Jorie’s Top Ten Underrated Books

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top ten underrated contemporary ya books

(Thank you, Goodreads, for the images of the following books.)

1. Julia Alvarez’s A Cafecito Story 

A Cafecito Story: El Cuento del Cafecito

2. Michele Andrea Bowen’s Church Folk

Church Folk

3. Sandra Brown’s Rainwater 


4. Sarah Dessen’s Keeping the Moon 

Keeping the Moon

5. Joseph Heller’s God Knows 

God Knows

6. J.A. Jance’s Desert Heat (Joanna Brady Series #1) 

Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1)

7. Stephen King’s The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

8. Barbara Kingsolver’s The Bean Trees (Greer Family Series #1) 

The Bean Trees (Greer Family, #1)

9. Anya Seton’s Katherine 


10. Winifred Watson’s Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day 

Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day