If you didn’t get enough zombie action during Teen Read Week, here are some positively tasty titles…
The votes are in! Here are the 2012 Teens’ Top 10 Books, as voted by YOU…
#1 Divergent by Veronica Roth
#2 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
#3 Legend by Marie Lu
#4 Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
#5 What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
#6 Across the Universe by Beth Revis
#7 Cinder by Marissa Meyer
#8 The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
#9 Where She Went by Gayle Forman
#10 Abandon by Meg Cabot
From now through Saturday, September 15th, you can choose your three favorites from a list of 24 books published last year.
This is the Teen Top Ten vote, sponsored by YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association).
The winners, the top ten, will be announced during Teen Read Week, October 14-20.
The 24 candidates are listed below. You can click here or on the Top Ten illustration to bring up a ballot for voting.
Austen, Catherine All Good Children
Bick, Ilsa Ashes
Cabot, Meg Abandon
Cross, Julie Tempest
Dessen, Sarah What Happened to Goodbye
DeStefano, Lauren Wither
Forman, Gayle Where She Went
Gaughen, A.C. Scarlet
Goodman, Alison Eona: The Last Dragoneye
Green, John The Fault in Our Stars
Gulledge, Laura Lee Page by Paige
Lu, Marie Legend
McEntire, Myra Hourglass
Meyer, Marissa Cinder
Myracle, Lauren Shine
Ness, Patrick A Monster Calls
Oppel, Kenneth This Dark Endeavor
Revis, Beth Across the Universe
Riggs, Ransom Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Roth, Veronica Divergent
Sepetys, Ruta Between Shades of Gray
Stiefvater, Maggie The Scorpio Races
Zarr, Sara How to Save a Life
Zevin, Gabrielle All These Things I’ve Done
If You Liked “The Hunger Games”…
Now that you’ve fallen in love with the trilogy, you may be wondering what to read next. The staff of the Lawrence Public Library–that’s in Lawrence, Kansas, not our Lawrence Branch–has compiled a list to help you find your next favorite book, whether you loved The Hunger Games for the action and adventure, the love triangle, or the dystopian elements.
How was your spring break? Full of win or total fail? Did you go on a trip? Veg out at home? No matter how you passed the time, you’re probably missing it now that you’re back in school. Why not check out one of these books about spring break to help remind you of the fun?
Playing for Keeps by Veronica Chambers
Spring Break : a Summer Novel by Katherine Applegate
Spring Breakdown ty Melody Carlson
Highway to Hell : a Novel by Rosemary Clement-Moore
Spring Breakup by Stephanie Hale
Feathered by Laura Kasischke
That’s What’s Up! by Paula Chase
South Beach by Aimee Friedman
Tell us in the comments what you did on your spring break!