Top Ten Books in My Winter TBR Pile

Top Ten Tuesday

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Normally I would have a winter TBR list full of books that will be releasing this winter. This year I’m serving on the Michigan Reading Association’s Great Lakes Great Books Award committee, so I’m trying to read as many 2013 releases as I can. I’ve received quite a few recommendations from friends and I always like adding to my already long list of books to read. Today’s post consists mostly of books I still want to read and consider for the award along with a few 2014 releases that I picked up at NCTE.

I’d love to know what’s on your list! If you’ve read any fantastic 2013 YA releases this year please tell me about them in the comments!

P.S. Sorry this isn’t the most aesthetically pleasing or informative post; I have poetry presentations to grade so I’m rushing. :/

2013 Releases TBR…

The Paradox of Vertical Flight by Emil Ostrovski (Goodreads)

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg (Goodreads)

Chasing Shadows by Swati Avasthi (Goodreads)

Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell (Goodreads)

Six Months Later by Natalie Richards (Goodreads)

Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff (Goodreads)

2014 Releases TBR (My ARCs from NCTE are tempting me away from my committee reading…)

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads)

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith (Goodreads)

No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale (Goodreads)

The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer (Goodreads)


  1. Great list! I really want to read Goodbye, Rebel Blue and Grasshopper Jungle, and I really liked No One Else Can Have You!

  2. I’m excited for No One Else Can Have You!

  3. I totally forgot about No one else can have you! The cover is super cute and I’m dying to get my hands on it.

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  4. Totally forgot about Grasshopper Jungle and No One Else Can Have You! I really want to read both of those. Have a great winter with all your awesome picks! ~Megan

  5. I definitely want to catch up on some 2013 releases. There were so many good ones it was hard to get to them all. As for 2014: I really want to read No One Else Can Have You and The Impossible Knife of Memory. And Grasshopper Jungle looks crazy weird but also kind of intriguing. Cool list!

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  6. I really liked Six Months Later and Good-bye, Rebel Blue. Great list…hope you enjoy them all!

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