In light of Courtney Summer’s 2016 win of “Best Fiction for Young Adults” at ALA, here is a retrospective of the greatness that is Courtney Summers.
ALL THE RAGE, St. Martin’s Press, 2015 
Starred Reviews
Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal
Notable Recognition
2016:
ALA 2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults Title
2016 Amelia Bloomer Title
2016 OLA White Pine Nominee
2016 Tayshas Reading List Selection
2015:
OLA 2015 Best Bet
2015 Cybils Finalist for YA Fiction
Barnes & Noble Teen Blog’s Best YA Books of 2015
Book Riot’s Best Books of 2015
Bustle’s Best YA Books of 2015
Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens, Fall 2015
Chicago Public Library’s Best Teen Fiction of 2015
Quill & Quire’s 2015 Notable Books
2015 Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist
Official Tumblr Reblog Book Club Pick (2015)
Junior Library Guild Selection (Summer, 2015)
Amazon Best Book of the Month, April 2015
Amazon Big Spring Book, 2015
Publishers Weekly Picks: Books of the Week, April 13, 2015
Foreign Editions:
UK (Pan Macmillan), Korea (Mirae), Germany (Beltz & Gelberg)
#ToTheGirls
On April 14th, 2015, for the release of All the Rage, Courtney launched the hashtag campaign #ToTheGirls, asking people to send a personal message of support, encouragement and positivity to girls across their social media accounts. #ToTheGirls was a resounding success; it went viral, trending worldwide on Twitter.
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda discussed it on The Today Show and it was featured on Annenberg TV News. It was written about at MTV, Mic News (where it was also named one of the most Important Feminist Hashtags of 2015), The New York Times / Women in the World, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Quill & Quire, The Debrief, and received a Twitter shout-out from USA Today and a shout-out in The Atlantic. Stylist Magazine also named it a top feminist hashtag of 2015.
On January 21st, 2016, ahead of the UK release of All the Rage, Courtney continued the campaign with #ToTheGirls2016, introducing a dedicated Tumblr for people to post empowering messages to girls, as well as sharing them on their social media platform of choice. #ToTheGirls2016 trended on Twitter in the United States, Canada and the UK and received coverage in The Guardian and Yahoo News. Participants included La Toya Jackson, Paula Abdul, Penatonic’s Kirstin Maldonado and Louise Brealey.
THIS IS NOT A TEST, St. Martin’s Press, 2012
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Starred Reviews
Publishers Weekly, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Notable Recognition:
 
2014:
2014 OLA White Pine Honour Book
2013:
2013 Silver Inky Shortlist
ALA 2013 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
ALA 2013 Best Fiction for Young Adults
2012:
Kirkus New & Notable Books for Teens: June 2012
Publishers Weekly Picks: Best New Books for the Week, June 17, 2012
Foreign editions:
Hungary (Konyvmolykepzo)
E-novella sequel: Please Remain Calm, St. Martin’s Press, 2015)
FALL FOR ANYTHING, St. Martin’s Press, 2011
Starred Reviews:
Kirkus, Booklist
Notable Recognition:
2012:
ALA 2012 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
SOME GIRLS ARE, St. Martin’s Press, 2010
Also reissued as What Goes Around, a 2-in-1 bind-up with Cracked Up to Be
Starred Reviews:
Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal
Notable Recognition: 
2015:
AbeBooks’ Worst Children in Literature (2015)
2012:
ALA 2012 Popular Paperback for Young Adults
ALA 2012 Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults
2011:
ALA 2011 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
ALA 2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults
2011 OLA White Pine Honour Book
2010:
2010 CYBILS Finalist for YA Fiction
2010 GoodReads Choice Award Nominee for YA Fiction
2015 Book Challenge:
In 2015, Some Girls Are was removed as an optional title for a Charleston High School’s summer reading list after one parent objected. The internet rallied together and sent 1,000 copies of Some Girls Are to Charlston County Public Library, which were then given away to any teenagers who wanted to read them. The story was covered by Live 5 News WCSC, ABCNews4 WCIV-TV, The Post and Courier, School Library Journal, Hello Giggles, Bustle and Book Riot.
CRACKED UP TO BE, St. Martin’s Press, 2009
Notable Recognition:
2010:
2010 OLA White Pine Nominee
2009:
2009 CYBILS Award Winner for YA Fiction
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CUMULATIVELY BY DATE/TITLE:
 
2016:
ALA 2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults Title (All the Rage)
2016 Amelia Bloomer Title (All the Rage)
2016 OLA White Pine Nominee (All the Rage)
2016 Tayshas Reading List Selection (All the Rage)
 
2015:
OLA 2015 Best Bet (All the Rage)
2015 Cybils Finalist for YA Fiction (All the Rage)
Barnes & Noble Teen Blog’s Best YA Books of 2015 (All the Rage)
Book Riot’s Best Books of 2015 (All the Rage)
Bustle’s Best YA Books of 2015 (All the Rage)
Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens, Fall 2015 (All the Rage)
Chicago Public Library’s Best Teen Fiction of 2015 (All the Rage)
Quill & Quire’s 2015 Notable Books (All the Rage)
2015 Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist (All the Rage)
Official Tumblr Reblog Book Club Pick (2015) (All the Rage)
Junior Library Guild Selection (Summer, 2015) (All the Rage)
Amazon Best Book of the Month, April 2015 (All the Rage)
Amazon Big Spring Book, 2015 (All the Rage)
Publishers Weekly Picks: Books of the Week, April 13, 2015 (All the Rage)
AbeBooks’ Worst Children in Literature (2015) (Some Girls Are)
2014:
2014 OLA White Pine Honour Book (This is Not a Test)
2013:
2013 Silver Inky Shortlist (This is Not a Test)
ALA 2013 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers (This is Not a Test)
ALA 2013 Best Fiction for Young Adults (This is Not a Test)
2012:
Kirkus New & Notable Books for Teens: June 2012 (This is Not a Test)
Publishers Weekly Picks: Best New Books for the Week, June 17, 2012 (This is Not a Test)
ALA 2012 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers (Fall for Anything)
ALA 2012 Popular Paperback for Young Adults (Some Girls Are)
ALA 2012 Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults (Some Girls Are)
 
2011:
ALA 2011 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers (Some Girls Are)
ALA 2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults (Some Girls Are)
2011 OLA White Pine Honour Book (Some Girls Are)
 
 
2010:
2010 CYBILS Finalist for YA Fiction (Some Girls Are)
2010 GoodReads Choice Award Nominee for YA Fiction (Some Girls Are)
2010 OLA White Pine Nominee (Cracked Up to Be)
2009:
2009 CYBILS Award Winner for YA Fiction (Cracked Up to Be)

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