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

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A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1)
Mortal Heart (His Fair Assassin, #3)
Forbidden (Forbidden, #1)
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Captive (The Blackcoat Rebellion, #2)
The Silence of Six
The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, #1)
Killer Instinct (The Naturals, #2)
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On the Edge
The Map to Everywhere (Pirate Stream, #1)
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