Did you miss YALSA’s announcing their pick for 2019 Top Ten Best Fiction?
“YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults Committee presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.” (Source)
This list is put together by adults and is not to be confused with the Teens Top Ten which is voted on by Teens. Those nominees will be announced during National Library Week with the winners announced during Teen Read week.
Check out the books that made the list below.
- Caletti, Deb. A Heart in a Body in the World. 2018. Simon Pulse.
- Khorram, Adib. Darius the Great is Not Okay. 2018. Dial Books.
- Ireland, Justina. Dread Nation. 2018. Balzer + Bray.
- Mills, Emma. Foolish Hearts. 2017. Henry Holt & Co.
- Plozza, Shivaun. Frankie. 2017. Flatiron Books.
- Jackson, Tiffany D. Monday’s Not Coming. 2018. Katherine Tegen Books.
- Norton, Preston. Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe. 2018. Disney Hyperion.
- Black, Holly. The Cruel Prince. 2018. Little, Brown and Company.
- Acevedo, Elizabeth. The Poet X. 2018. Harper Teen.
- Albertalli, Becky & Silvera, Adam. What if It’s Us. 2018. Harper Teen.
All book titles link to book’s catalog record where you can find out more about the book and it’s availability.
You can also visit YALSA’s official list here.
Want to check out all of the nominees? Click here.
Want to show them off in your library? Click here to print the info graphic below.