My List of Top 5 YA Contemporary Novels

Love YA Contemporary novels as much as I love writing them?  Then you are at the right place.  I always get asked about my favorite books.  More times than not, I end up naming a contemporary novel, mainly because they are the ones that give me all the feels and leave me thinking about them days after I finish them.  Down below, you will find my top five young adult novels.  If you a fan of Jennifer L. Armentrout, this list is for you.  The novels listed are in no particular order.  To get more information on the novels listed, click on the image. 

For some people, silence is a weapon. For Mallory “Mouse” Dodge, it’s a shield. Growing up, she learned that the best way to survive was to say nothing. And even though it’s been four years since her nightmare ended, she’s beginning to worry that the fear that holds her back will last a lifetime.

One kiss lasts a moment. But a thousand kisses can last a lifetime. One boy. One girl. A bond that is forged in an instant and cherished for a decade. A bond that neither time nor distance can break. A bond that will last forever. Or so they believe.

Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She's ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him. For Lena, the upcoming year is going to be epic—one of opportunities and chances.

Lola Nolan is a budding costume designer, and for her, the more outrageous, sparkly, and fun the outfit, the better. And everything is pretty perfect in her life (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood. When Cricket, a gifted inventor, steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Eleanor & ParkA coming-of-age tale of fan fiction, family and first love.