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The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time
26 Best YA Books - Top YA Books for Teens
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. For adults, the books—often written with immediacy and emotional intensity—can have a transportive quality.
The Best YA Books That Adults Will Enjoy, Too
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.