The Best Young Adult Novels

Originally posted on Ricochet:
Since Twilight (and the various paranormal romance novels it spawned), many readers seem all too eager to dismiss young adult fiction as silly.  Frivolous.  Unintelligent.  God forbid, embarrassing.  As a great lover of YA (and an ex-teenager), I think those snobs people couldn’t be more wrong. To be specific, young adult…