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Best Sisters in YA


We love an epic protagonist. But you know who we really need to talk about? The underrated siblings we adore. So here are a few of our favorite sisters in YA!


The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe


Nora O’Malley’s badass big sis is someone you do NOT want to mess with.


The Vanishing Deep by Astrid Scholte

vanishing deep

Sometimes sibling relationships are complicated…especially when it involves bringing your sister back from the dead for 24 hours to find out what happened to your parents.


War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi


Onyii and Ify’s love for each other is epic…and heartbreaking (but no spoilers!) If you’re looking for a read that showcases the unbreakable bond between sisters, look no further!


Seafire by Natalie C. Parker


Because if this book taught us one thing, it is that sisterhood is EVERYTHING.


How It All Blew Up by Arvin Ahmadi

How It All Blew Up

Amir’s little sister is possibly one of the most lovable characters in the history of YA.


Frankly in Love by David Yoon

Frankly in Love

Can we please talk about Q’s sister, Yvonne? We need a book about Yvonne.


We Are the Ashes, We Are the Fire by Joy McCullough


Em Morales’s fierce love for her sister is unforgettable, and we are here for it.


A River of Royal Blood by Amanda Joy

river of royal blood

No one said being sisters is easy…especially when you’re forced to compete for the throne, and use your magick to fight to the death.


The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly by Meredith Tate


We all need a sister like Ivy–especially Autumn.


Coming soon…

House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland


These sisters are otherworldly, and we are OBSESSED. Get ready to meet the Hollow sisters, and step into their world…if you dare.




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