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

Vanishing Girls
The Orphan Queen (The Orphan Queen, #1)
Shadow Scale (Seraphina, #2)
The Start of Me and You
The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die, #2)
The Walls Around Us
Under a Painted Sky
Half Wild (The Half Bad Trilogy, #2)
Liars, Inc.
The Wrong Side of Right
The Lost Herondale (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, #2)
Instinct (Chronicles of Nick, #6)
The Storyspinner (The Keepers' Chronicles, #1)
Written in the Stars


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    IA: Initiate (Book 1)
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    Angels of Moirai (Book One)
    Release date: May 03, 2015
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  • Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    We Were Liars
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    All the Bright Places
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
    Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
    The Whitechapel Fiend (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, #3)
    I'll Give You the Sun
    Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
    Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
    Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    The Seeker by Stephenie MeyerLady Midnight by Cassandra ClareThe Soul by Stephenie MeyerWinter by Marissa MeyerPrince of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
    Most Exciting Upcoming YA Books
    429 books — 11,930 voters
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanTwilight by Stephenie MeyerDivergent by Veronica Roth
    Best Young Adult Books
    9,219 books — 62,419 voters

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    YA Novels of 2012
    1,310 books — 10,320 voters
    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
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    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
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    The Giver (The Giver, #1)
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