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Five Star YA reads of 2017

These are my five star YA reads of 2017. I can't do a top ten. I read far more than the average person so asking me to cut this is cruelty at best. Book blogger cruelty. There's no surprise that most of these are UKYA titles.

Margot and Me by Juno Dawson.
I love novels that alternate between past and present and I always love Juno's writing. This was perfect for me

All about Mia by Lisa Williamson
I loved Mia as a character and read this in pretty much one sitting. Full of heart and just lovely.

Unconventional by Maggie Harcourt
I loved this book mostly because it appealed to my inner book geek. Loved the cameos from some of my favourite UKYA authors. I adored Aiden far too much as well. Lovely gorgeous boy.

The State of Grace by Rachel Lucas
I loved this book for the insight it gave me into someone living with aspergers. I loved Grace and it was a thoroughly cracking YA novel.

Seven days of you by Cecilia Vinesse
I just thought this was super cute and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Troublemakers by Catherine Barter
I thought this really thoughtful and it was nice to read a YA novel which tackled ideas around politics and morals within politics as well as having a wonderfully diverse cast.

Truth or dare by Non Pratt
I love a Non book. Mostly because I love Non. This was excellent and as expected I loved it.

Following Ophelia by Sophia Bennett
I love Sophia's books and this was set in Victorian Britain so really appealed to an area of history I've been ridiculously geeky over this year so I powered through this and have been desperately looking forward to the sequel.

Things a Bright Girl can do by Sally Nichols
This is my book of the year. I loved it completely. It appealed to my inner historical geek completely as I love anything about suffragettes and this included three. Plus it did the start of World War One and impact on home front brilliantly well. I can see me treating myself to a reread very soon.

The upside of unrequited by Becky Albertalli
This book was super cute. I borrowed it from loved it completely and had to immediately order myself a copy.

Songs about a girl by Chris Russell
Another sequel I adored. I even indulged myself with a reread of book one prior to reading it to add to the experience. My inner boy band teenager was thoroughly sated with this.

Freshers by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison
This is laugh out loud funny, super cringy and brilliantly poignant looking at the differing experiences of those first few months at uni.

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
This is the book I want to buy all teenage girls just to show them that they don't have to put up with rubbish. Also features my favourite dedication of all time.

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
I read this in one sitting when visiting my blogging bestie Sarah because she had a copy on her TBR pile. It was crazy good. I don't really read sci fi any more but this was fabulous.

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
I adored this graphic novel. I loved the diversity, the messages about being an individual and those about being a tough girl. I also have a roller derby soft spot so this was perfect.

It only happens in the movies by Holly Bourne
 I'm always excited to read a Holly Bourne book and this was no exception. Feminist, funny and really just lovely. I borrowed this from the library and will be buying myself a copy after christmas if no one buys it before me as a present.