Some of my favorite books fall under the YA genre. I think as a society, we have a tendency to automatically dismiss genres that women especially young women really enjoy. There are a couple of reasons why. Picture this. They run to people with power.
We look for ourselves in fiction. A great book resonates with us as we empathize with a protagonist's struggles and triumphs, and encourages us to step into their shoes as they set off on a fantastic journey. Expanding our world with different perspectives is part of the thrill of reading, but it can be very lonely to only read books where there isn't anybody like you. AbeBooks supports a future where younger generations can pick up a book and see themselves on the page - where they learn that they can be the heroes of their own stories, especially those with happy endings.
At their core, YA books are for and about teenagers and pre-teens, usually between 12 and 18 years old, but sometimes as young as Yet more than half of all YA novels sold are bought by older adults 18 or older, and certain titles published in the U. Below are eight of their most successful strategies. It was only after the novel was finished that she learned it would be YA, and even then, the decision was debated.
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