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.
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Subscriber Account active since. The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile feelings and now-inconsequential details of school politics and heartbreak. The rush of hormones thrown in haphazardly didn't do much for lending clarity, either.
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Here are the books that left an impact on us throughout the last 10 years. While all of us read a lot of YA novels in the last decade, it was extremely difficult to choose our top picks. However, here are the books that left an impact on us. Why we love it so much: Told from the perspectives of Will Grayson 1 and will grayson 2 , this story explores the lives of young teens and what it means to love, live, and learn to be comfortable in your own skin. Why we love it so much: The shocking finale to this critically acclaimed series finally gave us closure to the Katniss Everdeen saga.
The ReadDown. Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless. Add to cart.