What are the best ya books set in new york city?

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    #1Where She Went

    Where She Went
    Where She Went is a book by Gayle Forman, it is the second novel in the If I Stay series. Written from Adam's point of view, it depicts what happened to him after Mia left him. 


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    Kai Wang
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I'm generally not into this genre overall, but this book was pretty well done, especially compared to the typical ones. Really good dialogue throughout, and as interesting a plot as a romantic book could have. Also gives a really good insight into at least some part of life in NYC."
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    #2City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments)

    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments)
    City of Bones is about 15-year-old Clary Fray and a weird murder that she witnessed in a city club. The culprit is invisible, and the body disappeared into thin air then an angel came and everything gets messier when Clary's mother is gone.

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    Brenda Newman
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This seems to be a very sought after book. Plenty of highly rated reviews and plenty of information is provided about the book. I will purchase the product as a recommendation."
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    Shadowshaper is the first book in the young adult urban fantasy series with the same name written by Daniel José Older which centers on Sierra Santiago who discovers a supernatural order called Shadowshaper.

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    Kimberly Stevens
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I love this author of young adult fiction. Daniel Jose' Older creates a wonderfully fun and likable character in Sierra Santiago. I like New York area settings because of the interesting and diverse culture and surroundings there. She has some funny and interesting adventures there . Very enjoyable and creative writing by this very good author. Highly recommend. Will probably read this again. "
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    #413 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelopes)

    13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelopes)

    13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelopes) is a fictional young adult romance book written by Maureen Johnson. This fictional romance novel was published on December 21, 2010 by HarperTeen.


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    Ángel Saucedo
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "13 Little Blue Envelopes i great young adult book. Its very romantic, and well written. It's a great little adventure story."
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    #5Code Orange

    Code Orange

    Code Orange is a standalone young adult realistic fiction novel written by Caroline B. Cooney which follows the life of Mitty Blake after he becomes engrossed in a project on infectious diseases.


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    Beverly Lucas
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "In Code Orange is about a carefree student who's carefree style begins to interfere with his courses. His Advanced Bio class needs a report and he has to write one. So he finds some old medical books in his family's weekend house. But he also finds more than he bargained for."
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    #6It's Kind of a Funny Story

    It's Kind of a Funny Story

    It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini is published in 2007. In 2010, it was adapted into a film with the same title. It tells the story of a suicidal teenage guy who gets into a mental hospital wherein he learns stories of other people.


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    Joyce Willis
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This book was a little hard for me to read. Important for kids, yes, but it touches on a lot of uncomfortable subjects such as self-harm and sexuality. Still, it paints an important picture to us, and reminds us how perfect may not always be perfect, and how sometimes things that aren't perfect may be exactly what we need. If I were to recommend this book, I would definitely think about the person I was recommending it to, just to make sure they can handle the aforementioned content."
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    #7The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
    The Last Olympian, the last book in Rick Riordan's series Percy Jackson & the Olympians, is centered on how Percy trained to fulfill his destiny and lead the heroes in protecting Mount Olympus against the Titan King, Kronos.


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    Bunheads is a young adult fiction romance written by Sophie Flack. It tells the story of Hannah Ward, a dancer of Manhattan Ballet company, who meets a musician named Jacob. This book is published in 2011 by Poppy.


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    Patrick Black
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "Gives an example of a book that is set in New York but this book is not highly rated or highly reviewed in the given solution so there could have been a better example given."
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    #9The Geography of You and Me

    The Geography of You and Me

    The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith is a fiction novel written by It is the story of how Lucy and Owen cross paths in the apartment building they are living in. This is a story of a long-distance relationship between the two characters.


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    David Carter
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Lots has been written about the beauty of Manhattan and the poetic romance it engenders. This is one of the better tales, as it starts on the streets of New York City with two young lovers after a blackout and then travels onto Scotland and other places around the world. You start to realize The Geography of You and Me is less about the places you go to, but the experiences you share. A solid read."
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    #10Gossip Girl

    Gossip Girl
    Gossip Girl is a contemporary romance fiction written by  Cecily von Ziegesar. This young adult chick lit novel is first published in 2002 by Little, Brown and Company.

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    Divya Rathore
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "Gossip Girl is the best young adult novel set in New York City. The NYC scene is so well captured that sometimes after reading, I feel like I could just go somewhere and see the girls."
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    #11Trueman Bradley: Aspie Detective

    Trueman Bradley: Aspie Detective

    Trueman Bradley: Aspie Detective is a children's book written by Alexei Maxim Russell. It tells the story of Trueman Bradley, a detective with Asperger's Syndrome who uses his condition to his advantage rather than let it deter him.


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    Billy Coleman
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "So many good characters in this book, and the dialogues are pretty decent as well. I did not finish the entire book but looking forward to reading it all in one day . Trueman Bradley usually does a great job with his books and this one is no exception."
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    #12Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

    Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

    From the bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan tells the story of a young girl named Lily who left a notebook with challenges written on it, in hopes of finding a guy to accept these challenges.


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    Ye Liang
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "If you can get past the sappy and unrealistic plot (and if you can't, what are you reading young adult fiction for!), then you'll definitely fall for the relationship between the main characters. The humor and character development will reel you in and make you not want to put this book down."
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    #13Also Known As

    Also Known As

    Also Known As by Robin Benway is a contemporary spy thriller novel about choosing between being an international spy or ordinary high school graduate. Prestige over privilege comes into play in this book.


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    Amy Burton
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Also Known As by Robin Benway is the recommendation I received while looking for the best ya books set in new york city. While the cover is interesting the reviews of 105 customers with 4 out of 5 stars make this a good suggestion. The multiple ways to purchase coupled with attractive pricing, however, make this an even easier decision to puchase. "
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    #14City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments)

    City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments)

    City of Ashes, the 2nd book in Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instrument series, is about Clary trying to save her mother's life by tracking down the rogue evil Shadowhunter Valentine while proving Jace innocent of stealing the Soul-Sword.


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    Bobby Moreno
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "good product"
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    #15Terminal Rage

    Terminal Rage
    Terminal Rage is a mystery thriller fiction novel written by A.M. Khalifa. This book is set in post 9/11 attack and it is first published in 2013 by Citation Books. 

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    Megan Duncan
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "While I thought this book was a good read, I don't think it belongs in the best YA in New York group. It is set in New York but I've read much better, and more interesting, books based in New York. "
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    #16Empire State

    Empire State

    Empire State is a science fiction novel written by Adam Christopher. This science fiction novel was published on January 5, 2012 by Angry Robot. Empire State is the first book of the Empire State novel series.


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    Navya Jindal
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This is a so-so detective novel set in a parallel universe duringthe prohibition of alcohol. This is a good read for those who like to read about detectives. If you're not really interested in detectives and prohibition, it wouldn't hurt you to make a pass on thisthis one."
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    #17The Princess Diaries

    The Princess Diaries

    The Princess Diaries is the first book in the Princess Diaries series written by Meg Cabot which follows the life of Mia Thermopolis. This has been adapted into a film starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews.


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    Mercedes Valadez
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "For New Yorkers looking to cool out (because really, who isn't?), these 15 NYC-set books will transport you to a world you never imagined."


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