Part two is here!
I ended up reading way less young adult and middle grade literature this year for some bizarre reason. Maybe because I read more nonfiction? And while I only had one five star YA/MG read this year, the four star books on this list are totally excellent and binge-able.
- Sadie by Courtney Summers–published 2018–young adult mystery–five stars.
- Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo–published 2020–young adult contemporary/poetry–four stars.
- Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson–published 2018–young adult science fiction–four stars.
- Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender–published 2020–young adult LGBT–four stars.
- A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers #1) by Brigid Kemmerer–published 2019–young adult fantasy–four stars.
- An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes #1) by Sabaa Tahir–published 2016–young adult fantasy–four stars.
- Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) by Diana Wynne Jones–published 2001–young adult fantasy–four stars.
- The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow–published 2019–young adult fantasy–four stars.
- Tweet Cute by Emma Lord–published 2020–young adult romance–four stars:
- Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire–published 2016–four stars:
- City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake #1) by Victoria Schwab–published 2018–middle grade fantasy–four stars.
- From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks–published 2020–middle grade realistic fiction/mystery–four stars.
- The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo–published 2018–young adult contemporary/poetry–four stars.
- Where Dreams Descend (Kingdom of Cards #1) by Janella Angeles–published 2020–young adult fantasy–four stars:
- A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers #2) by Brigid Kemmerer–published 2020–young adult fantasy–four stars.
Thoughts? All discussion is welcome.