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Mrs. Rettberg's BFYA Adventure: BFYA Reading

Mrs. Rettberg's reading adventure

A list of all the books I've read as a member of the 2013 BFYA committee.
I can't post reviews until my time on the committee is ended in February 2014 but I'm happy to
discuss the book with visitors to the library. Student opinions are encouraged and
will be taken into consideration when building the final list.
Current nominations to the Best Fiction list are italicized.

January February
Title Author Title Author
Pirate Cinema Doctorow Days of Blood & Starlight Taylor
Blood Red Road Young Obsidian Mirror Fisher
Shades of Earth Revis Elephant of Surprise Hartinger
Rebel Hearts Young Love and Other Perishable Items Buzo
After the Snow Crockett Garden of my Imaan Zia
Crown of Embers Carson
March April
Title Author Title Author
Requiem Oliver Teeth Moskowitz
Maggot Moon Gardner Pivot Point West
Breathe Crossan Solstice Hoover
Eleanor & Park Rowell Sin Eater's Confession Bick
Legend Lu The Program Young
Prodigy Lu The Archived Schwab
Reached Condie Coda Trevayne
Then You Were Gone Strasnick
Pieces Lynch
Fox Forever Pearson
Pretty-girl 13 Coley
Reluctant Journal of Henry K Larsen Nielsen
The Madman's Daughter Shepherd
Katya's World Howard
May June
Title Author Title Author
Midwinterblood Sedgewick Assassin's Curse Clarke
Mila 2.0 Driza Better Nate Than Ever Federele
Scarlet Meyer Burning Blue Griffin
The Tragedy Paper Laban Butter Lange
When We Wake Murdoch A Corner of White Moriarity
Black Helicopters Woolston Dare You To McGarry
The Elite Cass The Darkest Minds Bracken
The Fifth Wave Yancey Dear Life You Suck Blagden
Gorgeous Rudnick Etiquette & Espionage Carriger
Kindness for Weakness Goodman Fat Angie Charlton
Finnikin of the Rock Marchetta Firecracker Iserson
Hooked Fichera
How to Lead a Life of Crime Miller
If You Find Me Murdoch
In the Shadow of Blackbirds Winter
Just One Day Forman
The Language Inside Thompson
Lovely, Dark & Deep McNamara
Madness Underneath Johnson
Lucy Variations Zarr
Navigating Early Vanderpool
Night Letter Sayres
Nightmare Affair Arnett
Nine Days Hiatt
Nothing But Blue Jan-Clough
OCD, the Dude and Me Vaughn
Out of the Easy Sepetys
Paper Valentine Yovanov
Period 8 Crutcher
Prisoner B-3087 Gratz
Prophecy Oh
Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl Blythe
Samphire Song Hucklesby
Scowler Kraus
Secret Prophecy Brennan
Skinny Cooner
Summer Prince Johnson
Sweet 16 to Life Reid
A Tangle of Knots Graff
This is What Happy Looks Like Smith
Unravel Me Mafi
Unremembered Brody
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Medina
July August
Title Author Title Author
Behind the Beautiful Forevers (not YA) Boo
Reboot Tintera The Boyfriend App Sise
SYLO MacHale Far Far Away McNeal
Bi-Normal Higgins The Haunters Taylor
Arclight McQuein Love in the Time of Global Warming Block
Deck Z Pauls A Moment Comes Bradbury
Falling Kingdoms Rhodes More Than This Ness
Kingdom of Little Wounds Cokal Pawn Carter
The Reece Malcolm List Spalding
The Testing Charbonneau
September October
Title Author Title    Author
Absent Williams Altered


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Black Counting by 7s
Fire and Ash Maberry Fallout   Strasser
Forgive Me Leonard Peacock Quick The Loop Lawson
The Lord of Opium Farmer Openly Straight Konigsberg
Maddaddam (not YA) Atwood Perfect Ruin Destefano
Second Impact Klass Resist Crossan
Hostage Three    Lake Rose Under Fire Wein
September Girls Madison VIII Castor
Doll Bones Black
November December
Antigoddess  Blake Title   Author
Coaltown Jesus Koertge All the Truth That's in Me Berry
Darius & Twig Myers All Our Yesterdays Terrill
Earth Girl Edwards The Beginning of Everything Schneider
Foul Trouble Feinstein Being Henry David Armistead
Golden Day   Dubosarsky Border Town Alegria
Homeland Doctorow Burning Sky Thomas
How to Love Cotugno Charm & Strange Kuehn
Lightning Dreamer Engle Counting by 7s Sloan
Losing It Various Crown of Midnight Maas
Rags and Bones Marr The Different Girl Dahlquist
Somebody Up There Hates You Seamon The End Games Martin
Twinmaker Williams Engines of the Broken World Vanhee
The Waking Dark Wasserman Fangirl Rowell
The White Bicycle Brenna Formerly Shark Girl Bingham
Wild Boy Jones Foul Trouble Feinstein
Golden Boy Sullivan
The Golden Day Dubosarsky
The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe Poblocki
If I Ever Get Out of Here Gansworth
Invisibility Cremer
Jumped In Flores-Scott
Letting Ana Go Anonymous
Lily & Taylor Moser
The Living de la Pena
Loud Awake and Lost Griffin
The Midnight Dress Foxlee
Picture Me Gone Rosoff
Promise Me Something Kocek
Proxy London
Reality Boy King
Rogue Damico
The Ruining Collomore
Somebody Up There Hates You Seamon
Stung Wiggins
The Theory of Everything Luna
Thin Space Casella
This Song Will Save Your Life   Sales
To Be Perfectly Honest Sones
A Trick of the Light Metzger
Two Boys Kissing Levithan
Whistle in the Dark Long


New 2013 BFYA Nominees