YALSA's 2014 Teens Top Ten
Every year, YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association, publishes a Teens Top Ten List. The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where actual teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Exciting, right?! These are the books that YOU have decided are the best reads. This is a great list to check out if you're looking for something good to read.
- Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 6. Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
- Splintered - by A.G. Howard 7. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
- The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson 8. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
- The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey 9. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
- Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne 10. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner
Read Them Before You See Them!
Here are some upcoming movies that are based on books. Everyone knows the book is always better so be sure to read these before you buy your ticket and popcorn.
The DUFF - February 20, 2015
A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier more popular friends. Starring Mae Whitman and Bella Thorne
In the Heart of the Sea - March 13, 2015
Based on the 1820 event, a whaling ship is preyed upon by a sperm whale, stranding its crew at sea for 90 days, thousands of miles from home. Starring Chris Hemsworth and directed by Ron Howard.
Insurgent - March 20, 2015
Shaileen Woodley and Ansel Elgort return in the sequel to Divergent.
The Longest Ride - April 10, 2015
The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.
Paper Towns - June 5, 2015
A young man, Quentin, and his four friends, embark upon the road trip of their lives to find the missing girl next door.
The Scorch Trials - September 18, 2015
The Gladers have escaped the Maze, but now they face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a world ravaged by solar flares and disease.
Victor Frankenstein - October 2, 2015
Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.
Mockingjay, Part 2 - November 20, 2015
After being symbolized as the 'Mockingjay' Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.
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Last updated: January 14, 2015