We’re Back!


Reading Corps is back in full swing, and we’ve been busy reading for the 2014 Teens Top Ten. Teens everywhere nominate their favorite books of last year, and then the list of 25 nominees is whittled down to the top ten books of that year. You can see the full list of nominees here.

Ok, here’s our top ten:

1: Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

2: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

3: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

4: The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

5: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Tucholke

6: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

7: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

8: The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

9: Winger by Andrew Smith

10: Splintered by A. G. Howard

Aaaaaand now for the official winners…

  1. “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell (Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin)
  2. “Splintered” by A.G. Howard (ABRAMS/Amulet Books)
  3. “The Rithmatist” by Brandon Sanderson (Tor Teen)
  4. “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey (Penguin/Putnam Juvenile)
  5. “Monument 14: Sky on Fire” by Emmy Laybourne (Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends)
  6. “Earth Girl” by Janet Edwards (Prometheus Books /Pyr)
  7. “The Testing” by Joelle Charbonneau (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  8. “Steelheart” by Brandon Sanderson (Random House/Delacorte Press)
  9. “Siege and Storm” by Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan/Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
  10. “The Eye of Minds” by James Dashner (Random House/Delacorte Press)

6/10! Not bad!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be posting our reviews of the winners (and the other nominees), so check back if you’re looking for some awesome reading recommendations!



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