If you love Young Adult (YA) fiction and want to join a book club where members read and discuss books from this genre, this post is for you. Below we’ve featured 10 top Young Adult book clubs.
This Dallas-based book club is open to all young adults who are interested in reading YA fantasy fiction and discussing it with other fans of the genre. The group holds meetings both in person and online through Facebook, Meetup, and Discord.
The dates, times, and locations of book club events are posted on the different venues utilized by members as they are determined by the hosts. Most discussions take place at Panera Bread-Addison on Saturday afternoons at 1 p.m. but are subject to change as needed.
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Are you looking for a bit of magic in San Diego, California? You might find just what you are looking for in this book club dedicated to all things Harry Potter. In addition to monthly book discussions of the Harry Potter series of books, the club holds other social events.
The group accepts young adult members on Meetup. There is a small fee to cover admin costs paid by the organizer, Cat Wong. Details about upcoming events are posted in their private group so that participants can RSVP to those they wish to attend.
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This book club is open to all Spokane, Washington, young adults above the age of twenty-one who enjoy fiction and wine. The group meets once each month to explore different genres within the YA realm of fiction and share a drink with like-minded readers.
Meetings are usually held on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Dates and locations are announced in the group on Meetup ahead of time. The group typically selects multiple books for discussion at each gathering so that members can choose which one or ones they want to read and talk about.
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Young adults in the White Plains, New York, the area can join the Forever Young Adult Book Club co-sponsored by the White Plains Public Library and Yonkers Public Library. The book club is held every month during the summer and is open to the public.
Zoom meetings are held monthly at 7 p.m. Dates and selections are posted in the months before summer on each library’s website. Books can be checked out from one of the two locations or purchased elsewhere by those who would like to join in the discussion.
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If you are looking for a young adult book club in San Diego, California, look no further than the Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore. Participants receive a discount on the monthly selection when buying at the store. Discussions are held at 7 p.m., usually on the last Friday of the month.
Details about each month’s book and meeting are posted on the bookstore’s website. Customers are invited to choose those books that interest them and join the in-person meeting at the bookstore or log in to the Zoom meeting online by requesting a link from the store.
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The Irving Public Library in Irving, Texas, hosts this book club. Aimed at increasing readership, the book club includes teens and young adults to read each month’s selected book. Meetings are held in person at the library. Volunteers provide refreshments for each gathering.
Books are selected and posted for the upcoming six months on the library’s website so there is plenty of time for everyone to buy or borrow a copy and read each one before the monthly 7 p.m. meeting, which is usually held on the second Wednesday.
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Brazos Book Store in Houston, Texas, is the home of this quirky book club. Book discussions led by a staff member, Laura G., are open to young adults aged eighteen or older. There is no formal membership, customers can purchase the book at the location or online and join in.
Meetings take place at the book store monthly at 7 p.m. Dates and book selections are posted on the bookstore’s website several months in advance to give everyone time to purchase and read upcoming books that they are interested in discussing with other participants.
Buy the next book.
Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, North Carolina, sponsors this book club on Meetup. Though aimed at young adult participants, the group explores both YA and teen literature that includes both classic and contemporary fiction titles.
The group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the bookstore. Authors of books are invited to attend when available. Upcoming titles and details on meetings are posted publicly in the Meetup group online as they are determined.
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Hosted by the Huntsville-Madison Public Library system, this book club is dedicated to those who have crossed over into adulthood but still love the young adult genre of books. The group meets at the Madison Public Library at noon on the second Thursday of the month.
This in-person group includes a sharing of food dishes chosen to compliment the subject matter of the book selection in some way. If you are looking for a group that allows you to relive a bit of your teen years through the young adult fiction you love.
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10. Addicted to YA
Addicted to YA is a public reading group that talks about a variety of young adult books via discussion threads on Goodreads. Books are chosen exclusively from the Book of the Month young adult category. Details on upcoming books are posted in the group.
There are no formal meetings. Instead, this group relies on an ongoing conversation between members who are reading the book over the entire month. Spoiler warnings are used to prevent those who are ahead of others in their reading to give away plot points.
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