Best Teen Books of 2013
So many fantastic books were published in 2013. What was your favorite book to come out in 2013? Send your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add it to our list.
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TEEN FICTION BLA
Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
When seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up following a party in the aftermath of a violent vampire attack, she travels to Coldtown, a quarantined Massachusetts city full of vampires, with her ex-boyfriend and a mysterious vampire boy in town.
TEEN FICTION FAR
Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer
At fourteen? Until recently, Matt, the hero of Nancy Farmer's award-winning The House of the Scorpion, was a clone grown from a strip of old El Patron's skin. Now he is lord of an army of eejits, zombielike workers who are harnessed to old El Patron's sinister system of drug growing. His country? The Land of Opium, on the one-time US-Mexico border. Opium is the largest territory of the Dope Confederacy, which ranges on the map like an intestine, from the ruins of San Diego to the ruins of Matamoros. The rest of the world has been devastated by ecological disaster and is now known as God's Ashtray. But hidden in Opium is the cure.
TEEN FICTION MAA
Crown of Midnight: Sequel to Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
As the royal assassin to an evil king, eighteen-year-old Celaena Sardothien must decide what she will fight for--survival, love, or the future of a kingdom.
TEEN FICTION MCN
Far, Far Away by Tom McNeal
When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate, Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.
TEEN FICTION MEY
Scarlet: Book 2 of the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
Scarlet Benoit and Wolf, a street fighter who may have information about her missing grandmother, join forces with Cinder as they try to stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana in this story inspired by Little Red Riding Hood.
TEEN FICTION OLI
Requiem: Book 3 of the Delirium Trilogy by Lauren Oliver
While Lena navigates the increasingly dangerous Wilds, her best friend, Hana, lives a safe, loveless life in Portland.
TEEN FICTION POW
Eleanor and Parky by Rainbow Powell
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
TEEN FICTION POW
Fangirl by Rainbow Powell
Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father.
TEEN FICTION ROT
Allegiant: Book 3 of the Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. But will she be prepared to face impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love?
TEEN FICTION SMI
Winger by Andrew Smith
Two years younger than his classmates at a prestigious boarding school, fourteen-year-old Ryan Dean West grapples with living in the dorm for troublemakers, falling for his female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid, and playing wing on the Varsity rugby team with some of his frightening new dorm-mates.
TEEN FICTION YAN
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them.
TEEN FICTION WIE
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.