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

The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
Side Effects May Vary
The Course of True Love [and First Dates] (The Bane Chronicles, #10)
Ruins (Partials Sequence, #3)
Death Sworn (Death Sworn, #1)
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
Nearly Gone
Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy, #1)
The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare (Alex Wayfare, #1)
Sunrise (Ashfall, #3)
Far From You


  • Blackthorne by K. Lynn Bay
    Release date: Feb 04, 2014
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    A dark lord from another universe. A lonely high school girl. A fateful meeting between them changes both their lives forev…more View Details »
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  • Adaptation by G.C. Huxley
    The battle to live in sync with the environment may not be with the planet… A tale of love and other human achievements.

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  • Win the Rings by K.D. Van Brunt
    Win the Rings
    Release date: Mar 07, 2014
    The most valuable weapon that the U.S. Army possesses aren't guns, bullets, or tanks. They're kids-trained kids...lethal...special. Jace is one of the…more View Details »
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  • Eleanor & Park
    Champion (Legend, #3)
    The Elite (The Selection, #2)
    Half Bad (Half Life, #1)
    Every Day
    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Red at Night
    Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
    The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
    Into the Still Blue (Under the Never Sky, #3)
    The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)
    Before I Fall
    The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
    The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
    Destroy Me (Shatter Me, #1.5)
    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyThirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherLooking for Alaska by John Green
    Best Young Adult Realistic Novels
    1,034 books — 6,397 voters
    City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra ClareThe Seeker by Stephenie MeyerLady Midnight by Cassandra ClareThe Soul by Stephenie MeyerThe Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
    Most Exciting Upcoming YA Books
    384 books — 9,672 voters

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Giver by Lois Lowry
    Best Young Adult Books
    9,477 books — 51,561 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!!
    1,139 books — 6,213 voters

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Truth About Forever by Sarah DessenCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareJust Listen by Sarah Dessen
    Young Adult Romance
    2,084 books — 6,649 voters
    Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesThoughtless by S.C. StephensBared to You by Sylvia DayFifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
    Intense And "Angsty" Romance
    1,282 books — 4,611 voters

    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
    New Moon (Twilight, #2)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)

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    Oscar Wilde
    Youth is wasted on the young.
    Oscar Wilde

    Dorothy Parker
    In youth, it was a way I had, To do my best to please. And change, with every passing lad To suit his theories. But now I know the things I know And do the things I do, And if you do not like me so, To hell, my love, with you.
    Dorothy Parker, The Complete Poems of Dorothy Parker

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