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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Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1)
The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles, #2)
Oblivion (Nevermore, #3)
The Fixer (The Fixer, #1)
Pretending to Be Erica
Silver in the Blood (Silver in the Blood, #1)
Jesse's Girl (Hundred Oaks)
All We Have Is Now
Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls
Ruthless
Damage Done
A Million Miles Away
Chasing Impossible (Pushing the Limits, #5)
Naked
Rebel Mechanics (Rebel Mechanics, #1)

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    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    All the Bright Places
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    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2)
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    Popular Young Adult Books

    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
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    The Giver (The Giver, #1)

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