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Teens' Top Ten Nominees 2014
During the Young Adult Library Association's Teen Read Week in October, vote for your favorites. Find out what the top ten teen books in the country really are for Teens' Top Ten!
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  Cover Art: The Nightmare Affair Arnett, Mindee
The Nightmare Affair
Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for "magickind," sixteen-year-old Destiny Everhart feeds on the dreams of others, working with a handsome human student to find a killer.
367 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Of Triton Banks, Anna
Of Triton
When her mother's reappearance in the Syrena world turns the two kingdoms -- Poseidon and Triton -- against one another, Emma must risk everything she loves and reveal herself -- and her Gift -- to save a people she's never known.
246 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Siege and Storm Bardugo, Leigh
Siege and Storm
Hunted across the True Sea and haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret.
435 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Love in the Time of Global Warming Block, Francesca Lia.
Love in the Time of Global Warming
After a devastating earthquake destroys the West Coast, causing seventeen-year-old Penelope to lose her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother, she navigates a dark world, holding hope and love in her hands and refusing to be defeated.
230 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Testing Charbonneau, Joelle
The Testing
Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
344 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Eye of Minds Dashner, James
The Eye of Minds
"Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him and his secret's out"--Provided by publisher.
310 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Earth Girl Edwards, Janet
Earth Girl
Abandoned on Earth because of her inability to survive on other planets, Jarra crafts a fake background for herself to join a class of norms who are excavating the dangerous ruins of the old cities.
263 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Clockwork Scarab Gleason, Colleen
The Clockwork Scarab
In 1889 London young women are turning up dead, and Evaline Stoker, relative of Bram, and Mina Holmes, niece of Sherlock, are summoned to investigate the clue of the not-so-ancient Egyptian scarabs--but where does a time traveler fit in?
350 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Maybe I Will Gray, Laurie
Maybe I Will
"It's about how one secret act of violence changes everything--how best friends can desert you when you need them most, how nobody understands. It's about the drinking and stealing and lying and wondering who you can trust. It's about parents and teachers, police officers and counselors--all the people who are supposed to help you, but who may not even believe you. It's about how suddenly all of your hopes and dreams can vanish, and you can find yourself all alone, with nothing and no one. Your only choice is to end it all or to start over... and all you can think is Maybe I Will.
206 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die Henry, April
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die
"She doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know where she is, or why. All she knows when she comes to in a ransacked cabin is that there are two men arguing over whether or not to kill her. And that she must run. Follow Cady and Ty (her accidental savior turned companion), as they race against the clock to stay alive"--Provided by publisher.
213 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Splintered : a Novel Howard, A. G.
Splintered : a Novel
A descendant of the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse.
371 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Teardrop Kate, Lauren
Since Eureka's mother drowned, she wishes she were dead too, but after discovering that an ancient book is more than a story, Eureka begins to believe that Ander is right about her being involved in strange things--and in grave danger.
441, 7 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Openly Straight Konigsberg, Bill
Openly Straight
Tired of being known as "the gay kid", Rafe Goldberg decides to assume a new persona when he comes east and enters an elite Massachusetts prep school--but trying to deny his identity has both complications and unexpected consequences.
320 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sky On Fire Laybourne, Emmy
Sky On Fire
A group of survivors, originally trapped together in a superstore by a series of escalating disasters, has split in two -- one group heading to Denver airport on a repaired school bus, the other remaining in the Sanctuary trying to rebuild the community they lost. But the world outside is dark and filled with dangerous chemicals that turn people into bloodthirsty monsters.
vi, 217 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Six Months Later Richards, Natalie D.
Six Months Later
"Chloe didn't think about it much when she nodded off in study hall on that sleepy summer day. But when she wakes up, snow is on the ground and she can't remember the last six months of her life. Before, she'd been a mediocre student. Now, she's on track for valedictorian and being recruited by Ivy League schools. Before, she never had a chance with super jock Blake. Now he's her boyfriend. Before, she and Maggie were inseparable. Now her best friend won't speak to her. What happened to her? And why can't she remember?"--
326 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Eleanor & Park Rowell, Rainbow
Eleanor & Park
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
328 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: This Song Will Save Your Life Sales, Leila
This Song Will Save Your Life
Nearly a year after a failed suicide attempt, sixteen-year-old Elise discovers that she has the passion, and the talent, to be a disc jockey.
276 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Rithmatist Sanderson, Brandon
The Rithmatist
As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice.
378 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Steelheart Sanderson, Brandon
At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.
386 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Winger Smith, Andrew
Two years younger than his classmates at a prestigious boarding school, fourteen-year-old Ryan Dean West grapples with living in the dorm for troublemakers, falling for his female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid, and playing wing on the Varsity rugby team with some of his frightening new dorm-mates.
438 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
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