Skip to Main Content

Teen Reading Lists: Audiobooks

Discover reading list suggestions for teens!

Teen Reading Lists: Audiobooks

Listen up! These easily accessible books are perfect to "read" while you're walking to class, working out, or road tripping.

Amazing Audiobooks

The Young Adult Library Services Association's Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults list identifies notable audio recordings significant to teens.

Realistic Fiction

These stories concern the everyday lives and conflicts of teens.


Step back in time with these stories and read about real life from ancient times to the 20th century.


Modern love? It's complicated. While varying in tone and content, these romances unfold in a contemporary setting.

Mystery and Thriller

These mysteries will keep you up at night, reading chapter after chapter, until the truth is revealed. These thrillers are full of juicy plot twists, high stakes suspense, and flawed characters. Do these genres cross? Pretty often!


A world of pure imagination: archetypal characters, magical artifacts, arduous quests, climactic battles, and light vanquishing the darkness.


These books include elements of the supernatural.

Science Fiction

What if? With varying degrees of realism, Science Fiction depicts the plausible, the improbable, and the seemingly impossible.


These titles include a plotline with LGBTQ+ themes and characters in a central role.