YA Books for Gamers: A Definitive Teen Reading List

YA Books for Gamers: A Definitive Teen Reading List

Young Adult (YA/Teen) books for gamers is one of my favourite genres. The best YA books for gamers are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best teen books for gamers is almost better than a game of Tetris! If you are looking for an exciting book about video gaming to read, there is sure to be one here for you to enjoy. So get ready to be entertained by one of our epic Young Adult novels for gamers.

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Last Updated: September 2, 2023

YA Books for Gamers

  1. Warcross by Marie Lu

2. Rush by Eve Silver

3. Where Futures End by Parker Peevyhouse

4. The Marvelous by Claire Kann

5. Game On by Laura Silverman

6. SLAY by Brittney Morris

7. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

One of my most favourite audiobooks of all-time is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. This audiobook is narrated by Wil Wheaton and the production quality is top notch. I highly recommend giving this one a listen. Check out the excerpt below.

8. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

9. You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith

10. Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

11. Don’t Hate the Player by Alexis Nedd

12. Last Descendants by Matthew J. Kirby

13. Girl Gone Viral by Arvin Ahmadi

14. Feed by M.T. Anderson

15. Epic by Connor Kostick

16. Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff

17. The Leveller by Julia Durango

18. Insignia by S.J. Kincaid

19. Gamer Girl by Mari Mancusi

20. Fan the Flame by Anna Priemaza

21. Nexis by A.L. Davroe

22. In Real Life by Cory Doctorow

23. Erebus by Ursula Poznanski

24. Brain Jack by Brian Falkner

25. For the Win by Cory Doctorow

26. Otherworld by Jason Segel

27. Armada by Ernest Cline

28. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner

29. Invitation to the Game by Monica Hughes

30. The Six by Mark Alpert

31. Black Hole Sun by David Macinnis Gill

32. Reboot by Amy Tintera

33. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

34. Crash by Eve Silver

35. The Next to Last Mistake by Amaile Jahn

36. Trigger by N. Griffin

37. Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf

38. Allies by S.J. Kincaid

39. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

40. These Deadly Games by Diana Urban

41. Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

42. Stuck in the Game by Christopher Keene

43. Two Can Play THat Game by Leanne Yong

44. Didn’t See That Coming by Jesse Q. Sutanto

45. The Jump by Brittney Morris

YA Books for Gamers

YA books for gamers are so action-packed and exciting! I hope that you find something on our books that feature gamers list that gets you hyped for some reading fun. All of these titles and more can be found on our YA Gamer Books Goodreads shelf if you are interested in learning more.

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