What are the best must-read books for teenagers?

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    #1Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice is a book written by Jane Austen with an introduction from Anna Quindlen, which follows the story of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet as they venture into a series of courtship in the 18th century. 
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    Linda Zheng
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Pride and Prejudice is definitely a must-read. If you haven't read during your teenage, read it now."
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    #2The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars tells the love story of Hazel and August, cancer-afflicted patients who met in a support group and developed a deep relationship revolving their situation.

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    Anonymous
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "The Fault in Our Stars has instantly become a legend in the young adult fiction world when it came out. It took the whole world by storm, and I do honestly think it has become a modern classic -- one of those books that has read, or at the very least, knows about."
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    #3Animal Farm

    Animal Farm
    Animal Farm is a short novel by George Orwell that tells the story of a farm that's taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. They set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality, but a revolution starts to show. 
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    Bruce He
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Animal Farm is an interesting book for teenagers. Having read this book when I was a teenager, I can say that It provides an interesting and satirical take on problems we deal with in society. The book is a fun way to educate the youth on serious problems. "
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    #4Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl was written by Anne Frank, published from the diary she kept when she and her family were in hiding from the Nazis in the then German-occupied Netherlands.
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    Anonymous
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "This is a very educational resource for a teenager......... It's very important to know our history and the mistakes of human mankind. it's a diary, it's very easy to read, so I highly recommend it.."
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    #5Thirteen Reasons Why

    Thirteen Reasons Why
    Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher narrates how Clay Jensen learns about the reasons why his classmate, workmate, and crush, Hannah Baker took her own life. Hannah Baker left cassette tapes so Clay and everyone involved could listen and discover why.
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    #6To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    To Kill a Mockingbird is Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred. This was first published in 1960.
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    Janice Armstrong
    Written on February 28, 2018
    "This book is a classic that is an important read for all young adults."
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    #7A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)

    A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)
    A Wrinkle in Time, the first in Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quartet series, is centered on how Meg Murry and her family met an unearthly stranger during a stormy night and was introduced to the tesseract, which is the book's term for a wrinkle in time.
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    Gloria Lawson
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Teenagers will love the book, "A Wrinkle In Time" which is a sci-fi book that teens can relate too. The plot leaves a mystery full of magic that not only builds on imagination and is fun, but is full of literary technique that teens can learn from."
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    #8Life of Pi

    Life of Pi
    Life of Pi is a Booker Prize-winning novel by Yann Martel. It tells the story of Pi Patel, who gets shipwrecked and ends up in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Adrift in the ocean, they struggled to survive for 227 days.
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    Billy Day
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "This was a great movie and an even better book to me. A book for all ages but especially so for young adults and teens."
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    #9The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye is J.D. Salinger's 1951 classic about teenager Holden Caulfield, who was used as an icon of teenage angst and rebellion. The controversial book has caused debates, mainly because of its vulgar language and themes.

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    Joseph Newman
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "classic american literature about humanity"
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    #10Go Ask Alice

    Go Ask Alice

    Anonymously written, Go Ask Alice is a diary—which may be real or fictional— of a teenage girl who got sucked into a drug-filled world. This book chronicles her descent into addiction, as she takes to drugs to escape real life.

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    Bryan Hopkins
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I was looking for a good book for my teenage son and came across this book named 'Go Ask Alice.' My son is at the age where I know he might be experimenting with things he shouldn't be. I want him to learn a bit more about this lifestyle that he possibly could be participating in because it's not something to mess around with. This book covers this teenage girls life and how she got sucked into a drug-filled world. It teaches about the struggle of addiction and my son really enjoyed reading it. It definitely is a must-read for teenagers and this is book is exactly what I was looking for when I had this thought in mind."
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    #11Night

    Night
    Night is the first book in Elie Wiesel's historical trilogy about the Holocaust. Night shows the worst side of humanity during World War II, when familial relationships blurred because of hunger, pain, and fear inside concentration camps.
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    Ben Cheng
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "This is a great book for everyone, but especially teenagers where it might be that one book that shapes them for life. It's not easy to read, but it devastating in its bravery in telling the truth of those awful times."
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    #121984

    1984

    1984 is a utopian and dystopian fiction written by George Orwell. First published in 1949, it is included in the NPR Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books.

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    Michael Burns
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I read this book when I was a teenager so I would have to agree it one of the must read books for teenagers and up to this day. The novel tends to focus on how our government tend to ease drop on us and the author thought process about it. The novel won't disappoint you since there is a lot of well written things about big brother and the reality of things. Would highly recommend"
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    #13The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)

    The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)
    The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series) is a Mystery, Fantasy, Adventure, Young Adult Fiction novel written by Pseudonymous Bosch. It was published October 1, 2007 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
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    Donna Cooper
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "I think this one pretty much fits the bill of being what I want it to be for what I'm looking for. It's a good book that is aimed at the proper age range. Overall I think this solution is really good and I like it."
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    #14Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls)

    Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls)
    Shiver, the first book in Maggie Stiefvater's Wolves of Mercy Falls series, is about Grace and her affection for a yellow-eyed wolf who only appears during the cold days of winter, and a yellow-eyed boy who only appears in the summer.
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    #15Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel wherein a totalitarian regime has ordered the burning of books in order to suppress the spread of subversive ideas. It preaches about the power and role of knowledge to see beyond the surface.

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    Harold Bowman
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "I really enjoyed this as it was just easy enough to read but intricate enough to make you sit and think. To be honest, it's a book that makes you ask questions. Some people may not like that, but it's a narrative that personally appeals to me. It's an interesting thing when you realize that here, in 2018, it alluded to a lot of the attitudes that currently surround us. For example, as an informational generation, we rely upon the Internet for everything and our attention spans have gone way down as we have also become a 'have now' generation."
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    #16The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
    The Lightning Thief is the first book in Rick Riordan's series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. In this book, Jackson discovers that he's Poseidon's son and must stop a war between the gods by finding the thief who stole Zeus' master bolt. 
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    Johnny Brooks
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "It is very important to boost the creativity and the imaginative world of children through such demonstrative actions and world of super-power like phenomena. The Lighting Thief is one of those books that children should read and know in their early life, in order to develop a sense of courage and boldness in the face of hardships. Such fantasy tales involving Gods, will make children think the daily events in the context of adventurous and solvable problems. This will lead to the expansion of critical thinking capacities for them. Parents are highly encouraged to have their children exposed to this book that is full of creative imaginations"
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    #17The Clique

    The Clique

    The Clique is the first novel from Lisi Harrison's eleven-book, young adult chick flick series of the same title.  The coming-of-age novel was published on May 5th, 2004 by Little, Brown.

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    Tammy Dean
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Teenagers rate this book very highly, probably because the author has an extensive background working for MTV and living in Laguna Beach, California. She's learned her fair share about cliques. If reading as an adult, there will definitely be some cliche moments and concerns about the girls' language and bullying, I think there's enough good to be learned from the story to recommend it. Those who love the book can continue on to Monster High and The Alphas which were both bestsellers."
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    #18The Magic of Finkleton

    The Magic of Finkleton

    The Magic of Finkleton is a book by K.C Hilton that tells the story of  Jack, Lizzy, and Robert. When their Uncle Harry died Finkleton became different and the kids are going to find out how to make things back to normal again.

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    Virginia Wallace
    Written on February 28, 2018
    "If you like books about magic and fantasies then this book is for you. My friend's daughter was reading this but it just wasn't my type of book. She seemed to have loved it though and was looking for more books just like it."
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    #19The Tale of the Children of Húrin

    The Tale of the Children of Húrin

    Narn I Chin Hurin: The Tale of the Children of Hurin is an epic saga written by famous novelist J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings. It was begun in 1918 but was posthumously published in 2007.

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    Maria Evans
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This a a great book for all those teenagers that enjoy the adventures that J.R.R. Tolkien is able to weave in his stories. It is full of all deep characters, adventures and fantasy. I believe this is a definite read for all of those Lord of the Ring fans, and for any teenager that enjoys fantasy. I think it's a bit too mature for younger audiences, as I don't think they would fully understand the material."
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    #20The Watcher in the Shadows

    The Watcher in the Shadows

    The Watcher in the Shadow is a mystery/fantasy book written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Originally published in 1995, The Watcher in the Shadow is the third book in the Niebla series.

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    Eugene Olson
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Young girls can fall in love. At least in this story anyway. Follow Irene as her and her new boyfriend explore the seaside and all of its glory. But wait! There is a nearby island with a mysterious man lurking about."
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    #21Five Point Someone

    Five Point Someone

    Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat is a fiction novel originally published in 2004. This book has a movie adaptation popularly known as 3 Idiots which was released in 2009. Five Point Someone won The Publisher's Recognition Award in 2005.

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    Patrick Crawford
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "Bought this for my son on recommendation from this site that said it was great for kids. I'm left wondering "why is this for kids"? It's very niche and takes place in india and is about the education system there. I'm not saying this isn't a decent book for a kid, but I don't see why it's labeled for Teens. I read it before I gave it to him and found it to be mediocre but harmless."
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    #22My Fair Godmother

    My Fair Godmother

    Finding your one true love can be a Grimm experience!

    After her boyfriend dumps her for her older sister, sophomore Savannah Delano wishes she could find a true prince to take her to the prom. Enter Chrissy (Chrysanthemum) Everstar: Savannah's gum-chewing, cell phone–carrying, high heel-wearing Fair Godmother. Showing why she's only Fair―because she's not a very good fairy student―Chrissy mistakenly sends Savannah back in time to the Middle Ages, first as Cinderella, then as Snow White. Finally she sends Tristan, a boy in Savannah's class, back instead to turn him into her prom-worthy prince. When Savannah returns to the Middle Ages to save Tristan, they must team up to defeat a troll, a dragon, and the mysterious and undeniably sexy Black Knight. Laughs abound in this clever fairy tale twist from a master of romantic comedy.

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    Sun Wu
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "This could be hit or miss depending on the gender. Some people are going to love this book while others may find it boring. Overall though it's a very good read."
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    #23The Invention of Solitude

    The Invention of Solitude

    The Invention of Solitude by Paul Auster is a memoir novel originally published in 1982. This book is composed of two parts which deal with the sudden death of Auster's father and the author's view about coincidence, life, and death. 

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    Wayne Stevens
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Pretty good book. It gets a little dry in some parts but overall it's definitely worth a read. Very beautiful story about the author's views on life and how they were shaped by his family. Lots of clever little nuggets of wisdom spread throughout."
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    #24The Brooklyn Follies

    The Brooklyn Follies
    The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster is a fiction novel originally published in 2005. This book is preceded by Oracle Night. It tells the story of a 60-year old man who transferred to Brooklyn to wait for the day he'll die.
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    Saúl Quiroz
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "A book that started off strong, but, in the end was a disappointment. Nathan Glass goes to Brooklyn to die and runs across a favorite nephew unexpectedly. The nephew, despite a strong start, is now working in a bookstore. I kept reading, with faith in Auster that he wouldn't lead me astray, but the characters felt thrown into the story randomly and the ending felt forced."
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    #25Jane Steele

    Jane Steele

    Jane Steele is the young adult, mystery, thriller novel written by Lyndsay Faye. It was released in March 2016. It was nominated for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel. It is a reimagining of Jane Eyre as a killer.

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    Victoria Sun
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Even at my age, I still love reading books for teenagers. Jane Steele is an excellent choice. It's a mystery and thriller rolled up into one. It's a page turner that I couldn't seem to put down. Jane Eyre's character had so many different elements to her. Love that it was also nominated for an award. A definite must read!"
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    #26Fatal Dose

    Fatal Dose

    Fatal Dose is a mystery-thriller fiction written by Russell Atkinson. Originally published in 2013, it is the third book in the Cliff Knowles series.

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    Roger Robertson
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Fatal Dose is a book that you can read more than once. Its thrilling from start to finish and my teenage son loves it."
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    #27Dear Mr. Henshaw

    Dear Mr. Henshaw

    Dear Mr. Henshaw is a Newbery Medal Winning novel by internationally acclaimed author, Beverly Clery. This novel was also part of the Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children and an  ALA Notable Children’s Book Awardee.

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    Jane Tran
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This is such a classic book. Well written and teenagers can definitely relate to it."
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    #28Grief is the Thing with Feathers

    Grief is the Thing with Feathers

    Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter is a literary fiction novel published in 2015. This book was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award. It tells the story of two siblings dealing with the recent death of their mother.

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    Diana Bailey
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "A concise though odd, with an attempt at humor. Light dialogue that refers to several literary sources as the author works through the grieving process.Good but again, odd. Probably not a best must read book for teenagers. "
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    #29The 3 Mistakes of my Life

    The 3 Mistakes of my Life

    The 3 Mistakes of my Life by Chetan Bhagat is a fiction novel originally published in 2008. This book tells the story of three friends living on the western side of India. It has a movie adaptation released in February 2013.

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    Eric Peterson
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I did enjoy the plot but I don't feel it has such an inspirational or life altering message (my definition of must-read). While Govind was indeed likable and quite humorous he was also very hard to relate to. Along with a few points where I felt Bhgat was trying to preach his life philosophy on me was a bit too offputting. If you want a decent story read it, but not worth calling it life changing."
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    #30Sniper One

    Sniper One

    Sniper One: On Scope and Under Siege with a Sniper Team in Iraq is an autobiography written by Sgt. Dan Mills and published in 2009. It is about the 1st Battalion of the British Royal Regiment and their six-month fight in Iraq.

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    Patrick Carroll
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "I read Sniper One and enjoyed it, but it was in the recommended for teenagers section. Teenagers shouldn't be reading this. This isn't tame, like The Red Badge of Courage. This is brutal and realistic, and not something I want my kids reading until they're much, much older."
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    #31The Wish List

    The Wish List
    The Wish List is a young adult fantasy novel written by the author of the Artemis Fowl Series, Eoin Colfer. was published on July 1, 2004 by Scholastic Inc.
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    Steven Wheeler
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Oh, this one looks nice for teenagers to read!"
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    #32Let It Come Down

    Let It Come Down

    Let It Come Down is a realistic drama novel for adults written by Paul Bowles. It was originally publsiehd in 2006. It is about a New Yorker who moved to Tangier looking for a new lease on life but found out it is not as easy as it looks.

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    Tammy Wells
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "While I think this book is definitely a good choice for some adults, I would not think this is appropriate for teenagers. The book digs deep in many areas of life that often will leave the reader feeling depressed and saddened. The context is for mature readers, beyond the level of teenagers. I feel it is much more suited for years down the road of teens, and would be somewhat boring and sad to them."
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    #33My Double Life

    My Double Life

    My Double Life is a retelling of the classic Prince and the Pauper in the form of a young adult romantic comedy novel by Janette Rallison. The novel was first published on May 8th, 2010 by Putnam Juvenile. 

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    Larry Wade
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "My wife loved this book. I surprised her gifting her this book for Mother's Day."
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    #34Making India Awesome

    Making India Awesome

    Making India Awesome: New Essays and Columns by Chetan Bhagat is a novel originally published in 2015. This book explores some of India's current issues in poverty, unemployment, violence, and many more.

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    Lauren Rogers
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "This is a fair solution to the topic. Based on the amount of reviews this is more of an unknown book so it may not be a "must read". Also the book largely based around India which may not be a topic all teenagers are interested in. "
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    #35Lockdown

    Lockdown

    Lockdown is Diane Tullson's harrowing story of a bullied boy who has had enough of the humiliation and brought a gun to school, and one student's hazardous attempt to diffuse the situation and save his girlfriend, Zoe.

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    Jane Howell
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "I wanted the best must-read books for teenagers. I found Lockdown while searching and it has been a great book. It is about a bullied boy that tries to get revenge along with other students that try to help the situation."
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    #36Shadow Over Babylon

    Shadow Over Babylon

    Shadow over Babylonis a young adult, historical fiction novel from David Mason originally published in 1995. It is about a group of American intelligence agents uncovering a plot to kill Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.

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    Vincent Soto
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "I bought this book, Shadow Over Babylon, for my little bro, and it looks like he liked it, since he's being head down, reading it in the past two days! The book is about a group of American intelligence agents that made a plan to kill the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. Interesting!"
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    #37Mr. Vertigo

    Mr. Vertigo

    Mr. Vertigo by Paul Auster is an absurdist fiction novel first published in 1994. This book tells the story of Walter Claireborne Rawley - an orphan living in the streets of St. Louis - until a man adopted him and taught him how to fly.

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    Melissa Larson
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "I think this is definitely a great read for teenagers. It makes them look at people more like humans and not stereotype them based on their looks alone. It shows teenagers that you really need to get to know someone before you can make a decision about what type of person you think they are."
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    #38Stalk and Kill

    Stalk and Kill

    Stalk and Kill: The Thrill and Danger of the Sniper Experience is a book by Adrian Gilbert that tries to capture the exhilarating essence of being a sniper, from World War II to Beirut. It is one of the Military Book Club main books.

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    Carol Gray
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "General story about Snipers. LOVE these types of stories because it's built on historical fact and not fantasy. It covers what it takes to be a sniper, the skills,the training, the experience."
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    #39Verukal

    Verukal

    Verukal is a book by  Malayattoor Ramakrishnan. The story was inspired by the experiences of the author. It tells the story of a man who came back to his town after several years and plans on selling his townhouse but changed his mind. 

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    Tiffany Wong
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "This is a nice coming of age story that reflects on adulthood and growing up. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone, no matter how young or old. "
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    #40The Book of Illusions

    The Book of Illusions

    The Book of Illusions by Paul Auster is a psychological fiction novel published in 2002. This book tells the story of David Zimmer who recently lost his family in a plane crash. It was nominated for International Dublin Literary Award.

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    Aaradhya Rangan
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "This is a fiction novel and it is pretty good. I would say not the best nor a must-read book, but worth the time reading."
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    #41One Night at the Call Center

    One Night at the Call Center

    One Night at the Call Center by Chetan Bhagat is a fiction novel originally published in 2005. This book follows the story of a group of six call center agents working in a giant call center company.

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    Karen Riley
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "It is a very interesting read, goes into a world that we dont really think about a lot. It adds comedy, romance, and drama, everything teens look for in books. "
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    #42Elective Affinities

    Elective Affinities

    Elective Affinities by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is fiction novel that was originally published in 1809. Since its publication, it was adapted into films such as The Elective Affinities released in 1996 and Sometime in August in 2009.

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    Brian Carter
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "the movie was interesting than the original novel many of my friends enjoyed the movie than the novel.i really like the content of the novel "
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    #43Then Again, Maybe I Won't

    Then Again, Maybe I Won't

    Then Again, Maybe I Won't, a novel by New York Times Bestselling author Judy Blume, is a young adult novel about Tony Miglione, a young boy whose life has been turned upside down. 

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    Howard Garcia
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Blume is one of the most prolific and talented writers of teenage fiction and this book lives up to her reputation. This story is told from the point of view of an adolescent boy who has to move, leave his friends behind and make a new life in another city. He deals with all this as he's beginning to become sexually aware. It's a great look at coming of age for a boy becoming a teenager. "
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    #44Hymns to the Night

    Hymns to the Night

    Hymns to the Night by Novalis is a poetry novel originally published in 1800. This book is the third edition in Dick Higgins' collection of translated and bilingual classic books of romantic poems.

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    Megan Lane
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "This book has both good and bad reviews. I think it is not good enough for a "must-read"."
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    #45Moon Palace

    Moon Palace
    Moon Palace by Paul Auster is a picaresque fiction book originally published in 1989. This novel follows the story of Macro Stanley Fogg and his two previous generations of family. Moon Palace is preceded by In The Country of Last Things.
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    Emma Hou
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "The story of an orphan’s search for love, for his unknown father, and for the key to the elusive riddle of his fate. The situation very deeply touch the reality which facing many American children during that days."
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    #46Kane and Abel

    Kane and Abel
    Kane and Abel, the first book in Jeffrey Archer's series of the same name, is about two men born on the same day but one to extremely opposite situations. Years later, the two are locked in a battle for success.
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    Juan Edwards
    Written on February 26, 2018
    "Kane and Abel is a story of two powerful men, sworn enemies, who set out to destroy each other. The book is said to be one of Jeffrey Archer's best and it is the first book in a series. Kane and Abel is rated 4.5 stars on Amazon. "
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    #47Hey Nostradamus

    Hey Nostradamus

    Hey Nostradamus! is Douglas Coupland's novel about Cheryl Anway, who was killed in a school cafeteria. Years later, her father Reg and her secret boyfriend Jason still hasn't moved on, despite Jason finding a new lover in Heather.

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    Johnny Davis
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "Hey Nostradamus by Douglas Coupland is definitely worth a read. Possibly a bit too violent for a teenager, but the book is definitely well written and interesting. I was able to read this in two days because the story kept me engaged. Definitely worth reading."
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    #48Orbiting Jupiter

    Orbiting Jupiter
    Orbiting Jupiter is a book by Gary Schmidt that tells the story of the young father Joseph. He is only thirteen but he is already in a juvenile facility. When his time came to be fostered, he will do everything to find his daughter. 
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    Debra Wilson
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This was a really interesting read. It is definitely aimed at teenagers, but I'm not entirely sure about the subject matter being appropriate. I don't want to encourage my children to have babies at a young age by looking up to the protagonist here."
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    #49A Parallel Trust

    A Parallel Trust

    A Parallel Trust is a mystery novel written by James Stoddah. First published in 2015 by 2QT Publishing, it focuses on the adventures of seventeen-year-old Aril Ousby who embarks on a geocache investigation in Britain.

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    Charles Collins
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "alluring book that will suck you in, a must read"
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    #50What Young India Wants

    What Young India Wants

    What Young India Wants by Chetan Bhagat is a non-fiction novel originally published on August 6, 2012. This book contains the compilations of Bhagat's speeches and essays that focus on the Indian society.

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    Aanya Jayaraman
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "This would be a good bok for teenagers to read about taking steps to have your voice heard and to make changes. It is moreo geared to teenagers in India but some principles are for all teenagers."
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    #51The Music of Chance

    The Music of Chance

    The Music of Chance by Paul Auster is a mystery novel originally published in 1990. This booktells the story of a fireman named Jim Nashe and his wife who left him along with their children.

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    Ronald Ellis
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "This book presents a lot of themes that I believe teenagers would genuinely resonate with. Black humor, desertion, despair, hope and chance are all packaged neatly in this interesting story. If it's not a "must-read" it could definitely be labelled a "should-read" for any young reader."

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Best What are the best must-read books for teenagers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pride and PrejudiceBooks 40 Free
2The Fault in Our StarsBooks 36 Paid
3Animal FarmBooks 35 Paid
4Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young GirlBooks 30 Paid
5Thirteen Reasons WhyBooks 27 Paid
6To Kill a MockingbirdBooks 25 Paid
7A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)Books 24 Paid
8Life of PiBooks 22 Paid
9The Catcher in the RyeBooks 19 Paid
10Go Ask AliceBooks 18 Paid
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