Class of 2011: YA Superlatives Blogfest DAY FOUR


Today is the final day 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 me. The Class of 2011: YA Superlatives Blogfest spans four days, beginning December 26th and culminating today, December 30th.

And speaking of selections, here are mine for Day Four:

Best in Show

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

 And my favorites are:

Favorite Cover – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Cutest Couple – Lola Nolan and Cricket Bell from Lola and the Boy Next Door

Most Likely to Succeed (Or, pick a Printz Winner) –  Chime

Most Likely to Make You Miss Your Bedtime – Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Best Repeat Performance (Favorite sequel or follow-up.) – The Son of Neptune

Pair Most Likely to Stay Best Friends Till They’re 80 – Zuzana and Karou from Daughter of Smoke and Bone.

 

Breakout Novel (Favorite Book by a Debut Author) – Divergent, no questions asked!  Amazing.

Best Old-Timer (Favorite read of the year, published BEFORE 2011) – Hunger Games trilogy.  I can’t pick just one.  It’s been how long since they were released and I’m still thinking about these characters!

    

Most Pleasant Surprise (Book you didn’t think you’d like, but totally did.)  The Future of Us

Sleeper Hit (Book I found so awesome I wish it had been hyped more) – Starcrossed

And now it’s MY turn to pick a superlative!

Most anticipated 2012 YA release…


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11 thoughts on “Class of 2011: YA Superlatives Blogfest DAY FOUR

  1. Glad someone else loved Percy’s return as much as we did! 🙂 And yes, a thousand times yes, to the awesomeness that is The Hunger Games! Miss Peregrine has a creeptastic cover, but I’m excited to read it (have it at home).

    I haven’t heard of Halflings! I’ll have to go look it up now!

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  2. I have not read The Hunger Games yet (*blushes a bit*) but the books are awaiting me at home…
    I heard of Starcrossed on another blog and it´s been on my list since then. I need to get around to it…
    Thanks for sharing, this blogfest was a great way to add a *few* more books to my TBR 🙂

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