Best young adult authors include some very recognizable names like C. Lewis and Louisa May Alcott, along with some newer authors who are becoming extremely popular among young readers and teenage bookworms Amanda Hocking, for example. This list of young adult writers includes paranormal authors, fantasy authors, mystery authors, and more. Be sure to vote for your favorite YA authors here, and add your fave writer here if they aren't on the list!
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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. It was that the novel actually saw the world through their eyes. The narrator is not observing things the people themselves are not. When the adult perspective creeps its way into a YA book, readers notice, too. And yet, the book has been a New York Times bestseller for 46 weeks. It adds to our cultural literacy. It adds to what we know about ourselves.
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What does it mean to be one of the best young adult authors? Your mileage may and will vary because we are different people. With that being said, my criteria for making this, my list of the best young adult authors, is as follows. To make this list, the authors must have published more than one young adult book. They must be clearly written for young adult audiences, rather than middle grade or adult audiences.
It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll. A whopping 75, of you voted for your favorite young adult novels, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp speed. And now, the final results are in.