Here are 10 young adult books that will keep you hooked without romance.
This graphic novel is a YA mystery about two best friends, May and Libby who create a wonderful comic together, featuring a Princess X.
Mim, our protagonist is a sensitive girl who is heartbroken when her family falls apart. Her parents divorce, and she is forced to move across the country with her father and stepmother.
In this tender novel about coming of age as a coloured woman, we follow Jade, who comes from a poor Black background.
This unique fantasy about the pursuit of knowledge follows Faith, who discovers her banished father’s manuscripts.
This urban fantasy follows a world torn between benign monsters and evil kings. Our protagonists, Kate and August belong to different factions, but must team up to fight evil.
Caden is a schizophrenic who believes that he is a part of a ship crew headed to the deepest point on earth – the Mariana Trench.
Adam Blake, our protagonist is a highly regular college student, who signs up for becoming and aide to his school’s social psychologist expecting a free period to text his friends.
This book, about a young Black boy from difficult neighbourhood who emerges as a star kid in his class, is a political commentary in itself.
This is a beautiful war fiction unfolds amidst the turbulent regions of Burma and Thailand, which transports you to a different world altogether.
In this fantasy, Montgomery buys a crystal amulet and discovers she now has the ability to do weird things to people she despises.