Locus, the magazine that covers science fiction and fantasy, has put our their 2012 recommended reading list which are this year’s favorite books of the editors and reviewers of Locus.  They have a list of their top Young Adult books:

Apollo's Outcasts Be My Enemy Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)

Apollo’s Outcasts by Allen Steele

Be My Enemy by Ian McDonald

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

Black Heart (Curse Workers, #3) 11164791 The Broken Lands The Chaos

Black Heart by Holly Black

The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan

The Broken Lands by Kate Milford

The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson

The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, #2) Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #2) The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)

The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson

Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor

The Diviners by Libba Bray

Dodger The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2) Every Day

Dodger by Terry Pratchett

The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi

Every Day by David Levithan

A Face Like Glass The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (Fairyland, #2) Pirate Cinema

A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente

Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow

Radiant Days  Railsea The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, #1)

Radiant Days by Elizabeth Hand

Railsea by China Mieville

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Son (The Giver, #4) Team Human Zeuglodon: The True Adventures of Kathleen Perkins, Cryptozoologist

Son by Lois Lowry

Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sara Rees Brennan

Zeuglodon by James P. Blaylock