YA lit that has nothing to do with dystopia...

With the success of The Hunger Games and publishers wanting to cash in on the audience for the dystopian YA lit, it's easy to have many other genres within YA get overlooked. Now don't get me wrong, I like the Hunger Games trilogy, Veronica Roth had me at Divergent, and there's a super special place in my heart for Jessica Spotswood's Born Wicked trilogy. But when you want some other fare, here are some others to try out. Good reading!

(just a bit of a disclaimer: Some of the books came to me from a source of valued recommendations rather than my own reading, but I'm working on finishing all of them!
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