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Teens' Top Ten Winners - 2018

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About the Award:

The Teens' Top Ten is a list where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen libraries around the country. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between August and September and the winners will be announced during Teen Read Week. For more information, please visit the Teens' Top 10 websiteSee all the 2018 Nominees.

 

2018 Winners:

Turtles All The Way Down
Green, John, 1977- author.
It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
One Of Us Is Lying
McManus, Karen M., author.
"When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students all four become suspects. It's up to them to solve the case"-- Provided by publisher.
Warcross
Lu, Marie, 1984- author.
"When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire"-- Provided by publisher.
Wonder Woman : Warbringer
Bardugo, Leigh, author.
"Diana, Princess of the Amazons, journeys to the World of Man in this coming-of-age young adult story"-- Provided by publisher.
Caraval
Garber, Stephanie, author.
"Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their ruthless father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the legendary, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. But this year, Scarlett's long-dreamt-of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor who she has just met, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval's mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this season's Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner." --Publisher description.
Long Way Down
Reynolds, Jason, author.
As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know.
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Sánchez, Erika L., author.
Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed.
Paper Hearts
Novak, Ali, author.
Felicity, seventeen, has struggled to meet her mother's expectations since her older sister disappeared but when she connects with a famous band member at a charity ball, she begins to consider what will make her truly happy.
Strange The Dreamer
Taylor, Laini, author.
In the aftermath of a war between gods and men, a hero, a librarian, and a girl must battle the fantastical elements of a mysterious city stripped of its name.
Once And For All : A Novel
Dessen, Sarah, author.
Louna's years working at her mother's wedding planning business--as well as the tragic end of her first love--have shaped her cynical views on romance, but the arrival of serial-dater Ambrose may start to change Louna's mind and give her a second chance at love.