2016 Nominees are:

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Mosquitoland by David Arnold
In Real Life by Cory Doctorow
Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond
Dime by E.R. Frank
Cuckoo Song by Francis Hardinge
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Check out reviews for these books on our 2016 Nominee Reviews page.

2015 Nominees are:

Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
Tyrant’s Daughter by J.C. Carleson
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer
Reality Boy by A.S. King
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
More Than This by Patrick Ness
Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Check out reviews for these books on our 2015 Nominee Reviews page.

2014 Nominees are:

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King
Scowler by Daniel Kraus
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
The End Games by Michael T. Martin
 Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
Winger by Andrew Smith
This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
Orleans by Sherri L. Smith
The Raven Boys by Maggie Steifvater
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

2013 Nominees are:

Ashes by Ilsa Bick
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl
Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Legend by Marie Lu
Boy21 by Matthew Quick
Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Code Name Verity By Elizabeth Wein
The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder
How to Save a Life by Sarah Zarr

Check out reviews of each title at our review page and don’t forget to vote!

2012 Nominees are:

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
Starcrossed by Elizabeth Bunce
Stay by Deb Caletti
Where She Went by Gayle Forman
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
Shine by Lauren Myracle
Trapped by Michael Northrop
This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
I’ll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian
Blood Red Road by Moira Young

2011 Nominees are:

You by Charles Benoit
Fat Cat by Robin Brande
Hate List by Jennifer Brown
Fire by Kristin Cashore
Maze Runner by James Dashner
Happyface by Stephen Emond
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
Will Grayson Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
Liar by Justine Larbalestier
Ash by Malinda Lo
Tangled by Carolyn Mackler
The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Bruiser by Neal Shusterman
Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

Vote for your favorite using the 2011 MCTBA Ballot and check out our Vote page for more information on how to vote.

Check out the 2011 Nominee Review Page for reviews of the titles, posted on Mondays and Thursdays.

2010 Nominees

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
King of the Screw-Ups by K.L. Going
Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
Hero Type by Barry Lyga
Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks by Lauren Myracle
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
Burn by Suzanne Phillips
Response by Paul Volponi
The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

Get the MCTBA Ballot here!  More information about voting can be found on the Vote! page.

Read reviews of these great books on the 2010 Nominee Reviews page.

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