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
THERE’S A FLOATING SANDWICH.
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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!