Thursday, October 22, 2015

Seven top YA titles that explore love from the wrong side of the tracks

Sona Charaipotra is a New York City-based writer and editor with more than a decade’s worth of experience in print and online media. For the B & N Teen Blog she tagged seven top YA books that explore love from the wrong side of the tracks, including:
The Selection, by Kiera Cass

America Singer is perfectly content being a Five, thank you very much. She likes her job making music, loves hanging with her family—even if there isn’t quite enough to eat sometimes—and is perfectly smitten with her longtime love, Aspen, even though she knows the fact that he’s a six might cause them trouble down the line. Basically she’s got no interest in competing with 35 other girls in the Bachelor-esque Selection, a televised mission to find Prince Maxon a bride. And she definitely has no interest in stuck-up, buttoned-up Prince Maxon. Right? Revel in the dress porn, stay for the slow simmering love triangle and breathless rebel antics.
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--Marshal Zeringue