Thursday, January 1, 2015

One More Year-end List! Our Top Young Adult and Teen Books of 2014.

Young Adult and Teen Bestsellers at Boswell 2014
1. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
2. The Scar Boys, by Len Vlahos
3. Virals, by Kathy Reichs
4. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
5. The Testing, by Joelle Charbonneau
6. Divergent, by Veronica Roth
7. Ask Again Later, by Liz Czukas
8. Afterworlds, by Scott Westerfeld
9. The Glass Sentence, by S.E. Grove
10. Insurgent, by Veronica Roth
11. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs
12. Legend, by Marie Lu
13. The Search for WondLa, by Toni DiTerlizzi
14. Allegiant, by Veronia Roth
15. Ashes, by Ilsa Bick
16. Independent Study, by Joelle Charbonneau
17. Eleanor and Park, by Rainbow Rowell
18 .The Fault in Our Stars (cloth), by John Green
19. Exposure, by Kathy and Brendan Reichs
20. Angel de la Luna and the Fifth Glorious Mystery, by M. Evelina Galang
21. The Maze Runner, by James Dashner
22. Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqeline Woodson
23. Seizure, by Kathy and Brendan Reichs
24. Looking for Alaska, by John Green
25. Noggin', by John Corey Whaley
26. Paper Towns, by John Green
27. Code, by Kathy and Brendan Reichs
28. Dangerous, by Shannon Hale
29. Sinner, by Maggie Stiefvater
30. The Gospel of Winter, by Brendan Kiely
31. The Battle for WondLa, by Tony DiTerlizzi
32. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
33. When I Was the Greatest, by Jason Reynolds
34. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
35. Better Off Friends, by Elizabeth Eulberg

What? Only four John Green titles. We are slacking.  Yes, still event driven and I should note that two of our top 15 are joining up for an event on at the North Shore Library. Elizabeth Eulberg Liz Czukas, and yes, also Ally Carter will be there on Wednesday, January 28, 6:30 pm. No reservation necessary but feel free to call them up and gush about how excited you are.

We're also please to be welcoming back Jason Reynolds to Milwaukee. This time he'll be at East Library on Monday, April 13 (yes, that's enough time to clear your schedule), at 6:30. He's coming for his new book, The Boy in the Black Suit, out January 6.

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