Who can forget the first time they met irresistible, fast-talking Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables? Or the years that they spent growing up with Harry, Hermione, and Ron? Luckily for us, it truly is the golden age for young adult fiction right now, as YA authors today continue to take the genre in new and incredibly exciting directions. Indeed, young adult books have stepped up onto the literary stage as a powerful genre in its own right, creating role models for all of us and leading important conversations about personhood, gender, sexuality, and race. Without ado, here are the best young adult books of all time.
115 Best Young Adult Books of All Time
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Who said young adult books were just for young adults? According to an oft-cited study from Publisher's Weekly , over half of YA readers are adults. Though they typically focus on teenage characters, YA literature holds an undeniable appeal for adults— perhaps because the fundamentals of life don't change all that much. You go through these cycles and experience the same things over and over again," popular YA author Jenny Han tells OprahMag. Han's To All the Boys trilogy , a hit among teenagers and grown-ups alike , demonstrates the wide popularity of the genre.
The 30 YA Books Every Adult Should Read
Let's travel back in time to the early s Netflix is a service that sent DVDs in the mail Razrs are the coolest cellphones on the market. You're laying in bed but not quite ready to go to sleep. Instead of aimlessly scrolling Instagram or bingeing an entire t.
All Eyes on Us. By Kit Frick. Frick creates an intense thriller as tension builds between Rosalie and Amanda, both of whom are dating Carter Shaw, the heir to a real-estate empire. After the two girls receive anonymous threats, they team up to end the charade and reveal the mastermind.