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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Every Last Word
Finding Audrey
Emmy & Oliver
The Night We Said Yes
The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
The Stars Never Rise (Untitled Series, #1)
More Happy Than Not
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
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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  • Into the Myth by R. L. Weeks
    Into the Myth
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    Release date: Aug 27, 2015
    3 copies of Into the Myth, paperbacks, are up for grabs.
    Book one in the YA series will be the first in a series of four.
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    Availability: 3 copies available, 1062 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 25 - Aug 23, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB

  • You Are The Gun, I Am The War by Lisle Tam
    You Are The Gun, I Am The War (Temasek Holorecords, #0)
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    Release date: May 25, 2015
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    The First Civil War has begun & Singapore, now the State of Temasek is a fallen dystopia. The clash of the…more View Details »

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    Giveaway dates: Jul 08 - Aug 08, 2015

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  • Blackmail Boyfriend by Chris Cannon
    Blackmail Boyfriend
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    Release date: Aug 11, 2015
    Sometimes, blackmail is the only weapon a girl has…

    Haley Patterson has had a crush on golden boy Bryce Colton for ages. But when she hears a rumor tha…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 286 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jul 17 - Aug 07, 2015

    Countries available: US

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    The Heir (The Selection, #4)
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    We Were Liars
    A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
    All the Bright Places
    P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2)
    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    I'll Give You the Sun
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsInsurgent by Veronica Roth
    YA Dystopia Novels
    843 books — 8,947 voters
    The Seeker by Stephenie MeyerLady Midnight by Cassandra ClareThe Soul by Stephenie MeyerWinter by Marissa MeyerPrince of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
    Most Exciting Upcoming YA Books
    328 books — 12,468 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
    1,163 books — 6,917 voters
    Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyLooking for Alaska by John GreenSpeak by Laurie Halse AndersonThe Fault in Our Stars by John Green
    Best Teen Books About Real Problems
    2,045 books — 10,995 voters

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTwilight by Stephenie MeyerCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareThe Truth About Forever by Sarah DessenJust Listen by Sarah Dessen
    Young Adult Romance
    2,539 books — 7,889 voters
    Graceling by Kristin CashoreVampire Academy by Richelle MeadAlanna by Tamora PiercePoison Study by Maria V. SnyderFire by Kristin Cashore
    Best "Strong Female" Fantasy Novels
    3,423 books — 11,169 voters

    Popular Young Adult Books

    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
    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)

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    Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
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