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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An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight, #1)
All the Rage
Magonia
99 Days
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Things We Know by Heart
The Secrets We Keep
Rogue (Talon #2)
Rook
The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things
Lying Out Loud
Dangerous Deception (Dangerous Creatures, #2)
The Game of Love and Death
Challenger Deep

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  • IA by John Darryl Winston
    IA: Initiate (Book 1)
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    Beautiful Me
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  • The Oath Saga by Karlie Mavre
    The Oath Saga: Reign of Fire (Volume #3)
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    Release date: May 15, 2015
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    Fires of rage ignited, bonds of blood revealed and an all-consuming darkness closing in...

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  • The Heir (The Selection, #4)
    A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
    End of Days (Penryn and the End of Days, #3)
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    We Were Liars
    An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Saint Anything
    All the Bright Places
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    The Fill-In Boyfriend
    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    I'll Give You the Sun
    Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
    Nothing but Shadows (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, #4)
    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
    283 books — 12,124 voters
    Divergent by Veronica RothThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingGraceling by Kristin CashoreCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
    Original Stories . . . a Breath of Fresh Air
    3,256 books — 5,821 voters

    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsLooking for Alaska by John GreenThirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
    Best Young Adult Realistic Novels
    1,527 books — 9,208 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
    2,508 books — 7,745 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!!
    1,132 books — 6,291 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
    9,395 books — 63,149 voters

    Popular Young Adult Books

    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    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)
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
    Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #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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    Stephanie Perkins
    Girl scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally unstable drunk boys.
    Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

    William Shakespeare
    Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date: Sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines, And too often is his gold complexion dimm'd: And every fair from fair sometimes declines, By chance or natures changing course untrimm'd; By thy eternal summer shall not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou owest; Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade, When in eter ...more
    William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Sonnets

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