Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Top 100 YA Books

Sorry the month of April has been so quiet!! Oshie and I have had a lot of things to focus on, but don't worry, we're still reading and buying books like always. More reviews coming soon.

So, I saw the Top 100 YA Books listed on The Book Cellar and I thought I'd share my thoughts on the top books right quick.

100. Hate List by Jennifer Brown- not familiar with
99. Abhorsen Trilogy by Garth Nix- need to read
98. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly- not familiar with
97. Among The Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix- not familiar with
96. Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Claus- seems like I've heard of this
95. Forever by Judy Blume- heard of it
94. The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale- not familiar with
93. Tithe by Holly Black- not familiar with
92. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott- not familiar with
91. Wings by Aprillynne Pike- seen in stores, cover is really pretty
90. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green- not familiar with
89. Angus, Thongs And Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison- Been meaning to read for a looonng time
88. Marked by PC And Kristin Cast- need to read sometime
87. Maximum Ride series by James Patterson- just won a copy a few weeks ago
86. The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky- Been meaning to read for longer than I'd like to admit
85. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson- need to read
84. I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak- not familiar with
83. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli- not familiar with
82. The Mediator series by Meg Cabot- need to read someday
81. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen- need to read
80. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin- not familiar with
79. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald- need to read someday...I'm distantly related to the guy, lol
78. Along For The Ride by Sarah Dessen- need to read
77. Evernight by Claudia Gray- need to read
76. If I Stay by Gayle Foreman- need to read
75. Life As We Knew It series by Susan Beth Pfeffer- not familiar with
74. Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston- might read sometime
73. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa- need to read
72. Alana: The First Adventure series by Tamora Pierce- not familiar with
71. Stardust by Neil Gaiman- need to read
70. Unwind by Neil Shusterman- not familiar with
69. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech- not familiar with
68. Paper Towns by John Green- not familiar with
67. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles- not familiar with
66. A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith- not familiar with
65. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli- might read sometime
64. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time by Mark Haddon-not familiar with
63. The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell- Enjoyed it as a kid
62. Blue Bloods series by Melissa De La Cruz- need to read
61. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous- might read sometime
60. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie- really want to read this
59. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt- might read sometime...saw the movie, kinda know how it ends
58. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen- need to read
57. Eragon by Christopher Paoloni- Really enjoyed it.
56. Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine- need to read
55. The Vampire Diaries by LJ Smith- need to read
54. Fallen by Lauren Kate- need to read
53. The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett- Loved it as a kid
52. The Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot- Looove it
51. Inkheart series by Cornelia Funke- need to read
50. Number The Stars by Lois Lowry- need to read
49. Lord Of The Flies by William Golding- read some of it, it's okay
48. The Maze Runner by James Dashner- need to read
47. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares- need to read
46. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver- really want to read
45. The Summoning series by Kelley Armstrong- need to read
44. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher- need to read
43. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson- need to read
42. Ender's Game series by Orson Scott Card- need to read
41. Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones- recently read, enjoyed, and reviewed
40. Wake series by Lisa McMann- need to read
39. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman- need to read
38. Are You There God? It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume- need to read
37. Looking For Alaska by John Green- need to read
36. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett- One of my favs as a kid
35. A Great And Terrible Beauty series by Libba Bray- need to read
34. His Dark Materials trilogy by Phillip Pullman- read some of as a kid when it was first published, couldn't get into it
33. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte- need to read
32. Romeo And Juliet by William Shakespeare- Classic
31. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain- need to read
30. Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr- need to read
29. Forest of Hands And Teeth by Carrie Ryan- need to read
28. Holes by Louis Sacher- need to read, even though I've seen the movie
27. The Outsiders by SE Hinton- need to read
26. The Catcher In The Rye by JD Salinger- read some of, need to finish it someday
25. The Princess Bride by William Goldman- Was really slow, I like the movie better
24. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson- need to read
23. The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank- Read it multiple times, I always cry at the end
22.Uglies series by Scott Westerfield- need to read
21. Beautiful Creatures by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia- currently reading
20. Poison Study series by Maria V. Snyder- really enjoyed this one
19. Book Thief by Markus Zusak- need to read, read good things about it
18. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carlson Levine- need to read, love the movie though
17. Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead- need to read
16. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick- need to read
15. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott- I've read it over and over again, one of my favorite books
14. Anne of Green Gables series by LM Montgomery- Anne is awesome
13. The Giver by Lois Lowry- just finished, really good
12. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare- need to read
11. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater- Why isn't this towards the bottom? I didn't enjoy it as much as I wish I had.
10. Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis- read some of, need to finish series
9. A Wrinkle In Time series by Madeline L'engle- need to read
8. Graceling series by Kristin Cashore- need to read
7. Percy Jackson And The Olympians by Rick Riordan- might read, not really a fan of Greek mythology, but I've heard good things
6. Nick And Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan- need to read
5. Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen- ...Umm, best book EVER?
4. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee- Classic, classic, classic, Atticus, you are my hero
3. Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer- Took me back to my high school days, take me back to 10th grade and I would have been completely gaga over this
2. Harry Potter series by JK Rowling- A legend in it's own time
1. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins- Completely deserves to be here at #1, go out now and BUY THIS!

So, it looks like I have a lot of reading to catch up on! Away I go!

1 comment:

  1. I have a ton of reading to catch up on too!



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