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Subject: Top 100 Books for Young Adults to Read
Date Posted: 7/15/2012 10:53 PM ET
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Hey y'all!!

I'm looking for the top 100 young adult books to read this year!  It can be any genre, just your top books young adults should read!! 

So, what are your favorite books?

Date Posted: 7/15/2012 11:08 PM ET
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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

Birthmarked by Caragh M. Obrien

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

A Million Suns by Beth Revis

Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne


Date Posted: 7/16/2012 8:42 AM ET
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the best ones i've read this year are (sorry about the weird numbers...their from my bulletin board!)

64.  7 Clues to Winning You - Kristin Walker

62.  Between Shades of Gray - Ruta Sepetys

60.  Never Fall Down - Patricia McCormick (unabridged audiobook)

55.  Glitch - Heather Anastaciu

46.  Belles (book 1) - Jen Calonita (unabridged audiobook)

44.  The Hourglass (book 1) - Myra McEntire

37.  The Calling (Dark Rising 2) - Kelley Armstrong

36.  The Probability of Miracles - Wendy Wunder

35.  Everneath -  Brodi Ashton

34.  Beautiful Chaos (book 3) - Kim Garcie & Margaret Stohl

33.  Unraveling Isobel - Eileen Cook

29.  Starters (book 1) - Lissa Price

28.  Dear Bully:  70 Authors Tell Their Stories - edited by Megan Kelley Hall & Carrie Jones

21.  The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer - Michelle Hodkin

16.  A Beautiful Dark (book 1) - Jocelyn Davies

15.  The Fault in Our Stars - John Green

13.  A Million Suns (Across the Universe 2) - Beth Revis

12.  Anna Dressed in Blood (book 1) - Kendare Blake

10.  Shatter Me (book 1) - Tahereh Mafi

7.  Dearly, Departed - Lia Habel

2.  The Future of Us - Jay Asher/Carolyn Mackler

1.  The Magnolia League (book 1) - Katie Crouch

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Date Posted: 7/26/2012 11:22 AM ET
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The Goats

Date Posted: 7/26/2012 2:11 PM ET
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These aren't all from this year, but they're all really good in my opinion

Split by Swati Avasthi

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (and series)

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta (and series)

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (and series)

Sabriel by Garth Nix (I haven't read there rest of the series yet)

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder (and series, though the first is the best)

Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta (really anything by her is amazing IMO - Jellicoe Road, Piper's Son)

The Key to the Golden Firebird by Maureen Johnson

Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (and series)

The DUFF by Kody Keplinger

Where She Went by Gayle Forman (sequel to If I Stay)

Gone (Gone, Bk 1) by Michael Grant (and series, though I am not as gungho as I was about it)

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Going Bovine by Libba Bray

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

The Cardturner by Louis Sachar

The Hate List by Jennifer Brown

Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Rise of Renegade X by Chelsea Campbell

Lady Macbeth’s Daughter by Lisa Klein

No and Me by Delphine de Vigan

Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter (and series)

The Boys Next Door by Jennifer Echols

Date Posted: 7/26/2012 7:33 PM ET
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Going Bovine- Libba Bray