American Library Association announce BFYA nominations


if you could be mine sara farizanYALSA, the young adult division of the American Library Association, announced their nominations for Best Fiction for Young Adults this week.  The annual BFYA lists are chosen by a committee at the ALA’s Midwinter Meeting.  The final selections of books on the BFYA list are considered to be both quality literature and appealing to teenagers.

This year’s list includes, among others:

  • The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett
  • All the Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry
  • Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
  • The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke
  • Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza
  • If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
  • Just One Day by Gayle Forman
  • The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson
  • The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
  • Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
  • Prodigy by Marie Lu
  • Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta
  • Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
  • Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz
  • More Than This by Patrick Ness
  • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
  • Winger by Andrew Smith
  • The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
  • The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman
  • The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

For the full list of nominations, visit the YALSA nomination page.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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