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 18.

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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P.S. I Like You
A World Without You
Chasing Impossible (Pushing the Limits, #5)
Paper and Fire (The Great Library, #2)
The Last Leaves Falling
How to Hang a Witch
Defending Taylor
Learning to Swear in America
Gemini
The Memory Book
The Shadow Hour (The Girl at Midnight, #2)
The Season
The Lost & Found
The Killer in Me
Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies

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  • A Beautiful Funeral (The Maddox Brothers, #5)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    Eleanor & Park
    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
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    Arcana Rising (The Arcana Chronicles, #4)
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    Empire of Storms by Sarah J. MaasA Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. MaasLady Midnight by Cassandra ClareGlass Sword by Victoria AveyardHeartless by Marissa Meyer
    YA Novels of 2016
    1,045 books — 7,733 voters
    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyTote Mädchen lügen nicht by Jay AsherLooking for Alaska by John GreenSpeak by Laurie Halse Anderson
    Best Teen Books About Real Problems
    2,271 books — 11,735 voters

    City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra ClareClockwork Prince by Cassandra ClareForever by Maggie StiefvaterSilence by Becca FitzpatrickPassion by Lauren Kate
    YA Novels of 2011
    1,166 books — 7,013 voters
    Graceling by Kristin CashoreVampire Academy by Richelle MeadThrone of Glass by Sarah J. MaasAlanna by Tamora PiercePoison Study by Maria V. Snyder
    Best "Strong Female" Fantasy Novels
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    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
    New Moon (Twilight, #2)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
    Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)


    S. Jae-Jones

    Author of Wintersong

    S. Jae-Jones, called JJ, is an artist, an adrenaline junkie, and the author of Wintersong, forthcoming from Thomas Dunne in February 2017.

    Born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, she lived in New York City for ten years before relocating down to Dixie, where she is comfortably growing fat on grits and barbecue. When not writing, she can be found rock-climbing, skydiving, taking photographs, drawing pictures, and dragging her dog on ridiculously long hikes.

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