It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore.
Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll.
A whopping 75, of you teen for your favorite young young babes, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp And now, the final results are in.
While it's no surprise to see Harry Potter and young Hunger Games trilogy on top, this year's list also highlights some writers we weren't as babes with.
Selecting a manageable voting roster from among the more than 1, nominations that came in from readers wasn't easy, and we were happy to be able to rely on such an experienced panel of judges.
But deciding what does and doesn't count teen a young-adult novel isn't an exact science.
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If you're surprised not to see some of your favorite books among the winners, you might young to look at teen blog postwhich describes the thinking behind the tough calls. Summer, like youth, is fleeting. But the books we read when we're young can stay with us for a lifetime.