YALSA Popular Paperbacks for YAs

23 06 2010

YALSA has announced the finalists for their 2011 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults lists. YALSA is the Young Adult Library Service Association, a division of ALA (American Library Services).

And Island Sting (Leap Books) by Bonnie J. Doerr is on their Crime Scene list. Way to go, Bonnie!! It’s nice to see a fellow member of the Piedmont Plotters making it big.

Lots of great titles have made the list. Here’s the list of contenders for the Crime Scene category:

Abrahams, Peter. Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery

Arnold, Tedd. Rat Life

Blundell, Judy. What I Saw and How I Lied

Cormier, Robert. Tenderness

Cusick, Richie Tankersley. Walk of the Spirits

Doerr, Bonnie J. Island Sting

Doctorow, Cory. Little Brother

Donnelly, Jennifer. A Northern Light

Ferguson, Alane. The Christopher Killer: A Forensic Mystery

Gerber, Linda. Death by Bikini

Gerber, Linda C. Death by Latte

Giles, Gail. Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters

Gordon, Roderick and Williams, Brian. Tunnels

Kate, Lauren. The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove

McClintock, Norah. Dooley Takes the Fall

McNamee, Graham. Acceleration

Olin, Sean. Killing Britney

Parker, Robert B. The Boxer and the Spy

Perez, Marlene. Dead is the New Black

Price, Charlie. Dead Connection

Shepard, Sara. Pretty Little Liars

Sorrells, Walter. First Shot

Stolarz, Laurie Faria. Project 17

Vande Velde, Vivian. Never Trust a Dead Man

Weingarten, Lynn. Wherever Nina Lies

Werlin, Nancy. Killer’s Cousin

Urasawa, Naoki. Naoki Urasawa’s Monster

If you love to read, check out all their other lists of Popular Paperbacks:

2011 Themes

Crime Scene: May cause anxiety. . . don’t read at home alone.

What’s Cooking? Tasty reads to fill your belly and warm your soul.

What If…: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

Zombies, Werewolves, and Things with Wings: Because vampires suck!

Have any favorites on these lists?? Or know of books you think should be on the list?