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Books for teenage girls

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Friedeggsandwich · 15/05/2014 09:57

Can any one recommend me some great books for teenage girls? Am thinking specifically 'Young Adult' books, and preferably realistic/contemporary rather than fantasy... TIA Smile

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CQ · 15/05/2014 10:01

I just happen to have right in front of me the latest list of books my 13 yr old has bought on her Kindle.

Fahrenheit 451 - Ray B
Looking for ALaska - John Green
The Giver Series - Lors Lowly
Divergent - Veronica Roth
Paper Towns - John Green
Go Ask Alice - ?

Can't guarantee the spellings/authors are correct going by her scrawl Smile

There's also of course the much discussed The Fault in our Stars.

And Ketchup Clouds.

Hope that helps Grin

BlueChampagne · 15/05/2014 11:42

Jane Eyre
To Kill a Mocking Bird
Grapes of Wrath
Goodbye to All That
Cider with Rosie

Booksteensmagazines · 15/05/2014 17:03

Not sure of what age your teen is so here are a few contemporary/realistic books. Just check you are happy with the content

John Green is very popular - especially The Fault in our Stars.

Jenny Valentine's books - Broken Soup

Trouble by Non Pratt (teen pregnancy)

Sarra Manning's Books - The Worst Girlfriend in the the World

LeBearPolar · 15/05/2014 17:11

Malorie Blackman is popular. What about The Perks of Being a Wallflower? I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith) is a classic and Before I Die (Jenny Downham) is a tear jerker. Jodi Picoult is popular among teen girls as well. The Book Thief is wonderful as well.

LeBearPolar · 15/05/2014 17:13

This website has a promising looking list with some blurb about each book.

Delphiniumsblue · 15/05/2014 17:30

Make sure she has a library ticket and let her loose - finding your own is much the best way.

SecretSpi · 16/05/2014 21:54
emmaMBC · 17/05/2014 21:09

Oh my word - We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. Just finished it today - my review coming on Monday.
It was amazing.
You should read it. Your daughter should read it.

emmaMBC · 17/05/2014 21:10

I highly recommend these ones too ~ Love Letters was sooo good!

BlueChampagne · 23/05/2014 15:37

I Capture the Castle
Cold Comfort Farm

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