What are the best YA novels of 2014?

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    #1Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass)

    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass)

    Heir of Fire, the 3rd book in Sarah Maas' Throne of Glass series, is about Celaena's struggles to defeat both her inner demons born of her newfound knowledge of her heritage and the monsters that are about to devour the world.

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    Shirley Walker
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "This novel was the best yet in this series! Celaena struggles with who she is and who she wants to be after her discovery of her heritage. We have all fallen in love with Calaena's struggles and personality, and it just keeps getting better in this book! I truly love this series, and this 3rd book is no different. "
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    #2City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments)

    City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments)
    City of Heavenly Fire, the last book in Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series, is about Clary, Jace, and Simon coming together to stop Sebastian, who is trying to conquer Nephilim by turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter.
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    Olivia Vasquez
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "This book is not bad. However, it would have been nice if some information was left out. It makes it seem like the book is longer than it needs to be, making it hard to finish the book."
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    #3The Bane Chronicles

    The Bane Chronicles

    The Bane Chronicles is a collection of stories revolving around Magnus Bane, one of the characters in the series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. This book is authored by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Brennan, and Maureen Johnson.

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    Ann Lucas
    Written on March 1, 2018
    "i enjoy reading the book because it contains the best Bane Chronicles collection of stories revolving around Magnus Bane"
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    #4The One (The Selection)

    The One (The Selection)

    The One, the 3rd book in Kiera Cass' The Selection series, is about America Singer being torn between her first love Aspen and Prince Maxon, whom she has grown to love during her time in the Selection.

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    Ignacio Tovar
    Written on February 28, 2018
    "This is one of the best young adult romance novels I've read in a long time. If you like this genre, try it! I bet you'll feel the same."
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    #5Blue Lily, Lily Blue

    Blue Lily, Lily Blue
    Blue Lily, Lily Blue, the third book in Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle series, is about Blue Sargent finding a circle of friends in the Raven Boys, but she later loses them because of a betrayal and a deep dark secret that got unraveled.
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    Bobby Turner
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "One thing that will stand out to you in this book is the characters. Wow there are so many good characters to learn and read about and there is no way i can explain it all . You will have to read it for yourself and think to yourself wow this is definitely amazing how these characters are developed. The way the settings and mood is set is second to none. Just love love this book"
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    #6Isla and the Happily Ever After

    Isla and the Happily Ever After
    Isla and the Happily Ever After is a romantic novel by Stephanie Perkins featuring Isla and her newfound love story with longtime crush Josh as they go to their last year in the School of America in Paris.
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    Rachel Zhang
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "I don't read romances, and especially not teen romances- they're either too mushy, too unreal or too weird (like loving a vampire!). So I was a bit skeptical when I downloaded the Kindle version of this book. Isla and the Happily Ever After is a quick, entertaining read but it's not pulpy. It's the kind of story that makes you go "Awww....." but the author has made the setting contemporary and identifiable (among the privileged lot). They may be "rich" kids but they go to school, have rules to follow (which they like to break), and they're addicted to texting. And, like all teens, they have urges and of course they get into trouble. The characters are mostly well-etched and the sub-plots fit neatly into the big plot."
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    #7Panic

    Panic

    Panic is Lauren Oliver's novel about a game played by bored graduating seniors in a high school in Carp, a small town. Heather was a reluctant competitor in the panic game, but she has now found something, and someone, to fight for.

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    Tammy Torres
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "The things people will supposedly do for money! Enjoyable and thrilling to read, a guilty pleasure about life in a small boring town and just what people will do to get away from it."
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    #8Cress

    Cress

    Cress, the last book in Marissa Meyer's The Lunar Chronicles, is about Cinder and Captain Thorne trying to stop Queen Levana from invading Earth with the help of Scarlet, Wolf, and Cress, who is yet to be freed from the queen's grasps.

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    Maria Welch
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "This book is not really YA, as it is listed as for ages 12-18. It sort of slides in the young adult category, and readers of that genre may like it, but I think it is written for a younger audience."
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    #9Will Poole's Island

    Will Poole's Island

    Will Poole's Island is a young adult historical fiction novel written by Tim Weed. This young adult historical fiction novel was published on August 15, 2014 by Namelos.

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    Fernando Valdés
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "This is a good solution because it is a highly rated novel. It’s good for young adults because of the story."
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    #10Reboot

    Reboot

    Reboot is a book by Amy Tintera that tells the story of a crime-fighting soldier who follows commander. The day will come when she will disobey and her life will change.

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    Betty Rodriguez
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "I don't know what it is about dystopian fiction, but it's got my teenaged daughter hooked. She liked this one. I have to add, it wasn't her favorite (she didn't love the main character), but the story was powerful and she enjoyed the premise. I'd say if your kid is like mine - then this is a pretty good novel. Also, the kindle download is pretty economical, so if you have a kindle - I'd try that out! She's got a whole bunch of other books that your teen (or perhaps you?) might enjoy. "

Summary

Best What are the best YA novels of 2014
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass)Books 43 Paid
2City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments)Books 39 Paid
3The Bane ChroniclesBooks 35 Paid
4The One (The Selection)Books 34 Paid
5Blue Lily, Lily BlueBooks 32 Paid
6Isla and the Happily Ever AfterBooks 30 Paid
7PanicBooks 28 Paid
8CressBooks 26 Paid
9Will Poole's IslandBooks 0 Paid
10RebootBooks 0 Paid
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