YA Food Books: A Definitive List

YA Food Books: A Definitive List

Young Adult (YA/Teen) food books are one of my favourite tropes. The best YA food books are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best teen food books is better than a romantic dinner! If you are looking for a fun contemporary to read, there is bound to be one here for you to enjoy. So get ready to drool over one of our favourite Young Adult food novels.

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Last Updated: April 2, 2023

YA Food Books

  1. Café Con Lychee by Emery Lee

2. Radha & Jai’s Recipe for Romance by Nisha Sharma

3. Love From Scratch by Kaitlyn Hill

4. Where There’s a Whisk by Sarah J. Schmitt

5. A Taste for Love by Jennifer Yen

6. Small Town Hearts by Lillie Vale

7. Hungry Hearts by Elsie Chapman

8. Love à la Mode by Stephanie Kate Strohm

9. The Art of French Kissing by Brianna Shrum

10. Prince in Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm

11. Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty by Jody Gehrman

12. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

13. Better Latte Than Never (unforgettable Summer) by Catherine Clark

14. Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

15. Pizza, Love, and Other Things That Made Me Famous by Kathryn Williams

16. Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

17. Taste Test by Kelly Fiore Stultz

18. A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

19. A Pho Love Story by Loan Le

20. My Cup Runneth Over (Life of Angelica COokson Potts #1) by Cherry Whytock

21. The Sweet Life of Stella Madison by Lara M. Zeises

22. Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor

23. What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter

24. Dear Julia by Amy Bronwen Zemser

25. Bloom by Kevin Panetta

26. Batter Royale by Leisl Adams

27. The Slice by Greg Taylor

28. Girls Dinner Club by Jessie Elliot

29. Crush du Jour by Micol Ostow

30. Icing on the Lake by Catharine Clark

31. Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer

32. Banana Splitsville by Catherine Clark

33. Flavor of the Week by Tucker Shaw

34. Death by Latte by Linda Gerber

35. The Sweetness of Salt by Cecilia Galante

36. The Esspressologist by Kristina Springer

37. The Cupcake Queen by Heather Hepler

38. My Saucy Stuffed Ravioli (The Life of Angelica Cookson Potts) by Cherry Whytock

39. My Scrumptious Scottish Dumplings (The Life of Anglica Cookson Potts) by Cherry Whytock

40. Fake Dates and Moon Cakes by Sher Lee

41. North of Happy by Adi Alsaid

42. Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laeken Zea Kemp

43. French Kissing in New York by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau

44. The Secret Recipe for Moving On by Karen Bischer

45. If it Makes You Happy by Claire Kann

46. Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman

47. Heartless by Marissa Meyer

48. Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

49. Geekerella by Ashley Poston

50. Wesley James Ruined My Life by Jennifer Honeybourn

51. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

52. Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

53. It’s Kind of a Cheesy Love Story by Lauren Morrill

54. Rebel With a Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring

55. Love, Lies, and Lemon Pies by Katy Cannon

56. A la Carte by Tanita S. Davis

57. Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love by Jared ROck

58. We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

59. The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim

60. A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

61. Food-Related Stories by Gaby Melian

62. Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith

63. 100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen

YA food books are such enjoyable reads. There are quite a few here to check out and we hope that there is one that you love. If you are interested in adding any of these books to Goodreads, we have a YA food books shelf as well. What are some of your favourites?

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