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

Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
I'll Give You the Sun
Falling into Place
Illusions of Fate
The Queen of Zombie Hearts (White Rabbit Chronicles, #3)
Made for You
Ashes to Ashes (Burn for Burn, #3)
Anatomy of a Misfit
The Fine Art of Pretending (The Fine Art of Pretending, #1)
Lies We Tell Ourselves
The Vault of Dreamers


  • Earth & Sky by Megan Crewe
    Earth & Sky
    Seventeen-year-old Skylar has been haunted for as long as she can remember by fleeting yet powerful sensations that something is horribly wrong. But d…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 30 - Oct 28, 2014
    20 copies available, 963 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A New Beginning by Diana Lawrence
    A New Beginning
    Maggie is everything you would expect of a young woman in her position. She is upstanding, reserved, charitable and knows how she should behave. But s…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 01 - Oct 31, 2014
    3 copies available, 260 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • The Fire Seekers by Richard Farr
    The Fire Seekers
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    The time of our immortality is at hand.

    An undeciphered language in Crete. A rash of mysterious disa…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 08 - Nov 04, 2014
    20 copies available, 319 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, #5)
    Eleanor & Park
    We Were Liars
    Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
    City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
    The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)
    The Infinite Sea (The Fifth Wave #2)
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)
    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    Legend (Legend, #1)
    Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
    The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTwilight by Stephenie MeyerCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareThe Truth About Forever by Sarah DessenJust Listen by Sarah Dessen
    Young Adult Romance
    2,304 books — 7,227 voters
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsInsurgent by Veronica Roth
    YA Dystopia Novels
    725 books — 7,830 voters

    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsLooking for Alaska by John GreenThirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
    Best Young Adult Realistic Novels
    1,370 books — 8,137 voters
    Mockingjay by Suzanne CollinsCity of Fallen Angels by Cassandra ClareClockwork Angel by Cassandra ClareLinger by Maggie StiefvaterSpirit Bound by Richelle Mead
    YA Books of 2010 & 2011 I'm LIVING to read!!
    1,145 books — 6,260 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
    1,417 books — 6,825 voters
    Divergent by Veronica RothThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingGraceling by Kristin CashoreCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
    Original Stories . . . a Breath of Fresh Air
    2,754 books — 5,054 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)
    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)
    The Giver (The Giver, #1)

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    Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
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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

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