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...more

Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)
The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1)
On the Fence
Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #4)
Midnight Thief (Midnight Thief, #1)
The Half Life of Molly Pierce
Graduation Day (The Testing, #3)
Dissonance (Dissonance, #1)
Breathe, Annie, Breathe
Extraction (Extraction, #1)
The Vanishing Season
Strange and Ever After (Something Strange and Deadly, #3)


  • Up the Tower by J.P. Lantern
    Up the Tower
    Release date: Aug 22, 2014
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  • Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little
    Release date: Nov 04, 2014
    "Lush, lyrical, romantic. FORBIDDEN transports readers into a vividly imagined place and time.” –Claudia Gray, New York Times bestselling author

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  • Ivy League Bohemians by Alison Winfield Burns
    Ivy League Bohemians: A Girl Among Boys
    Release date: Jul 28, 2014
    Memoir of an Artist

    Foreword with Kurt Cobain. Illustrated by Larry Rivers, Joe Brainard & Ted Berrigan, and the Authoress. Larger-than-life person…more View Details »
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  • If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
    Eleanor & Park
    Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)
    Opposition (Lux, #5)
    We Were Liars
    City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
    Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
    Four: A Divergent Story Collection (Divergent, #0.1 - 0.4)
    The One (The Selection, #3)
    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Legend (Legend, #1)
    Obsidian (Lux, #1)
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Giver by Lois Lowry
    Best Young Adult Books
    9,931 books — 56,010 voters
    Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskySpeak by Laurie Halse AndersonLooking for Alaska by John Green
    Best Teen Books About Real Problems
    1,653 books — 9,338 voters

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothInsurgent by Veronica Roth
    YA Dystopia Novels
    653 books — 7,619 voters
    The Seeker by Stephenie MeyerLady Midnight by Cassandra ClareThe Soul by Stephenie MeyerThe Blood of Olympus by Rick RiordanPrince of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
    Most Exciting Upcoming YA Books
    383 books — 10,724 voters

    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsLooking for Alaska by John GreenThirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
    Best Young Adult Realistic Novels
    1,243 books — 7,666 voters
    Insurgent by Veronica RothCity of Lost Souls by Cassandra ClareThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenPandemonium by Lauren OliverRapture by Lauren Kate
    YA Novels of 2012
    1,256 books — 10,026 voters

    Popular Young Adult Books

    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
    Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

    Maggie Stiefvater
    Maggie Stiefvater Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2)
    Her Favorite Paranormal Romances: Fans of the young adult werewolf fantasy, Shiver, are howling for its sequel. The author delivers Linger and recommends her five favorite love stories with a paranormal twist.
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    Shel Silverstein
    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.
    Shel Silverstein

    Stephanie Perkins
    Girl scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally unstable drunk boys.
    Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

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