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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The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)
Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes, #1)
Compulsion
In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds, #3)
Black Ice
Talon (Talon, #1)
Redeemed (House of Night, #12)
Atlantia
The Fall
Trust Me, I'm Lying
The Cure for Dreaming
Stitching Snow
Undivided (Unwind, #4)
Even in Paradise
Beware the Wild

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    The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #3)
    Fangirl
    Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
    City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
    Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
    The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Legend (Legend, #1)
    Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds, #3)
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanDivergent by Veronica Roth
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    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsInsurgent by Veronica Roth
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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)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    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 Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
    The Giver (The Giver, #1)

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