Popular Teen Reads Around the World
Teens all around the world are reading books. There are mysteries, fantasies, fiction, non-fiction, suspense and comics. Many teens seem to have similar interests. So, this blog is about what the most popular books around the word, currently, are.
In London, teens voted that The Corps of the Bare-Boned Planes by Polly Horvath. This is the story of 4 characters who are lonely, disturbed and “lost” in this world. However, when they meet their lives change forever. This story, is truly about their courage and how they strengthen their relationship.
In Vancouver, teens favourite book was the Alchemy by Margaret Mahy. This is a romantic story that turns into a scary battle of magic.
In New York, teens preferred to read The Secret Life of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti. Deb is a world-famous author. Her work is often directed towards teenage girls. This book is about the search for “the one” love of your life.
In Sidney, teens seemed to enjoy the Uninvited by Tim Wynne-Jones. This author, has won many awards for his previous work. He claims that this is favourite of them all. The Uninvited is about a girl named Mimi Sharpio who goes up to her cottage to get away from school taunts. However, when she meets a young musician named Jay there is trouble. He continuously accuses her of putting up death tokens. Whereas, she is determined to find the true culprit.
In Oxford, teens are reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne. This has now become a movie, however this gripping tale should never be forgotten. It is the story of a young, innocent boy who is caught in the Nazi struggles. His father is a Nazi commander, however all the son knows is that he has moved house to a miserable neighbourhood. However, the plot twists when he meets a young boy, on the other side of the fence.
In Brazil, teens have hailed the Book Theif by Markus Zusak. This is another war story. However, is a story of death and loss. A young girl, in the midst of a raging war, steals books and learns to read them.
In Beijing, many teens are reading Twilight by Stephanie Meyers. This is a world-famous teenage novel. It is a love story, between a “good” vampire, a “huge” werewolf and a “normal” girl. It is a twisting novel that is full of love, romance and mythology. Though it is mainly a girls-read, many boys have enjoyed it’s twisting plot and imaginative storyline.
Finally: In Toronto, this week The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley has been voted as the most popular. It is the story of a girl who begins to write a story about her ancestors who in 1708 were a part of the French and Scottish attempt to re-crown their king. However, she when she finds that her story is more fact than fiction everything begins to change. She is the only one who knows the truth. This is a story of love and betrayal.
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