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Indigo Ranks Deathly Hallows as Best Young Adult Book of the Decade

Posted by: Rosi
December 29, 2009, 10:59 AM

A press release from Canadian book retailer Indigo Books & Music Inc. has ranked Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as the top book of the decade in their newly released Young Adult Fiction list. The list was put together by a "dedicated team of Indigo book buyers," with the titles chosen based on their "impact and their popularity". Other books on the list include Markus Zusak's The Book Thief and Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass. The article continues to comment on the recent success of Young Adult Fiction, saying:

Young adult fiction flourished through the past decade with Indigo and Chapters seeing 200% growth through the latter five years. As expected, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga top the Indigo Best of the Decade List for young readers.
The Harry Potter series also gained a place in the retailer's Booklovers' Top Ten "Life-changing" Books list, alongside other highly successful titles from Yann Martel's Life of Pi to Harper Lee's 1960 To Kill a Mockingbird.

Book lovers are invited to comment on the Indigo Best of the Decade List at the retailer's online community.

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4138 Points

Well done Jo!!!!!!! @Harrypotter1991 I agree!!!!

I’m just going to completely forget Twilight. Theres no point getting annoyed about it (no matter how horrible it is).

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 30, 2009, 09:20 AM report to moderator
1420 Points

thats grate

Posted by alicia00 on December 30, 2009, 11:45 AM report to moderator
3048 Points

I am quite impressed by the list that has been formulated. Although I have not read all of the texts listed, all of them seem to have exerted a considerable influence and affected permanently the lives of those who encountered them.

Posted by Kirk on December 30, 2009, 01:00 PM report to moderator
4056 Points

Yay! Go Jo and HP!

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on December 30, 2009, 01:38 PM report to moderator
276 Points

Good to know that DH is still on top.

Posted by leigia on December 30, 2009, 02:35 PM report to moderator
185 Points

Canada is so smart!

Posted by Potter_Puella on December 30, 2009, 08:50 PM report to moderator
1255 Points

Deathly Hallows really deserves to be #1 (and its above Twilight so yay! lol)

Posted by *ariana_dumbledore* on December 31, 2009, 12:16 AM report to moderator
401 Points

Here’s betting that Deathly Hallows is MAYBE the greatest book of the 21st century!

Posted by All Was Well on December 31, 2009, 01:34 AM report to moderator
368 Points

DH is the best! :)

Posted by luna92 on December 31, 2009, 06:42 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

And very well deserved I might add…

Posted by Won_Two on December 31, 2009, 07:48 AM report to moderator
12348 Points

I totally agree with Indigo Ranks! LOVE the Deathly Hallows!!

Posted by LoveTomRiddle [ROAR] on December 31, 2009, 11:02 PM report to moderator
1466 Points

I’ve read the book thief. It was good though not as good as HBP of course.

Posted by Jacket on January 11, 2010, 01:46 PM report to moderator
246 Points

Best Book 10/10

Posted by Nagini's dinner on February 09, 2010, 10:32 AM report to moderator
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