There's no denying the power and popularity of young adult novels — for readers of all ages. Some of the finest works of literature of all time have been penned for children and teenagers, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with 20-somethings, 30-somethings, 40-somethings and beyond reading and enjoying a YA novel. If you haven't read much YA, you may find yourself wondering: which young adult novel should I read?
Luckily for you, there's a handy infographic that can make your book selection process a little bit easier. Misadventures , an adventure magazine by and for women, created an infographic titled 56 Young Adult Books That Adults Will Love. The infographic can help you select the perfect YA title for your long weekend through a series of questions: Fiction or Nonfiction? How Much Time Do You Have? About The Past Or The Future? You can quickly and easily scan the infographic, and at the end, you'll have a novel perfectly suited to your needs and desires. The selections include acclaimed classics like The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, award-winning titles like Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, and fast-paced adventures like Delirium by Lauren Oliver. The books cover a wide-range of topics, including political oppression, bullying, mental illness, identity, and more.
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Misadventures is available both in online and in print. The Magazine champions women who embrace creativity and take risks. For more summer reading recommendations, check out their print issue, out in June.
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