Superlative Blogfest: Elements of Fiction


Today is Day Three of the The Class of 2011: YA Superlatives Blogfest, a fun and interactive way to highlight and share your favorite YA novels, covers, characters, and story elements, hosted by Jessica LoveTracey NeithercottAlison Miller, and Katy Upperman. The Class of 2011: YA Superlatives Blogfest spans four days, beginning December 26th and culminating this Friday, December 30th.

Here is my list of 2011 reads:

Supernaturally by Kiersten White, Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini; The Secrets of Tamarind by Nadia Aguiar; The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan; Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor; Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres; Divergent by Veronica Roth; Wither by Lauren Destefano; The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson; Across the Universe by Beth Revis; Chime by Franny Billingsley; Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins; Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs; The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler; The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa; The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff

Thursday, December 29: Elements of Fiction

Most Envy-Inducing PlotChime

Most Wonderful World-Building:  Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Most Formidable World:  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Most Wanderlust-Inducing:  The Space Between

Loveliest Prose:  Daughter of Smoke and Bone.

Best First Line:  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children:

I had just come to accept my life would be ordinary when extraordinary things began to happen.

Most Dynamic Main Character: Karou from Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Most Jaw-Dropping Finale:    Burn Bright

Best Performance in a Supporting Role: Brimstone from Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Best use of a themeThe Girl of Fire and Thorns

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10 thoughts on “Superlative Blogfest: Elements of Fiction

  1. There are so many books on my to-read list, it’s insane. Hopping around on some of the other posts for this blogfest has just increased the reading list. At this rate, I’ll never finish my own novel because I’m too wrapped up in reading everyone else’s! 🙂

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