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  • Immortality : a love story / Dana Schwartz.
  • A long stretch of bad days / Mindy McGinnis.
  • The Bobbiedots conclusion / by Scott Cawthon, Andrea Waggener.
  • Zero to 60 : a teen's guide to manage frustration, anger, and everyday irritations / Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP ; illustrated by Chloe Douglass.
  • Broken wish / Julie C. Dao.
  • Fractured path / J. C. Cervantes.
  • Shattered midnight / Dhonielle Clayton.
  • The words we keep / Erin Stewart.
  • Tempted / P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast.

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Goodreads Lists 

Our Lists (young adult fiction only)


Please note that while we try to keep these book lists up-to-date some titles may no longer be available.
Looking for Read-A-Likes for Juveline Fiction? Check out Kids Read for ideas!


  • Visit the online database NoveList to find author or book readalikes, tons of genre lists, and more. Just visit our digital collection and log in with your Library barcode and PIN.

Book Butler

  • Not sure what to read next? Tired of picking out books yourself? Looking to read something new? TBPL's Book Butler can help you find new books just by filling out a brief survey. Our staff will take your answers and find books in our collection that you might like to read.

YOUth Review

  • Want to know what other TBPL youth are reading? Check out our blog and select Young Adult and look for YOUth Review! Want to write your own for volunteer hours? Sign up for YOUth Review.

Read This Next

  • Join Nicole and friends weekly on YouTube or your favourite podcast platform for Read This Next, a weekly series were they recommend their favourite Adult and Young Adult books on a specific topic or genre!

Inter-Library Loan

  • Are you looking for a book and can't find it in our collection? We can still get it for you! Inter-Library Loans are used to request books from outside of Thunder Bay.

Suggestion To Purchase

  • Do you feel like our collection is missing something? Do you have suggestions for what should be in our collection? Click here for our purchase suggestion form.


  • YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Book Finder 
    • This finder lets you search by genre, book list, award, author, or year published to find tons of gems pre-vetted by Librarians for teen appeal
  • Diversity in YA
    • A tumblr blog run by authors Malinda Lo and Cindy Pon. It includes book lists, cover reveals, interviews with authors, and more
  • #WeNeedDiverseBooks
    • The #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement has its own website with lots of information and links to specific types of diverse reads
  • BookRiot
    • A great website for bookish news, articles, reviews, and more. They have a Young Adult and a Comic Books category
  • GoodReads
    • It's like Facebook but better, because it is for books! Sign up to add books to your to-reads list, give them ratings, and write reviews. Check out their Listopia section for user-generated book lists on a huge variety of topics.


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