Books are Man’s Best friend. That applies to the millennials too. If one is introduced to books from a young age, then reading becomes part of life. If you are looking for some book recommendations as Summer reads or as Gifts for your Loved ones look no further. Gifting Trends has curated a list of must-read books for teens.
1. The Sun Is Also A Star By Nicola Yoon
The Sun is also a star is by the Author Nicola Yoon. It is a Romantic fiction about two teenagers Natasha and Daniel. The story is about two immigrant families trying to find a foothold in the land of dreams. Natasha Born in Jamaica but living in America with her Mom, Dad, and Younger brother is being deported back to her country. Daniel, a Korean, whose parents are migrants, want to make it big in America, but by still retaining their Korean roots. The Story has lots of Interesting twists and turns and locks your attention completely.
The story is being filmed and is getting released on the 17th of May.
2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
New York Times Bestselling Author Suzanne Collins’ trilogy the hunger games is a hit worldwide with 4 major motion pictures. This story is set in a fictional country called Panem where 2 children from each of the 12 districts get selected to fight for their lives in the annual hunger games. This cleverly written book has amused young readers all around the world and is a great buy for your next read.
3. Paper towns by john green
The best thing about this book is that people of all ages can enjoy it. John Greens clever wit and thoughtful writing make the book 100 times more entertaining and interesting to read. This story is all about a boy named Quentin and a girl Margo, who runs away one night and leaves clues for Quentin and his friends to come to find her. The story may not end the way you think it might and this way green has proved his skill in yet another way.
4. Becoming by Michelle Obama
This autobiography written by Michelle Obama is one of the most inspiring books for all determined and passionate people around the world. This book revolves around her whole life. The good and the bad of it all. The Book also includes her experience as the 44th First Lady of the United States. The book is hilarious, interesting, sad, inspiring and joyous all at once.
The #1 best seller in the United States.
5. The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
The creativity of this book is totally mindblowing. 2 major films which have been created based on the story is appreciated by everyone of all age groups. the book is about a group of children who were put into a glade by some external forces and have no idea of their previous lives before they begin a new part of their confusing lives. the book shows sacrifice, determination, teamwork, and courage within these children as they strive to get themselves out of this mess through the terrifying wonders of the maze.
6. Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
This dizzy shopaholic comedy as stated by new york times has created a benchmark to several of the successful books written by Mr. Kwan. it is all about a New Yorker Rachel chu who decides to spend her summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas, and through this, she realizes that his family is quite wealthy and he is also an eligible bachelor. Soon her vacation turns into a series of obstacles which she might or might not tackle.
7.The perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The book is all about a boy named Charlie The story revolves around a series of letters written by Charlie to an anonymous person mentioning his experiences. One get’s a sneak peek around the thoughts of being a Wallflower Shy and Introspective. Charlie’s letters take on the intimate feel of a journal as he shares his day-to-day thoughts and feelings.
8. The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
The classic Harry Potter is a definite must read and is a great beginners book for young readers. The books get interesting as the story unravels itself. The story takes place in a magical wizarding world where Harry along his friends try to fend off Voldemort (one of the greatest wizards of all times) from killing Harry who is trying to do so for several reasons. Harry has weakened Voldemort once, but will he be able to do so to survive till the end?
9. The lord of the rings by J R R Tolkien
The fascinating book is enjoyed by people worldwide. its been around for a long time, as it was published in 1954 by Professor J R R Tolkien. This fantasy encircles around the retrieving of a particular ring which rules the ring of powers which can be used to take over the middle earth. To prevent the dark lord, Sauron from retrieving the ring and completing his collection of the ring of powers, Frodo Baggins is assigned to take on an adventurous journey to destroy the ring once and for all.
10.The book thief by Markus Zusak
The story is set around the time of world war 2, in the eyes of an orphan named Liesel who lives with her foster parents in Germany. This incredibly written book is a definite page-turner and an eye-opener to some of the several disasters caused by the world war during that time. Lovely book for young readers.
11. The mortal instruments series by Cassandra Clare
The book is about an ordinary human Clary Fray who gets in touch with shadowhunters (half human and half angel), when she’s not supposed to, turns out that this meeting with these unknown creatures has created a turning point in her life and she has now become acquainted with several secrets she wasn’t supposed to know for her own safety. This series of books are a must read and can be understood and read by all.
12. The divergent series by Veronica Roth
New York Times bestselling author, Veronica Roth is famously known for her 4-booked divergent series. The main character Beatrice lives in a society that divided into several factions -dauntless, erudite, amity, abnegation and candor, each having their specific assets and uniqueness. Once Beatrice turned 16 she had to choose between these factions. So the question is, would she stay in the faction which her family belongs to or betray them and join one of her choices?
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