Are you looking to mark off our ‘Released Between 2018 to 2018’ prompt on our 2019 Reading Challenge? Since there are way too many books from that time period, you may not be able to decide which one is worth your time! Well, maybe we can help you with that with some young adult books that were released during that time!

YA 2010-2018 Recommendations

Die For Me by Amy Plum (2011)
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After her parents died in a car accident, Kate and her sister move in with their grandparents. Not only do they have to settle in into their new home, but also in a new country, from the USA to Paris. Making herself at home, Kate explores the city and one day crosses paths with Vincent. Their friendship blooms to be something more and the closer she gets to him, the more of a mystery he and his family are to her.

Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini (2011)
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Josephine Angelini’s first novel in the Starcrossed series follows 16-year-old Helen who lives on a small Island in Nantucket. Dreaming of the same nightmare every night, Helen starts to hallucinate. When she meets Lucas she has no idea that fate will take their lives in their hands and to stop the pre-programmed disaster is impossible. A retelling of the Helen of Troy will bring you closer to Greek Mythology in the most adventurous way.

The Archived by Victoria Schwab (2013)
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This book is amazing! Victoria Schwab could write about a bee sitting on a flower and it would be one of the best stories ever. The dead are called Histories, and the vast realm in which they rest is the Archive. After her Granddad died, Mackenzie is taking his place as Keeper, a person who stops Histories from breaking free. Living in an old building, which was once a hotel, unfortunately does not leave a lot of time for school and first love.

Solitaire by Alice Oseman (2014)
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Alice Oseman’s debut novel from 2014 follows Tori who feels insecure around people and the world in general. Everything is much easier through the internet, so why meet people in real life when your best friend can be there for you 24/7 via social media and be halfway around the world? But, can you know someone truly? And is really everyone happy or are they all just trying to hold up a front that is not real? This book will change your perspective about the internet and real life.

My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul (2016)
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This is an example of “title = story”. In the eyes of others, someone might seem to be crazy, while they think of themselves as normal. Your normal can be someone else’s normal as well. Congratulations, you are my kind of crazy! Robin Reul’s book will show you that being yourself is the only way to live.

YA 2010-2018 Recommendations

Warcross by Marie Lu (2017)
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For those who loved Ready Player One, the first book in the Warcross series by Marie Lu is definitely worth a read. Emika is one of the best hackers in the world and lives most of her time in Warcross. It is not just a game; it is a way of life. If you make it there, you have made it! But, you cannot escape your past.

One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus (2017)
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Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High’s notorious gossip app. Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, Karen M. McManus’s amazing story follows five students going into detention, but only four come out of it alive. Who killed one of them? Why? Let’s have a look at everyone’s dirty little secrets.

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter (2017)
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The debut thriller written by actress Krysten Ritter will remind you of Season 3 of Riverdale. Abby left her hometown and all its mystery behind her. Now, as an environmental lawyer, years after she left everything behind, she is forced to come and finds herself in a crime which goes beyond the case she originally came to investigate.

Love, Hate and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed (2018)
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Maya is sitting between two futures. While her parents wish for her to marry a Muslim boy, Maya wants to dream big and move to NYC to become a filmmaker. But what happens thousands of miles away from her starts to affect her live, and now, people are judging her for crimes, she did not commit. Samira Ahmed’s books not only show a brave female protagonist, but shows how important it is to not judge people before you did not get to know them.

Any other 2010-2018 YA books you would recommend? Tell us in the comments below!