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What's your favorite teen read featuring a singer or band?

  • Fat Kid Rules the World by KL Going (26%, 12 Votes)
  • Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway (26%, 12 Votes)
  • Lemonade Mouth by Mark Peter Hughes (24%, 11 Votes)
  • Wildflower by Alecia Whitaker (13%, 6 Votes)
  • The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour (11%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 46

Start Date: May 17, 2015 @ 11:43 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What YA book or series would you recommend to a Star Wars fan?

  • Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (34%, 34 Votes)
  • Legend by Marie Lu (24%, 24 Votes)
  • Across the Universe by Beth Revis (18%, 18 Votes)
  • For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund (7%, 7 Votes)
  • City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (6%, 6 Votes)
  • Blood Red Road by Moira Young (5%, 5 Votes)
  • Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi (6%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: May 4, 2015 @ 12:22 am
End Date: No Expiry

Who is the best liar in YA lit?

  • Cady from We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (44%, 36 Votes)
  • Noah and Jude from I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (33%, 27 Votes)
  • Lola from Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins (12%, 10 Votes)
  • Micah from Liar by Justine Larbalestier (9%, 7 Votes)
  • Shelby’s mom from There Will be Lies by Nick Lake (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 82

Start Date: April 26, 2015 @ 11:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What's your favorite vampire series in YA lit?

  • Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (37%, 37 Votes)
  • Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (20%, 20 Votes)
  • Vampire Diaries by LJ Smith (13%, 13 Votes)
  • Evernight by Claudia Gray (10%, 10 Votes)
  • House of Night by PC Cast and Kristin Cast (9%, 9 Votes)
  • Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz (6%, 6 Votes)
  • Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine (5%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 100

Start Date: April 20, 2015 @ 12:15 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which fictional library would you visit?

  • Hogwarts Library (Harry Potter series) (61%, 95 Votes)
  • The library at Sunnydale High (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) (11%, 17 Votes)
  • Unseen University Library (Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series) (9%, 14 Votes)
  • The Clayr Library where (Lirael by Garth Nix) (8%, 13 Votes)
  • Night Vale Public Library (Welcome to Night Vale) (4%, 7 Votes)
  • Shermer High School library (The Breakfast Club) (4%, 6 Votes)
  • Lucien’s Library (Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series) (3%, 4 Votes)
  • Turtle Princess’ library (Adventure Time) (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 157

Start Date: April 12, 2015 @ 10:53 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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  1. Alissa permalink
    April 22, 2013

    Here’s an idea for a poll:

    What (fictional) book within a book do you most want to read?

    For example, Hogwarts a History (from Harry Potter) or An Imperial Affliction (from The Fault in Our Stars)

  2. July 25, 2013

    One idea I had for a poll (I’m new to the site so sorry if it has been used before) is the best/worst first impressions. For explain: The Secret Like of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti, so the main character Quinn opens the bathroom door to Jake, and Jake is naked and going to the bathroom while Quinn is in her PJs because its quite early in the morning. The next morning when they see each other he says to her “This is what I look like with clothes on.” Or maybe Remy and Dexter in This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen. I though the meeting of Sam and Jase was cute in My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick.

    Also, I couldn’t help but notice that some books repeat themselves in the polls a lot. I’ve seen a lot of Harry Potter, Hunger Games, The Fault in our Stars (actually… anything John Green), Anna and the French Kiss, The Knife of Never Letting Go. These are great books and obviously well known, but there are great books out there that aren’t as well known but still great. When you put Hunger Games in a poll or Harry Potter, many people know them so a lot of people will vote for them because people don’t know the other choices and it seems that the other choices don’t get a chance.

    Comments are closed on some of the polls I’ve seen, but for the best boyfriend poll I thought of Ethan of Beautiful Creatures, or for the best friend poll I thought of Melina Marchetta books, like one time a character (Jude) in Jellicoe Road, when asked who those group of people were he responded: They’re my best friends. I’m going to know them until the day I die. I was sad that they weren’t included, but I did like the choices of Adam, Sam, and Xander in the boyfriend poll, but then Etienne won, again.

    Wow this is really long, still, I can’t wait for more polls to come out!

    • July 25, 2013

      Hi Sarah,

      Thanks for the first impressions poll idea! I’ll see if we can come up with something good.

      And the reason that big titles like Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and the other titles you mentioned keep showing up is because when we don’t include them, we get a lot of comments asking why we’ve omitted them! I agree with you that they sort of spoil polls because you know they’re going to win, but that popularity also means that people protest when we don’t include them.

      We only have one poll open at once; you can vote in it in the sidebar on the right. We post the poll (and a recap of the previous week’s poll) on the blog every Monday, so keep an eye out for future questions!

      — Gretchen

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