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

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


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    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.
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