Thursday, December 8, 2011

Library Lady Hylary's Best Books of 2011

Now that 2011 is coming to a close, it's time to look back at all of the wonderful novels for tweens and teens that have been published this year! Although I certainly have only made a small dent in reading what is available in young adult literature, I've compiled a list of my favorites this year in various categories. Please visit the various links to see the reviews of each title! Enjoy!

Best horror novel: Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Best fantasy novel: Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon
Best dystopian novel: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Best historical fiction novel: Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber
Best romance novel: Hereafter by Tara Hudson

Best science-fiction novel: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Best paranormal novel: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Best spin-off/retelling novel: Little Women and Me by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Best book of 2011: Divergent by Veronica Roth