Well, you’re in luck as NPR just published the best Young Adult Fiction of 2009. Read more here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=121173632.
If you’d prefer hearing about indie booksellers’ favorites, then NPR has built a list for you too. More here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120980017.
(I just picked up the new Wallace Steven: Selected Poems, and can’t wait to revisit his poetry in this elegantly bound and designed new edition.)