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Love to read - young adults

Discover the most popular young adult fiction books from Medway Libraries. Young adult books are available to borrow for young people in school Year 7 and above. Please check out Medway Libraries' offer for children and young people.

Current top ten most borrowed young adult fiction titles

1. New Moon by Stephanie Meyer

New Moon by Stephanie MeyerFor Bella Swan, there is only one thing more important than life itself - Edward Cullen. But being in love with a vampire is more dangerous than Bella could have imagined. Edward has already rescued Bella from the clutches of an evil vampire. Now they realise their troubles may just be beginning.

 

 

 

 

2. Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

Twilight by Stephanie MeyerWhen 17-year-old Bella moves to live with her father, she expects her life will be as dull as the town. She quickly finds friends but not with the Cullen family who prefer their own company, especially Edward who hates her. Bella soon discovers the reason for his coldness as the family are vampires.

 

 

 

 

3. Maximum Security by Robert Muchamore

Maximum Security by Robert MuchamoreThe CIA have been hunting Jane Oxford, an international weapons dealer, for 30 years. Her only weak point is her son, Curtis. It's a job for CHERUB. CHERUB kids are highly trained professionals. Their essential advantage: a criminal never suspects that a kid could be spying on him. This is James Adams' most dangerous mission so far, working undercover inside a maximum security prison. Over the years, CHERUB has put hundreds of criminals behind bars. Now, for the first time ever, they've got to break one out.

 

 

4. Where I Belong by Gillian Cross

Where I Belong by Gillian CrossIdentity and secrets. People smuggling and kidnapping. Family alliances and bitter enmity. Fashion and falsehoods. In this powerful coming-of-age novel three friends will have to face harsh truths about their world. However painful or dangerous it may be.

 

 

 

 

5. The Cardturner by Louis Sacher

The Cardturner by Louis SacherWhen Alton's ageing, blind uncle asks him to attend bridge games with him, he agrees. Alton's mother thinks it might secure their way to a good inheritance sometime in the future. But this choice soon turns out to be a lot more complex than Alton could ever have imagined.

 

 

 

6. Kiss  by Jacqueline Wilson

Kiss by Jacqueline WilsonSylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten with each other's families, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend and deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'd end up married to each other. They even have a a magical fantasy world that belongs to them alone - and the glass hut, where it's all created, at the bottom of Carl's garden. But as they become teenagers, things are starting to change. They each have different friends. Sylvie would still rather spend all her time with Carl. But Carl has a new friend, Paul, who is taking all his attention. And he seems much less happy to be called Sylvie's boyfriend. And in a game of spin the bottle, he avoids having to kiss her. Sylvie can tell his feelings have changed and that her plans for the future may be affected. But can she guess at the true reasons behind it all?

 

7. The Killing by Robert Muchamore

The Killing by Robert MuchamoreLeon is a small-time crook who's ridden his luck for three decades. When he starts splashing big money around, the cops are desperate to know where it came from. They call in CHERUB, a secret organisation with one essential advantage: even experienced criminals never suspect that children are spying on them.


 

 

 

 

8. The Faceless Ones by Derek Landy 

Faceless Ones by Derek Landy

You've seen it all before: some bad guy wants to bring about the end of the world, and Skulduggery and Valkyrie fight valiantly to stop it happening. A few people get hurt, sure, but everything's all right in the end. Well, not this time.

 

 

 

 

9. Angel Cake by Cathy Cassidy

Angel Cake LIBRARY USE ONLY

Anya used to dream of moving to Britain to start a brand-new life. But as she sits in a school where nobody understands her, she dreams of Polish summer skies and the place where she once belonged. Then Anya meets bad boy Dan. He's no angel but she's sure there's a sweeter side to him.

 

 

 

 

10.  Playing With Fire by Derek Landy

Playing with Fire by Derek LandyWith Serpine dead, the world is safe once more. At least, that's what Valkyrie and Skulduggery think, until the notorious Baron Vengeous makes a bloody escape from prison, and dead bodies and vampires start showing up all over Ireland. With Baron Vengeous after the deadly armour of Lord Vile, and pretty much everyone out to kill Valkyrie, the daring detective duo face their biggest challenge yet. But what if the greatest threat to Valkyrie is just a little closer to home?

 

 

To find out which library has these in stock, phone 01634 337799 or visit the online catalogue.