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 Night We Said Yes
Every Last Word
Emmy & Oliver
The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)
Finding Audrey
The Stars Never Rise (Untitled Series, #1)
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
More Happy Than Not
Last Year's Mistake
Hello, I Love You
The Devil You Know
Joyride
Hidden Huntress (The Malediction Trilogy, #2)
The Leveller (The Leveller, #1)

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  • Travel Glasses by Chess Desalls
    Travel Glasses (The Call to Search Everywhen, #1)
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    Release date: Jul 10, 2015
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    The Witching Elm
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  • The Heir (The Selection, #4)
    A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    We Were Liars
    P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2)
    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
    All the Bright Places
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    I'll Give You the Sun
    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    Uprooted
    End of Days (Penryn and the End of Days, #3)
    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
    2,131 books — 6,607 voters
    Insurgent by Veronica RothCity of Lost Souls by Cassandra ClareThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenPandemonium by Lauren OliverRapture by Lauren Kate
    YA Novels of 2012
    1,317 books — 10,389 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
    3,390 books — 5,994 voters
    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyLooking for Alaska by John GreenSpeak by Laurie Halse Anderson
    Best Teen Books About Real Problems
    2,016 books — 10,831 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
    1,552 books — 9,370 voters
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanTwilight by Stephenie MeyerDivergent by Veronica Roth
    Best Young Adult Books
    9,568 books — 63,842 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)

    Maggie Stiefvater
    Maggie Stiefvater Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2)
    Her Favorite Paranormal Romances: Fans of the young adult werewolf fantasy, Shiver, are howling for its sequel. The author delivers Linger and recommends her five favorite love stories with a paranormal twist.
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    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. ...more
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    Shel Silverstein
    The Little Boy and the Old Man Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon." Said the old man, "I do that too." The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants." I do that too," laughed the little old man. Said the little boy, "I often cry." The old man nodded, "So do I." But worst of all," said the boy, "it seems Grown-ups don't pay attention to me." And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand. I know what you mean," said the little old man. ...more
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