Best Teen & Young Adult Marriage & Divorce Fiction Books
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Author: by Gary Paulsen
Published at: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books; Reissue edition (April 1, 2000)
This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are comparedand a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian.
He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skillshow to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fireand even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite.
When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.
2. Pretend She's Here (Point Paperbacks)
Author: by Luanne Rice
Published at: Point (September 1, 2020)
“This riveting novel will dazzle you with its suspense and twists – and most of all its deep emotional truths.” – Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of HomeEmily Lonergan’s best friend died last year. And Emily hasn’t stopped grieving.
Lizzie Porter was lively, loud, and fun – Emily’s better half. Emily can’t accept that she’s gone. When Lizzie’s parents and her sister come back to town to visit, Emily’s heartened to see them. The Porters understand her pain. They miss Lizzie desperately, too.
Desperately enough to do something crazy. Something unthinkable. Suddenly, Emily’s life is hurtling toward a very dark place – and she’s not sure she’ll ever be able to return to what she once knew was real. From New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice comes a breathless, unputdownable story of suspense, secrets – and the strength that love gives us to survive even the most shocking of circumstances.
Author: by David Arnold
Published at: Speak; Reprint edition (March 1, 2016)
Top-notch USA Today Illuminating Washington Post A breath of fresh air Entertainment Weekly Memorable People After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the wastelands of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom.
Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick back in Cleveland. So she ditches her new life and hops aboard a northbound Greyhound bus to her real home and her real mother, meeting a quirky cast of fellow travelers along the way.
But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane. Includes a discussion guide, exclusive author interview, and music lyrics written by David Arnold
4. The You I've Never Known
Author: by Ellen Hopkins
Published at: Margaret K. McElderry Books; Reprint edition (January 30, 2018)
How do you live your life if your past is based on a lie? Find out in this satisfied and moving story (Publishers Weekly, starred review) in both verse and prose from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Ellen Hopkins. For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad.
Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots.
Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire. Maya’s a teenager who’s run from an abusive mother right into the arms of an older man she thinks she can trust. But now she’s isolated with a baby on the way, and life’s getting more complicated than Maya ever could have imagined.
Ariel and Maya’s lives collide unexpectedly when Ariel’s mother shows up out of the blue with wild accusations: Ariel wasn’t abandoned. Her father kidnapped her fourteen years ago. In bestselling author Ellen Hopkins’s deft hands, Ariel’s emotionally charged journey to find out the truth of who she really is balances beautifully with Maya’s story of loss and redemption.
5. The Promised Prince: A YA Dystopian Romance
Author: by Kortney Keisel
Published at: Independently published (November 25, 2020)
A ZOELLA Book Club Pick! From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain. Audrey wears dark glasses all the time, even in the house.
She almost never goes out, doesn’t talk to new people, and finds making eye contact to be nearly impossible. But then one day she meets Linus. Linus is her brother’s friend and a sensitive spirit with whom she can talk through her fears.
He makes her laugh and doesn’t leave her feeling like she’s being judged. As their friendship deepens, Audrey’s recovery gains momentum, and she and Linus begin to develop feelings for each other. But how can they have a future together when Audrey hasn’t dealt with her past?
And how could anyone ever love her once they’ve seen her at her worst? An outstanding tragicomedy that gently explores mental illness, the lasting effects of bullying, and the power of friends and loving family to help in the healing.
7. The Truth Is
Author: by NoNieqa Ramos
Published at: Carolrhoda Lab ® (September 3, 2019)
Named one of the best YA Latinx books of 2019 by Remezcla and HipLatina. A Bustle Book Club Selection A powerful exploration of love, identity, and self-worth through the eyes of a fierce, questioning Puerto Rican teen. Fifteen-year-old Verdad doesn’t think she has time for love.
She’s still struggling to process the recent death of her best friend, Blanca; dealing with the high expectations of her hardworking Puerto Rican mother and the absence of her remarried father; and keeping everyone at a distance. But when she meets Danny, a new guy at schoolwho happens to be transall bets are off.
Verdad suddenly has to deal with her mother’s disapproval of her relationship with Danny as well as her own prejudices and questions about her identity, and Danny himself, who is comfortable in his skin but keeping plenty of other secrets.
In her luminous, raw, and open-hearted exploration of identity, grief and first love, NoNieqa Ramos has created an unforgettable character in Verdad. The Truth Is offers a complex look at a brilliant, queer, neurodifferent girl, the mother who loves but doesn’t understand her, and a fabulously drawn group of street kids who can’t save themselves but just might save her.
8. Along for the Ride
Author: by Sarah Dessen
Published at: Speak; Illustrated edition (April 5, 2011)
From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Once and For All Nights have always been Auden’s time, her chance to escape everything that’s going on around her. Then she meets Eli, a fellow insomniac, and he becomes her nocturnal tour guide.
Now, with an endless supply of summer nights between them, almost anything can happen…. As with all Dessen’s books, [this] is a must-have VOYA, starred reviewSarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award.
Books by Sarah Dessen:That SummerSomeone Like YouKeeping the MoonDreamlandThis LullabyThe Truth About Forever Just ListenLock and KeyAlong for the RideWhat Happened to GoodbyeThe Moon and MoreSaint AnythingOnce and for All
9. Written in the Stars
Author: by Aisha Saeed
Published at: Speak; Reprint edition (May 3, 2016)
A heart-wrenching tale of forbidden love’A wonderfully complex love story unlike any you’ve read before. Saeed has given a novel that is both entertaining and important. Matt de la Pea, New York Times bestselling author Naila’s conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: She may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows upbut they will choose her husband.
Following their cultural tradition, they will plan an arranged marriage for her. And until then, datingeven friendship with a boyis forbidden. When Naila breaks their rule by falling in love with Saif, her parents are livid. Convinced she has forgotten who she truly is, they travel to Pakistan to visit relatives and explore their roots.
But Naila’s vacation turns into a nightmare when she learns that plans have changedher parents have found her a husband and they want her to marry him, now! Despite her greatest efforts, Naila is aghast to find herself cut off from everything and everyone she once knew.
10. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4
Author: by Sue Townsend
Published at: HarperTeen (August 14, 2003)
Adrian Mole’s first love, Pandora, has left him; a neighbor, Mr. Lucas, appears to be seducing his mother (and what does that mean for his father? ; the BBC refuses to publish his poetry; and his dog swallowed the tree off the Christmas cake.”Why” indeed.
11. The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B
Author: by Teresa Toten
Published at: Ember; Reprint edition (March 27, 2018)
Filled with moments of deep emotion and unexpected humor, this understated and wise novel explores the complexities of living with OCD and offers the prospect of hope, happiness and healing. Perfect for readers who love Eleanor & Park and All the Bright Places.
ADAM’S GOALS:Grow immediately.Find courage.Keep courage.Get normal. Marry Robyn Plummer. The instant Adam Spencer Ross meets Robyn Plummer in his Young Adult OCD Support Group, he is hopelessly, desperately drawn to her. Robyn has an hypnotic voice, blue eyes the shade of an angry sky, and ravishing beauty that makes Adam’s insides ache.
She’s also just been released from a residential psychiatric programthe kind for the worst, most difficult-to-cure cases; the kind that Adam and his fellow support group members will do anything to avoid joining. Adam immediately knows that he has to save Robyn, must save Robyn, or die trying.
But is it really Robyn who needs rescuing? And is it possible to have a normal relationship when your life is anything but? Select praise for The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B:…Achingly authentic. Like Augustus Waters before him, Adam Spencer Ross will renew your faith in real-life superheroes and shatter your heart in equal measures.
12. The Beautiful Lost (Point Paperbacks)
Author: by Luanne Rice
Published at: Point; Reprint edition (January 29, 2019)
From NY Times bestselling author Luanne Rice, a sweeping story of a girl and boy, both troubled in different ways, who take off on a whirlwind road trip. Part of the Point Paperbacks line. Here are three things to know about Maia:1.
Ever since her mother left, Maia’s struggled with depression – which once got so bad, she had to go to an institution for a while. She doesn’t want to go back.2. Maia’s sure that if she finds her mother, if the two of them can talk about whale songs and constellations, then everything will be okay again.3.
She’s in love with Billy, the handsome, brooding boy who lives in the group home in town. He doesn’t seem to know that Maia exists…Until now. When Maia sets off on a road trip in search of her mom, Billy unexpectedly comes along.
They drive up the East Coast, stopping along the way for lobster rolls and lighthouses. Maia learns that Billy has dark secrets of his own – and wants to outrun his past, too. But what will the future hold if they reach their destination?
13. Color Me In
Author: by Natasha Díaz
Published at: Ember; Reprint edition (August 11, 2020)
A powerful coming-of-age novel, pulled from personal experience, about the meaning of friendship, the joyful beginnings of romance, and the racism and religious intolerance that can both strain a family to the breaking point and strengthen its bonds. Growing up in an affluent suburb of New York City, sixteen-year-old Nevaeh Levitz never thought much about her biracial roots.
When her Black mom and Jewish dad split up, she relocates to her mom’s family home in Harlem and is forced to confront her identity for the first time. Nevaeh wants to get to know her extended family, but because she inadvertently passes as white, her cousin thinks she’s too privileged, pampered, and selfish to relate to the injustices African Americans face on a daily basis.
In the meantime, Nevaeh’s dad decides that she should have a belated bat mitzvah instead of a sweet sixteen, which guarantees social humiliation at her posh private school. But rather than take a stand, Nevaeh does what she’s always done when life gets complicated: she stays silent.
14. That Summer
Author: by Sarah Dessen
Published at: Speak; 11th printing edition (May 11, 2004)
From the award-winning and New York Times bestelling author of Once and for AllThe more things change… As far as Haven is concerned, there’s just too much going on. Everything is changing, and she’s not sure where she fits in.
Then her sister’s old boyfriend shows up, sparking memories of the summer when they were all happy and everything was perfect…. But along the way, Haven realizes that sometimes change is a good thing. Unforgettable Publishers Weekly, starred review Sarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A.
Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Books by Sarah Dessen:That SummerSomeone Like YouKeeping the MoonDreamlandThis LullabyThe Truth About Forever Just ListenLock and KeyAlong for the RideWhat Happened to GoodbyeThe Moon and MoreSaint AnythingOnce and for All
15. Every Other Weekend (Inkyard Press / Harlequin Teen)
Author: by Abigail Johnson
Published at: Inkyard Press; First Time Trade edition (December 29, 2020)
Heartbreak pushed them together. Will love pull them apart? When Adam Moynihan’s oldest brother died, his life fell apart around him. Now his mom cries constantly, he and his remaining brother can’t talk without fighting, and the father he always admired moved out when they needed him most.
Jolene Timber is used to being a pawn in her divorced parents’ war. But when she develops an unlikely friendship with a boy who spends every other weekend in the same apartment building that she does, suddenly the future seems less bleak.
Can the boy who thinks forgiveness makes him weak and the girl who thinks love is for fools find something real together? They’ll find outevery other weekend.
16. All the Things We Never Knew
Author: by Liara Tamani
Published at: Greenwillow Books (June 9, 2020)
“Tamani masterfully bounces and slams two hearts up and down a shrouded court of first love and revelations. A hard-to-put-down backboard-breaker.”-Rita Williams-Garcia, National Book Award Finalist and New York Times-bestselling author From the moment Carli and Rex first locked eyes on a Texas high school basketball court, they both knew it was destiny.
But can you truly love someone else if you don’t love yourself? Acclaimed author Liara Tamani’s luminous second novel explores love, family, heartbreak, betrayal, and the power of healing, in gorgeous prose that will appeal to readers of Nicola Yoon and Jacqueline Woodson.
A glance was all it took. That kind of connection, the immediate and raw understanding of another person, just doesn’t come along very often. And as rising stars on their Texas high schools’ respective basketball teams, destined for bright futures in college and beyond, it seems like a match made in heaven.
But Carli and Rex have secrets. As do their families. Liara Tamani, the author of the acclaimed Calling My Name, follows two teenagers as they discover how first love, heartbreak, betrayal, and family can shape you-for better or for worse.