Young Adult

Young-adult fiction (often abbreviated as YA) is fiction written for, published for, or marketed to adolescents and young adults, roughly ages 13 to 21. Young-adult fiction, whether in the form of novels or short stories, has distinct attributes that distinguish it from the other age categories of fiction. The vast majority of YA stories portray an adolescent as the protagonist, rather than an adult or a child. The subject matter and story lines are typically consistent with the age and experience of the main character, but beyond that YA stories span the entire spectrum of fiction genres. The...more

Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)
The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1)
On the Fence
Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #4)
Midnight Thief (Midnight Thief, #1)
The Half Life of Molly Pierce
Graduation Day (The Testing, #3)
Breathe, Annie, Breathe
Extraction (Extraction, #1)
Illusive (Illusive, #1)
The Vanishing Season
Strange and Ever After (Something Strange and Deadly, #3)


  • Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little
    Release date: Nov 04, 2014
    "Lush, lyrical, romantic. FORBIDDEN transports readers into a vividly imagined place and time.” –Claudia Gray, New York Times bestselling author

    "Dee…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 01 - Sep 01, 2014
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  • The Nearly Calamitous Taming of PZ by Martha Ritter
    The Nearly Calamitous Taming of PZ

    A mute, nameless foxhound has spent her life in a laboratory c…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Sep 09, 2014
    3 copies available, 204 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Ivy League Bohemians by Alison Winfield Burns
    Ivy League Bohemians: A Girl Among Boys
    Release date: Jul 28, 2014
    Memoir of an Artist

    Foreword with Kurt Cobain. Illustrated by Larry Rivers, Joe Brainard & Ted Berrigan, and the Authoress. Larger-than-life person…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 01 - Sep 16, 2014
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  • If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
    Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)
    Eleanor & Park
    Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
    Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
    We Were Liars
    City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
    Opposition (Lux, #5)
    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    The One (The Selection, #3)
    Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Obsidian (Lux, #1)
    Legend (Legend, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareDivergent by Veronica RothThe Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
    Best Series
    1,689 books — 5,526 voters
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Truth About Forever by Sarah DessenCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareJust Listen by Sarah Dessen
    Young Adult Romance
    2,272 books — 7,082 voters

    City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra ClareThe One by Kiera CassCress by Marissa MeyerIgnite Me by Tahereh MafiDreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor
    YA Novels of 2014
    1,317 books — 6,401 voters
    Graceling by Kristin CashoreVampire Academy by Richelle MeadAlanna by Tamora PiercePoison Study by Maria V. SnyderMoon Called by Patricia Briggs
    Best "Strong Female" Fantasy Novels
    3,418 books — 8,610 voters

    Popular Young Adult Books

    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
    Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

    Jacqueline Woodson
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    Franz Kafka
    Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
    Franz Kafka

    Shel Silverstein
    The Little Boy and the Old Man Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon." Said the old man, "I do that too." The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants." I do that too," laughed the little old man. Said the little boy, "I often cry." The old man nodded, "So do I." But worst of all," said the boy, "it seems Grown-ups don't pay attention to me." And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand. I know what you mean," said the little old man.
    Shel Silverstein

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