, thought-provoking books as suggested by top teen authors including Patrice Lawrence, Taran Matharu, and Laura Dockrill.

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