Thursday Best Sellers

Thursday, January 10, 2013

THIS WEEK  YOUNG ADULTWEEKS
ON 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)5


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)5


3DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A girl must prove her mettle in a faction-ridden dystopia. (Ages 14 and up)5


4INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) In this “Divergent” follow-up, a faction war looms. (Ages 14 and up)5

5LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green. (Penguin Group.) A boy seeking excitement finds that and more in a girl named Alaska. (Ages 14 to 17)5

6GRACE, GOLD AND GLORY, by Gabrielle Douglas with Michelle Burford. (Zondervan.) An Olympic gold medalist tells her story.4

7MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, by Ransom Riggs. (Quirk Books.) An island, an abandoned orphanage and a collection of curious photographs. (Ages 12 and up)2

8THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. (Ages 14 and up)5

9CONFESSIONS OF A MURDER SUSPECT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown & Company.) A girl seeks to bring her parents’ killer to justice.1

10TILT, by Ellen Hopkins. (Simon & Schuster.) Three teenagers’ worlds are shifting.1

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