50 YA Action & Adventure Books for Teens to Read

50 YA Action & Adventure Books for Teens to Read

Young Adult (YA/Teen) action & adventure books are perfect reads for people who enjoy a little action in their stories! The best YA action & adventure books are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best teen action & adventure books has something for everyone. This genre is so much fun, so choose an adventure and enjoy a little escape read!
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Last Update: September 21, 2023

YA Action & Adventure Books: Young Adult Fiction

  1. One for All by Lillie Lainoff

2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

3. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

4. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

5. The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni

6. Renegades by Marissa Meyer

7. Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

8. Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

9. Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

10. Never Never by Brianna R. Shrum

11. The Maze Runner by James Dashner

12. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

13. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

14. Divergent by Veronica Roth

15. Legend by Marie Lu

16. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

17. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

18. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

19. Graceling by Kristin Cashore

20. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

21. Heist Society by Ally Carter

22. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor

23. Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

24. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

25. The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala

26. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

27. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseler

28. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

29. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

30. Fable by Adrienne Yong

31. Bravely by Maggie Steifvater

32. Spice Road by Maiya Ibrahim

33. Starsight by Brandon Sanderson

34. Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

35. Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Dark by Claudia Gray

36. Star Splitter by Matthew J. Kirby

37. Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

38. Warcross by Marie Lu

39. Eragon by Christopher Paolini

40. See How They Run by Ally Carter

41. Five Survive by Holly Jackson

42. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

43. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

44. Insurgent by Veronica Roth

45. Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

46. I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter

47. Allegiant by Veronica Roth

48. Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas

49. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

50. Namesake by Adrienne Young

YA Action & Adventure Books

YA action & adventure  books are a fantastic way to escape reality in a whole new world. If you are interested in adding any to Goodreads, I have created a YA action & adventure books shelf that you might be interested in. What are some of your favourite action & adventure reads?

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