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Subject: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels (NPR)
Date Posted: 8/7/2012 9:04 AM ET
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Have you guys seen the list NPR compiled? 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

I've read 57 of the entries, though some are series that I didn't finish.

Subject: Ive read 28 of the titles
Date Posted: 8/8/2012 8:00 AM ET
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Date Posted: 8/8/2012 10:46 AM ET
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Thats an interesting list. Ive only read 11 though. LOL   I do have like 17 others on my TBR though!

Date Posted: 8/8/2012 12:54 PM ET
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I'm stuck on a coference call and bored, so I went through the list.

Have read...
1. Harry Potter - all 7
2. Hunger Games - all 3
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
4. The Fault in Our Stars
8. Fahrenheit 451
9. Looking for Alaksa
10. The Book Thief
12. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - read 1st
14. Anne of Green Gables
16. Perks of Being a Wallflower
18. Lord of the Flies
19. Divergent - all 2
20. Paper Towns
21. Mortal Instruments - read 1st
22. An Abundance of Katherines
24. Thirteen Reasons Why
27. Twilight Series - all 4
28. Uglies Series - read 3
30. Tuck Everlasting
31. Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
32. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants - read 1st
33. The Call of the Wild
34. Will Grayson, Will Grayson
35. Go Ask Alice
36. Howl's Moving Castle
39. Vampire Academy - all 6
40. Abhorsen Trilogy - read 1st, own rest
41. My Sister's Keeper
45. Graceling Series - read 2
49. Princess Diaries - read 1st, own rest
50. Song of the Lioness - read 1st, own rest
53. Anna and the French Kiss
54. Hush, Hush - read 1st
55. 13 Little Blue Envelopes
57. The Gemma Doyle Trilogy - read 1st, own rest
63. A Ring of Endless Light
64. The Truth About Forever
65. Bloodlines - read 2
67. Fallen - read 1st
68. House of Night - read 5
69. I Capture the Castle
70. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
71. Before I Fall
74. The Maze Runner Series - all 3
75. If I Stay
77. Crank
78. Matched - read 1st
79. Gallegher Girls - read 5
85. Chaos Walking - read 1st, own rest
88. Feed
90. Along for the Ride
91. Confessions of Georgia Nicolson - read 1st
92. Leviathan - read 1st
95. This Lullaby
96. Gone - read 4
97. Wolves of Mercy Falls - read 3
99. Wintergirls

Own but haven't read...
5. The Hobbit
6. The Catcher in the Rye
7. The Lord of the Rings - all 3
11. The Giver - own 1st
17. The Princess Bride
52. Delirium
82. I Am the Messenger
94. Chronicles of Chrestomanci - own all

Date Posted: 8/8/2012 5:07 PM ET
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 Wow I have read tons of those too! Maybe I'll post a list later when I'm not at work.

Date Posted: 8/8/2012 6:30 PM ET
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I saw this the other day. I've only read 38 of the list.

Date Posted: 8/12/2012 10:25 PM ET
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47 for me, but as most are lumped as series....i didn't read all the series the entire way, but i'm still counting them!

and if you total out all of the books in each series, that number would be significantly higher!  LOL!



Last Edited on: 8/12/12 10:26 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/31/2012 1:00 PM ET
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Thanks for posting! I added some of these to my WL laugh