YA Fiction

Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials

Unwind

Anna and the French Kiss

A Stranger to Command (DNF)

The Wee Free Men (reread)

The Last Little Blue Envelope

Wildwood Dancing (reread)

Mindblind

Runemarks

Sean Griswold’s Head

Dragonfly

Mad Love

On Fortune’s Wheel (reread)

Anastasia’s Secret

Enchanted Ivy

I Now Pronounce You Someone Else

Trash

My Unfair Godmother

Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie

Sweet 15

Exile

Hattie Big Sky

In a Heartbeat

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You

Pegasus (DNF)

Street Magic

Behemoth

Forge

Sapphique

2010:

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things

The Ring of Solomon

Starcrossed

Bamboo People

I Shall Wear Midnight

Marcelo in the Real World

The Red Umbrella

Happyface

The Fool’s Girl

Extraordinary

Geektastic

Howl’s Moving Castle

Dream Factory

Mare’s War

Cracked Up to Be

Shiver

Mockingjay

A Mango Shaped Space

The Cardturner

The Demon’s Covenant

No and Me

Sisters Red

North of Beautiful

Carter’s Big Break

A Step from Heaven

The Demon’s Lexicon

Incarceron

In Mike We Trust

Donut Days


Finnikin of the Rock

Skunk Girl

Two Moon Princess

Ash

Enchanted Glass

Wintergirls

Crossing Stones

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

God Went to Beauty School

My Double Life

Academy 7

Radiant Darkness

Breathless (DNF)

A Conspiracy of Kings

Hamlet (DNF)

I am Morgan le Fay

How to Say Goodbye in Robot

Demon Princess: Reign or Shine

As You Wish

Heist Society

Candor

The Truth About Forever

Shine, Coconut Moon

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging

Scarlett Fever

Lady Macbeth’s Daughter

Going Bovine

Saved by the Music

Dream Life

Carter Finally Gets It

My Most Excellent Year

Saving Maddie

Dream Girl

2009:

Leviathan

Ninth Grade Slays

Something, Maybe

Lips Touch Three Times

The Princetta

Liar

Ice

The Summer I Turned Pretty

Nothing But Ghosts

The Key to the Golden Firebird

The Princess and the Bear

Willow

Dreaming Anastasia

Catching Fire

Perfect Chemistry

Just Listen

Forest Born

The Secret Story of Sonia Rodriguez

Someone Like You

Let It Snow

Secret Keeper

Troubadour (DNF)

The Forest of Hands and Teeth

Eighth Grade Bites

Coffeehouse Angel

Goddess Boot Camp

Fragile Eternity (DNF)

Sprout

Oh. My. Gods.

Story of a Girl

Fire

20 Boy Summer

Beastly

Need

Nation

Ink Exchange

That Summer

Keturah and Lord Death

Girl at Sea

Wicked Lovely

Wintersmith

The Chosen One

Fire and Hemlock

Hat Full of Sky

Here Lies Arthur

How Not to be Popular

The Wee Free Men

Devilish

Extras

Artichoke’s Heart

Aurelia

Lock and Key

The Order of the Odd-Fish

Stealing Heaven

Flygirl

Speak

Just One Wish

Life As We Knew It

Stop Me if You’ve Heard This One Before

The Parliament of Blood

Graceling

Dear Julia

The Bermudez Triangle

Everything Beautiful

The Rule of Won

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

Chalice

Paper Towns

The Hunger Games

The Musician’s Daughter

Two Girls of Gettysburg

2008:

The Year We Disappeared: A Father-Daughter Memoir

Bloody Jack

Princess Ben

The Dragon’s Son

Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film about “The Grapes of Wrath”

Audrey, Wait! (DNF)

Nobody’s Princess

Court Duel

In the Stone Circle

Peeled

Crown Duel

Undone

Suite Scarlett

Breaking Dawn

Farworld: Water Keep

The Traitor Game

13 Little Blue Envelopes

The Adoration of Jenna Fox

Love, Stargirl

The Juliet Club

War of the Witches

Alive and Well in Prague, New York

An Abundance of Katherines

House of Dance

Sword of the Rightful King

Fathom Five

Girl, Hero

The King of Attolia

The Queen of Attolia

The Thief

The Off Season

The Redheaded Princess

Exodus

The Patron Saint of Butterflies

Looking for Alaska

The Luxe

Dairy Queen: A Novel

Blue Bloods (DNF)

Bella at Midnight

The Faerie Path

Ten Cents a Dance

A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

A Curse Dark as Gold

The Other Book

Song of the Sparrow

Kira-Kira

Enter Three Witches

Ptolemy’s Gate

The Princess and the Hound

Saving Juliet

Loving Will Shakespeare

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

The Golem’s Eye

Big Fat Manifesto

2007:

Lawn Boy

Thirteen Reasons Why

Lily Dale: Awakening

Dragon’s Keep

The Amulet of Samarkand

Anahita’s Woven Riddle

The Wednesday Wars

April and the Dragon Lady

Ophelia

The Declaration

Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature

Book of a Thousand Days

Middle School is Worse than Meatloaf

Specials

Eclipse

Pretties

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Uglies

Wildwood Dancing

Leonardo’s Shadow

Evil Genius

Beast

A True and Faithful Narrative

Larklight

The Legend of Lady Ilena

River Secrets

New Moon

Twilight



2006:

On Fortune’s Wheel

East

At the Sign of the Star

The Devil’s Arithmatic

Rebel Angels

Fly By Night

Enna Burning

A Great and Terrible Beauty

The Shakeress

Annie, Between the States

Criss Cross

The Harper Hall Trilogy

The Orange Trees of Versailles

The Grand Tour

The Illryian Adventure

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

In the Shadow of the Pali



2005:

Sorcery and Cecelia (Or, The Enchanted Chocolate Pot)

The Hounds of the Morrigan

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn

Jackaroo

Betsy and the Emperor

Gathering Blue

Sabriel

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Westmark Trilogy

The Goose Girl

The Ear, The Eye and the Arm

Things Not Seen

The Road From Home

The Lost Years of Merlin series

Song of the Lioness

Newbery Medal (1922 to 1980)

Newbery Medal (1980 to Present)

Potpourri: Holes, Skeleton Man, The Lion Tamer’s Daughter, Hoot

Boy Books: The House of the Scorpion, The Darksword Trilogy

Girl Books: Tuck Everlasting, Summer of My German Soldier, Shadow Spinner, Pirates!, Stargirl, Shiva’s Fire, Outlaws of Sherwood, Sherwood Ring

Women Writers: Matilda Bone, The Wanderer, Hope was Here, Rules of the Road, Standing Tall, Sticks

Other Really Good YA Books: Hero and the Crown, Harry Potter (4-7), Goose Girl, The Giver, Crispin

YAs I didn’t really like (as of 2005): The Princess Diaries, The White Mountains, Eva, Roanoke, Zel, Golden Compass, Subtle Knife, If You Come Softly

One thought on “YA Fiction

  1. Anonymous says:

    You should definitely try The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler. I’m a high school English teacher and I love this book. Mackler’s other books are also good reads. Young females trying to work out life, love, and everything in between.

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