New York Times Young Adult Paperback Best Sellers 2016 Complete List Page 1

There are 35 books in the New York Times Young Adult Paperback Best Sellers 2016 list. Here are the 35 books ranked from 1 to 35.

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1. The Book Thief

Weeks on the list: 52

by: Markus Zusak
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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2. The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian

Weeks on the list: 47

by: Sherman Alexie.
Release date: Sep 12, 2007
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A boy leaves his reservation for an all-white school.

3. Looking For Alaska

Weeks on the list: 46

by: John Green
Release date: Jan 01, 2005
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A boy seeking excitement finds that and more in a girl named Alaska.

4. Paper Towns

Weeks on the list: 37

by: John Green
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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After a night of mischief, the girl Quentin loves disappears.

5. Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

Weeks on the list: 29

by: Jesse Andrews
Release date: Apr 21, 2015
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A high school senior befriends a girl with cancer.

6. Red Queen

Weeks on the list: 27

by: Victoria Aveyard
Release date: Feb 10, 2015
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A girl with a special power lives in a kingdom divided between an underclass with red blood and an elite with silver.

7. The Fault In Our Stars

Weeks on the list: 25

by: John Green
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer.

8. An Abundance Of Katherines

Weeks on the list: 24

by: John Green
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Colin Singleton wants to break the pattern of being dumped by girls named Katherine.

9. The Infinite Sea

Weeks on the list: 23

by: Rick Yancey
Release date: Sep 01, 2014
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Companions face a harsh choice in the follow-up to “The 5th Wave.”

10. The 5Th Wave

Weeks on the list: 23

by: Rick Yancey
Release date: Nov 06, 2018
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Aliens land on earth and the apocalypse begins.

11. Nerve

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Jeanne Ryan
Release date: Jul 12, 2016
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12. A Monster Calls

Weeks on the list: 18

by: Patrick Ness
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
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13. The Cellar

Weeks on the list: 16

by: Natasha Preston
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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14. Thirteen Reasons Why

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Jay Asher
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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After Clay’s crush kills herself, cassettes arrive at his doorstep enumerating the reasons.

15. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Jenny Han
Release date: Apr 15, 2014
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A girl’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

16. The Cabin

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Natasha Preston
Release date: Sep 06, 2016
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17. Five Nights At Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Scott Cawthon Kira Breed-Wrisley
Release date: Sep 27, 2016
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18. We All Looked Up

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Tommy Wallach
Release date: Mar 24, 2015
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An asteroid disrupts the lives of a group of high school seniors.

19. All The Bright Places

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Jennifer Niven
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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An outcast helps a classmate recover from her sister’s death.

20. A Court Of Thorns And Roses

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Sarah J Maas
Release date: May 05, 2015
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A huntress is carried off to a treacherous magical land.

21. An Ember In The Ashes

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Sabaa Tahir
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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In the Martial Empire, Laia meets the academy’s finest, though unwilling, soldier.

22. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Stephen Chbosky
Release date: Feb 01, 1999
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What it’s like to grow up, from the perspective of a high school boy.

23. Let It Snow

Weeks on the list: 5

by: John Green Maureen Johnson Lauren Myracle
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Three holiday stories.

24. Cruel Crown

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Victoria Aveyard
Release date: Jan 05, 2016
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25. Don’t Try This At Home!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Kian Lawley Jc Caylen
Release date: Jun 28, 2016
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26. Suicide Notes From Beautiful Girls

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Lynn Weingarten
Release date: Jul 07, 2015
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A teenager doesn’t believe her best friend really killed herself.

27. I Was Here

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Gayle Forman
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A young woman struggles with her best friend’s suicide.

28. The Haunting Of Sunshine Girl

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Paige McKenzie Alyssa Sheinmel
Release date: Feb 02, 2016
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29. I’ll Give You The Sun

Weeks on the list: 3

by: J y Nelson
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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Once close, a twin brother and sister fall out.

30. This Book Loves You

Weeks on the list: 3

by: PewDiePie
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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31. If I Stay

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Gayle Forman
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A young cellist falls into a coma after an accident.

32. Saint Anything

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Sarah Dessen
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A girl meets a nurturing family after her brother goes to jail.

33. Dorothy Must Die

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Danielle Paige
Release date: Mar 15, 2016
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Another girl from Kansas finds that Oz isn’ t what it’s cracked up to be.

34. The Novice

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Taran Matharu
Release date: May 10, 2016
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35. I Will Always Write Back

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Caitlin Alifirenka Martin G a Liz Welch
Release date: May 03, 2016
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Last updated on December 9, 2021