The best YA books with werewolves

Who am I?

I’ve been an avid reader since I was a kid. Werewolf books have always called to me, and so has the moon—but that’s another story. Ha! In all honestly, I love the sense of loyalty and family that comes with werewolves and their packs. Family means a lot to me, and that bleeds over into the type of stories I write. I’ve been an Indie Author for over 10 years now with 50+ books under my belt. I have a passion for writing about shifters of all types (including werewolves), small towns, and romance. 

I wrote...

Marked (Marked Duology)

By Jennifer Snyder,

Book cover of Marked (Marked Duology)

What is my book about?

A mysterious stranger she can't ignore. A birthmark with hidden meaning. A bite that changes her destiny. Everything for Tessa Morganton is about to change when a hot newcomer with secrets shows up in town she can't seem to stay away from.

The books I picked & why

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Wolf Girl

By Leia Stone,

Book cover of Wolf Girl

Why this book?

Wolf Girl reminded me of a Werewolf Bachelor. One guy. Lots of women. All of them werewolves. This story was unique and unlike anything I’d ever read before. I loved Demi’s sassiness and Sawyer was definitely swoony. I’m warning you beforehand though, it does have a hellacious cliffhanger.


By Claudia Gray,

Book cover of Fateful

Why this book?

Werewolves on the Titanic. I know. It sounds crazy, but I’m telling you it works. I was so engrossed in this story! I was skeptical about how the author would blend the tragedy, the historical time period, and werewolves together but she pulled it off exceptionally. I loved Tess and Alec. The last section of the book had me on the edge of my seat because I knew (as we all do) that the Titanic was about to sink. 

New Moon

By Stephenie Meyer,

Book cover of New Moon

Why this book?

I know these books probably get mentioned on lots of these lists but it’s for good reason. There was so much about this book (and the series) that I loved, but I think the thing I love most was how loyal Jacob was to Bella. All he wanted was to protect her, even if sometimes it was from herself. 

Destiny Binds

By Tammy Blackwell,

Book cover of Destiny Binds

Why this book?

I read this book way back in 2011 when it first came out. It still comes to mind when I think of creating a list of werewolf books I loved. There’s a bit of a love triangle but I thought it was done really well. I loved Alex. He was the new boy in town with a secret, but he was funny and caring. I was so invested in the romance of this story and the story itself. Also, I still think the first line of this book is hilarious! 

Blood and Chocolate

By Annette Curtis Klause,

Book cover of Blood and Chocolate

Why this book?

This book is a little different in the sense that I feel like it’s somewhat darker, but it’s still a favorite of mine. I loved Vivian. She wants what she wants and knows how to get it. And, unlike some, I really liked her with Gabriel. I know lots of readers thought he was a bit much, but to me, he was a bad boy with layers which I enjoyed. 

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