7. Looking for Alaska, by John Green.
Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group
Arguably the magnum opus of one of the most popular young adult authors working today, Looking for Alaska has faced myriad challenges due to scenes of sexual encounters between emotionally-overwhelmed teenagers using explicit language. Though the book’s been accused of planting the seeds of inappropriate desires, the reality may be that it accurately depicts the way teenagers these days already feel and act…
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