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Hey there, are you looking for some really great books for teenage boys? You’ve come to the right place!
Here you’ll find my best current book recommendations. Because there’s nothing better than a boy who loves to read. All of these books have storylines that are either action-packed, full of mystery & humor, or that showcase the real-life issues teen boys face.
You’ll find that you won’t be able to put these books down till you’ve finished them! Don’t forget to also recommend these to a friend who may be looking for a new book to read as well.
Books for Teenage Boys
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
In 2045, Wade Watts is determined to solve the puzzles the creator of Oasis left behind, so he can gain control of a digital fortune and empire.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
When Harry Potter discovers he’s a wizard, he’s off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where a magical adventure awaits.
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Thomas and his friends must figure out how to escape the dangerous maze they’re trapped in, and the appearance of the only girl complicates everything.
Gone by Michael Grant
Adults have disappeared from the earth without warning, and the remaining teenagers must figure out how to survive the threats lurking in the shadows.
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Jonas’ life is changed when he’s promoted to be a Reciever, however, the 12-year-old boy starts to notice how suspicious his seemingly perfect community has become.
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
Bruce Wayne makes a decision that lands him at Arkham Asylum, there he meets a mysterious girl who he’s determined to know.
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl, a kid millionaire, and extraordinary criminal gets more than he bargains for after kidnapping a ferocious fairy.
Adventurous Books for Teenage Boys
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Guy Montag’s in charge of finding and burning books, after meeting his neighbor who shows him the magic of storytelling, he questions everything.
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Matteo Alacrán is not fully human and his strange existence causes Matteo to become the target of ruthless criminals.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
Pery Jackson discovers he’s the son of Posideon and is sent to Camp Halfblood to harness his abilities.
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
One night, Ponyboy and his friend’s feud turns violent and someone must pay.
Merlin (The Lost Years) by T.A. Barron
A young boy with no memory faces a perilous journey to become the greatest wizard of all time, Merlin.
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Alex Rider knows his uncle’s death wasn’t an accident, so the teen boy goes to find the mysterious killers.
Dear Evan Hansen by Multiple Authors
Evan Hansen’s life changes when he claims to be the best friend of the late Connor Murphy.
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Brian Wilson is the sole survivor of a plane crash and has to survive the Canadian wilderness alone.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Bruno’s father gets a promotion and moves his family to the countryside where Bruno meets a boy wearing striped pajamas.
Must-Read Books for Teenage Boys!
The books I included on this booklist are some must-reads if you ask me. Reads such as Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, and The Maze Runner series are action-packed books that teen boys will enjoy reading. I’d highly recommend saving this booklist so you can use it during your next trip to the library.