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

Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)
The Beautiful Ashes (Broken Destiny, #1)
The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies, #5)
The Girl from the Well
Gates of Thread and Stone (Gates of Thread and Stone #1)
Mortal Danger (Immortal Game, #1)
Trial by Fire (Worldwalker, #1)
Of Metal and Wishes (Of Metal and Wishes, #1)
A Little Something Different
Messenger of Fear (Messenger of Fear, #1)
Forget Me
Deliverance (Defiance, #3)
Ghost House
Between the Spark and the Burn (Between, #2)


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    We Were Liars
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    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    The One (The Selection, #3)
    Opposition (Lux, #5)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)
    Legend (Legend, #1)
    Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
    Obsidian (Lux, #1)
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
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    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)
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    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)

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