50 Top YA novels of 2011

50 most borrowed Young Adult books of 2011 (well, the 58 most borrowed, as the last 12 all tied for 47th spot).

The Twilight juggernaut continues with the series taking four of the top five spots, with only The hunger games  standing in the way of a clean sweep at the top of the list.  John Marsden’s Tomorrow, when the war began came in at 7, the highest Australian book, while James Patterson,  covering all his bases, gets in the Top 10 of the YA list (as well as the Top 10 of the Fiction list & the Overall list) with his YA fantasy series Witch & wizard.

  1. Breaking dawn / Stephenie Meyer
  2. The hunger games / Suzanne Collins
  3. Eclipse / Stephenie Meyer
  4. Twilight / Stephenie Meyer
  5. New moon / Stephenie Meyer
  6. The vampire diaries. Volume I. The awakening / L. J. Smith
  7. Tomorrow, when the war began / John Marsden
  8. Witch & wizard / James Patterson
  9. City of bones / Cassandra Clare
  10. Spirit bound / Richelle Mead     ….
  11. The vampire diaries. Volume II. The struggle / L. J. Smith
  12. Eragon / Christopher Paolini
  13. Unnatural : an Archangel Academy novel / Michael Griffo
  14. Burning for revenge / John Marsden
  15. Catching fire / Suzanne Collins
  16. Fang / James Patterson
  17. Gossip Girl : a novel / Cecily Von Ziegesar
  18. Vampire Academy / Richelle Mead
  19. Last sacrifice / Richelle Mead
  20. Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte
  21. Brigands M.C. / Robert Muchamore
  22. Blood promise / Richelle Mead
  23. Brisingr, or, The seven promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular / Christopher Paolini
  24. Eldest / Christopher Paolini
  25. Mortal coil / Derek Landy
  26. The beginning / Ellen Schreiber
  27. Angel / James Patterson
  28. Mockingjay / Suzanne Collins
  29. Stolen / Lucy Christopher
  30. Dark days / Derek Landy
  31. Kissing coffins / Ellen Schreiber
  32. Solace & grief / Foz Meadows
  33. Hush, hush / Becca Fitzpatrick
  34. Love bites / Ellen Schreiber
  35. Shadow wave / Robert Muchamore
  36. The night is for hunting / John Marsden
  37. The third day, the frost / John Marsden
  38. The vampire diaries. Volumes 1-4 / L. J. Smith
  39. John Marsden’s The dead of the night / John Marsden
  40. Maximum Ride : the final warning / James Patterson
  41. Never cry werewolf / Heather Davis
  42. Darkness, be my friend / John Marsden
  43. Royal blood / Ellen Schreiber
  44. Snakehead / Anthony Horowitz
  45. ‘–startled by his furry shorts! : fab new confessions of Georgia Nicolson / Louise Rennison
  46. The inkheart trilogy : Inkheart ; Inkspell ; Inkdeath / Cornelia Caroline Funke
  47. Agent 21 / Chris Ryan
  48. Awakened / P. C. Cast
  49. City of ashes / Cassandra Clare
  50. Conspiracy 365. December / Gabrielle Lord
  51. Demons and druids / James Patterson
  52. Graceling / Kristin Cashore
  53. I lost my mobile at the mall / Wendy Harmer
  54. Max / James Patterson
  55. The escape / Robert Muchamore
  56. The other side of dawn / John Marsden
  57. The thin executioner / Darren Shan
  58. Vampireville / Ellen Schreiber

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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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