21 comments on “Let’s Recommend | YA for Adult Readers

  1. Patrick Ness is one of my favourite authors – his books are so special. And I’m planning to read The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender in the new year so I’m delighted to hear you loved it! 🙂

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  3. I love this post! Obviously I completely agree with Asking For It which quickly became my all-time favorite YA book. Between Shades of Grey and A Monster Calls have both been on the TBR for ages, and After Tomorrow sounds absolutely brilliant.

    • Thank you! I think Asking For It is a wonderful example of what a YA book can achieve when it doesn’t patronise or underestimate the emotional maturity of its audience.

      I hope you enjoy the others if and when you get round to them! 📚

  4. I tend to not read YA because the sentences are simplistic and the plot has to be spelled out. I was told by an Australian blogger that they don’t get any of that there, that what I’m describing is pretty much American YA.

    • I don’t read it often either, but most of the YA I have read is American, so perhaps it’s worth seeking out some international reads to see if they generally stay away from the angsty side of things.

      As with any genre/form/age range, there are always gems out there to be found.

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