Wednesday, December 19, 2012

5 books for Teens

Most Teens don´t like to read at all because of the horrible books teachers make us read at school, but there are some good books out there that I´m sure would interest even the laziest teenager! In hope to encourage at least one person to read more I´ll put a list bellow of the books that I think are perfect for teens who don´t like to read:

1. Marked by P.C. Cast 

Zoey is a normal teenage girl in a parallel world very similar to ours but in this one humans know about the existence of vampires. One normal day at school when zoey  is walking to her locker a traker ( vampire who tells people they have been marked to be fledglings) finds her and tells her she has to go to the house of night(a school for vampires in training) a mark with the shape of a crescent moon grows on zoey`s face and she has to go to the house of night to learn how to be a vampire, that if her body resists the change, cause if not, she will die. Little did zoey know her life was about to change drastically because she have been chosen as a special fledgling by their goddess Nyx.






2. Divergent by Veronica Roth

This novel takes place in a dystopian Chicago in which society is divided into 5 factions, Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful) Abnegation (the selfless), Candor (the honest) and Erudite (the intelligent). Every year, all the 16 year olds have to go throw a simulation that defines to where fraction they belong, never the less that doesn’t define your faction. The next day in the choosing ceremony each person will have to choose to which faction they want to belong. Beatrice is a girl from abnegation who doesn’t know what to choose, when the results from her simulation don’t turn out what she expected, things get very difficult for her reveling a deadly secret she has to keep to herself. Her decision in the choosing ceremony will surprise everyone, including her.





3. The Fall by Garth Nix

Tal, a 13 year old boy, Is a chosen, he lives in a world where each chosen has a shadowguard who will be replaced with a more powerful one after a trip to Aenir  (a spirit world).But he needs a primary sunstone for that, and the only one his family had got lost as his father disappeared, Tal tries to get one in every way he can, because with his mother sick he is the only one able to take care of his family, he will have to face terrible dangers to get a sun stone and this will lead him to a strange world, will he be able to get back to the castle in time to enter Aenir?






4. Beastly by Alex Flinn

Kyle Kingsbury is the perfect guy, tall, blond and rich. Any girl would kill to be with him, but his life has always been based on looks, for Kyle everything he needs to be happy is beauty. He was mean to people, and he was stupid enough to be mean to a witch. This witch turned him into a beast to teach him a lesson, as ugly on the outside as he was on the inside. Because of his new looks Kyle is forced by his father to leave the city and live in a big apartment house in Brooklyn with his maid and his blind teacher Will; Kyle has two years to find someone to love him. But how will he do that when he is isolated from the whole world, with only a magic mirror to show him the people he thought were his friends.

“You are ugly on the inside, where it matters the most”-Kendra (the witch)




5. Miss Peregrines Home for peculiar children by Ransom Riggs

It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.
A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography,Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.