50 Most Popular YA Books of 2014

Books 1 & 2 in the Hunger Games trilogy finished first and second on our list of most borrowed YA book of 2014. It’s the same result as last year, though the series couldn’t repeat its 1-2-3 finish of 2013, with Mockingjay slipping to fifth.  John Green’s The fault in our stars, finished third (up from fourth last year), to be the only non-series book in the Top 10.

Besides the Hunger Games trilogy , other series featuring in the Top 10 are Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, Veronica Roth’s Divergent series, and  James Dashner’s Maze Runner series. The highest ranked Aussie author is Markus Zusak with The messenger at #21. Other Aussie authors with books in the Top 50  are John Marsden, Gabrielle LordBill CondonGabrielle Carey & Kathy Lette, and Perth-based A. J. Betts.

hunger games cover

#1 most borrowed YA book of 2014

 

  1. The hunger games / Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching fire / Suzanne Collins
  3. The fault in our stars / John Green
  4. Allegiant / Veronica Roth
  5. Mockingjay / Suzanne Collins
  6. The maze runner / James Dashner
  7. Divergent / Veronica Roth
  8. City of ashes / Cassandra Clare
  9. City of fallen angels / Cassandra Clare
  10. City of bones / Cassandra Clare
  11. City of Glass / Cassandra Clare
  12. City of lost souls / Cassandra Clare
  13. The death cure / James Dashner
  14. The scorch trials / James Dashner
  15. Four : a divergent collection / Veronica Roth
  16. The perks of being a wallflower / Stephen Chbosky
  17. If I stay / Gayle Forman

    the fault in our stars

    Most borrowed book that isn’t part of a series

  18. Insurgent / Veronica Roth
  19. Looking for Alaska / John Green
  20. Delirium / Lauren Oliver
  21. The messenger / Markus Zusak
  22. Fallen / Lauren Kate
  23. Tomorrow, when the war began / John Marsden
  24. Doctor Who : 11 Doctors 11 stories
  25. Torment / Lauren Kate
  26. Conspiracy 365. January / Gabrielle Lord
  27. The son of Neptune / Rick Riordan
  28. Eragon / Christopher Paolini
  29. Conspiracy 365. February / Gabrielle Lord
  30. Maximum security / Robert Muchamore
  31. An abundance of Katherines / John Green
  32. Clockwork princess / Cassandra Clare
  33. Impostor / Susanne Winnacker
  34. Matched / Allyson Braithwaite Condie
  35. Paper towns / John Green

    zac and mia

    WA author at #49 in the list

  36. The kill order / James Dashner
  37. The vampire diaries. Volume I. The awakening / L. J. (Lisa J.) Smith
  38. A straight line to my heart / Bill Condon
  39. Confessions of a murder suspect / James Patterson
  40. Puberty blues / Gabrielle Carey, Kathy Lette
  41. The fiery heart / Richelle Mead
  42. The Spook’s apprentice / Joseph Delaney
  43. Twilight / Stephenie Meyer
  44. Ascend / Amanda Hocking
  45. Between the lines : a novel / Jodi Picoult
  46. Conspiracy 365. March / Gabrielle Lord
  47. Passion / Lauren Kate
  48. Storm glass / Maria V. Snyder
  49. Zac & Mia / A. J. Betts
  50. Blood promise / Richelle Mead

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Author: Lawley

Technology Coordinator for Cockburn Libraries.  Most recent reads: Gotham / Nick Earls -- The Life and Death of Sophie Stark / Anna North -- Universal Harvester / John Darnielle -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood.

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