Top Shelf 2012


The Rock and The River by Kekla Magoon

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Ship of Souls by Zetta Elliott

Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters by Meredith Zeitlin

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard

Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson

Picture the Dead by Adele Griffin

Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony & Rodrigo Corral

The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt by Caroline Preston

The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda

Explorer: The Mystery Boxes by Kazu Kibuishi and friends

Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers

When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle

This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough

Every Day by David Levithan

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

Skylark by Meagan Spooner

Tilt by Ellen Hopkins

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

Dream More: Celebrate the Dreamer In You by Dolly Parton

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

All You Never Wanted by Adele Griffin

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray


The Rivals by Daisy Whitney

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes

Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You by Joyce Carol Oates

What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang

The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

Note: These are books we read in 2012. They may have been published at an earlier date. And yes, some are more children’s or adult lit than YA, but we swear you will love them anyway. This list is a work in progress until the end of 2012.

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