Young Adult Books You Need To Read

Delightful reads for anyone who enjoys utterly captivating fiction, no matter what age you are.

YA books aren’t just for the youth anymore. Though the genre’s universality was once up for debate (should adults read YA? Or even admit to reading YA?), it’s one of book publishing’s fastest-growing segments. And a 2014 study showed that 77% of young adult literature was purchased by adults. These six novels—while geared to a teen audience—are delightful reads for anyone who enjoys utterly captivating fiction, no matter what age you are.

 


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About Abbe Wright

Abbe Wright

ABBE WRIGHT is the Editor of Read It Forward. As a kid, she used to get in trouble at summer camp for using a flashlight to read inside her sleeping bag after lights out, but these days, she lives in Brooklyn, where nobody minds if she stays up late reading. She has written for Glamour, O, The Oprah Magazine and The Cut and tweets about books (and The Bachelor) at @abbewright.

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