Are there any good books for a 13 year old?

I am a major bookworm and I would like some suggestions for good books. :)

12 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Meg Cabot

    Donna Jo Napoli

    Scott Westerfield

    Sarah Dessen


    The Luxe novels

    Harry Potter series


    The Outsiders by SE Hinton

    The Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes

    The Secret Life of Bees by Nikki Grimes

    Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

    Viola in Reel Life

    A Song for Summer by Eva Ibbotson

    Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

    Source(s): I'm a bookworm as well.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago


    Autobiography Of A Wardrobe: a memoir - Elizabeth Kendall

    Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire – Amanda Foreman

    Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden

    The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette – Carolly Erickson


    A Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes

    ?A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle

    Fairy Tales - Hans Christian Andersen

    Graceling – Kristin Cashore

    Pippi Longstocking - Astrid Lindgren

    The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett

    The Last Unicorn - Peter S. Beagle

    The Weirdstone of Brisingamen - Alan Garner

    Tiger Rising – Kate DiCamillo

    Woman In The Wall – Patrice Kindl


    A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

    Animal Farm - George Orwell

    Cheri and the Last of Cheri - Colette

    Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell

    Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

    Nobody's Boy - Hector Malot

    The Moonstone: a Romance - Wilkie Collins

    Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray


    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: #5- Jeff Kinney

    Sleeping With The Fishes – MaryJanice Davidson

    Undead Series – MaryJanice Davidson


    A.B.C. Murders – Agatha Christie

    Sophie's World - Jostein Gaarder

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

    The Poisoned Chocolates Case - Anthony Berkeley

    Towards Zero – Agatha Christie


    A reliable wife : a novel - Robert Goolrick

    Fallout – Ellen Hopkins(2010)

    How to Be Good - Nick Hornby

    Once A Witch – Carolyn MacCullough

    The Breakdown Lane - Jacquelyn Mitchard

    The Perks Of Being A Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky

    The Nanny Diaries: a novel – Emma McLaughlin

    The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

    The Tea Rose series - Jennifer Donnelly

    The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfield

    Vanishing Acts: A Novel – Jodi Picoult


    501 Must See Movies - Niel Randles

    Julie & Julia [My Year of Cooking Dangerously] – Julie Powell

    This is Chick-Lit – Lots of people


    A Great and Terrible Beauty Series – Libba Bray

    Aquamarine –Alice Hoffman

    Beastly - Alex Flinn

    City of Bones- Cassandra Clare

    Daughters of the sea : Hannah - Kathryn Lasky

    Dead until Dark - Charlaine Harris

    Mediator Series – Meg Cabot

    Sussanah Morrow – Megan Chance

    The Alchemyst Series - Michael Scott

    The Faerie Path- Frewin Jones

    The Fetch– Laura Whitcomb

    The Grand Summer of Spells & Other Tales – Barbara E. Hill

    The Host – Stephenie Meyer

    The Mermaid Chair - Sue Monk Kidd

    The Midnight Twins Series – Jacquelyn Mitchard

    The Secret of Mermaid Island – Judith Wade

    Wings – Aprilynne Pike


    A Novel Idea – Aimee Friedman

    Alphas – Lisi Harrison(2010)

    Breakfast At Bloomingdale's – Kristen Kemp

    Georgia Nicholson Series - Louise Rennison

    How Not To Be Popular – Jennifer Ziegler

    L.A. Candy – Lauren Conrad

    Paisley Hanover Acts Out - Cameron Tuttle

    Picture Perfect by Catherine Clark

    Prep: A Novel - Curtis Sittenfeld

    Princess Diaries – Meg Cabot

    Secrets of my Hollywood Life – Jen Calonita

    Snowed In – Rachel Hawthorne

    Stealing Heaven – Elizabeth Scott

    Stray – Stacy Goldblatt

    Summer Intern- Carrie Karasyov

    Tangled - Carolyn Mackler

    The Debutante - Kathryn Williams

    The Market – J.M. Steele

    TTYL Series – Lauren Myracie

    Vegan Virgin Valentine - Carolyn Mackler

    Wish I Might: from the life of Willa Havisham - Coleen Paratore(2010)


    A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb

    A Countess Below Stairs – Eva Ibotson

    A Sweet Disorder - Jacqueline Kolosov

    Boys Series – Meg Cabot

    Bride Quartet Series – Nora Roberts

    Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict - Laurie Viera Rigler

    Crash Into Me - Albert Borris

    Educating Carolina – Patricia Cabot

    Just Ella - Margaret Peterson Haddix

    King's Rose - Alisa M Libby

    Peony In Love – Lisa See

    Perfect Chemistry – Simone Elkeles

    Ransom My Heart – Meg Cabot

    Secrets of the Tudor court : pleasure palace - Kate Emerson

    Something Borrowed - Emily Giffin

    Splendor – Anna Godbersen

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – Lisa See

    Thanks For the Memories – Cecelia Ahern

    The Last Mermaid – Shana Abe

    The Luxe Series by Anna Godbersen

    The Mermaid Song – Marianne Willman

    The Red Necklace – Sally Gardner

    The Scandals of an Innocent - Nicola Cornick

    The Wish -Marianne Willman

    Touch - Francine Prose

    Virgin's secret - Victoria Alexander

    Where Roses Grow by Patricia Cabot

  • 1 decade ago

    Well, since you're a MAJOR bookworm, then theres a sight called

    that has hundreds of books that you can read, comment and rate on, and it's free.

    Most of them aren't published, but they are as the title says, 'worthy of publishing'.

    If you're looking to buy a book, then I would suggest

    The Hunger games trilogy by Suzanne Collins

    The Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

    Wings by Aprilynne Pike

    The looking glass wars by Frank Beddor

    Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte

    And the vampire's assistant is okay if you're good with reading huge books that aren't written well at all :)

    Sorry I couldn't list more :)

    Source(s): I've read them all and more
  • 1 decade ago

    I don't remember the authors of these books, but they are good ones, realistic fiction that's not overly complicated..




    Lost and Found

    the perks of being a wallflower is an absolute MUST READ. It's probably a little intense if you live a sheltered life, but it is a fantastic book.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Maximum Ride

    The boy in the Striped Pajamas

    The Divide


    Mathew Flinder's Cat


  • 1 decade ago

    The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison

    I started those when I was 13.


    I'd like to add any books by Sarah Dessen would be a good choice. Her books are amazing. Um, Ally Carter is good as well and so is Elizabeth Scott. I loved Bloom and Perfect You by her.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Luxe series-ana godberson (a must read!)



    The sisterhood of the traveling pants


    The Book theif

    The time travelers wife

    The host

  • 1 decade ago

    City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Seriously read this !!! I asked this same question on yahoo answers a couple weeks ago and someone suggested this book (its a whole series) and I read the first two already ! they're that good !!!

    Source(s): trust me, if you love yourself you will read them !! edit: City of bones is part of the Mortal Instruments series which the other girl mentioned.
  • 1 decade ago

    I don't remember the authors names but

    vampire kisses


    twilight saga-Stephanie meyer

    blue blood



    and boy in stripped pjs

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    the hunger games by suzanne collins, mortal instruments book trilogy by cassandra clare, and graceling by kristin cashore

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