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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What If It's Us
Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2)
Bridge of Clay
The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings, #2)
A Map of Days (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #4)
Broken Things
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
Shadow of The Fox (Shadow of the Fox, #1)
Dry
Sawkill Girls
The Darkest Star (Origin, #1)
Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies, #1)
Dear Evan Hansen
Damsel
The Boneless Mercies
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    Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
    Winter Loon
    Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
    The One (The Selection, #3)
    Fallen Academy: Year One
    Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
    Eleanor & Park
    The Crown (The Selection, #5)
    The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
    Flashback (Keeper of the Lost Cities, #7)
    Beneath His Stars (Stars Duet, #1)
    Ruin and Rising (Grisha Verse, #3)
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    Best Teen Books About Real Problems
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    The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsEragon by Christopher PaoliniThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienArtemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
    What To Read After Harry Potter
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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 Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
    New Moon (Twilight, #2)
    Insurgent (Divergent, #2)

    Charlaine Harris

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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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