Day: April 13, 2012

YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten Nominees

YALSA has announced the nominees for this year’s Teens’ Top Ten.  The list is nominated and voted on by teens.  The nominees are announced now, so that teens can read the books this summer and vote on them in August and September. 

Here are the 2012 nominees (so many great titles!):


Abandon by Meg Cabot

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

All Good Children by Catherine Austen


All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin

Ashes by Ilsa Bick

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Septys


Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Divergent by Veronica Ross

Eona: The Last Dragoneye by Alison Goodman


The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Hourglass by Myra McEntire

How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr


Legend by Marie Lu

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, illustrated by Jim Kay


Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge

Scarlet by A. C. Gaughen

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Steifvater


Shine by Lauren Myracle

Tempest by Julie Cross

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel


What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen

Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Wither by Lauren DeStefano


Do you have a favorite among the nominees?  Any favorite of the year that isn’t nominated?