Originally Answered: What are some young adult books that are so good you can't put down?
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: Set in the future in a country that requires two kids from each of its twelve districts to be sent into an arena to compete in the Hunger Games. To lose is to die and there can be only one winner. Katniss volunteers to go in place of her younger sister with no hope of ever coming home. A very suspenseful, deep, thought-provoking story.
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld: a vampire story, but not. Vampirism in this book is an STD that turns you into a flesh-eating beast.
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray: Gemma is sent to a boarding school after her mother's death where she learns about a very dark and dangerous power that she has.
Beastly by Alex Flinn: a modern day Beauty and the Best with a twist.
The Mediator by Meg Cabot: Suze is a girl who can see ghosts and consequently falls in love with the very hot one living in her bedroom. Hilarious and sarcastic at the same time as being dark.
Sucks to be Me by Kimberly Pauley: When sixteen-year-old Mina is forced to take a class to help her decide whether or not to become a vampire like her parents, she also faces a choice between her life-long best friend and the boy she has a crush on versus new friends and possible boyfriends in her mandatory "vampire lessons."
You Are So Undead to Me by Stacie Jay: Megan Berry, a Carol, Arkansas, high school student who can communicate with the Undead, must team up with her childhood friend Ethan to save homecoming from an army of flesh-hungry zombies.
Thicker than Water by Karla Jablonski:Coping with her mother's cancer makes seventeen-year-old Kia feel out of place everywhere until she is drawn into the goth-vampire club scene, where she finds acceptance and one gorgeous, popular guy who might offer escape.
Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantasky:Seventeen-year-old Jessica, adopted and raised in Pennsylvania, learns that she is descended from a royal line of Romanian vampires and that she is betrothed to a vampire prince, who poses as a foreign exchange student while courting her.
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld:In Tally's world, a 16th birthday brings an operation, transforming one from a repellent Ugly to an attractive Pretty. Turning Pretty is all Tally has ever wanted. Her friend Shay would rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally must make a terrible choice.
Bloodline by Kate Cary: It's been 35 years since the demise of Dracula. When 19-year-old John Shaw returns from fighting in World War I, he is haunted by nightmares--not only of the ravages of war, but of the brutal, almost superhuman feats of his commander, Quincey Harker.
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryans:In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best, and the fence that protects her village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth must remain intact. After fence is breached, Mary's world is thrown into chaos, and she must choose between her village and her future.
Unwind by Neal Susterman: In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to uphold their beliefs--and, perhaps, save their own lives.
The Pact by Jodi Picoult: Until the phone calls came at 3:00 A.M. on a November morning, the Golds and their neighbors, the Hartes, had been inseparable. It was no surprise to anyone when their teenage children, Chris and Emily, began showing signs that their relationship was moving beyond that of lifelong friends. But now seventeen-year-old Emily has been shot to death by her beloved and devoted Chris as part of an apparent suicide pact -- leaving two devastated families stranded in the dark and dense predawn, desperate for answers about an unthinkable act and the children they never really knew.
What Happened to Cass McBride by Gails Giles: After his younger brother commits suicide, Kyle Kirby decides to exact revenge on the person he holds responsible. Cass McBride has only a walkie talkie to save her when she is buried alive.
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher: When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death
Maximum Ride by James Patterson: After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "birdkids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan: Darren Shan is an ordinary schoolboy who enjoys hanging out with his three best friends. Then one day they stumble across an invitation to visit the Cirque Du Freak, a mysterious freak show. As if by destiny, Darren wins a ticket, and what f