Young Adult author, John Green, is a fan-favorite for many people to pick up and read. The only problem with John Green books is that he has only released five solo-written books in his career. Readers love that Green has been able to capture how it feels to be a teenager with all of the heartache and struggle we go through. But as we wait for the next book of his to be released here are five other young adult authors you need to read if you love John Green books.
Young Adult Authors – David Levithan
David Levithan is a New York Times Bestselling Author and has written over 20 books (by himself and with others). Many people will recognize his name as the second half of the book Will Greyson, Will Grayson, which he co-wrote with John Green.
Levithan loves featuring strong male gay characters as the leads in his books, making his stories different than the traditional Y.A. genre.
Young Adult Authors – Gayle Forman
Gayle Forman is a multiple time award-winning young adult novelist who John Green fans will love. Forman loves to write a good love story with a different twist that will make the character think and the readers guessing. Forman likes to put her characters in interesting situations that will make the readers wonder what they would do if that was them.
So if you are looking for a book that will make you think just like Greens book then you need to pick up a book by Gayle Forman.
Young Adult Authors – Jesse Andrews
Jesse Andrews came into the Y.A. world in 2012, with his hit novel Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Since then Andrews as released two other books for his readers. Like Green, Andrews is able to take a serious topic that people do not talk about let alone write about.
Andrews know how to write a story that is full of heart and adds his own sense of humor in it. If you are looking for a great read then make sure to check out Jesse Andrews.
Ned Vizzini was a talented Y.A. author that wrote 6 books before he passed away by suicide. Vizzini was very in touch with the pressures that teenagers face and the depression and anxiety that can come along with those pressures. One of his books, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, was even listed in the “100 Best-Ever Teen Novels” by NRP.
If you want a book that will make you feel less alone then you need to pick up a book by Ned Vizzini.
Rainbow Rowell is a young adult and adult contemporary novelist. She currently has 3 Y.A. books out that have all been bestsellers and is widely loved by fans and critics. Her books are perfectly crafted love stories that will remind you how amazing being a teenager can be.
If you are looking for a book that will give you all of the feels, you need to check out Rainbow Rowell.