The Young Adult YA fiction genre is a category aimed at teens, but many of the books have an adult following, as well. For authors wishing to publish a book in the YA arena, here are some facts and figures about the marketplace for these books. In most if not all cases , the protagonists of the novels fall within those age ranges, and the story is told through teenage eyes. Twelve to 18 is a big spread in age, from both reading and personal developmental levels.
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Hinton was a teenager herself when she wrote this timeless, gritty tale of class conflict and parental abandonment. The focus was always on a single issue, not artful storytelling or fleshed-out characters. The female protagonist even sought out the pill. The s brought genre fiction, mostly romance and horror series with endless volumes. Sweet Valley High was one of the most beloved.
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W hat do my chosen books have in common? The category does have some meaning and some usefulness, of course; books that teenagers enjoy do often have certain congruences of perspective or theme. But the boundary is porous. Yes, we all know that vampire stories and teen cancer romances have sold in vast numbers on both sides of that imaginary dividing line.