Adult Titles for Teens: Books with Crossover Appeal


Adult Titles for Teens


Please see our 2017 list of YA/Adult Crossover books!


Abercrombie, Joe

Half the World (Bk 2, Shattered Sea Trilogy)

Fic Abe


Ackerman, Elliot

Green on Blue Fic Ack

Blume, Judy

In the Unlikely Event

Fic Blu

Choi, Ann Y. K.

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety

Fic Cho

Cline, Ernest


Fic Cli


Crucet, Jennine Capo

Make Your Home Among Strangers

Fic Cru


DeAngelis, Camille

Bones & All

Fic DeA


Gaitskill, Mary

The Mare

Fic Gai


Gattis, Ryan

All Involved

Fic Gat


Greenridge, Kaitlyn

We Love You Charlie Freeman

Fic Gre


Kutsukake, Lynne

The Translation of Love

Fic Kut


Newman, Sandra

The Country of Ice Cream Star

Fic New


Novic, Sara

Girl at War

Fic Nov


Parker, Amy

Beasts and Children (short stories)

Fic Par


Parssinen, Keija

The Unraveling of Mercy Louis

Fic Par


Smith, Neil


Fic Smi


Solomon, Asali


Fic Sol


Thornton, Mark R.

Kid Moses

Fic Tho


Wong, David

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

Fic Won



Cisneros, Sandra

A House of My Own: Stories from My Life

NF 813.54 (Cisneros) Cis


Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Between the World and Me

NF 305.8009 (Coates) Coa


Montgomery, Sy

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

NF 594.56 Mon


Padilla Peralta, Dan-el

Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

NF 305.8687 (Padilla) Pad


Ronson, Jon

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

NF 152.4 Ron


Stanton, Brandon

Humans of New York: Stories

NF 974.71 Sta


Tanenbaum, Leora

I Am Not a Slut: Slut-shaming in the Age of the Internet

NF 305.2308 Tan


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