YA Dystopian Books: The Ultimate List

YA Dystopian Books: The Ultimate List

Young Adult (YA/Teen) dystopian books are perfect reads for people who love all things dystopia! The best YA dystopian books are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best teen dystopian books has something for everyone. Find your next favourite series or world to immerse yourself in from our exciting list.

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Last Update: February 2023

YA Dystopian Books

  1. Legend by Marie Lu

2. Maze Runner by James Dashner

3. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

4. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

5. Divergent by Veronica Roth

6. Internement by Samira Ahmed

7. The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

8. The Sandcastle Empire by Kayla Olson

9. The Jewel (The Lone City Trilogy) by Amy Ewing

10. Last Star Burning by Caitlin Sangster

11. Delirium by Lauren Oliver

12. An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet

13. Dreamstrider by Lindsay Smith

14. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

15. The Selection by Kiera Cass

16. The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow

17. The Giver by Lois Lowry

18. We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

19. There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane

20. 1984 by George Orwell

21. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

22. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

23. Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

24. The 100 by Kass Morgan

25. Feed by M.T. Anderson

26. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

27. The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

28. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

29. Unwind by Neal Suhusterman

30. The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

31. Wither by Lauren DeStefano

32. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

33. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

34. Across the Universe by Beth Revis

35. Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

36. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagwa

37. Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien

38. The Moon Dwellers by David Estes

39. Enclave by Ann Aguirre

40. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

YA dystopian books are an exciting way to experience what the future could hold. If you are interested in adding any of these books to Goodreads, I have created a YA dystopian books shelf that you might be interested in. Do you have any great YA dystopian books to recommend?

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