Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Top 100 YA titles... have you read them?

First of all, I just want to say that Persnickety Snark is a genius for composing a list of all the top YA books.
But it really put it into perspective. I've read... waay less than half. But then when I think about what I most enjoy reading it is 100% young adult. So I definitely need to work on reading these other great books...
The ones I've read are bolded.

1.The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins

2.Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone J.K. Rowling

3.To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

4.Speak Laurie Halse Anderson

5.Northern Lights Philip Pullman

6.The Truth About Forever Sarah Dessen

7.The Book Thief Markus Zusak

8.The Outsiders S.E. Hinton

9.Twilight Stephenie Meyer

10.This Lullaby Sarah Dessen

11.Looking for Alaska John Green

12.Just Listen Sarah Dessen

13.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K. Rowling

14.Little Women Louisa May Alcott

15.City of Bones Cassandra Clare

16.On the Jellicoe Road Melina Marchetta

17.The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger

18.Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling

19.The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky

20.Along for the Ride Sarah Dessen

21.Shiver Maggie Stiefvater

22.Vampire Academy Richelle Mead

23.Graceling Kristin Cashore

24.Thirteen Reasons Why Jay Asher

25.Sloppy Firsts Megan McCafferty

26.The Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien

27.Alanna: The First Adventure Tamora Pierce

28.Ender's Game Orson Scott Card

29.Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowling

30.Uglies Scott Westerfeld

31.A Great and Terrible Beauty Libba Bray

32.Tomorrow, When the War Began John Marsden

33.The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks E. Lockhart

34.Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

35.The Westing Game Ellen Raskin

36.Paper Towns John Green

37.Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling

38.Catching Fire Suzanne Collins

39.A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Betty Smith

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

41.Lock and Key Sarah Dessen

42.The Amber Spyglass Philip Pullman

43.Evernight Claudia Gray

44.Sabriel Garth Nix

45.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J.K. Rowling

46.Beautiful Creatures Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl

47.Forever Judy Blume

48.I Capture the Castle Dodie Smith

49.Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine

50.The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot

51.Stargirl Jerry Spinelli

52.Howl's Moving Castle Diana Wynne Jones

53.The Dark is Rising Susan Cooper

54.Hush, Hush Becca Fitzpatrick

55.Saving Francesca Melina Marchetta

56.Second Helpings Megan McCafferty

57.Dreamland Sarah Dessen

58.Eclipse Stephenie Meyer

59.Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Rachel Cohn, David Levithan

60.Fire Kristin Cashore

61.The Chocolate War Robert Cormier

62.Weetzie Bat Francesca Lia Block

63.The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank

64.Looking for Alibrandi Melina Marchetta

65.How I Live Now Meg Rosoff

66.City of Glass Cassandra Clare

67.Keeping the Moon Sarah Dessen

68.Breaking Dawn Stephenie Meyer

69.Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging Louise Rennison

70.If I Stay Gayle Forman

71.The King of Attolia Megan Whalen Turner

72.Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson

73.Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast Robin McKinley

74.The Blue Sword Robin McKinley

75.Feed M.T. Anderson

76.The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants Ann Brashares

77.Go Ask Alice Anonymous

78.Wicked Lovely Melissa Marr

79.Lord of the Flies William Golding

80.Someone Like You Sarah Dessen

81.The Forest of Hands and Teeth Carrie Ryan

82.Jacob Have I Loved Katherine Paterson

83.The Knife of Never Letting Go Patrick Ness

84.Poison Study Maria V. Snyder

85.Shadow Kiss Richelle Mead

86.The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi

87.An Abundance of Katherines John Green

88.The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Mark Haddon

89.A Ring of Endless Light Madeleine L'Engle

90.Glass Houses Rachel Caine

91.The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party M.T. Anderson

92.Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech

93.Whale Talk Chris Crutcher

94.Perfect Chemistry Simone Elkeles

95.Going Too Far Jennifer Echols

96.The Last Song Nicholas Sparks

97.Before I Fall Lauren Oliver

98.Hatchet Gary Paulsen

99.The Pigman Paul Zindel

100.The Hero and the Crown Robin McKinley

Not so good...
How does your list look?


Simply_Megan said...

I've read 50 of the books! That sounds like a lot but then it's only half.

Mrs. DeRaps said...

I've only read 44 of these titles. There are a few on this list that I have on my TBR, but most of them I can honestly say that I have no interest in reading. But, I agree that this was a genius idea!

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

thanks for stopping by and following my blog!! I've read a few of these :)

Jane said...

I've read 49 of them, and there are a few that I own and will definitely read eventually.

Thanks for sharing :)


Michelle said...

I've read 27. D: Looks like I've got a lot to catch up on haha.

Anonymous said...

I've only read 23. Oh well... they were a great 23. Just means I have more to read. (: