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Meet the September 2017 - August 2018 Teen Board

Teenreads.com is pleased to announce our fifth Teen Board! In their applications for a position on the Teen Board, these 50 teens have demonstrated their passion for reading and their readiness to share their opinions about books and authors. During their term, they will write blog posts, contribute book reviews, answer poll questions and share feedback on Teenreads.com.

Click on each each Teen Board member's name to visit their Contributor Page where you can read a longer profile and get to know a bit more about them.


 
Abigail D.
East Setauket, New York
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J Maas
2. ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven
3. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
4. The To All the Boys I've Loved Before series by Jenny Han
5. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare

 

 

 

 

 

Alice D.
New York, NY

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
2. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen
3. I'LL GIVE YOU THE SUN by Jandy Nelson
4. The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
5. ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Los Angeles, California
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
2. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
3. The Inheritance Cycle series by Christopher Paolini
4. The Chicagoland Vampire series by Chloe Neill
5. The Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead

 

 

 

 


Anna Kate L.
Vestavia, Alabama
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE SECRET HISTORY by Donna Tartt
2. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
3. THE STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL SORROWS OF AVA LAVENDER by Leslye Walton
4. WE ALL LOOKED UP by Tommy Wallach
5. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna R.
Bloomington, Indiana
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. OBSIDIAN by Jennifer L. Armentrout
2. THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER BY Michelle Hodkins
3. SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
4. THE UPSIDE OF UNREQUITED by Becky Albertalli
5. LABYRINTH LOST by Zoraida Córdova
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ansley K.
Hartford, Connecticut
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Legend trilogy by Marie Lu
2. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
3. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
4. SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
5. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas

 

Ashley D.
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
2. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
3. The I Am Number Four series by Pittacus Lore
4. LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green
5. EVERY LAST WORD by Tamara Ireland Stone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Becky N.
Fresno, California

Top Five Favorite Books
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE by Jandy Nelson
4. The School for Good and Evil series by Soman Chainani
5. NOTEWORTHY by Riley Redgate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breck G.
Welch, Oklahoma

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. THE THOUSANDTH FLOOR by Katharine McGee
4. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
5. AMY AND ROGER’S EPIC DETOUR by Morgan Matson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coldwater, Ohio
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
2. FEED by M.T. Anderson
3. The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy by Laini Taylor
4. Shades of Magic series by V.E. Schwab
5. THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Mindy McGinnis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Brynn S.
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Illuminae Files by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
2. The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
3. The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
4. READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline
5. NEVERNIGHT by Jay Kristoff
 

 

Caitlyn K.
Naperville, Illinois
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J Maas
3. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J Maas
4. SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
5. The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
 
 
 
 

Carolyn C.
Crescent City, California

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Ghost Bird series by C.L. Stone
2. HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN by J.K. Rowling
3. CONFESSIONS OF A MURDER SUSPECT by James Patterson
4. VAMPIRE ACADEMY by Richelle Mead
5. A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES by Deborah Harkness

 

 

 

Daniella R.
Miami, Florida

Top Five Favoirte Books:
1. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
2. The A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas
3. The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
4. The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy by Laini Taylor
5. A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Danielle F.
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. TRUTHWITCH by Susan Dennard
2. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
3. The Darkest Minds series by Alexandra Bracken
4. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
5.  KILL THE BOY BAND by Goldy Moldavsky

 

Dylan C.
Columbus, Indiana
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. WE ARE THE ANTS by Shaun David Hutchinson
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. ELIZA AND HER MONSTERS by Francesca Zappia
4. SHOOT DOWN THE WENDY BIRD by Julie Zantoplous
5. VAMPIRE ACADEMY by Richelle Mead
 
 
 

 

Ellie T.
Chicago, Illinois

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. MOSQUITOLAND by David Arnold
4. WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER by Rae Carson
5. MY LADY JANE by Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows and Cynthia Hand

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Emily F.


Morrisville, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Infernal Devices trilogy by Cassandra Clare
2. The A Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy by Sarah J. Maas
3. THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald
4. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
5. WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Emily G.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THIRTEEN REASONS WHY by Jay Asher
2. PRETTY GIRL-13 by Liz Coley
3. DRUMS, GIRLS AND DANGEROUS PIE by Jordan Sonnenblick
4. ELSEWHERE by Gabrielle Zevin
5. THE LIAR SOCIETY by Laura Roecker

 

Emma B.
New Haven, Connecticut
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Missing series by Margaret Peterson Haddix
2. The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart
3. All The Wrong Questions series by Lemony Snicket
4. WHEN YOU REACH ME by Rebecca Stead
5. THE DANGER BOX by Blue Balliet

 

 
 
 
 
 

Flor H.
Los Angeles, California

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. RED QUEEN by Victoria Aveyard
2. LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell
3. HOUSE OF HADES by Rick Riordan
4. LEGEND by Marie Lu
5. THE ONE by Kiera Cass

 

 

 

 

Homer Glen, Illinois
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Shadowhunter Chronicles series by Cassandra Clare
2. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
3. All the Adam Silvera books (How does one choose a favorite?!)
4. The Illuminae Files series by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
5. The Red Rising Trilogy by Pierce Brown

 

 

 

Gabby V.
Seymour, Connecticut

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas
2. The Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo
3. The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
4. DAUGHTER OF THE PIRATE KING by Tricia Levenseller
5. CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Woodstock, Georgia
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. WINTER by Marissa Meyer
2. THE SELECTION by Kiera Cass
3. AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir
4. THE WRATH AND THE DAWN by Renee Ahdieh
5. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Ilona K.
Commack, New York

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas
2. The Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo
3. The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
4. The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
5. ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins
 
 
 
 
Durham, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. SWEET EVIL by Wendy Higgins
2. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
3. POISON PRINCESS by Kresley Cole
4. The Shadowhunter Chronicles series by Cassandra Clare
5. THE WRATH AND THE DAWN by Renee Ahdieh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Jeremy H.
Walnut, California

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
3. The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
4. The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart
5. The Paladin Prophecy series by Mark Frost

 

 

 

 

Jessi H.
Moose Pass, Alaska

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
2. HOW TO MAKE A WISH by Ashley Herring Blake
3. THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas
4. WARCROSS by Marie Lu
5. QUEENS OF GEEK by Jen Wilde

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica K.
Naperville, Illinois

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
3. The Shadowhunter Chronicles series by Cassandra Clare
4. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
5. The Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flannagan

 

 

 

Boca Raton, Florida
 
Top Five Favorite Books:

1. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee
2. GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens
3. MY LIFE NEXT DOOR by Huntley Fitzpatrick
4. DID I MENTION I LOVE YOU? by Estelle Maskame
5. THE INTERN by Gabrielle Tozer

 
 

Kaleigh L.
Alhambra, California

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
2. SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
3. The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
4. The Falling Kingdoms series by Morgan Rhodes
5. AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir

 

 

 

 

 

Katie T.
Crystal Lake, Illinois

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas
2. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
3. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
4. The Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo
5. The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Laina Q.
San Diego, California

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
3. The Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children trilogy by Ransom Riggs
4. The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
5. The Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lauren C.
Anaheim Hills, CA
 
Top Five Favorite Books
1. THE LUNAR CHRONICLES by Marissa Meyer
2. Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
3. THE BOOK THEIF by Markus Zusak
4. The HARRY POTTER series by J. K. Rowling
5. THE HELP by Kathryn Stockett
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Birmingham, Alabama
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE GREAT GATSBY by F.Scott Fitzgerald
2. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee
3. JACOB HAVE I LOVED by Katherine Paterson
4. SHORT STORY, A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND by Flannery O'Conner
5. HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE by J.K Rowling
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lillian B.
Estero, Florida

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The HARRY POTTER series by J.K. Rowling
2. THE MEMORY BOOK by Lara Avery
3. THE SELECTION series by Kiera Cass
4. SHATTER ME series by Tahere Mafi
5. ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mackenzie P. 
Rocklin, California

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. To All the Boys I've Loved Before trilogy by Jenny Han
3. WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart
4. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas
5. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hamilton, Ohio
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. BONE GAP by Laura Ruby
2. MIDWINTERBLOOD by Marcus Sedgwick
3. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
4.THE OUTLIERS by Kimberly McCreight
5. A DROP OF NIGHT by Stefan Bachmann

 

 

 

 

Makayla H.

Winter Garden, Florida

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas
2. The Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard
3. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
4. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
5. EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING by Nicola Yoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Marcelina M.
Sparta, New Jersey
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. QUEENS OF GEEK by Jen Wilde
2. STARFISH by Akemi Dawn Bowman
3. GEEKERELLA by Ash Poston
4. GIRL OUT OF WATER by Laura Silverman
5. CRESS by Marissa Meyer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurora, Oregon

Top Five Favorite Books:

1. MORE HAPPY THAN NOT by Adam Silvera
2. ARISTOTLE AND DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE by Benjamin Alire Saenz
3. MORE THAN THIS by Patrick Ness
4. JACKABY by William Ritter
5. FALLING INTO PLACE by Amy Zhang
 
 
 
 
 

McKenzie S.
Tualatin, Oregon

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY by Ned Vizzini
2. PLUM ISLAND by Nelson Demille
3. AUDREY, WAIT! by Robin Benway
4. THIS IS WHAT HAPPY LOOKS LIKE by Jennifer E. Smith
5. 24 GIRLS IN 7 DAYS by Alex Bradley

 

Melat E.
Galena, Ohio

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen
2. THE FINAL EMPIRE (Mistborn, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
3. SIX OF CROWS (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo
4. A GATHERING OF SHADOWS (Shades of Magic, #2) by V.E. Schwab
5. THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan

 

 

 

 

 

Mikenzie R.
 
Top 5 Favorite Books
1.    EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING by Nicola Yoon
2.    THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon
3.    Half Bad Trilogy  by Sally Green
4.    THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST by Holly Black
5.    A-Z OF YOU AND ME by James Hannah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivia W.
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky
2. ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell
3. THE BELL JAR by Sylvia Plath
4. LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott
5. ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL by Jesse Andrews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel D.
Coral Gables, Florida

Top Five Books:
1. RULES OF CIVILITY by Amor Towles
2. The Throne of Glass Series by Sarah J. Maas
3. KANE AND ABEL by Jeffrey Archer
4. ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN by Gavriel Savit
5. ROSIE GIRL by Julie Shepard

 

 

 
 

Rachel R.
Basking Ridge, NJ

My Five Favorite Books:
1. THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon
2. MY LADY JANE by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, and Jodi Meadows
3. THE DISAPPEARANCES by Emily Bain Murphy
4. STRANGE THE DREAMER by Laini Taylor
5. THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO by F.C. Yee
 

Rebecca D.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. QUEEN OF SHADOWS by Sarah J Maas
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. FINDING AUDREY by Sophie Kinsella
4. HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN by J.K. Rowling
5. SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ryan H.
Winnetka, Illinois
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE UNEXPECTED EVERYTHING by Morgan Matson
2. THIS IS WHAT HAPPY LOOKS LIKE by Jennifer E. Smith
3. TO ALL THE BOYS I HAVE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han
4. EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE by Katrina Leno
5. EVERYDAY by David Levithan
 
 
 
 
 

 

Sacramento, California
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
2. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer 
3. The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
4. ME BEFORE YOU by Jojo Moyes
5. THE 5TH WAVE by Rick Yancey

 

 

 

Savana W.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee
2. ORPHAN TRAIN by Christina Baker Kline
3. HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN by J.K. Rowling
4. THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas
5. MOCKINGJAY by Suzanne Collins

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Taylor F.
Cary, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
2. THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER by Michelle Hodkin
3. THE NATURALS by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
4. MY LIFE NEXT DOOR by Huntley Fitzpatrick
5. TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han
 
Tejaswi S.
Mooresville, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books

1. PRINCESS ACADEMY by Shannon Hale
2. A CHILD CALLED IT by Dave Peltzer
3. IT'S A WONDERFUL DEATH by Sarah J. Schmitt
4. NIGHT by Elie Wiesel
4. AMERICAN BORN CHINESE by Gene Luen Yang

 
 
 
 

Mooresville, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS by Isabelle Allende
2. The Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer
3. A SEPARATE PEACE by John Knowles
4. A BRAVE NEW WORLD by Aldous Huxley
5. THE LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding
 
 
 
 
 
Dallas, Texas
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
2. HISTORY IS ALL YOU LEFT ME by Adam Silvera
3. ILLUMINAE by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
4. VICIOUS by V.E. Schwab
5. CINDER by Marissa Meyer