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Trends in YA Literature


YA literature is continuously evolving and changing as particular trends take over the field or disappear. So what is happening in YA literature right now and what is the next big trend?


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Megan Shepherd

Megan Shepherd is the acclaimed author of The Madman's Daughter trilogy, The Cage trilogy and the middle grade novel, "The Secret Horses of Briar Hill." Her new book is "Grim Lovelies." Shepherd lives and writes on a 125-year-old farm outside Asheville, NC....

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Cynthia Smith

Cynthia Leitich Smith is the best-selling, acclaimed author of the Tantalize series and the Feral series. She is an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and is on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books....

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Kiersten White

Kiersten White is the New York Times best-selling author of many books for teens and young readers, including "And I Darken," "Now I Rise," "Bright We Burn," "The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein" and "Slayer....

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