2010 Reading List: Categorized

YA Fiction

  1. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  2. Paper Towns by John Green
  3. Spanking Shakespeare by Jake Wizner
  4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  5. Willow by Julia Hoban
  6. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
  7. Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan
  8. Before I Die by Jenny Downham
  9. Hold Still by Nina LaCour
  10. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson
  11. Whirligigs by Paul Fleischman
  12. Orange Houses by Paul Griffin
  13. Sisters in Sanity by Gayle Forman
  14. Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
  15. Maybe by Brent Runyon
  16. Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn
  17. Tales of the Madman Underground by John Barnes
  18. You Know Where to Find Me by Rachel Cohn
  19. Castration Celebration by Jake Wizner
  20. Sprout by Dale Peck
  21. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  22. The Miles Between by Mary Pearson
  23. Scribbler of Dreams by Mary Pearson
  24. Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess
  25. Going Bovine by Libba Bray
  26. Beautiful Creatures by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia
  27. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  28. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  29. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
  30. Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
  31. Feed by M.T. Anderson
  32. How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford
  33. Hate List by Jennifer Brown
  34. Liar by Justine Larbalestier
  35. Flash Burnout by L.K. Madigan
  36. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  37. Lament by Maggie Stiefvater
  38. Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater
  39. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabielle Zevin
  40. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  41. Tangled by Carolyn Mackler
  42. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
  43. Purge by Sarah Littman
  44. The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson
  45. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
  46. Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
  47. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
  48. Breathless by Jessica Warman
  49. Love and Other Four-Letter Words by Carolyn Mackler
  50. All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab
  51. Guyaholic by Carolyn Mackler
  52. Vegan Virgin Valentine by Carolyn Mackler
  53. Gimme a Call by Sarah Mlynowski
  54. Breathing by Cheryl Renee Herbsman
  55. Crash Into Me by Albert Borris
  56. The Six Rules of Maybe by Deb Caletti
  57. Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omololu
  58. Nothing But Ghosts by Beth Kephart
  59. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
  60. The Tension of Opposites by Kristina McBride
  61. The Lighter Side of Life and Death by C.K. Kelly Martin
  62. The Beautiful Between by Alyssa Sheinmel
  63. Every Little Thing in the World by Nina de Gramont
  64. Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti
  65. The Last Exit to Normal by Michael Harmon
  66. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
  67. Sea Change by Aimee Friedman
  68. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
  69. After the Moment by Garret Freymann-Weyr
  70. Low Red Moon by Ivy Devlin
  71. When it Happens by Susane Colasanti
  72. Sea by Heidi R. Kling
  73. Take Me There by Susane Colasanti
  74. Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson
  75. I Know It’s Over by C.K. Kelly Martin
  76. The Mermaid’s Mirror by L.K. Madigan
  77. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
  78. One Lonely Degree by C.K. Kelly Martin
  79. It Started With a Dare by Lindsay Faith Rech
  80. Lost and Found manuscript by Kelley Vitollo
  81. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
  82. Aquamarine by Alice Hoffman
  83. For Keeps by Natasha Friend
  84. Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers
  85. The Deathday Letter by Shaun David Hutchinson
  86. Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupola
  87. The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
  88. Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
  89. Deception by Lee Nichols
  90. Freefall by Mindi Scott
  91. Manifest by Artist Arthur
  92. The Oracle of Dating by Allison van Diepen
  93. The Oracle Rebounds by Allison van Diepen
  94. Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus
  95. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (re-read)
  96. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  97. Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon
  98. Losing Faith by Denise Jaden
  99. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
  100. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
  101. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  102. Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce
  103. Halo by Alexandra Adornetto
  104. Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin
  105. The Absolute Value of -1 by Steve Brezenoff
  106. Scars by Cheryl Rainfield
  107. Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
  108. Forget You by Jennifer Echols
  109. Waiting for You by Susane Colasanti
  110. Rich and Mad by William Nicholson
  111. Accomplice by Eireann Corrigan
  112. Matched by Ally Condie
  113. God is in the Pancakes by Robin Epstein
  114. Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  115. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  116. Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols
  117. Forever by Judy Blume
  118. Inexcusable by Chris Lynch
  119. Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr
  120. The Boys Next Door by Jennifer Echols
  121. Endless Summer by Jennifer Echols
  122. Tutored Allison Whittenberg
  123. The Other Side of Dark by Sarah Smith
  124. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (audiobook)
  125. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  126. When I Was Joe by Keren David
  127. Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn
  128. After by Amy Efaw (audiobook)
  129. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
  130. Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler
  131. Cryer’s Cross by Lisa McMann
  132. Rival by Sara Bennett Wealer
  133. Father of Lies by Ann Turner
  134. Empty by Suzanne Weyn
  135. Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith
  136. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
  137. What Happened to Cass McBride? by Gail Giles
  138. Diary of a Witness by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  139. Where I Belong by Gwendolyn Heasley
  140. Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers
  141. In Your Room by Jordanna Fraiberg
  142. You Are Here by Jennifer Smith
  143. Two Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
  144. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
  145. Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn
  146. Kissing Snowflakes by Abby Sher
  147. Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser

YA Nonfiction

  1. The Burn Journals by Brent Runyon

YA Short Story Anthologies

  1. How They Met and Other Stories by David Levithan
  2. Up All Night
  3. Let it Snow by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson

YA Novels in Verse

  1. The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan
  2. Far From You by Lisa Schroeder
  3. Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder
  4. Because I am Furniture by Thalia Chaitas
  5. Stop Pretending by Sonya Sones
  6. What My Mother Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones
  7. What My Girlfriend Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones

MG Fiction

  1. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
  2. Positively by Courtney Sheinmel
  3. The Mailbox by Audrey Shafer
  4. Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn
  5. Bunnicula by Deborah Howe and James Howe

Adult Fiction

  1. The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
  2. The Likeness by Tana French
  3. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
  4. 9 Dragons by Michael Connelly
  5. A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
  6. The Girl She Used To Be by David Cristofano
  7. The Truth About Delilah Blue by Tish Cohen
  8. Pay it Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  9. Room by Emma Donoghue
  10. These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf
  11. Faithful Place by Tana French
  12. The Reversal by Michael Connelly

Adult Nonfiction

  1. How Reading Changed My Life by Anna Quindlen
  2. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  3. On Writing by Stephen King
  4. Write Beside Them by Penny Kittle
  5. The Socially Networked Classroom by William Kist
  6. Readicide by Kelly Gallagher
  7. A Class Apart by Alec Klein
  8. Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids by Alexandra Robbins
  9. You Can’t Get There from Here by Gayle Forman


  1. Ka-Ching by Denise Duhamel
  2. Voices by Lucille Clifton
  3. Rose by Li Young Lee
  4. Thirst by Mary Oliver


  1. Medea by Euripides
  2. Over the Moon by Jodi Picoult and Jake van Leer

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