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Great Reads for Teens

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Looking for something good to read but don’t know where to start? Goleta Valley Library staff have put together lists of books by topic that we hope teens will enjoy. Click on any of the topics below to find a list of books on that subject. Please let us know how you liked our recommendations.

Alex Award Winners

The Best of the Best Teen Books

Fractured Fairy Tales

Gods & Monsters

Guys Read

Historical Fiction


If You Liked Divergent

If You Liked The Hunger Games

Lets Go to the Movies


Mysteries & Suspense 

Printz Awards

Royal Reads

Spellbinding Fantasy

Science Fiction

Staff Favorites

Superheroes, Super-villains, & Super-powers