The Book Bratz Present: The Best YA Books of 2014 Awards!

Alright, alright. We know we aren't super fancy and can't throw our own awards show, but 2014 is ending in four days and we felt it was only right to give a thumbs up to our favorite books of the year. Here at The Book Bratz, we came up with some categories and each picked one book that we felt deserved the award (and if we both agreed on the same book, only one won!) for one of the best books of the year. Check out what we picked and then comment down below telling us which books you thought deserved to win each category!

Best Fantasy:


Jessica: Cress by Marissa Meyer
Amber: Storm Siren by Mary Weber

Best Contemporary:


Jessica: Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
Amber: To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

Best Romance:


Jessica: Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
Amber: Stay With Me by J. Lynn

Sexiest Book: 


Jessica: Sweet Reckoning by Wendy Higgins
Amber: Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Best Stand-Alone Novel:


Jessica: Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
Amber: Conversion by Katherine Howe

Least Favorite Book This Year: 


Jessica: The Rules for Breaking by Ashley Elston
Amber: The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O'Brien

Best Love Triangle:


Jessica: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi
Amber: Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Biggest Thriller: 


Jessica: (Don't You) Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn
Amber: Amity by Micol Ostow

Best World Building:


Jessica: Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Amber: Zodiac by Romina Russell

Best Cover:


Jessica: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
Amber: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

Best Book-To-Movie Adaptation:

Amber & Jessica: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Favorite Main Character:


Jessica: America Singer from The One by Kiera Cass
Amber: Meria from Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

Best Debut Author:


Amber & Jessica: Nikki Kelly, author of Lailah

And that's it for the books we award for 2014! 2015 is only a few days away, and we can't wait to see all of the awesome new releases in store!

Happy New Year! :-)


  1. I'm reading To All The Boys I've Loved Before right now and I love it so far! It's so cute and different. I also plan to read Shatter Me after and I'm so excited because I feel like I'm long overdue in reading it.

    1. It's definitely a good read! And TO ALL THE BOYS was so adorable! -Jessica

  2. Great picks! I deff need to read To All The Boys I've Loved Before soon! I absolutely adored Jenny Han's Summer trilogy!

    1. Amber and I read it with Dana over the summer and it was such a cute, great summer read! -Jessica

  3. Sweet Reckoning was sooo sexy, like whoa! Cress was an awesome fantasy read! I love Meira from SLA, so fierce! Zodiac had great world-building. Whooa, Nikki Kelly <33

    Awesome picks, girls!

    Rachel @ A Perfection Called Books


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