All the Ratings: YABC’s First Five Years

2008-2012 Official Selections Roundup

YABC’s first five years…

60

Three Times LuckyThree Times Lucky
December 2012 Official Choice; Selected by Aly
Overall yabc rating: 4.36 STARS
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59

Ashfall (Ashfall, #1)Ashfall
November 2012 Official Choice; Selected by Damaris
Overall yabc rating: 3.5 STARS
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58

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)Grave Mercy
October 2012 Official Choice; Selected by Alethea
Overall yabc rating: 3.15 STARS
Brief thoughts

57

Between Shades of GrayBetween Shades of Gray
September 2012 Official Choice; Selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la rating: 4.4 STARS
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56

UnWholly (Unwind, #2)UnWholly
August 2012 Official Choice; Selected by Leslie
Overall yabc_la rating: 3.69 STARS
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55

Demon in My View (Den of Shadows, #2)Demon in My View

July 2012 Official Choice; Selected by Katie F.
Overall yabc_la rating: 1.39 STARS
Discussion recap… in which we debate the variety of last decade’s YA lit and books we loved as teens but probably not as adults

54

Thirteen Reasons WhyThirteen Reasons Why
June 2012 Official Choice; selected by Alfonso
Overall yabc_la rating: 2.85 STARS
Discussion recap and suicide fiction recommendations

53

Drink, Slay, LoveDrink, Slay, Love
May 2012 Official Choice; selected by Roxy
Overall yabc_la rating: 3.3 STARS
Discussion recap and photos from our meeting

52

With or Without YouWith or Without You
April 2012 Official Choice; selected by David
Overall yabc_la rating: 4.11
Read the discussion recap on our blog

51

Black Hole Sun (Black Hole Sun, #1)Black Hole Sun
March 2012 Official Choice; selected by Aly B.
Average yabc_la rating: 2.4 STARS
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50

The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1)The Name of the Star
Feb. 2012 Official Choice; selected by Kate G.
Overall yabc_la rating: 2.7 STARS

49

ForgottenForgotten
Jan. 2012 Official Choice; selected by Damaris
Overall yabc_la Rating: 2.4 STARS

48

I'll Be ThereI’ll Be There
December 2011 Official Pick; selected by Alethea
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.62 STARS
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47

BruiserBruiser
November 2011 Official Pick; selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.37 STARS
Read the summary of the discussion our blog
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46

Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)Wither
October 2011 Official Pick; selected by Leslie
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.75 STARS
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45

StitchesStitches
September 2011 Official Pick; selected by Katie
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4 STARS

44

Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)Howl’s Moving Castle
August 2011 Official Pick; selected by Kevin
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.67 STARS

43

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
July 2011 Official Pick; selected by Alfonso
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.67 STARS

42

Hunger (Riders of the Apocalypse, #1)Hunger
June 2011 Official Pick; selected by Roxana
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.67 STARS

41

Looking for AlaskaLooking for Alaska
May 2011 Official Pick; selected by David
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3 STARS

40

Beatle Meets DestinyBeatle Meets Destiny
April 2011 Official Pick; selected by Alyson
Overall yabc_la Rating: 1.67 STARS

39

Cryer's CrossCryer’s Cross
March 2011 Official Pick; selected by Kate
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.2 STARS

38

The House of the ScorpionThe House of the Scorpion
February 2011 Official Pick; selected by Damaris
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4 STARS

37

Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer, #1)Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
January 2011 Official Choice; selected by Alethea
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.12 STARS

36

Everlost (Skinjacker, #1)Everlost
December 2010 Official Choice; selected by Kevin
Overall Rating: 3.87 STARS

35

The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)The Adoration of Jenna Fox
November 2010 Official Choice; selected by Alfonso
Overall Rating: 4.22 STARS

34

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)Clockwork Angel
October 2010 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall Rating: 3.5 STARS

33

Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)Mockingjay
September 2010 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall Rating: 3.9 STARS

32

The Dust of 100 DogsThe Dust of 100 Dogs
August 2010 Official Choice; selected by Roxana
Overall Rating: 2.86 STARS

31

SproutSprout
July 2010 Official Choice; selected by David
Overall Rating: 3.43 STARS

30

Numbers (Numbers, #1)Numbers
June 2010 Official Choice; selected by Alyson
Overall Rating: 3.12 STARS
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29

A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1)A Wrinkle in Time
May 2010 Official Choice; selected by Jason
Overall Rating: 3.62 STARS

28

Charmed Life (Chrestomanci, #1)Charmed Life
April 2010 Official Choice; selected by Kate
Overall Rating: 3.5 STARS
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27

When You Reach MeWhen You Reach Me
March 2010 Official Choice; selected by Damaris
Overall Rating: 4.37 STARS
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26

LiarLiar
February 2010 Official Choice; selected by Alethea
Overall Rating: 3.45 STARS
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25

Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)Beautiful Creatures
January 2010 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall Rating: 3.33 STARS

24

Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)Leviathan
December 2009 Official Choice; selected by Alfonso
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.25 STARS
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23

Death Note, Vol. 1 Boredom (Death Note, #1)Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom
November 2009 Official Choice; selected by Carrie
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.15 STARS
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22

Click One Novel, Ten AuthorsClick: One Novel, Ten Authors
October 2009 Official Choice; selected by David
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.36 STARS

21

The Graveyard BookThe Graveyard Book
September 2009 Official Choice; selected by Roxana
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.11 STARS
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20

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)Catching Fire
August 2009 Official Choice; selected by Nancy
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.64 STARS
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19

Standard Hero BehaviorStandard Hero Behavior
July 2009 Official Choice; selected by Damaris
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.37 STARS

18

TigerheartTigerheart
June 2009 Official choice; selected by Alethea
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3 STARS
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17

Unwind (Unwind, #1)Unwind
May 2009 Official choice; selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.7 STARS
Listen to the YABC discussion on YouTube
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16

MasterpieceMasterpiece
April 2009 Official Choice; selected by Nancy
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.44 STARS
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15

The Giver (The Giver, #1)The Giver
March 2009 Official Choice; selected by David
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.25 STARS
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14

CoralineCoraline
February 2009 Official Choice; selected by Roxana
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.87 STARS
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13

Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1)Wildwood Dancing
January 2009 Official Choice; selected by Damaris
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.67 STARS
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12

The Tales of Beedle the BardThe Tales of Beedle the Bard
December 2008 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.8 STARS

11

The WilloughbysThe Willoughbys
November 2008 Official Choice; selected by Alethea
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.33 STARS
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10

Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)Graceling
October 2008 Official Choice; selected by Lisa
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.6 STARS

9

FlippedFlipped
September 2008 Official Choice; selected by Nancy
Overall yabc_la Rating: 4.17 STARS

8

Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)Breaking Dawn
August 2008 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3 STARS

7

The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger's Apprentice, #1)The Ruins of Gorlan
July 2008 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.67 STARS

6

King DorkKing Dork
June 2008 Official Choice; selected by David
Overall yabc_la Rating: 2.2 STARS

5

Runemarks (Runemarks, #1)Runemarks
May 2008 Official Choice; selected by Alethea
Overall yabc_la Rating: 2.2 STARS

4

The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)The Alchemyst
April 2008 Official Choice; selected by Nancy
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.5 STARS

3

The Book of Dead Days (Book of Dead Days, #1)The Book of Dead Days
March 2008 Official Choice; selected by Roxana
Overall yabc_la Rating: 2.2 STARS

2

Tunnels (Tunnels, #1)Tunnels
February 2008 Official Choice; selected by Damaris
Overall yabc_la Rating: 2.2 STARS

1

The Invention of Hugo CabretThe Invention of Hugo Cabret
January 2008 Official Choice; selected by Jane
Overall yabc_la Rating: 3.4 STARS

 

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