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Teens Top Ten

teens top ten

Teens from around the country voted on their favorite books of last year and here are the results. (So happy that Raven Boys made the cut!)

Code Name Verity

In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

False Prince

In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king’s long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war.

Insurgent

As war surges in the dystopian society around her, sixteen-year-old Divergent Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves–and herself–while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love

Pushing the Limits

Former popular girl, Echo, finds herself mysteriously cast as an outsider at school and has scars on her arms with no memory of how they got there. When she meets bad boy, Noah Hutchinson, she is surprised that he is able to understand. Sparks fly and the two have a hard time fighting their attraction despite secrets they are both keeping.

Poison Princess

In the aftermath of a cataclysmic event, sixteen-year-old Evie, from a well-to-do Louisiana family, learns that her terrible visions are actually prophecies and that there are others like herself–embodiments of Tarot cards destined to engage in an epic battle.

Raven Boys

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent’s only gift seems to be that she makes other people’s talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own–and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

Crewel

Gifted with the unusual ability to embroider the very fabric of life, sixteen-year-old Adelice is summoned by Manipulation Services to become a Spinster, a move that will separate her from her beloved family and home forever.

Every Day

Every morning A wakes in a different person’s body, in a different person’s life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until A wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon.

Kill Me Softly

When sixteen-year-old Mira runs away to discover her secret past, she finds a place where Grimm’s fairy tales come to life, and she cannot avoid her accursed fate.

Butter

Unable to control his binge eating, a morbidly obese teenager nicknamed Butter decides to make live webcast of his last meal as he attempts to eat himself to death.

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