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Young Adult Books

Books for ages 14-up

2019 Teens' Top Ten Titles

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YALSA's Teen's Top Ten is a "teens choice" list where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Here are the winners for 2019...

  1. #MurderTrending by Gretchen McNeil. Freeform Books/Disney Book Group.
  2. Wildcard by Marie Lu. G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House.
  3. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette Book Group.
  4. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster..
  5. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Henry Holt Books for Young Readers/Macmillan.
  6. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. First Second/Macmillan.
  7. American Panda by Gloria Chao. Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster.
  8. Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu. Random House Children’s Books/Penguin Random House.
  9. Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll. Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan.
  10. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. HarperTeen/HarperCollins.

Download the full list with annotations.