5 Young Adult Novels That Everyone Is Reading

books_vampireacademy_bigWhen the weather outside is cold and dreary, there’s nothing better than cozying up on the couch and getting lost in a great book. The young adult genre has become a popular choice for both teens and adults alike. These coming of age stories are an easy read and are often full of first loves, fun friendships, and defining life-changing moments. Whether it’s set in a high school, the future, or a world full of vampires and werewolves, if you’re looking for a good read, you can’t go wrong with a young adult book. Here are five YA books to read this winter.

Vampire Academy

If you like vampires and high school drama, Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy is perfect for you. A New York Times best seller, the book follows Rose Hathaway, a half-human, half-vampire teen who’s training to be a bodyguard for royal vampires. The book is exciting, funny, and will make you want to enroll in the Vampire Academy yourself. Another reason to pick up the book? The movie version hits theaters February 7, so you can read the book and then watch it come to life on the big screen.