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What Should I Read Next?
I will be taking suggestions on What I Should Read for the next year when committee work is done.  I will incorporate your suggestions once or twice a month.  Books should be traditionally published and readily available.  Please add to this Google Doc or tweet me!

  1. The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (@cattrinkle)
  2. Glory Be by Augusta ScatterGood (@elfphd)
  3. The Quick Fix () by Jack Ferraiolo (@jackferraiolo)

Books Read in 2013 (not including books for 2014 YALSA committee)
Find me on Goodreads the most up-to-date source of my reading

Picture Books
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
Year of the Jungle by Suzanne Collins
That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems


Chapter Books
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
Twelve Kinds of Ice by Ellen Obed

Middle Grades
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz - favorite MG of January
Goblin Secrets (Zombay, 1) by William Alexander
Geeks, Girls and Secret Identities by Mike Jung (Batty About Books) - favorite MG of February
Day of Doom (Cahills vs. Vespers, 6) by David Baldacci
Flying the Dragon by Natalie Lorenzi
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
The Select (Seven Wonders, prequel) by Peter Lerangis - Batty About Books
The Girl From Felony Bay by JE Thompson
Hold Fast by Blue Balliett
After Eli by Rebecca Ruff
Encyclopedia of Me by Karen Rivers
Colossus Rises (Seven Wonders, 1) by Peter Lerangis (Batty About Books)
Who Could That Be At That Hour? (All The Wrong Questions, 1) by Lemony Snicket
House of Secrets (House of Secrets, 1) by Ned Vizzini and Chris Columbus (ng)
12 Finally (Willow Falls, 2) by Wendy Mass
Wild Boy by Mary Losure (nf)
Faces from the Past by  James Deem (nf)
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson 
Dogs on Duty by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent (nf)
Dogs of Winter by Bobby Pyron
The Amazing Harry Keller by Gail Jarrow (nf)
On the Day I Died by Candace Fleming
Wild Horse Scientists by Kay Frydenborg (nf)
The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher
Serafina's Promise by Ann Burg
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl (Zita the Spacegirl, 2) by Ben Hatke (gn)
The Big Splash by Jack Ferraiolo
Sidekicked by John Anderson
Lenny Cyrus, School Virus by Joe Schreiber
Zombie Makers by Rebecca Johnson (nf)

Young Adults
Reached (Matched, 3) by Ally Condie
Prodigy (Legend, 2) by Marie Lu
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell - favorite YA of January
Doomed by Tracy Deebs
Fat Kid Rules the World by KL Going - favorite YA of February
Monster by Walter Dean Myers (NerdPrintz)
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
Level 2 (The Memory Chronicles, 1) by Lenore Appelhans
Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, 3) by Beth Revis
Boundless (Unearthly, 3) by Cynthia Hand
Rise of Nine (Lorien Legacies, 3) by Pittacus Lore
Cardboard by Doug TenNapel (gn)
Unspoken (Lynburn Legacy, 1) by Sarah Rees Brennan - favorite YA of March
Requiem (Delirium, 3) by Lauren Oliver
Poison by Bridget Zinn
The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long (gn)
Hades: Lord of the Dead (Olympians, 4) by George O'Connor
Etiquette and Espionage (Finishing School, 1) by Gail Carriger 
Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society, 3) by Ally Carter
Yaqui Delgado Wants To Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood by Abby McDonald
Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, 1) by Veronica Rossi
What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, 1) by Kat Zhang
The Wonder Show by Hannah Barnaby
Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
Collin Fisher by Ashley Miller
Siege and Storm (The Grisha, 2) by Leigh Bardugo
The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
Relish by Lucy Knisely (gn) (nf)
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber
Living With Jackie Chan by Jo Knowles
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant (Delilah Dirk, 1) by Tony Cliff (gn)
Something Like Normal by Trish Doller
The Elite (The Selection, 2) by Kiera Cass

Witness to Fitness by Donna Richardson Joyner (nf)
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (classic)
Pathways to the Common Core by Lucy Calkins (nf)
Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Husband's Secret by Lauren Moriarty
Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs, 1) by Jacqueline Winspear


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