All this Twilight nonsense started making me remember all the books I used to read when I was a pre-teen and a teenager. None of it was as bad as Twilight, thankfully. One author I always enjoyed was Christopher Pike, who wrote mostly teen horror novels. I always found these to be well written and am thinking about picking up a few of them for novelty's sake. Some of my favortes were The Midnight Club, The Last Vampire series [which is a series of books centered around vampires that were actually not trite], Fall Into Darkness [which got turned into a Tatyana Ali movie hilariously enough] and Execution of Innocence. Aside from that, I also thoroughly enjoyed the Harry Potter series, and mostly read sports nonfiction books [usually about baseball, professional wrestling, and boxing]. Some of my favorite sports-related books growing up were Mick Foley's Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks, and Irish Thunder: The Hard Life & Times of Micky Ward. Focus: What were some of your favorite books growing up? I'm talking the 10-18 age part of your life mainly.