Do you miss that warm fuzzy feeling that your first love left you with? Do you ever wish to go back in time and relive the adrenaline-fuelled, carefree joyous days of high school? Do you miss your friends and the fun and frolic that you experienced in teenage years? Then, you have come to the right place. Teenage years are the most memorable years of our lives and we often reminisce about them. To help you bring back the sense of nostalgia and relive the memories, here are five free audio books written for young adults that you surely must listen to.

  1. The Upside of Falling by Alex Light

In this light hearted take on teen romance, Becca, the protagonist, in an attempt to counter her best friend’s teasing, impulsively pretends to see someone. The school’s most popular guy Brett Wells, overhears this and decides to step in. What follows next is a quirky, lifting take on the typical boy-meets-girl drama. This free audio book, available across platforms is sure to tug at your heart strings. The Upside of Falling will maybe, make you relive the experience of falling for someone, again.

  1. Burn by Patrick Ness

What happens if you suddenly find yourself in charge of a dragon? Burn, by the famed Ness is the story of Sarah Dewhurst and her father who have to hire a dragon, Kazimir to work their farm. They are looked down upon, and are shunned as outcastes. But Sarah and Kazimir’s story takes a turn, when Sarah comes to know that there is more to Kazimir then what meets the eye. A brilliant flagbearer of the fantasy fiction genre, this free audio book, complete with the sound effects will surely transport you to a different world. You can also listen to the free book summary available at leading book summary websites if you don’t have enough time.

  1. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Set in Ellingham Academy, which is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists, true-crime aficionado Stevie Bell begins her first year at Ellingham Academy, and she has an ambitious plan: She will solve the case of the case of the kidnapping of the school founder Ellingham’s wife and daughter, one of the great unsolved crimes of American history. What follows is a true treat for the lovers of the mystery genre. A recent bestseller, I personally feel that Truly Devious made for an engrossing, twisty read. However, when I first read it, I felt a little lost, given the multilayered plot. The free audio book summary, helped me understand the story much better, and I must say, it is an amazing book.

  1. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me series is the perfect pick for the readers who enjoy reading science fiction, peppered with a hint of romance. The protagonist Juliette Ferrars can kill a man, with one touch. While the reasons of her incredible powers are unknown, an entity known as ‘The Re-establishment’ sees her as a deadly weapon. The events that follow, are unexpected, gut wrenching and heart-touching. This is the story of Juliette’s fight, her struggle to stand up for herself, and the person she loves the most. This book available as a short book summary at various book summary websites, has become a global phenomenon owing to the popularity of the series. Available across all platforms, this book will surely leave you wanting for more.

  1. Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

Written by the author of the best-selling Divergent series, Veronica Roth, Carve the Mark is a sci-fi marvel, which deals with the possibility of life outside earth. It follows the trials and tribulations of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth, who have grown up in enemy countries locked in a long-standing fight for dominance over their shared planet. Blessed with extraordinary powers, Cyra is used as a weapon by her tyrant brother, and it is up to Akos to save her. What happens next, forms the crux of this book. For the fans of the science fiction genre, this book is a delight. The book is one of the most searched books on top book summaries app.

As Robin Sloan said, “When you read a book, the story definitely happens inside your head. When you listen, it seems to happen in a little cloud all around it, like a fuzzy knit cap pulled down over your eyes,” enjoy these audio titles and revel in their beauty.

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