Another year, another huge pile of books stacked up around my bookcases (I ran out of shelving room years ago). This has been a pretty stellar year for young adult fiction, particularly in the realms of science fiction and fantasy. So great, in fact, that it took me three days to whittle this down to the ones you see here. My first pass had nearly three dozen entries! As hard as I tried, I simply couldn’t get it down to my top ten, so instead here’s a list of fantastic YA SFF released this year broken down into various categories.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to pillage my local library to make my To Read stack even taller.
Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray, um, stars Noemi, a teenage soldier from the planet Genesis. She finds Abel, an AI mech, aboard an abandoned spaceship from ...