2015’s Top Ten Teen Books

At the end of Teen Read Week, YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) gave teens a chance to choose which YA books were the best of 2015. Here is the list:

  1. The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Scholastic)
  2.  I Become Shadow by Joe Shine. (Soho Teen)
  3. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. (Simon & Schuster)
  4. My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak. (Sourcebooks)
  5. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas. (Bloomsbury)
  6. The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare. (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
  7. The Young Elites by Marie Lu. (Penguin/G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
  8. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson. (Macmillan/ Henry Holt & Company)
  9. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson. (Simon & Schuster)
  10. The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith. (Hachette/Poppy)

But some of you felt differently. I gave you a list of the nominations and asked you which YA books you felt were the best of the year. Here is the top 3:

  1. The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare
  2. The Young Elites by Marie Lu
  3. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

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