24 Young Adult Books That Are Perfect for Your Summer Reading List

In case you haven’t noticed we love reading books here at Your Money Geek, which is exactly why we’ve pulled together a list of the best Young Adult and Middle-Grade books to read this summer. 

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read at home or something fun to take with you on your upcoming summer vacation, we have you covered with a list of some of the coolest new books. While these titles are all Young Adult and Middle-Grade books, they’re perfect for adult readers looking for stress-free stories or something to share with the younger readers in their life. 

The Guardians of the Galaxy movies only brushed the surface of the complex relationship between these sisters. Gamora and Nebula: Sisters in Arms is a riveting sci-fi adventure that strips away the layers and gets to the heart of what caused the animosity between Gamora and Nebula — Thanos.

Gamora and Nebula: Sisters in Arms by Mackenzi Lee

It's been two years since Selina Kyle last set eyes on Gotham City…and now that Batman is gone…Selina is back! Or at least, Holly Vanderhees is. As Gotham's newest socialite, she'll put her old talent for picking pockets to new use while rubbing shoulders with the city's finest citizens. But her past is catching up to her, and she is running out of time… If you read the novel, you won’t want to miss out on this gorgeous graphic novel.  

Catwoman Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas

From the witty and powerful voice behind A Blade So Black, L.L. McKinney, and with endearing and expressive art by Robyn Smith, comes a vital story for today about equality, identity, and kicking it with your squad. When Nubia’s best friend, Quisha, is threatened by a boy who thinks he owns the town, Nubia will risk it all—her safety, her home, and her crush on that cute kid in English class—to become the hero society tells her she isn’t.  

Nubia: A Real One by L.L. McKinney

There's something unusual about Pamela Isley–the girl who hides behind her bright red hair. When cute goth girl Alice Oh comes into Pamela's life after an accident at the local park, she makes her feel like pulling back the curtains and letting the sunshine in. But there are dark secrets deep within the Isley house. Secrets that could turn deadly. 

Poison Ivy Thorns by Kody Keplinger

Princess Diana of Themyscira believes that her 16th birthday will be one of new beginnings-namely, acceptance into the warrior tribe of the Amazons. But her birthday celebrations are cut short when rafts carrying refugees break through the barrier that separates her island home from the outside world. When Diana defies the Amazons to try to bring the outsiders to safety, she finds herself swept away by the stormy sea.

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson