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Choice Awards

TEEN FICTION NOMINEES FOR 2020

King of Scars
by Leigh Bardugo

Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he

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Lovely War 
by Julie Berry

It’s 1917, and World War I is at its zenith when Hazel and James first catch sight of each other at a London party. She’s a shy and talented …

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The Wicked King
by Holly Black

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her brother safe. To do so, she has bound the ​…

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Stormrise
by Jillian Boehme

If Rain weren’t a girl, she would be respected as a Neshu combat master. Instead, her gender dooms her to a colorless future. When an …

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Lost and Found
by Orson Scott Card

“Are you really a thief?” That’s the question that has haunted fourteen-year-old Ezekiel Blast all his life. But he’s not a

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Wicked Fox
by Kat Cho

Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret–she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of men in order to …

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The Last Voyage
of Poe Blythe

by Allyson Condie

Poe Blythe is the young captain of her failing city’s last mining ship, travelling the Serpentine River and dredging up ​…

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Superman: Dawnbreaker
by Matt de la Peña

Clark Kent has always been faster, stronger–better–than everyone around him. But he wasn’t raised to show off, and drawing …

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The Warrior Maiden
by Melanie Dickerson

Mulan isn’t afraid to pretend to be a son and assume her father’s soldier duties in war. But what happens when the …

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10 Blind Dates
by Ashley Elston

Sophie wants one thing for Christmas-a little freedom from her overprotective parents. So when they decide to spend …

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We Hunt the Flame
by Hafsah Faizal

Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is ​…

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Finale: A Caraval Novel
by Stephanie Garber

It’s been two months since the Fates were freed from a deck of cards, two months since Legend claimed the throne for …

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Stain
by A.G. Howard

To win back her kingdom of perpetual day, save her night prince, and reunite the sun with the moon, a princess incapable …

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely
by Brigid Kemmerer

Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year, Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he …

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Warrior of the Wild
by Tricia Levenseller

As her father’s chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when …

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The Hive
by Barry Lyga
and Morgan Baden

Cassie McKinney has always believed in the Hive. Social media used to be out of control, after all. People were torn apart by

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The Memory Thief
by Lauren Mansy

In the city of Craewick, memories reign. The power-obsessed ruler of the city, Madame, has cultivated a society in which …

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The Chosen
by Taran Matharu

Throughout history, people have vanished with no explanation. A group of teenagers are about to discover …

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American Royals
by Katharine McGee

What if America had a royal family? When America won the Revolutionary War, its people offered General George Washington a

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Supernova
by Marissa Meyer

The epic conclusion to Marissa Meyer’s thrilling Renegades Trilogy finds Nova and Adrian fighting to keep their identities …

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The Deceiver’s Heart
by Jennifer Nielsen

Kestra Dallisor has finally gained possession of the Olden Blade. With the dagger in her control, she attempts to destroy the …

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Sorcery of Thorns 
by Margaret Rogerson

All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of

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The Antidote 
by Shelley Sackier

Magic is not allowed, under any circumstances — even if it could save someone’s life. Instead, there are herbal remedies and

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The Boy Next Story
by Tiffany Schmidt

There’s no one better than the boy next door. At least not according to Aurora Campbell, fourteen, who has been in love with …

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The Fountains of Silence
by Ruta Sepetys

Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and

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Mind Games
by Shana Silver

Arden sells memories. Whether it’s the becoming homecoming queen or studying for that all important test, Arden can …

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Sherwood
by Meagan Spooner

Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the …

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Maybe This Time
by Kasie West

Weddings. Funerals. Barbecues. New Year’s Eve parties. Name the occasion, and Sophie Evans will be there. Well, she has to …

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Fame, Fate,
and the First Kiss

by Kasie West

Lacey Barnes has dreamed of being an actress for as long as she can remember. So when she gets the opportunity to star in

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The Girl the
Sea Gave Back

by Adrienne Young

For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and …

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