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Our range of teen romance books offers a selection of love stories featuring relatable characters and situations that touch on important life issues that readers will face as they come of age. The best teen romance books will have young adult readers swooning over the charismatic individuals. You're sure to find a new favourite in these heart-warming reads.

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Young Adult & Teen Fiction Books

  • An Inspector Calls

    JB Priestley

    Product Code: AADUG
    Paperback 14 years +
    Written by English novelist, playwright, scriptwriter and broadcaster, J.B. Priestley. First produced in 1946, An Inspector Calls went on to become a major film in 2015 and won an award for Best Single Drama at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2016.

    It is Priestley's most famous play, in which he demonstrates the horrid consequences of poverty and inequality whilst sustaining a gripping detective thriller storyline.

    The other plays include Time and the Conways and I Have Been Here Before, which explore the idea of precognition and pits fate against free will. Meanwhile, The Linden Tree challenges preconceived ideas of history and how life should be after the war.
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  • The War of the Worlds

    HG Wells

    Product Code: AAEAB
    Paperback 14 years +
    From the planet of war they came to conquer the Earth The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common. Fascinated and exhilarated, the local people approach the mysterious object armed with nothing more than a white flag. But when gruesome alien creatures emerge armed with all-destroying heat-rays, their rashness turns rapidly to fear. As the rays blaze towards them, it soon becomes clear they have no choice but to flee or die. Soon, the Martians begin a sinister invasion of the world. Destroying all in their path with black gas and burning rays, they brutally make their advance, feasting on the warm blood of still-living human prey. The forces of the Earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they at first appear
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  • We Were Liars

    E. Lockhart

    Product Code: AKSVI
    Paperback 14 years +
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    "E. Lockhart is one of our most important novelists, and she has given us her best book yet. Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We were Liars is utterly unforgettable". (John Green, number 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault In Our Stars). "Irresistible." (The New York Times Book Review). "Haunting, sophisticated." (The Wall Street Journal). "Bowl-you-over." (Cosmopolitan). "So freaking good." (Sarah Dessen). "Such beautiful writing." (Libba Bray). "Beautiful and disturbing." (Justine Larbalestier). "Better than the hype." (Lauren Oliver). We are the Liars. We are beautiful, privileged and live a life of carefree luxury. We are cracked and broken. It is a story of love and romance. It is a tale of tragedy. Which are lies? Which is truth?
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  • Goodbye, Perfect

    Sara Barnard

    Product Code: BMRYZ
    Paperback 14 years +
    Goodbye, Perfect is a beautiful and emotional contemporary YA novel, with a powerful friendship at its heart, by bestselling author Sara Barnard. When I was wild, you were steady . . . Now you are wild - what am I? Eden McKinley knows she can't count on much in this world, but she can depend on Bonnie, her solid, steady, straight-A best friend. So it's a bit of a surprise when Bonnie runs away with a guy Eden knows nothing about five days before the start of their GCSEs. And it's the last person she would have expected. Sworn to secrecy and bound by loyalty, only Eden knows Bonnie's location, and that's the way it has to stay. There's no way she's betraying her best friend. Not even when she's faced with police questioning, suspicious parents and her own growing doubts. As the days pass and things begin to unravel, Eden is forced to question everything she thought she knew about the world, her best friend and herself.

    Winner of the YA Book Prize 2019.
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  • Faceless

    Alyssa B. Sheinmel

    Product Code: AQPQK
    Paperback 14 years +
    When Maisie is struck by lightning, her face is partially destroyed. She's lucky enough to get a face transplant, but how do you live your life when you can't even recognize yourself any more? She was a runner, a girlfriend, a good student ...a normal girl. Now, after a single freak accident, all that has changed. As Maisie discovers how much her looks did and didn't shape her relationship to the world, she has to redefine her own identity, and figure out what 'lucky' really means.
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  • Trouble

    Non Pratt

    Product Code: AJDQI
    Paperback 13 years +
    A debut novel from Non Pratt, Trouble introduces fans of young adult fiction books to Hannah, a girl who is smart and funny... and also fifteen and pregnant.

    When Hannah meets Aaron, a boy who is new at school and doesn't want to attract attention, he offers to pretend to by the father of Hannah's unborn baby. But why, when growing up can be complicated enough already?

    A poignant coming-of-age book that will appeal to fans of Grasshopper Jungle and Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List, Trouble presents the readers with the message that growing up can be trouble, but that's how you find out what really matters.
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  • Throne of Glass

    Sarah J. Maas

    Product Code: AGIUB
    Paperback 15 years +
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    Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness. In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the prince in a to-the-death tournament - fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land. Live or die, Celaena will be free. Win or lose, she is about to discover her true destiny. But will her assassin's heart be melted?
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  • A View from the Bridge

    Arthur Miller

    Product Code: ACGLW
    Paperback 14 years +
    Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man, with a strong sense of decency and of honour. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, straight off the boat from Italy. But, as his niece begins to fall for one of them, it's clear that it's not just, as Eddie claims, that he's too strange, too sissy, too careless for her, but that something bigger, deeper is wrong, and wrong inside Eddie, in a way he can't face. Something which threatens the happiness of their whole family.
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  • Touching the Void

    Joe Simpson

    Product Code: AADAY
    Paperback 11 years +

    Winner of 1988's Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature and the 1989 NCR Book Award, Touching the Void is the heart-stopping account of Joe Simpson's terrifying adventure in the Peruvian Andes. He and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, reached the the summit of the remote Siula Grande in June 1985 shortly before disaster struck. A few days later, Simon staggered back to their non-climbing companion with tragic news. What happened to Joe, and how the pair dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted when Simon was forced into to cut the rope, makes not only an epic of survival but a compelling testament of friendship. In 2003, the book was adapted into a documentary film that won the Best British Film award at the BAFTAs.

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  • Grace's Guide

    Grace Helbig

    Product Code: ALMRG
    Paperback 13 years +
    Being a young adult in the digital era is one of the hardest things to be. Well, maybe there are harder things in life... but being an adult is difficult - so Grace Helbig has written a guide that's perfect for anyone who is faced with the daunting task of becoming an adult.

    Infused with her trademark saucy, sweet, and funny voice, Grace's Guide is a tongue-in-cheek handbook encompassing everything a young, new (or regular, old) adult needs to know, from surviving a breakup to recovering from a hangover.

    Beautifully illustrated and full-colour, Grace's Guide features interactive elements and exclusive stories from Grace's own misadventures - like losing her virginity solely because her date took her to a Macaroni Grill - and many other hilarious lessons she learned the hard way. Amusing and unexpectedly educational, this refreshing guide proves that becoming an adult doesn't necessarily mean you have to grow up.
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  • This Book is Gay

    Juno Dawson

    Product Code: AKYFF
    Paperback 14 years +
    A funny and pertinent book about being lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer, transgender or just curious - for everybody, no matter their gender or sexuality - James Dawson's This Book is Gay presents readers with an uncensored look at what it's like to grow up as LGBT.

    Including testimonials from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, this frank, funny, fully inclusive book from Queen of Teen 2014 explores everything anyone who ever dared to wonder wants to know - from sex to politics, how to pull, stereotypes, how to come-out and more.

    Spike Gerrell's hilarious illustrations combined with Dawson's funny and factual text make this a must-read for teens.
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  • The Pointless Book

    Alfie Deyes

    Product Code: AKWEW
    Paperback 13 years +
    This diary may have been started by YouTube sensation Alfie Deyes, but finishing it is all up to you!

    Bake a mug cake; enjoy a people-watching challenge; make a time capsule; diarise your life for a week and master the art of origami. Packed with a host of games, activities and hilarious pranks, YouTube vlogger Alfie Deyes invites young adults to join his online following as he challenges you to complete this journal of side-splitting pointlessness...

    Alfie Deyes' book The Pointless Book is... pointless... but sometimes the best things are: like the duck-billed platypus!
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  • Resistance

    Owen Sheers

    Product Code: ADANC
    Paperback 12 years +
    1944. After the fall of Russia and the failed D-Day landings, half of Britain is occupied...Young farmer's wife Sarah Lewis wakes to find her husband has disappeared, along with all of the men from her remote Welsh village. A German patrol arrives in the valley, the purpose of their mission a mystery. Sarah begins a faltering acquaintance with the patrol's commanding officer, Albrecht, and it is to her that he reveals the purpose of his mission - to claim an extraordinary medieval art treasure that lies hidden in the valley. But as the pressure of the war beyond presses in on this isolated community, this fragile state of harmony is increasingly threatened.
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  • Anita and Me

    Meera Syal

    Product Code: ADDZN
    Paperback 14 years +
    The prizewinning coming-of-age novel about a young Indian girl in Northern England.
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  • About a Boy

    Nick Hornby

    Product Code: ACGLQ
    Paperback 14 years +
    Will is a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in his search for available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons he meets Marcus, a strange 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends and, as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.
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Dealing with more complex, adult topics and featuring vocabulary that challenges and pushes growing minds, young adult fiction books are a great way to inspire or build upon a love of reading.

Great titles and collections

As well as incredibly popular series such as The Selection, The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner, we have all kinds of exciting titles from the likes of Oli White and Frances Hardinge, alongside classic teen novels such as The Catcher in the Rye and Fahrenheit 451.

A perfect stepping stone

Lots of teen fiction titles deal with deeper, darker topics that get young peoples' minds thinking about big, important topics. This is great from an educational point of view – ideal for getting their minds fired up at school – and for leading them towards complex adult fiction.

Have a browse

You're sure to find a title or two that are both great reads and brilliant value. Look through the range, or click here to view our young adult non-fiction books.

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