It is for me at least! Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Games is entirely different from Twilight, but for me it had the exact same effect. I can not wait for the next book in the series, Catching Fire (The Hunger Games Series #2). The popularity of the Hunger Game series is already evident and I am certain it will only continue to grow.&nb
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. The Honors books are The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks by E. Lockhart, Nation by Terry Pratchett, Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan, The Astonishing Live of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II by M.T. Anderson.
Teenreads.com has released their top teen reads for 2008. Chosen were not only the big Blockbuster titles, such as Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer and Brisingr by Christopher Paolini, but also some really great stand-a-lones and books by new authors. A few of my personal favorites were chosen including