Books by Libba Bray
NPR stories about Libba Bray
More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
The end of another year means another giant stack of books you missed during the past 12 months. Nancy Pearl, our favorite librarian, stops by to share recommendations that should keep old, young and 'tween readers content.
Libba Bray's novel is narrated by a 16-year-old boy diagnosed with "mad cow" disease. He embarks on a crazy, complicated quest for a cure, encountering a range of quirky characters — some of whom may be the result of his disease-driven delusions.