Top 36 of the year...
Top three from January:
The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer.
Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Top three from February:
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr.
Brendan Buckley's Universe And Everything In It by Sundee T. Frazier
The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman
Top three from March
Jack Russell: Dog Detective: Dog Den Mystery by Darrel & Sally Odgers
Dingo by Charles de Lint
The Rules of Gentility by Janet Mullany.
Top three from April
Stardust by Neil Gaiman.
Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott
Ever by Gail Carson Levine.
Top three from May
The Sky Inside by Clare B. Dunkle
The Latent Powers of Dylan Fontaine by April Lurie
Greetings From Nowhere by Barbara O'Connor.
Top three from June
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry
Artichoke's Heart by Suzanne Supplee
Top three from July
Starcross: A Stirring Adventure of Spies, Time Travel, and Curious Hats. by Philip Reeve
Paper Towns by John Green.
Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
Top three from August
Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell.
Lady of Quality by Georgette Heyer.
Girl, Hero by Carrie Jones.
Top three from September
Zombie Blondes by Brian James. 232.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Road of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam.
Top three from October
Cicada Summer by Andrea Beaty.
Something Wicked by Alan Gratz.
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation: Volume 1: Pox Party by M.T. Anderson
Top three from November
Ten Cents A Dance by Christine Fletcher.
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta.
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Top three from December
The Opposite of Invisible by Liz Gallagher.
Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech.
12 Honorable Mentions from throughout the year
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin.
The Humming of Numbers by Joni Sensel
The Trouble Begins at 8 by Sid Fleischman.
Facts of Life #31 by Denise Vega
Squad: Perfect Cover by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.
Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Writing Thank You Notes by Peggy Gifford.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson.
Savvy by Ingrid Law.
A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck.
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. Translated by Richard Pevear.
© Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews