Diving into a good novel should be the main distraction for teens under 18. They have so much spare time for reading and improving their abilities. A good book at the right time will surely positively impact your life. We have prepared such books all teens should read before they turn 18.
7 books all teens should read before they turn 18
This novel tells the sad story of a family that loses one of its daughters. The plot presents the family’s struggle to hold on together. But the remained daughter is not as perfects as her sister was in the eyes of her parents. Not being the perfect Mexican daughter causes Julia real pressure during her teenage years. Read her story and discover how she managed this difficult situation.
The successful writer creates a character full of spirituality. The twelve years old girl moves to a new city where she doesn’t feel comfortable among her new friends. They can’t understand that she can have a strong bond with God although she isn’t going to the Jewish Community Center. Regardless of what others think of her, she has a spiritual connection with God.
Life in high school is not always the happiest period for a student. Mostly when you are an introverted child like Charlie. He is caught between trying to live his life and running away from it, just like a wallflower. Everything he is going through is really profound and breathtaking. Understanding Charlie, you will be able to understand everyone. Even those persons, that are extremely quiet all the time.
Christopher is a 15 years old teenager who was gifted with a logical brain and knows everything from capitals to every prime number. All he cannot understand is human emotions. He lives on rules established by his own mind. One night, all his universe is ruined after his neighbor’s dog is killed. Afterward, he decides to solve the murder like a real detective. The story continues in a funny manner but will make you hold your breath at the same time.
The main character of this book is a teenager named Leigh. She is a half Asian and half white adopted girl who decides to find her mother. One day, she flies to Taiwan to meet her biological family. But on the same day she flights to Taiwan, her real mother commits suicide. This novel is all about grief, love, and family, being ideal for teenagers who don’t understand these feelings at their real value.
War Years of Nazi Germany represent the darkest period for a teenager like Liesel. She is a foster girl from Munich who has a bad habit of stealing, but a good addition to reading books. It is one of the most appreciated books for teenagers of all time. The story is full of history and intensity. It will surely captivate you as soon as you start reading it.
Being a teenage girl is not easy. You fell in love, but you are afraid of expressing your feelings. This is the case of Lara who wrote love letters to all the boys she ever loved, 5 in all. But she never sent them. Instead, she kept the letters secretly in a hatbox from her mother. One day, all her letters are emailed to her crushes and her imaginary world goes out of control.
So, how would you feel if all your crushes would find out how you felt about them? But if you were the Mexican daughter? There are hundreds of situations in life you are not prepared for. Therefore, these books all teens should read before they turn 18 are required to help you in this sense.