BFYA 2015 Nominations – Final List

We did it!  Our Committee of 15 nominated 113 titles to be considered for Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2015.  You can find out what the titles are with short annotations on the official ALA/YALSA site.

Here’s a simplified list with just titles — Any surprises? Favorites? Comment away :)

Al Said, Adi Let’s Get Lost
Anderson, Jodi Lynn The Vanishing Season
Arnett, Mindee Avalon
Aronson, Marc One Death, Nine Stories
Bassoff, Leah & Laura DeLuca Lost Girl Found
Brezenoff, Steve Guy in Real Life
Caletti, Deb The Last Forever
DeWoskin, Rachel Blind
Fine, Sarah Of Metal and Wishes
Foley, Jessie Ann The Carnival at Bray
Fombelle, Timothee de Vango
Giles, Gail Girls Like Us
Gold, Jennifer Soldier Doll
Griffin, Bethany The Fall
Hosie, Donna The Devil’s Intern
Kiernan, Celine Into the Grey
King, A.S. Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future
Knudsen, Michelle Evil Librarian
LaMarche, Una Like No Other
Maas, Sarah Heir of Fire
Magoon, Kekla How It Went Down
Mathieu, Jennifer The Truth About Alice
McGovern, Cammie Say What You Will
Mesrobian, Carrie Perfectly Good White Boy
Miller, Lauren Free to Fall
Moracho, Cristina Althea & Oliver
Nix, Garth Clariel
Parker, Natalie C. Beware the Wild
Parsons, Mark Huntley Road Rash
Pearson, Mary E. The Kiss of Deception
Polonsky, Ami Gracefully Grayson
Ritter, William Jackaby
Smith, Andrew 100 Sideways Miles
Smith, Jennifer E. The Geography of You and Me
Spears, Kat Sway
Stiefvater, Maggie Blue Lily, Lily Blue
Talkington, Amy Liv, Forever
Tregay, Sarah Fan Art
Walrath, Dana Like Water on Stone
Zarr, Sara Roomies
Aslan, Austin The Islands at the End of the World
Fredericks, Mariah Season of the Witch
Kizer, Amber Pieces of Me
Phillips, LInda Vigen Crazy
Schrefer, Eliot Threatened
Smith, Sherwood & Brown, Rachel Manija Stranger
Tintera, Amy Rebel
Willey, Margaret Beetle Boy
Alexander, Kwame The Crossover
Almond, David The True Tale of Monster Billy Dean
Anderson, Laurie Halse The Impossible Knife of Memory
Armentrout, Jennifer Don’t Look Back
Bedford, Martyn Never Ending
Blankman, Anne Prisoner of Night and Fog
Brown, Jennifer Torn Away
Brown, Skila Caminar
Burgess, Melvin The Hit
Carleson, J.C. The Tyrant’s Daughter
Colbert, Brandy Pointe
Combs, Sarah Breakfast Served Anytime
Dellaira, Ava Love Letters to the Dead
Giles, Lamar Fake ID
Graudin, Ryan The Walled City
Green, Sally Half Bad
Griffin, Adele The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone
Han, Jenny To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Hattemer, Kate The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy
Herbach, Geoff Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders
Howe, Katherine Conversion
Hubbard, Jenny And We Stay
Johnston, E.K. The Story of Owen: Dragonslayer of Troneheim
Kephart, Beth Going Over
Kiely, Brendan The Gospel of Winter
Kuehn, Stephanie Complicit
Kulper, Kendall Salt & Storm
LaCour, Nina Everything Leads to You
LaFevers, Robin Mortal Heart
Lloyd-Jones, Emily Illusive
Lockhart, e. We Were Liars
Lu, Marie The Young Elites
Maciel, Amanda Tease
Maguire, Gregory Egg & Spoon
Nelson, Jandy I’ll Give You the Sun
Neri, G Knockout Games
Oliver, Lauren Panic
Paige, Danielle Dorothy Must Die
Philbrick, Rodman Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina
Pratt, Non Trouble
Quintero, Isabel Gabi, a Girl in Pieces
Reinhardt, Dana We Are the Goldens
Reynolds, Jason When I Was the Greatest
Rutkoski, Marie The Winner’s Curse
Sedgwick, Marcus She Is Not Invisible
Sharpe, Tess Far From You
Shepherd, Megan Her Dark Curiosity
Shinoda, Anna Learning Not to Drown
Smith, Andrew Grasshopper Jungle
Smith, Lindsay Sekret
Strasser, Todd No Place
Taylor, Laini Dreams of Gods and Monsters
Templeman, McCormick The Glass Casket
Tripp, Ben The Accidental Highwayman
Venkatraman, Padma A Time to Dance
Vlahos, Len The Scar Boys
Waller, Sharon Biggs A Mad, Wicked Folly
Walton, Leslye The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Westerfeld, Scott Afterworlds
Whaley, John Corey Noggin
White, Kiersten & Jim Di Bartolo In the Shadows
Wiles, Deborah Revolution
Wolitzer, Meg Belzhar
Wood, Fiona Wildlife
Winters, Cat The Cure for Dreaming

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