Looking for a book to read?
Find a great suggestion from one of our booklists!
Adventure Fantasy: Are you a fan of Harry Potter or Eragon? This list is chock full of books with winning characters, lots of adventure, and fantastical lands, times, and places!
Classics: Books you might or might not have to read for school, but you should definitely read regardless. All are influenced by books and authors, and this list features some of the most influential of all time.
Death and Dying: Books on the very human topic of death, dying and grief. Uplifting, inspiring, a little heartbreaking. Helpful to read if you or someone you know is struggling with grief or a death, or if you just want a solid, realistic read.
Graphic Novels & Manga
If You Like The Clique…
If You Like Walter Dean Myers…
Novels-in-Verse: Stories told through poetry instead of standard paragraphs and sentences. Quick and beautiful reads with all the great characteristics of fiction and poetry rolled into one.
Short on Time?: Short, attention-grabbing books.
Short Story Collections
Books About Sports (fiction and nonfiction): Are you an athlete or even just a fan? These books feature characters who play sports such as baseball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball. In these reads, the sport itself almost becomes a character.
Thrills & Chills
And don’t forget about the Milwaukee County Teen Book Award. Another great place to find book ideas!