The end of 2018 is nigh and as the sun sets on yet another year of fabulous bookish shenanigans it is time to take a look back at all that we’ve celebrated and to award Riveted by Simon Teen’s first ever roundup of superlatives!
Class of 2018: Bookish Superlatives
Most Likely to Survive the Hunger Games – Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett
If love can be found in the wilderness of California, anything is possible, okay?!
Best Dressed –To All the Boys I Loved Before by Jenny Han
I wish I was dressed even half as nicely as Lara Jean on my best day. This girl was all over the Internet for Halloween for a reason!
Most Likely to be Caught Texting in Class – Emergency Contact by Mary H.K Choi
I mean, when you’re Penny Lee and have someone as awesome as Sam on the other end, can you really help yourself?
Bestest Besties – Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott
Stella and Poe have a unique friendship built around hospital visits and brutal honesty. I ship this friendship!
Biggest Sweet Tooth – Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
I wouldn’t be able to help myself if I spent the summer working for the Meade Creamery!
Squad Goals – The Devil’s Thief by Lisa Maxwell
Shenanigans ensue whenever the squad is together—made doubly awesome because they’re the magical time travel variety.
Most Like to Succeed – A Heart in a Body in a World by Deb Caletti
When you put your mind to it, anything is possible.
Most Likely to Walk into a Wall While Texting – Analee, In Real Life by Janelle Milanes
A girl with her head in the role-playing doesn’t always pay attention to her surroundings.
Most Likely to Invent the Next iPhone – This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada
Cat is a medical genius that’s saving the world like nobody’s business. Are we looking at the next Steve Jobs?
Most Likely to Cast a Spell that Will Go Horribly Wrong – The Wicked Deep By Shea Ernshaw
Sometimes a little mayhem is necessary to keep things interesting!
Most Likely to Stand Up For What They Believe In – Period Power by Nadya Okamota and I Have The Right To by Chessy Prout with Jenn Abelson
Speak your truth and you will be heard! Both Nadya and Chessy are paving the way for young women!
Most Likely to be in the Movies – From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon
We all have to get her autograph now because it’s going to be worth some crazy money one day!
Most Likely to Save the World – Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare
SAVE THE WORLD! WE ARE ALL ROOTING FOR YOU TO SAVE THE WORLD!
Most Likely to Move to Europe – Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch
Uh, hello, can I be your plus one to your aunt’s over-the-top wedding in Ireland that leads to an epic road trip around the Emerald Isle with your brother’s cute friend? Oh? That’s your job, Addie? Dang it!
Most Likely to Give You Warm Fuzzies – American Panda by Gloria Chao
Settle in with a cup of hot cocoa and get ready for all. the. warm. fuzzies.
Most Likely to Follow in their Parent’s Footsteps – Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman
This father/son duo is definitely one to keep your eyes on!