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1 Take Note: The 2013 TAYSHAS Reading List

2 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl “During my senior year, my mom forced me to become friends with a girl who had cancer. This brought about the destruction of my entire life.” by Jesse Andrews F AND Young Adult

3 Through Her Eyes Do you believe in ghosts? by Jennifer Archer F ARC Young Adult

4 Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies Hoover, head of the FBI and guardian and protector of America, was a master of hiding his illegal tactics. by Marc Aronson ARO

5 The Drowned Cities “You live in a barbarous place. You cannot be blamed for trying to survive.” by Paolo Bacigalupi F BAC SciFi/Fantasy

6 Shadow and Bone Can light drive out darkness? by Leigh Bardugo F BAR SciFi/Fantasy

7 Ashe s The zombies are coming. by Ilsa Bick F BIC SciFi/Fantasy

8 The Raft Plane crash. Leaky raft. Shark-infested waters. Bag of Skittles. Would you survive? by S.A. Bodeen F BOD Suspense

9 Anna Dressed in Blood Life can be hard when you’re a ghost-killer. by Kendare Blake F BLA Suspense

10 The Diviners “Small-Town Dame Lands in Big Apple, Goes Wild, Tries to Stop Resurrection of Antichrist.” Yeah, that story. by Libba Bray FBRA

11 Unspoken What if your imaginary friend is real? And cute. And your connection might solve a murder. by Sarah Rees Brennan F BRE Suspense

12 Black & White: The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene “Bull” Connor Two men. Two key players. Two views. One historic fight for civil rights and the end of segregation. by Larry Dane Brimner BRI

13 iBoy “Search. Shock. Destroy.” And you thought your iPhone made you powerful. by Kevin Brooks F BRO SciFi/Fantasy

14 Girl of Fire and Thorns “She is the chosen one, and her time has come.” by Rae Carson F CAR SciFi/Fantasy

15 Dying to Know You Can words and an unexpected friendship heal? by Aidan Chambers FCHA

16 Tempest “Today Jackson and Holly are in love. Tomorrow, she will lie dying in his arms. Yesterday he must undo it all.” by Julie Cross F CRO SciFi/Fantasy

17 The Miseducation of Cameron Post After her secret relationship with a girl is revealed, Cameron’s aunt ships her off to God’s Promise to be “cured”. by Emily M. Danforth F DAN Young Adult

18 The Hunt “It’s either hunt or be hunted.” by Andrew Fukuda F FUK SciFi/Fantasy

19 Don’t Turn Around Noa wakes up with an incision over her heart and no recollection of what happened. On the run, Peter may be her only hope to survive. by Michelle Gagnon F GAG Young Adult

20 The Difference Between You and Me “How do you choose between what you believe in and the one you love?” by Madeleine George F GEO Young Adult

21 Cross My Heart In 1585 Venice, Laura must leave the convent to marry her dead sister’s repulsive fiancé. To avoid the marriage she joins a mysterious secret society of women. by Sasha Gould F GOU Young Adult

22 The Fault in Our Stars “When a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.” by John Green F GRE Young Adult

23 Mr. Death’s Blue-Eyed Girls “The kind of face nobody remembers. The man you meet at the top of the stairs, that’s who he is. The man you should pay attention to, the man you shouldn’t offend.” Mr. Death. by Mary Downing Hahn F HAH Young Adult

24 Seraphina “Can one girl unite two worlds?” And can she keep her secret? by Rachel Hartman F HAR SciFi/Fantasy

25 The Night She Disappeared Gabie’s coworker delivers a pizza and never returns. She realizes she was the intended target and is determined to find out what happened. by April Henry F HEN Suspense

26 A Certain October Since the accident, Scotty’s world is upside down. Plagued with guilt and loss, she struggles to put her life back together and find peace. by Angela Johnson F JOH Young Adult

27 Keeping The Castle Althea is looking for Mr. Right—tall, handsome…oh let’s get real. He needs to be wealthy. Very wealthy so she can save her family’s castle and support her mother and brother. Will she settle for rich Lord Boring or will love prevail? by Patrice Kindl F KIN Young Adult

28 Everybody Sees the Ants “How long can Lucky keep hiding in his dreams before reality forces its way inside?” by A. S. King F KIN Young Adult

29 The Disenchantments “Maybe we always were the people we imagined ourselves to be.” by Nina LaCour F LAC Young Adult

30 Team Human “Friends don’t let friends date vampires.” by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan F LAR SciFi/Fantasy

31 Monument 14 “Fourteen kids. One superstore. A million things that could go wrong.” by Emmy Laybourne F LAY Young Adult

32 My Book of Life by Angel When her pimp brings eleven- year-old Melli to Angel and tells her to “show her the ropes” will she have the strength to help Melli and break free? by Martine Leavitt F LEA Young Adult

33 Grave Mercy “Why be the sheep when you can be the wolf?” by Robin LaFevers F LEF Young Adult

34 Every Day “Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.” by David Levithan F LEV Young Adult

35 Legend North America is divided and war- torn. June, a brilliant soldier has vowed to hunt and kill Day, a rebel and criminal. They soon discover the Republic’s dark secrets. by Marie Lu F LU SciFi/Fantasy

36 I Hunt Killers “What if the world’s most notorious serial killer…was your dad?” by Barry Lyga F LYG Young Adult

37 Second Chance Summer Taylor’s family takes one last trip to the summerhouse after receiving devastating news. She realizes she has a second chance with family, friends, and maybe love. by Morgan Matson F MAT Young Adult

38 Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am “After being severely wounded in Iraq, Ben’s traumatic brain injury turns everyone’s world upside down.” by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis F MAZ Young Adult

39 Never Fall Down: A Novel “You show you care, you die. You show fear, you die. You show nothing, maybe you live.” by Patricia McCormick F MCC Young Adult

40 Beyond: A Ghost Story Just me and my shadow—who’s trying to kill me. by Graham McNamee F MCN Young Adult

41 Cinder Cinderella turned cyborg. by Marissa Meyer F MEY SciFi/Fantasy

42 No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller In 1939 Michaux started with “five books, a building, and one hundred dollars”. By 1975 his bookstore was the intellectual center of Harlem enriching and empowering African Americans. by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson F NEL Young Adult

43 A Confusion of Princes Being a prince isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Especially when there are ten million other princes trying to become emperor also. by Garth Nix F NIX SciFi/Fantasy

44 Life: An Exploded Diagram “Can love survive a lifetime?” by Mal Peet F PEE Young Adult

45 The Knife and the Butterfly Azael wakes up in jail and only remembers a gang fight. Now he must observe a female inmate and try to piece together what happened. by Ashley Hope Perez F PER Young Adult

46 Desert Angel “14-year-old Angel is being hunted in the desert by her mother’s abusive boyfriend and murderer.” by Charlie Price F PRI Young Adult

47 Boy21 Boy21 believes he’s from space. Finley doesn’t feel it’s necessary to talk much. Their friendship helps them both heal. by Matthew Quick F QUI Young Adult

48 Under the Never Sky “A million ways to die. One way to live.” by Veronica Rossi F ROS SciFi/Fantasy

49 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Two loners. Polar opposites. A life-changing friendship. by Benjamin Alire Saenz F SAE Young Adult

50 Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick My prom date’s an assassin?!? by Joe Schreiber F SCH Young Adult

51 Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon Who will be the first to build the atomic bomb? by Steve Sheinkin 623.4SHE

52 The Scorpio Races “Some race to win. Others race to survive.” by Maggie Stiefvater F STI SciFi/Fantasy

53 The Raven Boys “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve. Either you’re his true love… or you killed him.” by Maggie Stiefvater F STI SciFi/Fantasy

54 Daughter of Smoke and Bone Can the daughter of a devil and an angel make peace? Will their love outlast a centuries-old, otherworldly war? by Laini Taylor F TAY SciFi/Fantasy

55 The Loners (Quarantine) At McKinley High, the “kids don’t fight to be popular, they fight to stay alive.” by Lex Thomas F THO Young Adult

56 Freaks Like Us “Jason is determined to solve the disappearance of his best friend, but must overcome the voices of his schizophrenia.” by Susan Vaught F VAU Young Adult

57 The Final Four “Will the game go to the player with the most skill or the one with the most heart?” by Paul Volponi F VOL Young Adult

58 Out of Shadows Robert experiences bigotry and brutality when his family moves from England to Zimbabwe during Mugabe’s rise to power. He must decide if will join in or do nothing. by Jason Wallace F WAL Young Adult

59 Code Name Verity “I have two weeks. You’ll shoot me at the end no matter what I do.” “Verity”, a British spy confesses to save her life while Maddie, her best friend, tries to save her. by Elizabeth Wein F WEI Young Adult

60 Variant Trust no one. Rebel and die. Escape is impossible. by Robison Wells F WEL Young Adult

61 The Watch That Ends the Night “Through twenty-four separate voices, from immigrants eager for a better life to some of the wealthiest members of society, those aboard the Titanic tell a compelling tale of hope and loss.” by Allan Wolf F WOL Young Adult

62 Beneath a Meth Moon: An Elegy Devastated after losing her mother and grandmother in Hurricane Katrina, Laurel tries to start over in a new town but is introduced to meth by her boyfriend. Can she overcome her grief and addiction? by Jacqueline Woodson F WOO Young Adult

63 How to Save a Life After her father’s death, Jill’s mother decides to adopt a baby and to have the 18-year-old mother live with them until the baby is born. Can they all come together and make a home? by Sara Zarr F ZAR Young Adult

64 All These Things I’ve Done “Chocolate is contraband. Caffeine is illegal. The city is riddled with crime. Anya is torn between accepting her birthright and following her heart.” by Gabrielle Zevin F ZEV Young Adult


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