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

All the Bright Places
I Was Here
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
The Darkest Part of the Forest
Frostfire (Kanin Chronicles, #1)
All Fall Down (Embassy Row, #1)
The Conspiracy of Us (The Conspiracy of Us #1)
Ensnared (Splintered, #3)
Dead of Winter (The Arcana Chronicles, #3)
Playlist for the Dead
A Cold Legacy (The Madman's Daughter, #3)
The Art of Being Normal
Love, Lucy
Reborn (Altered, #3)


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    We Were Liars
    The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    All the Bright Places
    Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    I Was Here
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    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
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    Young Adult Romance
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    YA Novels of 2013
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    YA Novels of 2012
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    YA Novels of 2014
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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)
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
    The Giver (The Giver, #1)

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