The LFPL Teen Choice Book Awards

This summer the Louisville Free Public Library conducted voting for its first-ever Teen Choice Book Awards.  The winners were unveiled at a special after hours party just for teens on July 11, 2014 at the Main Library. The following books and characters are the winners, as voted by teens, in a variety of categories.

Best Retelling of a Classic Fairytale WINNER: Cinder

Also Nominated: A Curse Dark As Gold; Entwined; Rapunzel's Revenge; Of Beast and Beauty

Funniest Book WINNER: An Abundance of Katherines

Also Nominated: Angus, Thongs, & Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicholson; The Boyfriend List: (15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appts., 4 Ceramic Frogs, and Me, Ruby Oliver); ; Sloppy Firsts; Audrey, Wait!; Swim the Fly

Best Hero WINNER: Harry Potter from the Harry Potter series

Also Nominated: Percy Jackson from the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series; Augustus Waters from The Fault in our Stars; Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games series; Tobias/Four from the Divergent series

Best Mystery WINNER: The Book Thief

Also Nominated: Mrs. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children; Paper Towns; Alex Rider series; Shelter: A Mickey Bolitar Novel

Best Book-to-Movie WINNER: The Hunger Games

Also Nominated: The Perks of Being a Wallflower; Divergent; The Book Thief; The Spectacular Now

Best Evil Genius WINNER: Artemis from the Artemis Fowl series

Also Nominated: Oliver from I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President; Cadel from Evil Genius; ; Eldest from Across the Universe; Otto from H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute of Villainous Education)

Best Horror WINNER: Anna Dressed in Blood

Also Nominated:  In the Shadow of Blackbirds; Raven Boys; The Watcher in the Shadows; The Diviners

Best Sci-Fi WINNER: Legend

Also Nominated: Leviathan; Black Hole Sun; Ashfall; Cinder

Best Heroine  

WINNER: Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games series

Also nominated: Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series; Annabeth Chase from the Percy Jackson series; Meg Murry from A Wrinkle in Time; Scout Finch from To Kill A Mockingbird

Best Nonfiction WINNER: The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi

Also nominated: The Reason I Jump; I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous and Obscure; We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success; Humans of New York

Best Tear-Jerker WINNER: The Fault in Our Stars

Also nominated: Eleanor and Park; 13 Reasons Why; If I Stay; The Book Thief

Best Teen Urban WINNER: Monster

Also nominated: Tyrell; Playground; Street Pharm; Shortie Like Mine

Best Couple WINNER: Hazel and Augustus from The Fault in Our Stars

Also nominated: Katniss and Peeta from The Hunger Games series; Ron and Hermione from the Harry Potter series; Eleanor and Park from Eleanor and Park; Puck and Sean from Scorpio Races

Best Dystopian Fiction WINNER: The Hunger Games

Also nominated: Divergent; Matched; Delirium; The Selection



Last Updated: 7/15/14