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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The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily
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    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    Skyborn (Dragons & Druids, #1)
    Eleanor & Park
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    When We Were Worthy
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    The Gender Lie (The Gender Game, #3)
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    Hidden Gems: YA-Fantasy Novels
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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 Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
    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)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

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    Charlaine Harris has been a published novelist for over twenty-five years. A native of the Mississippi Delta, she grew up in the middle of a cotton field. Now she lives in southern Arkansas with her husband, her three children, three dogs, and a duck. The duck stays outside.

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