Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures Nominated For YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten

August 23, 2010
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Beautiful Creatures is up for another Top Ten list. This one is for the Young Adult Library Services Association, or YALSA, the Young Adult sector of the American Library Association. You can vote for Beautiful Creatures as well as a number of other titles HERE. You can vote for UP TO THREE titles. The titles up for nomination are:

Watersmeet by Ellen Jensen Abbott, Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson, Hate List by Jennifer Brown, Heist Society by Ally Carter, Fire by Kristin Cashore, City of Glass by Cassandra Clare, The Roar by Emma Clayton, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen, Incarceron by Catherine Fisher, Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick, If I Stay by Gayle Forman, Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci, Dragonfly by Julia Golding, The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Catherine Jinks, I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb, Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler, Witch and Wizard by James Patterson, By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters, Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce, Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow, Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa, Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld, and City of Fire by Laurence Yep.

Below is an explanation of what the Teens’ Top Ten is and how it works from YALSA’s website.

Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on Support Teen Literature Day during National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between Aug. 23 and Sept. 17; the winners will be announced in a webcast featuring WWE Superstars and Divas during Teen Read Week.

So what are you waiting for? Go vote!


Zane is a 23 year old Political Science and Sociology graduate of Auburn University. He is passionate/obsessive about video games, Young Adult novels, and football. War Eagle and DFTBA.