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Best Young Adult

Description: Fiction, Nonfiction, any genre.

Members: 98 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
52,211 members, 3,301 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
2
65,979 members, 1,307 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (1): YA, All Ages. Award-Winner. 1. It's a well-written, interesting and altogether compelling piece of historical fiction. 2. You can't live in America without reading it at least once. 3. If you love the movie (who didn't?), the book is even better. 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner. "Deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Despite being Lee's only published book, it led to Lee being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom of the United States for her contribution to literature in 2007. Lee has also been the recipient of numerous honorary degrees..." per Wikipedia. Simply the most outstanding & compelling read ever!… (more)

sturlington (19): Should be read by everyone, regardless of age.

3
110,357 members, 1,843 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (42): JF, YA, All Ages. Multiple award winner. The 1998 book that started it all, first & best of the 7-book series. Harry Potter learns he's to be a student wizard at Hogwarts and so escape his awful Muggle relatives. Despite the dire predicaments his new status brings him, he is buoyed up with new friends and a wizard mentor. If you read one, you'll end up reading them all ... Barney: There's nothing new under the sun.… (more)

4
77,718 members, 1,043 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), lipi (2), SunnySD (2), Jarandel (2), michaela_vy (3), justablondemoment (4), mattias_books (5), el_len (5), ahef1963 (6), longway (8), ncgraham (9)11 more, SylviaC (11), meliarose (11), KimarieBee (12), ManWithAnAgenda (13), kara.shamy (13), aeleone (16), Peace2 (18), Quaisior (23), eclecticdodo, merrystar, rretzler

Score: 54.88

5
90,051 members, 881 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (2), generalkala (2), kara.shamy (3), michaela_vy (4), auroraejade (4), JqnOC (4), enrique_molinero (4), LisaMaria_C (4), el_len (6), ahef1963 (8), guyalice (8)10 more, pwaites (11), Dilara86 (12), ncgraham (13), Peace2 (14), susiesharp (17), sturlington (23), rretzler, eclecticdodo, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, _Zoe_

Score: 47.21

6
12,034 members, 618 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: burniereads (1), Jasmeen_Bains (1), CristinaPoole (1), codewell (2), maureenreads (4), SunnySD (4), Dilara86 (4), auroraejade (6), bestem (10), KimarieBee (11), aeleone (15)7 more, pwaites (16), ahef1963 (21), sturlington (27), LisaMaria_C (42), ManWithAnAgenda (48), Herenya, meliarose

Score: 45.44

7
32,480 members, 1,464 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (1), bestem (1), keeneam (2), bcbc6000 (3), maureenreads (3), justablondemoment (3), _Zoe_ (3), ahef1963 (5), trisarahdactyl (6), guyalice (7), pwaites (13)6 more, aeleone (14), sturlington (24), susiesharp (24), ManWithAnAgenda (60), amysisson, eclecticdodo

Score: 44.62

8
32,000 members, 845 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), bcbc6000 (4), lipi (4), kara.shamy (5), SunnySD (6), StefanieGeeks (7), kiwiflowa (7), Quaisior (8), SylviaC (9), ahef1963 (11), guyalice (12)8 more, codewell (14), aeleone (17), PitcherBooks (26), ManWithAnAgenda (59), YellowHedgehog, merrystar, rretzler, meliarose

Score: 43.64

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (26): YA, All Ages. 1962 Multiple Award Winner. SF&F classic. Loved this as a kid. Still do. First and best of the four book series.

9
31,319 members, 675 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
10
8,671 members, 544 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
11
19,533 members, 909 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: fgjohnson (1), keeneam (1), burniereads (2), el_len (2), trisarahdactyl (4), guyalice (5), kiwiflowa (5), bestem (6), enrique_molinero (7), ahef1963 (9), sturlington (11)5 more, Peace2 (32), ManWithAnAgenda (58), Moomin_Mama, amysisson, meliarose

Score: 42.24

12
8,074 members, 273 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1), whiteknight50 (1), elkiedee (1), LisaMaria_C (2), kiwiflowa (3), susiesharp (3), auroraejade (5), guyalice (6), ahef1963 (10), ncgraham (10), Dilara86 (16)4 more, Peace2 (33), jain (40), Herenya, merrystar

Score: 39.96

13
87,590 members, 859 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: el_len (3), fitzgage (3), LisaMaria_C (3), kara.shamy (4), bcbc6000 (5), michaela_vy (5), JqnOC (6), guyalice (9), enrique_molinero (10), ahef1963 (12), MikeBriggs (13)8 more, Dilara86 (14), Peace2 (15), ncgraham (18), susiesharp (18), Herenya, eclecticdodo, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, lipi, _Zoe_

Score: 38.33

14
15,330 members, 227 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: NareHon (1), aulsmith (1), kara.shamy (2), ahef1963 (4), generalkala (6), SylviaC (6), Quaisior (6), Dilara86 (7), Peace2 (11), meliarose (17), LisaMaria_C (27)4 more, ManWithAnAgenda (46), rretzler, merrystar, Herenya

Score: 37.3

15
82,166 members, 1,486 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: ellezze (1), generalkala (3), el_len (4), fitzgage (4), bcbc6000 (6), michaela_vy (6), kara.shamy (6), JqnOC (7), MikeBriggs (8), guyalice (11), ahef1963 (13)7 more, ncgraham (14), Peace2 (17), susiesharp (20), eclecticdodo, Herenya, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, lipi, _Zoe_

Score: 37.11

16
36,656 members, 1,993 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: kesser (1), KimarieBee (1), whiteknight50 (2), pwaites (2), SqueakyChu (3), keeneam (3), _Zoe_ (5), guyalice (13), ahef1963 (16), sturlington (26), Peace2 (35)3 more, jain (39), meliarose, foggidawn

Score: 36.44

17
86,057 members, 774 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (5), JqnOC (5), LisaMaria_C (5), bcbc6000 (7), michaela_vy (7), kara.shamy (7), enrique_molinero (9), el_len (10), guyalice (10), Dilara86 (13), ahef1963 (14)7 more, ncgraham (17), susiesharp (19), Peace2 (23), eclecticdodo, Herenya, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, lipi, _Zoe_

Score: 33.77

18
20,998 members, 486 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (2), _Zoe_ (2), aulsmith (2), codewell (3), kiwiflowa (6), bcbc6000 (8), michaela_vy (8), generalkala (8), el_len (9), Jarandel (9), MikeBriggs (10)3 more, LisaMaria_C (39), rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 32.95

19
35,399 members, 1,639 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
20
16,322 members, 650 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: daphneyj10 (1), burniereads (4), SqueakyChu (5), longway (9), maureenreads (10), bcbc6000 (11), justablondemoment (11), Quaisior (17), ahef1963 (28), ManWithAnAgenda (38), sturlington (42)3 more, pwaites (49), amysisson, Herenya

Score: 30.76

21
86,466 members, 808 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (3), enrique_molinero (3), codewell (4), fitzgage (7), kara.shamy (8), bcbc6000 (10), michaela_vy (10), guyalice (15), ncgraham (15), ahef1963 (22), Peace2 (25)4 more, eclecticdodo, rretzler, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, _Zoe_

Score: 29.62

22
39,128 members, 1,685 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
23
5,639 members, 111 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (1), SylviaC (1), Quaisior (1), bestem (3), pwaites (5), codewell (6), ncgraham (11), LisaMaria_C (30), foggidawn, merrystar, Herenya

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 27.57

24
18,896 members, 1,345 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (2), StefanieGeeks (4), generalkala (4), codewell (5), maureenreads (6), fitzgage (8), justablondemoment (8), Bduke (10), michaela_vy (11), SunnySD (11), meliarose (18)3 more, el_len (19), foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: sturlington, pwaites, PitcherBooks

Score: 27.25

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Just bad.

pwaites (0): Full of action, but over-hyped and ludicrous plot-line.

25
6,167 members, 87 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (2), Quaisior (2), SunnySD (5), auroraejade (7), bestem (7), el_len (8), susiesharp (8), Peace2 (13), ahef1963 (20), LisaMaria_C (46), merrystar

Score: 26.27

26
91,958 members, 904 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (2), kara.shamy (9), fitzgage (9), michaela_vy (13), bcbc6000 (14), el_len (15), Dilara86 (17), Peace2 (20), sturlington (29), ahef1963 (38), eclecticdodo2 more, merrystar, rretzler

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda

Score: 25.19

27
1,875 members, 22 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Jarandel (1), Devinoconnor (2), aulsmith (3), Quaisior (7), jain (8), Peace2 (9), Dilara86 (11), ahef1963 (17), LisaMaria_C (29), ManWithAnAgenda (54), merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 24.57

28
5,623 members, 186 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (3), _Zoe_ (4), SylviaC (7), SunnySD (8), maureenreads (11), Quaisior (11), ncgraham (12), el_len (14), guyalice (14), jain (29), pwaites (50)2 more, merrystar, foggidawn

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, justablondemoment

Score: 24.14

29
6,586 members, 176 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: trisarahdactyl (1), _Zoe_ (1), Devinoconnor (3), codewell (9), el_len (18), Quaisior (27), YellowHedgehog, merrystar, Herenya

Score: 23.13

30
9,364 members, 372 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (7), Jarandel (8), Dilara86 (10), ManWithAnAgenda (11), Quaisior (14), pwaites (18), ahef1963 (19), guyalice (19), meliarose, merrystar, foggidawn1 more, Herenya

Thumbs down: JRlibrary

Score: 22.49

31
22,438 members, 1,127 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (1), AliceFitz (1), Friederike.Geissler (2), mattias_books (9), maureenreads (9), fitzgage (11), el_len (12), bcbc6000 (13), ahef1963 (52), meliarose

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, merrystar

Score: 21.89

32
4,023 members, 184 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aeleone (1), bestem (2), burniereads (6), Quaisior (10), ncgraham (22), jain (30), ManWithAnAgenda (53), Herenya, foggidawn

Score: 20.94

33
36,156 members, 661 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children

PitcherBooks (27): JF, YA, All Ages. 1950 BritLit fantasy adventure classic. Equally appealing to both boys & girls. The first and best of the somewhat uneven seven book Narnia series.… (more)

34
14,971 members, 685 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
35
5,496 members, 61 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (3), Quaisior (3), susiesharp (7), SunnySD (9), el_len (13), ahef1963 (26), Peace2 (28), LisaMaria_C (45), merrystar

Score: 19.67

36
9,318 members, 220 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Jman8910 (1), Dilara86 (9), SunnySD (12), susiesharp (13), guyalice (18), pwaites (19), ManWithAnAgenda (51), eclecticdodo, foggidawn, merrystar

Thumbs down: JRlibrary

Score: 19.59

37
10 members, 2 reviews
4.86 stars (4.86 stars)

Lists: Readatron (1), DorothySKT (1), Diana-Book-Fan (1), AlejandroSalas (2), Emily_Hartman (2)

Score: 18.73

38
20,035 members, 1,429 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (3), keeneam (7), SylviaC (8), kara.shamy (10), codewell (11), bcbc6000 (17), amysisson, meliarose, foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: reconditereader, generalkala

Score: 18.03

Explanations:

reconditereader (0): An Abundance of Katherines is better; this one is just manipulative

39
8,127 members, 274 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aeleone (2), Dilara86 (6), auroraejade (9), bestem (9), fitzgage (10), LisaMaria_C (32), ahef1963 (41), ManWithAnAgenda (49)

Score: 17.56

40
18,499 members, 1,173 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), PitcherBooks (7), aeleone (21), pwaites (25), sturlington (31), ahef1963 (34), Peace2 (43), ManWithAnAgenda (47), meliarose

Score: 17.36

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (7): YA, All Ages. 2008 Multiple Award Winner. BritLit, Fantasy. After his family is murdered, a baby is raised to boyhood by the departed denizens of the local graveyard. Interesting concept. Fun read. Equally appealing to boys & girls.… (more)

41
2,938 members, 64 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: bestem (4), enrique_molinero (5), aulsmith (5), pwaites (8), Quaisior (9), codewell (10), el_len (16)

Score: 17.12

42
4,908 members, 32 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (4), Quaisior (4), el_len (17), susiesharp (23), Peace2 (29), ahef1963 (31), LisaMaria_C (44), merrystar

Score: 16.08

43
21,843 members, 323 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), aeleone (4), Jarandel (4), LisaMaria_C (24), ManWithAnAgenda (27), Quaisior (33), ahef1963 (33), eclecticdodo, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, _Zoe_, enrique_molinero

Score: 15.73

44
35,724 members, 973 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: bestem (5), aeleone (7), codewell (13), longway (13), LisaMaria_C (18), bcbc6000 (19), sturlington (32), pwaites (44), ahef1963 (47), foggidawn, merrystar1 more, rretzler

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, lipi, PitcherBooks, enrique_molinero

Score: 15.49

45
13,267 members, 528 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: CapitalHackels (2), enrique_molinero (14), susiesharp (16), bcbc6000 (18), aeleone (22), ahef1963 (27), ManWithAnAgenda (45), YellowHedgehog

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 15.08

Explanations:

reconditereader (0): Didn't enjoy it as a teen, perhaps because I'm not a boy

46
9,132 members, 321 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (1), Friederike.Geissler (4), aeleone (6), Jarandel (6), pwaites (30), Herenya (34), merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 14.96

47
8,847 members, 184 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: auroraejade (8), ncgraham (21), jain (26), ahef1963 (37), PitcherBooks (47), meliarose, rretzler, merrystar

Score: 14.79

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (47): YA, All Ages. 1958 Award Winner. Historical Fiction. Colonial Era, 1687 New England. 16 y/o orphan Katherine "Kit" Tyler leaves the relaxed and open Barbados islands to live with her aunt & uncle in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Superstitious Puritans immediately think her a witch for knowing how to swim. The strict and odd beliefs of the Puritans seem to continuously put Kit at risk for what would be non-issues for normal everyday peoples. A sometimes frightening culture clash. Excellent read!… (more)

48
13,283 members, 1,046 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: AlejandroSalas (3), Readatron (4), DorothySKT (4), PitcherBooks (4), sturlington (33), ManWithAnAgenda (44)

Score: 14.75

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (4): YA, All Ages. 2011 Multiple Award-Winner. SF&F, Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk, Quest, Adventure, Mystery, Suspense. Even this non-80s kid and non-gamer loved it! If you like SF&F in the least, this is a must-read. I believe a large percentage of non-SF&F fans would go for it too. Seriously good!… (more)

49
6,358 members, 216 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: cattnip172 (1), justablondemoment (10), bcbc6000 (16), Quaisior (16), ahef1963 (25), Moomin_Mama, amysisson, rretzler

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, PitcherBooks

Score: 14.75

50
5,019 members, 217 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: countrylife (1), Jman8910 (2), trisarahdactyl (5), keeneam (5), meliarose

Score: 14.68

51
6,898 members, 210 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (6), aeleone (8), Dilara86 (8), bestem (11), ahef1963 (42), LisaMaria_C (43), ManWithAnAgenda (50)

Score: 14.15

52
11,009 members, 373 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
54
2,891 members, 169 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Readatron (2), DorothySKT (2), Emily_Hartman (3), KimarieBee (18), pwaites (31)

Score: 13.4

55
4,553 members, 278 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: aeleone (5), StefanieGeeks (6), mattias_books (10), SunnySD (14), LisaMaria_C (36), Herenya, meliarose

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 13.02

56
22,792 members, 479 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Bduke (3), ahef1963 (23), Quaisior (24), Herenya (30), rretzler, merrystar

Score: 12.04

57
5,606 members, 317 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: aeleone (3), Jman8910 (3), KimarieBee (7), SqueakyChu (14), ahef1963 (48), foggidawn

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda

Score: 11.99

58
20,801 members, 196 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: AlejandroSalas (4), DorothySKT (5), ncgraham (7), ahef1963 (29), LisaMaria_C (40), eclecticdodo, rretzler

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, merrystar

Score: 11.43

59
1,532 members, 25 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: countrylife (3), dara85 (4), Jman8910 (4), elkiedee (5)

Score: 11.37

60
23,106 members, 302 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
61
15,295 members, 486 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Grcelee (1), SCrumrine (7), mattias_books (11), pwaites (12), ahef1963 (49), YellowHedgehog, meliarose

Thumbs down: aeleone, Peace2, PitcherBooks

Score: 10.84

62
9,951 members, 194 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Readatron (3), DorothySKT (3), longway (6), merrystar

Score: 10.29

63
2,051 members, 171 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: keristars (2), StefanieGeeks (5), foggidawn, Herenya

Score: 9.78

64
2,942 members, 125 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: justablondemoment (9), Quaisior (12), bcbc6000 (21), Moomin_Mama, meliarose

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 8.97

65
3,375 members, 59 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Bduke (1), Herenya (31), ahef1963 (45), merrystar

Score: 8.9

66
44,104 members, 875 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (9), PitcherBooks (37), sturlington (41), ManWithAnAgenda (43), merrystar

Score: 8.73

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (37): YA, All Ages. Multiple Award-Winner. 1953 SF&F Classic. One of Bradbury's best. Dystopia. Societal ban on all books with book burning as the solution. One of the few high school reading assignments that I adored!… (more)

67
6,358 members, 131 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: keristars (3), Peace2 (5), Jarandel (5), aeleone (10)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 8.64

68
761 members, 32 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (10), Moomin_Mama (10), Quaisior (13), Herenya

Score: 8.47

69
3,438 members, 33 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (10), Quaisior (26), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 8.45

70
1,269 members, 99 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (8), keeneam (10), SunnySD (18), foggidawn

Score: 8.44

71
4,774 members, 128 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: jain (25), pwaites (27), Quaisior (34), ManWithAnAgenda (42), merrystar

Score: 8.43

72
2,771 members, 58 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6), enrique_molinero (11), LisaMaria_C (28), ManWithAnAgenda (41)

Score: 8.07

73
420 members, 10 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Friederike.Geissler (3), pwaites (3), foggidawn

Score: 7.95

74
20,657 members, 353 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
75
1,406 members, 34 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: jain (7), PitcherBooks (20), Herenya (36), merrystar

Score: 7.64

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (20): YA, All Ages. 1974 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fantasy. The 'Tam Lin' legend retold [human kidnapped by & kept by the faerie]. Set in 16th century Elizabethan England. Very well done.… (more)

76
39,870 members, 1,261 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (11), sturlington (12), KimarieBee (13), ManWithAnAgenda (39), ahef1963 (67)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 7.45

77
12,523 members, 682 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: justablondemoment (18), jain (19), Herenya (35), foggidawn

Score: 7.37

78
1,679 members, 71 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (13), Quaisior (21), foggidawn, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 7.37

79
4,856 members, 324 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: pwaites (4), Friederike.Geissler (5), SunnySD (28)

Score: 7.24

80
2,156 members, 60 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: Bduke (8), Peace2 (31), ahef1963 (56), merrystar

Score: 7.19

81
17,640 members, 738 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), PitcherBooks (10), SqueakyChu (12)

Score: 7.07

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (10): YA, All Ages. 2005 Multiple Award Winner. NF, Autobiography. The author and her siblings were raised in a severely dysfunctional family. Living proof that roses spring from dung heaps and we each have the ability to choose our own lives (eventually). An amazing & inspiring life.… (more)

82
3,493 members, 34 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (8), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 6.8

83
2,670 members, 18 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Quaisior (18), ManWithAnAgenda (37), LisaMaria_C (41), merrystar

Score: 6.8

84
5,061 members, 183 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5), aulsmith (9), SCrumrine (10), pwaites (45)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 6.78

85
3,444 members, 39 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (9), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 6.73

86
4,554 members, 419 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (2), kara.shamy (16), sturlington (35), ManWithAnAgenda (36)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 6.64

87
4,331 members, 325 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (6), pwaites (14), jain (16)

Score: 6.62

88
4,261 members, 118 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (4), Jarandel (11), PitcherBooks (41)

Score: 6.61

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (41): YA, All Ages. 2002 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure. Feudal Japan. "The story of a 16 y/o orphaned & traumatized boy, Tomasu, who is taken under the wing of a professional assassin and a 15 y/o girl, Kaede, who has been held hostage for her family's good behavior for the past 8 years."… (more)

89
2,319 members, 78 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (35), Quaisior (35), pwaites (35), merrystar

Score: 6.59

90
8,424 members, 640 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: susiesharp (9), ManWithAnAgenda (34), YellowHedgehog, rretzler

Thumbs down: keristars

Score: 6.52

91
1,325 members, 56 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: countrylife (2), elkiedee (4)

Score: 6.19

92
804 members, 68 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (9), PitcherBooks (16), foggidawn

Score: 6.18

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (16): YA, All Ages. 2006 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fantasy. The plague comes to a rural medieval village. Ketarah bargains with Lord Death personified to save her family and friends. Oh, the magic and romance!… (more)

93
2,700 members, 266 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: keeneam (9), pwaites (17), foggidawn

Score: 6.15

94
2,394 members, 153 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (13), justablondemoment (16), amysisson (17)

Score: 6.08

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (13): YA, All Ages. 2000 Multiple Award Winner. An excellent & moving book. Fiction that tells the truth about modern day slavery from the eyes of a 13 year old girl. Based on the true stories of three young girls & former slaves. Highly recommended for all ages. Deserves every award it won! Definitely worth viewing this short vid: http://soldthemovie.com/… (more)

95
3,260 members, 187 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: keeneam (11), amysisson (11), ManWithAnAgenda (32)

Score: 6.08

96
3,359 members, 46 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (15), LisaMaria_C (54), YellowHedgehog

Score: 6.06

97
1,911 members, 207 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (8), kara.shamy (14), Herenya (39)

Score: 6.05

98
1,141 members, 21 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: jain (2), ManWithAnAgenda (5)

Score: 6.04

99
7,806 members, 287 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (28), guyalice, meliarose

Score: 5.96

100
1,323 members, 33 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9), PitcherBooks (18), merrystar

Score: 5.91

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (18): YA, All Ages. 1975 Fantasy adventure classic. Sirius, former guardian luminary of the Dog Star, is helped by Kathleen, the luminary Sol (our sun), and his own quick wits as he tracks a lost cosmic tool in order to regain his former status. An intricate and intriguing tale. [Generally I am not a Diana Wynne Jones fan but this book is excellent.]… (more)

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