Wednesday, May 28, 2008

YA Summer Book Club Choices

The girls (8th/9th/10th grade) get to pick their top 5 and then we will see which ones we read. Our first book will be Reality Chick by Lauren Barnholdt and our last book will be Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.

1. It's All About Us by Shelley Adina
2. Audrey, Wait by Robin Benway
3. Shift by Jennifer Bradbury
4. Mixed Bags by Melody Carlson
5. Take Me There by Susane Colasanti
6. How to Hook a Hottie by Tina Ferraro
7. Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty by Judy Gerham
8. Imaginary Enemies by Julie Gonzales
9. Luxe by Anne Gunderson
10.In Between by Jenny B. Jones
11. My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger
12. How to be Bad by Lockhart, Mylnowski, Myracle
13. Suck it Upby Brian Meehl
14. Dairy Queen/The Off Season by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
15. Thirteen by Lauren Myracle
16. The Fold by An Na
17. How to Build a House by Dana Reinhardt
18. Geek Magnet by Kieran Scott
19. The Comeback Season by Jennifer E. Smith
20. Lost It by Kristen Tracy
21 Me, The Missing and The Dead by Jenny Valentine
22. Confessions of a Serial Kisser by Wendelin Van Draanen

Really hard to pick just 5! I know that #14 is actually two books but you gotta read both! What are your picks?

Top 20 YA Books I Want to Read

1. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
2. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

3. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by MT Anderson
4. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
5. My Name is Chloe by Melody Carlson
6. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
7. The Opposite of Invisible by Liz Gallagher
8. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
9. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
10. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
11. Sunrise over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers

12. Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
13. The Off Season by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
14. The Fold by An Na
15. Unwind by Neil Shusterman
16. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
17. Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
18. Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
19. Black and White by Paul Volponi
20. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

I'm halfway there..!


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