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Meet the Teen Board - September 2015 - August 2016

 

Teenreads.com is pleased to announce our fourth Teen Board! In their applications for a position on the Teen Board, these 30 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.


Yardley, Pennsylvania
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1) THE LATHE OF HEAVEN by Ursula K. Le Guin
2) THE GIVER by Lois Lowry
3) THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde
4) ELLA ENCHANTED by Gail Carson Levine
5) HOUSE OF STAIRS by William Sleator
 
 
 
 
Denver, Colorado
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. WONDER by R.J. Palacio
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. A MANGO SHAPED SPACE by Wendy Mass
4. AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES by John Green
5. THE PRINCESS BRIDE by William Goldman
 
Los Angeles, California
 

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
2. Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
3. Inheritance Cycle series by Christopher Paolini
4. Chicagoland Vampire series by Chloe Neill
5. Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead

 

 

Laredo, Texas
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. FRINDLE by Andrew Clements
2. ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL by Jesse Andrews
3. SLEEPING FRESHMEN NEVER LIE by David Lubar
4. WE ALL LOOKED UP by Tommy Wallach
5. TELL THE WOLVES I'M HOME by Carol Rifka Brunt

 

 

North Little Rock, Arkansas
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Legend trilogy by Marie Lu
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
3. THE GIVER by Lois Lowry
4. Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
5. THE DEATH CURE by James Dashner

 

 

Coldwater, Ohio
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
2. Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy by Laini Taylor
3. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
4. FEED by M.T. Anderson
5. SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA by Becky Albertalli

 

 

Brynn S.
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. ILLUMINAE by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
2. The Darkest Minds trilogy by Alexandra Bracken
3. The Infernal Devices trilogy by Cassandra Clare
4. JUST ONE DAY by Gayle Forman
5.  LOVE, ROSIE by Cecilia Ahern
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oxford, Michigan
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanigan
2. DR. FRANKLIN'S ISLAND by Ann Halam
3. Heroes of Olympus/Percy Jackson & the Olympians series by Rick Riordan (Uncle Rick)
4. INSIDE THE WALLS OF TROY by Clemence McLaren
5. GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU by Sam McBratney
 
 
 
Stamford, Connecticut
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1) A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
2) SLAPSTICK by Kurt Vonnegut
3) THE BASIC EIGHT by Daniel Handler
4) GADSBY by Ernest Vincent Wright
5) Percy Jackson & the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
 
 
Dally M.
Jersey City, New Jersey
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn
2. 13 REASONS WHY by Jay Asher
3. BOSSYPANTS by Tina Fey
4. SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA by Becky Albertalli
5. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins 
 

Atlanta, Georgia
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Sweet Evil Trilogy by Wendy Higgins
2. The Selection Series by Kiera Cass
3. The Lux Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
4. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
5. The Bloodlines Series by Richelle Mead
 
 
 
Sterling Heights, Michigan
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. WHEN by Victoria Laurie
2. The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan
4. THE NATURALS by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green
6. The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
 
 
 
Harleen K.
East Amherst, New York
 
Top Five Favorite Books
1) Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
2) The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan
3) Pushing the Limits series by Katie McGarry
4) READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline
5) The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
 
Durham, North Carolina
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. SWEET EVIL by Wendy Higgins
2. WHITE HOT KISS by Jennifer L. Armentrout
3. ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin
4. THRONE OF GLASS by Sarah J. Maas
5. POISON PRINCESS by Kresley Cole
 
 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1) HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX by J.K. Rowling
2) MR. PENUMBRA's 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan
3) THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald
4) FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
5) THE LIGHTENING THEIF by Rick Riordan

 

 

Boca Raton, Florida
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee
2. THE INTERN by Gabrielle Tozer
3. MY LIFE NEXT DOOR by Huntley Fitzpatrick
4. PAPER TOWNS by John Green
5. THEODORE BOONE: THE ACTIVIST by John Grisham 

 

Peoria, Illinois
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1.  THRONE OF GLASS by Sarah J. Maas
2.  RED QUEEN by Victoria Aveyard
3.  THE WINNER'S CURSE by Marie Rutkoski
4.  THE RAVEN BOYS by Maggie Stiefvater
5.  SNOW LIKE ASHES by Sara Raasch
 
 
 
 
 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. LIFE OF PI by Yann Martel
2. THE GIVER by Lois Lowry
3. STOLEN by Lucy Christopher
4. The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
5. The His Fair Assassin series by Robin LaFevers
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
Leanna R.
Inverness, IL
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee
2. EVERY DAY by David Levithan
3. TELL THE WOLVES I'M HOME by Carol Rifka Brunt
4. GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn
5. FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON by Daniel Keyes
 
Midlothian, Texas
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan
2. Brotherband Chronicles by John Flanagan
3. READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline
4. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
5. THE HOBBIT by J.R.R. Tolkien
 
 
 
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
2. A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas
3. THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman
4. ELEANOR AND PARK by Rainbow Rowell
5. CRANK by Ellen Hopkins
 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. CLOCKWORK ANGEL by Cassandra Clare
2. ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins
3. TEXAS GOTHIC by Rosemary Clement-Moore
4. THE SELECTION by Kiera Cass
5. THE RAVEN BOYS by Maggie Stiefvater

 

 

 

Hamilton, Ohio
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. CINDER (The Lunar Chronicles) by Marissa Meyer
2. MIDWINTERBLOOD by Marcus Sedgwick
3. BONE GAP by Laura Ruby
4. JANE EYRE by Charlotte Brontë
5. UNLOVELY by Celeste Conway

 

 

Megan B.
Granville, Illinois

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE HELP by Kathryn Stockett
2. THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
3. MORE THAN THIS by Patrick Ness
4. WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE by Maria Semple
5. THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern 

 

Los Angeles, California
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
2. THE RUBY CIRCLE by Richelle Mead
3. LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green
4. DREAMFIRE by Kit Alloway
5. THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins 
 
 
 
Norman, Oklahoma 
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. Fire and Thrones trilogy by Rae Carson
2. ELEANOR AND PARK by Rainbow Rowell
3. Tintin by Herge (series of comics)
4. Monkey High by Shouko Akira (manga)
4. IN REAL LIFE by Lawrence Tabak

 

 

Rachel D.
Coral Gables, Florida

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
2. WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart
3. EVERY DAY by David Levithan
4. STATION ELEVEN by Emily St John Mandel
5. FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley


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
 
 
 
Rutherford, New Jersey
 
Top Five Favorite Books (there's six because I couldn't narrow it down to five):
1. The Harry Potter series
2. The Divergent trilogy
3. The Nancy Drew series
4. Maximum Ride series
5. THE EYES OF THE DRAGON
6. AND THEN THERE WERE NONE