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, #0.5)
The Darkest Part of the Forest
Frostfire (Kanin Chronicles, #1)
All Fall Down (Embassy Row, #1)
Ensnared (Splintered, #3)
The Mime Order (The Bone Season, #2)
Dead of Winter (The Arcana Chronicles, #3)
The Conspiracy of Us (Untitled, #1)
If I Fall, If I Die
Playlist for the Dead
A Cold Legacy (The Madman's Daughter, #3)
Reborn (Altered, #3)


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    Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
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    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
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    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
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    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
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