The Fault in Our Stars by John Green! Honor books for 2013 are Ashes by Ilsa Bick (teen vote winner!), Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King and Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers!
As usual, a big thank you goes out to the 120 teen that voted, the librarians who helped us promote the award and the awesome YA authors who keep making the winner more challenging to decide! We’ll see you in December 2013 with the 15 nominees for 2014!
Another great book that didn’t quite make it to the final round. Check out Cinder by Marissa Meyer on our 2013 Close Calls page.
They can’t all make the list! Here is another close call that we recommend. Read about A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness on our Close Calls 2013 page.
Here’s another book that we loved, but didn’t quite make the final list. Read about The List by Siobhan Vivian on our Close Calls 2013 page.
A powerful story that’s definitely worth a look, learn more about Never Fall Down on the 2013 Close Calls page.
Today’s close call is David Levithan’s Every Day. Check it out on on the 2013 Close Calls page!
Every year we read so many great books that it’s hard to share just 15! While you wait for April 1st and the announcement of the big winner, check out some of our other favorite titles! Check out our Close Calls 2013 page for our review of Wonder by R.J. Palacio!