YA Crossover Recap

Last night was our Young Adult Crossover Booktalk, which was part of this year’s Arlington Reads Together program. There were so many great recommendations for books, I wanted to be sure and list them here for those of you who weren’t able to attend.

Here’s a list of all of our recommendations. They’re young adult books unless otherwise noted, and each one that was featured in our talks has the presenter’s name after it. If only we had time to talk about them all!

Alexie, Sherman. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Anderson, M.T. The Astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: The Pox Party (Aimee), Feed

Asher, Jay. Thirteen Reasons Why (Aimee), The Future of Us

Bray, Libba. Going Bovine, Beauty Queens

Brunt, Carol Rifka. Tell the Wolves I’m Home (adult) (Laura)

Cashore, Kristin. Graceling, Fire, Bitterblue

Chbosky, Stephen. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games series

Dessen, Sarah. All Titles

DeWoskin, Rachel. Big Girl Small (adult)

Dowswell, Paul. Auslander

Fletcher, Christine. Ten Cents a Dance (Linda)

Forman, Gayle. If I Stay

Franklin, Emily and Halpin, Brendan. The Half Life of Planets, Tessa Masterson Will Go To Prom

Gaiman, Neil.  Graveyard Book

Godbersen, Anna. The Luxe series (Laura)

Goodman, Alison. Eon

Green, John. All Titles

Haines, Kathryn Miller. The Girl is Murder (Linda)

Handler, Daniel. Why We Broke Up (Laura), and The Basic Eight (adult)

Katcher, Brian. Almost Perfect (Linda) and Playing with Matches

King, A.S. Please Ignore Vera Dietz (Linda)

Levithan, David. All Titles

Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, The Boyfriend List

MacColl, Michaela. Prisoners in the Palace

Mahbod, Seraji. Rooftops of Tehran (adult) (Aimee)

Marchetta, Melina. Jellicoe Road and Finnikin of the Rock

McBride, Lish. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer

Mieville, China. Railsea and Un Lun Dun

Oliver, Lauren. Before I Fall (Laura), Delirium, Pandemonium

Palacio, R. J. Wonder

Pearson, Mary E. The Adoration of Jenna Fox, The Fox Inheritance

Pfeffer, Susan Beth. Life As We Knew It Trilogy (Laura)

Picoult, Jodi. Nineteen Minutes (adult)

Pullman, Philip. His Dark Materials series

Sapphire, Push (adult)

Schmatz, Pat. Bluefish

Selznick, Brian. The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Sepetys, Ruta.  Between Shades of Grey

Shusterman, Neal.  Unwind (Aimee), Bruiser

Sloan, Holly Goldberg. I’ll Be There

Sonnenblick, Jordan. Notes from the Midnight Driver and Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie

Stork, Francisco X. Marcelo in the Real World

Walker, Karen Thompson. The Age of Miracles (adult) (Laura)

Wein, Elizabeth.  Code Name Verity (Aimee)

Westerfeld, Scott. Uglies series (Linda) and Leviathan series

Winter, Kathleen. Annabel (adult) (Linda)

Yancy, Rick. Monstrumologist

Zarr, Sara. How to Save a Life, Sweethearts

Zusak, Marcus. The Book Thief (Aimee)

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