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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Again, but Better
Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle, #1)
We Hunt the Flame (Sands of Arawiya, #1)
With the Fire on High
Romanov
Stepsister
I Wish You All the Best
Nocturna (A Forgery of Magic, #1)
These Witches Don't Burn
Broken Throne (Red Queen, #4.5)
Her Royal Highness (Royals, #2)
The Candle and the Flame
Kingsbane (Empirium, #2)
Hope and Other Punchlines
Dark Shores (Dark Shores, #1)
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    Trouble at Brayshaw High (Brayshaw, #2)
    The Culling Trials 2 (Shadowspell Academy, #2)
    The Culling Trials (Shadowspell Academy, #1)
    To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1)
    Rebel Born (Secondborn, #3)
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    Filthy Rich Boys (Rich Boys of Burberry Prep, #1)
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    Broken Trust (Dark Legacy Book, #2)
    A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3.1)
    The One (The Selection, #3)
    Shunned (Kings of Miskatonic Prep, #1)
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
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    Angelfall by Susan EeThe Immortal Rules by Julie KagawaSwitched by Amanda HockingBorn at Midnight by C.C. HunterSlammed by Colleen Hoover
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    Original Stories . . . a Breath of Fresh Air
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    Vampire Academy by Richelle MeadTwilight by Stephenie MeyerCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareMarked by P.C. CastBlue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
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    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
    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 Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    New Moon (Twilight, #2)
    Insurgent (Divergent, #2)

    Tommy Wallach

    Author of We All Looked Up

    'm a Brooklyn-based novelist, screenwriter, and musician. I wrote "We All Looked Up" (a New York Times Bestseller) and "Thanks for the Trouble." My newest book is "The Anchor & Sophia," first in a trilogy set in a future North America which, for asteroid-collision-related reasons, has regressed to 19th century technology levels (oil lanterns, covered wagons, whiskey used as anesthetic, etc.).

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