Most borrowed Young Adult (YA) books of 2018.

The Hunger Games is still the most popular YA novel with the young adults and the not so young adults of Cockburn. It has finished first (2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012) or second (2016,2011) each year for the last seven year in which we have been producing these annual lists. Other regulars in the Top 10, Veronica Roth, Cassandra Clare, James Dashner, and John Green all make the Top 10 in 2018. Check out the entire Top 100 YA novels below.

On the Comic book / graphic novel front, Raina Telgemeier’s Drama is the most borrowed comic of 2018. Check out the Top 30 comics and graphic novels of 2018 below.

100 most popular YA books

  1. The hunger games / Suzanne Collins
  2. Divergent / Veronica Roth
  3. Catching fire / Suzanne Collins
  4. Insurgent / Veronica Roth
  5. The maze runner / James Dashner
  6. Turtles all the way down / John Green
  7. The fault in our stars / John Green
  8. City of bones / Cassandra Clare
  9. La Belle Sauvage / Philip Pullman
  10. Mockingjay / Suzanne Collins
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  1. The death cure / James Dashner
  2. Looking for Alaska / John Green
  3. City of ashes / Cassandra Clare
  4. City of Glass / Cassandra Clare
  5. Take three girls / Cath Crowley
  6. Every day / David Levithan
  7. City of fallen angels / Cassandra Clare
  8. Eleanor & Park / Rainbow Rowell
  9. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda / Becky Albertalli
  10. Allegiant / Veronica Roth
  11. The DUFF : designated ugly fat friend / Kody Keplinger
  12. The scorch trials / James Dashner
  13. City of lost souls / Cassandra Clare
  14. Th1rteen r3asons why : a novel / Jay Asher
  15. Throne of glass / Sarah Maas
  16. Remind me how this ends / Gabrielle Tozer
  17. Soon / Morris Gleitzman
  18. The hate U give / Angie Thomas
  19. The other side of summer / Emily Gale
  20. A semi-definitive list of worst nightmares / Krystal Sutherland
  21. A monster calls / Patrick Ness
  22. Four : a divergent collection / Veronica Roth
  23. Gone / Michael Grant
  24. Paper towns / John Green
  25. Red queen / Victoria Aveyard
  26. Words in deep blue / Cath Crowley
  27. Fangirl : a novel / Rainbow Rowell
  28. Not if I save you first / Ally Carter
  29. The sky is everywhere / Jandy Nelson
  30. Tomorrow, when the war began / John Marsden
  31. Cinder / Marissa Meyer
  32. Class A / Robert Muchamore
  33. Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children / Ransom Riggs
  34. On tour / Zoe Sugg
  35. The book thief / Markus Zusak
  36. The secret science of magic / Melissa Keil
  37. Two Summers / Aimee Friedman
  38. Zac & Mia / A.J. Betts
  39. A court of thorns and roses / Sarah Maas
  40. Carve the mark / Veronica Roth
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Zac & Mia by Western Australian author A.J. Betts at #48, now an Emmy award winning TV series.

Most popular YA books 51-100

  1. Conspiracy 365. January / Gabrielle Lord
  2. Everything, everything / Nicola Yoon
  3. Looking for Alibrandi / Melina Marchetta
  4. Some-thing in between / Melissa De La Cruz.
  5. Tempests and slaughter : a Tortall legend / Tamora Pierce
  6. The darkest minds / Alexandra Bracken
  7. The messenger / Markus Zusak
  8. Doctor Who : 12 Doctors, 12 stories
  9. Hollow city / Ransom Riggs
  10. One would think the deep / Claire Zorn
  11. Pretty little liars / Sara Shepard
  12. Snakehead / Anthony Horowitz
  13. The assassin’s blade / Sarah Maas
  14. The perks of being a wallflower / Stephen Chbosky
  15. Unspoken rules / Laura Inak
  16. Warcross / Marie Lu
  17. We were liars / E. Lockhart
  18. Delirium / Lauren Oliver
  19. Hunger / Michael Grant
  20. Neverland / Margot McGovern
  21. Our chemical hearts / Krystal Sutherland
  22. Paper cranes don’t fly / Peter Vu
  23. Russian roulette / Anthony Horowitz
  24. The 5th wave / Richard Yancey
  25. The alchemyst : the secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel / Michael Scott
  26. The earth, my butt, and other big round things / Carolyn Mackler
  27. The eye of minds / James Dashner
  28. The heir / Kiera Cass
  29. The kill order / James Dashner
  30. The upside of unrequited / Becky Albertalli
  31. This raging light / Estelle Laure
  32. Two wolves / Tristan Bancks
  33. Artemis Fowl / Eoin Colfer
  34. Before I fall / Lauren Oliver
  35. Champion / Marie Lu
  36. Crow country / Kate Constable
  37. First & then / Emma Mills
  38. Going solo / Zoe Sugg
  39. His dark materials / Philip Pullman
  40. In the dark spaces / Cally Black
  41. People’s republic / Robert Muchamore
  42. Playing with fire / Derek Landy
  43. The bone sparrow / Zana Fraillon
  44. The fates divide / Veronica Roth
  45. The gentleman’s guide to vice and virtue / Mackenzi Lee
  46. The knife of never letting go / Patrick Ness
  47. The one / Kiera Cass
  48. United as one / Pittacus Lore
  49. Vanishing girls / Lauren Oliver
  50. Will grayson, will grayson / John Green
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30 most popular YA comics and graphic novels

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