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2009 Teens' Top Ten

More than 11,000 teen voters chose Paper Towns as their favorite book in the 2009 Teens' Top Ten! Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teen nominators from teen book groups in 15 school and public libraries around the country choose their favorite books of the previous year. Then teens from all across the country vote on their favorite of the nominated titles each year during Teen Read Week.

This year's winners are:

Paper Towns by John Green
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Identical by Ellen Hopkins
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Wake by Lisa McMann
Untamed by P.C. and Kristin Cast
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Thu, 06/02/2011 - 11:23am | Award Winners | Posted By: kandriolo

Review: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Grace has always had a strange connection with the yellow eyed wolf who roams in her backyard. When a wolf attack on a high school student sends her town into a panic, she runs into the woods in an attempt to save her yellow-eyed wolf. When she is met by a yellow-eyed boy named Sam she knows that he is her wolf and it's love at first sight. The narration alternates between Grace and Sam as they revel in the fact that they can finally be together and panic as they try to prevent Sam from turning back into a wolf forever.

If you like romance of the supernatural variety, Twilight (or wanted to like Twilight but thought it fell short), or wolves than this one is definitely for you.

Still need more convincing? Check out the book trailer:

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Thu, 06/02/2011 - 11:15am | Reviews | Posted By: kandriolo
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