Every Tuesday I participate in the Top Ten Tuesday Meme which is hosted by the wonderful people over at The Broke and Bookish. Every week they post a theme for others to create lists so that us book bloggers can get to know each other better and talk about what we love… books!
This week’s list is Books for People Who Like X book…in other words its read alike week! Today I’ll be giving read alike suggestions for some popular Middle Grades and Young Adult fictions titles. Hopefully this list will be helpful to you in figuring out what to read next!
If you like Princess Academy by Shannon Hale… try Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
Both Hale and George are the queens of middle grades fairy tales retold! And they’re friends in real life. They’re perfect read alikes.
If you like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books by Jeff Kinney… try The Loser List by H.N. Kowitt
Both books are about boys who are struggling to make it through their teenage year and are told in words and doodles.
If you like Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen… try The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
These two rock the summery contemporary YA world!
If you like the The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins… try The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
Both dystopian novels feature strong characters fighting against corrupt governments. Both are pretty intense reads!
If you like the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz… try Death Cloud by Andrew Lane
Alex Rider is the modern-day version of Sherlock Holmes. Both are British teen spies/detectives attempting to save the world. Fun stuff!
If you like Hatchet by Gary Paulsen… try Lost in the River of Grass by Ginny Rorby
Both tell the stories of teens attempting to survive in the wilderness. One in the Canadian mountains and another in the Florida Everglades.
If you like the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan… try the Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer
Although one is about Greek gods and the other focuses on vampires, both stories are about boys who uncover their true identities.
If you like The Underdogs by Mike Lupica… try Football Hero by Tim Green
Both authors write books about regular kids and sports. Both are really fun middle grade reads!
If you like The Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba Bray… try Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Both are paranormal young adult novels with a dollop of romance thrown in!
If you liked The Mortal Instruments series or The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare… try the Paranormalcy series by Kiersten White
Both series center on a teen girl who thinks her life is pretty normal until she realizes her connection to the supernatural world.
Do you recommend any other read alikes for the books I’ve mentioned above?