CONvergence 2013 YA Books That Are Too Good To Miss
Panel at a local sci fi convention. These are personal favorites as well as well-reviewed books, mostly published in 2012.   Print this list Print this list

Contributed by Jody W.
 

Cover Art: LIES, KNIVES, AND GIRLS IN RED DRESSES
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Cover Art: Tiger Lily /
Tiger Lily /
Anderson, Jodi Lynn.
Teen Fiction ANDERSO
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Cover Art: Onyx : a Lux novel /
Onyx : a Lux novel /
Armentrout, Jennifer L.
Teen Fiction ARMENTR
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Cover Art: The drowned cities /
The drowned cities /
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Shadow and bone /
Shadow and bone /
Bardugo, Leigh
Teen Fiction BARDUGO
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Cover Art: Losers in space /
Losers in space /
Barnes, John, 1957-
Teen Fiction BARNES
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Cover Art: Black heart /
Black heart /
Black, Holly.
Teen Fiction BLACK
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Cover Art: Above /
Above /
Bobet, Leah
Teen Fiction BOBET
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Cover Art: Blackwood /
Blackwood /
Bond, Gwenda
Teen Fiction BOND
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Cover Art: The diviners /
The diviners /
Bray, Libba.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Unspoken /
Unspoken /
Brennan, Sarah Rees
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: The crown of embers /
The crown of embers /
Carson, Rae.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Bitterblue /
Bitterblue /
Cashore, Kristin
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: The Selection /
The Selection /
Cass, Kiera
Teen Fiction CASS
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Cover Art: The crimson crown : a Seven Realms novel /
The crimson crown : a Seven Realms novel /
Chima, Cinda Williams.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: The assassin's curse /
The assassin's curse /
Clarke, Cassandra Rose, 1983-
Teen Fiction CLARKE
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Cover Art: Reached /
Reached /
Condie, Allyson Braithwaite
Teen Fiction CONDIE
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Cover Art: Earth and air : tales of elemental creatures /
Earth and air : tales of elemental creatures /
Dickinson, Peter, 1927-
Teen Fiction DICKINS
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Cover Art: Vessel /
Vessel /
Durst, Sarah Beth
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Finale /
Finale /
Fitzpatrick, Becca
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Beautiful redemption /
Beautiful redemption /
Garcia, Kami
Teen Fiction GARCIA
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Cover Art: The edge of nowhere /
The edge of nowhere /
George, Elizabeth, 1949-
Teen Fiction GEORGE
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Cover Art: Princess Academy /
Princess Academy /
Hale, Shannon
Children's Fiction HALE
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Cover Art: Hallowed /
Hallowed /
Hand, Cynthia, 1978-
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Radiant days : a novel /
Radiant days : a novel /
Hand, Elizabeth
Teen Fiction HAND
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Cover Art: Seraphina /
Seraphina /
Hartman, Rachel, 1972-
Teen Fiction HARTMAN
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Cover Art: The obsidian blade /
The obsidian blade /
Hautman, Pete, 1952-
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Sweet evil /
Sweet evil /
Higgins, Wendy
Teen Fiction HIGGINS
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Cover Art: Wake /
Wake /
Hocking, Amanda
Teen Fiction HOCKING
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Cover Art: The Chaos /
The Chaos /
Hopkinson, Nalo.
Teen Fiction HOPKINS
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Cover Art: Rootless /
Rootless /
Howard, Chris, 1976-
Teen Fiction HOWARD
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Cover Art: The name of the star /
The name of the star /
Johnson, Maureen, 1973-
Teen Fiction JOHNSON
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Cover Art: The immortal rules /
The immortal rules /
Kagawa, Julie
Teen Fiction KAGAWA
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Cover Art: Enchanted /
Enchanted /
Kontis, Alethea.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Grave mercy /
Grave mercy /
LaFevers, Robin
Teen Fiction LAFEVER
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Cover Art: The brides of Rollrock Island /
The brides of Rollrock Island /
Lanagan, Margo, 1960-
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Team Human /
Team Human /
Larbalestier, Justine.
Teen Fiction LARBALE
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Cover Art: The rise of nine /
The rise of nine /
Lore, Pittacus
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Son /
Son /
Lowry, Lois.
Children's Fiction LOWRY
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Cover Art: Legend /
Legend /
Lu, Marie, 1984-
Teen Fiction LU
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Cover Art: Throne of glass /
Throne of glass /
Maas, Sarah J.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Froi of the exiles /
Froi of the exiles /
Marchetta, Melina, 1965-
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Carnival of Souls /
Carnival of Souls /
Marr, Melissa.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Summer of the mariposas /
Summer of the mariposas /
McCall, Guadalupe Garcia
Teen Fiction MCCALL
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Cover Art: Be my enemy /
Be my enemy /
McDonald, Ian, 1960-
Teen Fiction MCDONAL
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Cover Art: The golden lily : a Bloodlines novel /
The golden lily : a Bloodlines novel /
Mead, Richelle
Teen Fiction MEAD
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Cover Art: Cinder /
Cinder /
Meyer, Marissa
Teen Fiction MEYER
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Cover Art: The Broken Lands /
The Broken Lands /
Milford, Kate
Teen Fiction MILFORD
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Cover Art: The false prince /
The false prince /
Nielsen, Jennifer A.
Teen Fiction NIELSEN
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Cover Art: A confusion of princes /
A confusion of princes /
Nix, Garth
Teen Fiction NIX
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Cover Art: Pandemonium /
Pandemonium /
Oliver, Lauren, 1982-
Teen Fiction OLIVER
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Cover Art: Such wicked intent /
Such wicked intent /
Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: For darkness shows the stars /
For darkness shows the stars /
Peterfreund, Diana
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: The city's son /
The city's son /
Pollock, Tom
Teen Fiction POLLOCK
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Cover Art: Dodger /
Dodger /
Pratchett, Terry.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Starters /
Starters /
Price, Lissa
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children /
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children /
Riggs, Ransom
Teen Fiction RIGGS
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Cover Art: The girl with borrowed wings /
The girl with borrowed wings /
Rossetti, Rinsai
Teen Fiction ROSSETT
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Cover Art: Under the never sky /
Under the never sky /
Rossi, Veronica
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Insurgent /
Insurgent /
Roth, Veronica
Teen Fiction ROTH
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Cover Art: Born wicked /
Born wicked /
Spotswood, Jessica
Teen Fiction SPOTSWO
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Cover Art: The Raven Boys /
The Raven Boys /
Stiefvater, Maggie, 1981-
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: This is not a test /
This is not a test /
Summers, Courtney.
Teen Fiction SUMMERS
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Cover Art: Days of blood & starlight /
Days of blood & starlight /
Taylor, Laini.
Teen Fiction TAYLOR
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Cover Art: The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a ship of her own making /
The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a ship of her own making /
Valente, Catherynne M., 1979-
Children's Fiction VALENTE
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Cover Art: The 5th Wave /
The 5th Wave /
Yancey, Richard
Teen Fiction YANCEY
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