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
Made for You
The Queen of Zombie Hearts (White Rabbit Chronicles, #3)
Anatomy of a Misfit
Ashes to Ashes (Burn for Burn, #3)
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, 1191 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky
    Utopia, Iowa
    Release date: Feb 10, 2015
    Published by Candlewick Press. Signed Advanced Reader Copies of Utopia, Iowa, by the author of Alien Invasion & Other Inconveniences (also Candle…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 15 - Nov 16, 2014
    5 copies available, 151 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, 300 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • 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)
    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
    1,841 books — 5,740 voters
    City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra ClareClockwork Prince by Cassandra ClareForever by Maggie StiefvaterSilence by Becca FitzpatrickDivergent by Veronica Roth
    YA Novels of 2011
    1,277 books — 6,808 voters

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsInsurgent by Veronica Roth
    YA Dystopia Novels
    726 books — 7,844 voters
    Graceling by Kristin CashoreVampire Academy by Richelle MeadAlanna by Tamora PiercePoison Study by Maria V. SnyderFire by Kristin Cashore
    Best "Strong Female" Fantasy Novels
    3,657 books — 9,042 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)

    Sarah Dessen
    Sarah Dessen Along for the Ride
    Her Favorite Young Heroines: In honor of strong, fascinating female characters, Dessen shares her favorite books with young heroines.
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    John Green
    The way I figure it, everyone gets a miracle. Like, I will probably never be struck by lightening, or win a Nobel Prize, or become the dictator of a small nation in the Pacific Islands, or contract terminal ear cancer, or spontaneously combust. But if you consider all the unlikely things together, at least one of them will probably happen to each of us. I could have seen it rain frogs. I could have stepped foot on Mars. I could have been eaten by a whale. I could have married the Queen of Englan...more
    John Green, Paper Towns

    Jess C. Scott
    The human body is the best work of art.
    Jess C. Scott

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    The Bookclub Battle This group is for anyone who loves reading Fiction. Romance, Mystery, name it. We…more

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