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The Best YA Book Trailers of All Time - via Epic Reads

We’re exactly the type of people who go to theaters early just to see the trailers. They can be a great tease and totally get you hyped. We’ve rounded up the best YA book trailers of all time –– the ones that will make you go “THIS SHOULD DEFINITELY BE A MOVIE.”


A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Hello, Wes Anderson vibes!! We would totally watch a full-length version of this.

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The Ring & The Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

They used Band of Horses’ “The Funeral” for this so you know how amazing it is. It’s dramatic and cinematic.

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Prophecy by Ellen Oh

We love this one because ANIMATION!

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The Fate of Ten by Pittacus Lore


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Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

This is another super dope trailer with an EXCELLENT song choice. We’re like YAAAAAS watching this.

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

This is definitely a trailer that will have you asking, “what happens next?!?!”

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Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carringer

This is a very charming and irreverent trailer. Love!

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The Marked Girl by Lindsey Klingele

Aw yes, the Booksplosion crew killin’ it in this book trailer!

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Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider

Raise your hands if you thought this was an actual film. Everything about this is pitch perfect!

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

This is a new HBO series or a YA novel? CAN IT BE BOTH?

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

So we all know a movie version is coming out soon but the book trailer is the OG stuff. Creepy and nails the book completely.

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My Life Undecided by Jessica Brody

Speaking of movies, this one really is like a mini movie!

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From Bad to Cursed by Katie Alender

When book trailers get fancy! We love this chilling one featuring Zendaya!

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The One by Kiera Cass

Okay so nothing really happens in this book trailer but THAT DRESS THO.

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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

This one legitimately looks like a movie trailer for a movie that would win several Oscars.

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Survive the Night by Danielle Vega

This book trailer is giving me heart palpitations and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

This trailer is so soothing to watch I just wish it was like 8 hours longer.

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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

When this book trailer came out people legit thought the actors in it were going to be the actors in the movie. That’s how good this trailer is!

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One More Thing by B.J. Novak

Okay, okay. This is not YA but we couldn’t resist adding this completely charming and hilarious trailer featuring everyone’s favorite non-couple, B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling.

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Do you have any favorite book trailers? Let us know below!