Dan's teen & young adult recommendations

By Mr Books Bookshop

By Mr Books Bookshop

Dan has read thousands of books - no, really - thousands. So here are the fiction books he recommends for eleven and up...and not just for boys.

The Skulduggery Pleasant Grimoire

Derek Landy

£6.99 £6.50

Meet the magical detective (who is dead, by the way) and his 12 year old sidekick Stephanie

CHERUB: The Recruit: Book 1

Robert Muchamore

£7.99 £7.43

The first in the exciting series. CHERUB - where all the agents are between ten and seventeen.

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins

£7.99 £7.43

Another series to absorb you. the thrilling dystopian adventure of ordinary people against the state.

Henderson's Boys: The Escape: Book 1

Robert Muchamore

£7.99 £7.43

Robert Muchamore's WW2 adventure series in which the children help win the war.

Eragon: Book One

Christopher Paolini

£7.99 £7.43

Adventure fantasy series that starts with the discovery of a dragon's egg.


Michael Grant

£7.99 £7.43

Suddenly all the adults disappear. What more do you need to know?


Veronica Roth

£7.99 £7.43

Sixteen year old Tris has to leave home and decide which faction she'll join. But then she discovers she is a Divergent...she can't be on anyone's side

The Maze Runner

James Dashner

£7.99 £7.43

Scary machine/animals chasing you through a stone maze? Er...okay...

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Jenny Han

£7.99 £7.43

Secrets are meant to be secret, right? So when all your secredt thoughts and dreams get sent to the people you're thinking and dreaming of...

His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

Philip Pullman and Chris Wormell

£7.99 £7.43

The beginning of the legendary Philip Pullman series - now on BBC TV. But like they say, the pictures inside your head are even better.

Vampire Academy (book 1)

Richelle Mead

£7.99 £7.43

Of course there is a school for vampires, of course there is.

Recommended teens and young adult fiction