3 Jan 2013

New York Times Bestsellers Young Adult (January 06, 2013)

WHAT? What? WHAT? Yes. First Post of 2013 and you guys are looking at a fab New York Times Bestsellers post...and nothing much has changed. I'm beginning to feel that the NYTB is more book politics then actually good books. I'm sure that the books on here are fabulous (I've read some of them as well and won't doubt that some of them are AMAZING) but they just keep repeating themselves over and over again. I mean, i get it ALREADY. YES YES. They've been on the list for a while and it's time for other books to jump aboard. You already get the title, you don't need to stay on the list forever!

So Here's The List:

1THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER,by Stephen Chbosky. (Simon & Schuster.) What it’s like to grow up, from the perspective of a high school boy. (Ages 14 and up)4
2THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Penguin Group.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up)4
3DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A girl must prove her mettle in a faction-ridden dystopia. (Ages 14 and up)4
4LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green. (Penguin Group.) A boy seeking excitement finds that and more in a girl named Alaska. (Ages 14 to 17)4
5INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) In this “Divergent” follow-up, a faction war looms. (Ages 14 and up)4
6GRACE, GOLD AND GLORY, by Gabrielle Douglas with Michelle Burford. (Zondervan.) An Olympic gold medalist tells her story.3
7THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. (Ages 14 and up)4
8LEGEND, by Marie Lu. (Penguin Group.) A well-born girl and a poor boy clash, then fall in love, in a postapocalyptic Los Angeles.1
9PAPER TOWNS, by John Green. (Penguin Group.) After a night of mischief, the girl Quentin loves disappears.3
10CODE NAME VERITY, by Elizabeth Wein. (Disney Publishing Worldwide.) Two young women, a pilot and a spy, fight for Britain during World War II.1

Also Selling

  1. LAUREN CONRAD BEAUTY, by Lauren Conrad (HarperCollins Publishers)
  3. THIRTEEN REASONS WHY, by Jay Asher (Penguin Group)
  4. DODGER, by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins Publishers)
  5. EVERY DAY, by David Levithan (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)