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2013 Nerdy Awards for Young Adult Fiction Announced by Teri Lesesne

A great set of titles to close out 2013.

Nerdy Book Club

It has been an amazing year in the world of YA.  The five books honored with Nerdies in YA Fiction certainly demonstrate that YA literature is experiencing another golden age. Three of the winners take a look at the past, one fast forwards to a chilling future, and another explores the very present.  No matter the time and the place of these novels, each one presents a teen finding her way through seemingly insurmountable difficulties.  Be forewarned, though, if you crack open any of these five books, you must be prepared for marathon reading.  These books grab you by the heart and hold you fast within their clutches.

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth.  HarperCollins.

Fans of this dystopian trilogy waited with bated breath following the shocking revelations at the end of Insurgent.  In Allegiant, Roth delivers a final examination of a futuristic civilization divided by factions and controlled by…

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