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message 1: by Lisarenee (last edited Aug 27, 2010 05:21AM) (new)

Lisarenee | 7659 comments Who are your favorite Top 10 Young Adult Authors?
If you can't come up with 10 that's okay. You can always add more later.


message 2: by Lisarenee (new)

Lisarenee | 7659 comments Here are mine in no particular order.

1) Suzanne Collins
2) Stephanie Meyers
3) Cassandra Clare
4) Maria V. Snyder
5) Kristen Cashore
6) Louis Lowry
7) P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast
8) Tamora Pierce
9) Simone Elkeles
10)Megan Whalen Turner


Lacy♪ ♫Movements of a Demigod ♪ ♫ (lb3553) | 466 comments 1. Sherrilyn Kenyon
2. PC Cast and Kristen Cast
3. Rachel Vincent
4. Maria V Snyder
5. Melissa Marr
6. Rick Riordan
7. Tamora Pierce


message 4: by Heather (new)

Heather | 504 comments Hmm, kinda got a short list:

1) Suzanne Collins
2) Richelle Mead
3) PC Cast & Kristen (the thrill has bone though)
4) Rick Riordan


message 5: by Sashana (new)

Sashana 1.Richelle Mead <3
2.Tamora Pierce
3.Sarah Dessen
4.Suzanne Collins
5.Simone Elkeles
6.Kristen Cashore
7.Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
8.Jenna Black
9. Claudia Gray
10. Catherine Gilbert Murdock


message 6: by Sans (new)

Sans In no particular order

J.K. Rowling
Kristin Cashore
Emily Whitman
Francesca Lia Block
Robin McKinley
Stephanie Meyer


message 7: by Kellyflower (new)

Kellyflower | 248 comments Simone Elkeles
Carrie Ryan
Lisa McMann
Neal Shusterman
Becca Fitzpatrick
Laura Whitcomb
Gayle Forman


message 9: by Rachel (new)

Rachel (treychel) | 1484 comments In no particular order and more to come later...

John Green
Stephen King
Nicholas Sparks
J.K. Rowling
P.C. Cast
Kristin Cashore


message 10: by Sashana (new)

Sashana Rachel wrote: "In no particular order and more to come later...

John Green
Stephen King
Nicholas Sparks
J.K. Rowling
P.C. Cast
Kristin Cashore"


I really need to give John Green another chance.


message 11: by Rachel (new)

Rachel (treychel) | 1484 comments I didn't think I would like him and passed up his novels for a long time. Now I can't believe I waited as long as I did.


message 12: by Janet (new)

Janet | 43 comments In no particular order, here are top-notch YA authors I haven't seen as much on this thread yet:

1. Tamora Pierce
2. Robin McKinley
3. Neil Gaiman
4. Cindy Pon
5. Jordan Dane
6. Lauren Myracle
7. Antony John
8. Maria Snyder
9. Scott Westerfeld
10. Dawn Cook (earlier pen name of Kim Harrison)

MG/YA
1. Lian Tanner
2. Maryrose Wood
3. L.A. Meyer
4. Diana Wynne Jones


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