Growing up is hard to do. That’s why coming-of-age novels, which focus on the growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood, are so satisfying. The narrator is going through the exact same growing pains that many of us went—or are still going—through and it’s cathartic to read about their experiences. In the video below, RIF editors Emma and Abbe share six of their favorite coming-of-age novels that feature characters dealing with all sorts of trials and tribulations that come along with maturation.
What are your favorite coming-of-age novels? Leave us a comment below and you might see your pick in a future video!