The answer might surprise you. Adults 18 and older are buying the majority of YA books (those intended for ages 12-17). When YA book buyers were asked, a large percentage said the books were purchased, not for a child, but for themselves to read.
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I know that I like to read some YA, like Twilight, Unwind, and Harry Potter, but I was amazed and amused by the idea that lots of quality YA books are available and being read by adults.
Question: Do you like to read YA? Or do you think it is just for kids? Do you or would you write a YA novel?
Jill James, author of contemporary and paranormal romance
Tempting Adam, Divorce, Interrupted, Dare To Trust, and Dangerous Shift
Defend My love, coming soon!