26 Must Read Books for Teen Girls
I have been in love with books ever since I was a little girl. Happily I continued to enjoy reading through my teenage years and still LOVE the written word in all its forms. Ebooks, paperback, hard cover..it doesn’t matter to me. I love to get lost in a well constructed plot, and I admire a unique turn of phrase. I still get a feeling akin to a punch in the gut when I read a sentence I wish I had written myself. It’s like tasting a savory meal and turning the flavors over on your tongue to tease them out and try to engrave the memory on your tastebuds. Words are meaty, or inadequate, poetic, occasionally colorful, and sometimes inspiring.
My kids both love books. There is far too much evidence of their love of books here in my house where books threaten to collapse all the shelves in each of the bedrooms. I find books stashed in the bathrooms and frequently have to knock on doors to remind people there are other things to do besides read books and play on the iPad all night. (I recognize there are worse pastimes, but occasionally kids need to come up for air, or go out for air.)
My girls are 10 and 13 now and I wanted a list of great must read books for teenage girls, so I made one. If you know me at all then you know that some of my favorite authors these days fall in the young adult or youth literature market. There is some amazing writing happening in that genre. Anyways, this isn’t the final word on lists of books for teenage girls. But it is a good start. I promise to share another list soon of some of my favourite Canadian authors.
Here you’ll find everything from classics like Diary of Anne Frank to new favorites such as Twisted Fate. Some of these books are my all-time favorites list too. I have found myself reading them over, even though I am no longer a teenage girl! I enjoy sharing some of my favorites with my daughters. Did your favorite teen girl book make the list? Please share with us by commenting below. Happy Reading!
- Anne of Green Gables
- Diary of Anne Frank
- Hana’s Suitcase
- The Hunger Games Box Set
- The Fault in Our Stars
- Paper Towns
- If I Stay
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower
- Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland
- I’ll Give You the Sun
- We Were Liars
- Go Ask Alice
- Looking for Alaska
- The Princess Bride
- Divergent Series
- Flowers For Algernon
- The Twilight Sage Collection
- Tuck Everlasting
- The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Collection
- My Sister’s Keeper
- The Princess Diaries
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
- The House on Mango Street
- Twisted Fate
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