The Best YA Books Coming In 2019

I repeat: YA is for everybody.

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It's winter, half the country is covered in snow, and it's time to snuggle up with a fleece blanket and a mug of hot tea and dive into your next favorite YA novel. The genre is perfect for winter hibernation—my favorite YA books are equal parts sincere, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest. The kind you can zip through in an afternoon or two.

And though, in the parlance of Demi from Colton's season of The Bachelor, I am an "older woman," I have no qualms about reading these Young Adult novels. The explosive 2018 success of YA book-turned-Netflix movie To All The Boys I've Loved Before proved it once and for all: YA is for everybody. And whether you're knee-deep into the YA world, or trying it out for the first time, there are a ton of YA picks for 2019 you'll fall in love with. Like these...

Jenny Hollander
Digital Director

Jenny is the Digital Director at Marie Claire. Originally from London, she moved to New York in 2012 to attend the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and never left. Prior to Marie Claire, she spent five years at Bustle building out its news and politics coverage. She loves, in order: her dog, goldfish crackers, and arguing about why umbrellas are fundamentally useless. Her first novel, EVERYONE WHO CAN FORGIVE ME IS DEAD, will be published by Minotaur Books on February 6, 2024.