Personally, I believe “Young Adult” to be an arbitrary title that means the book "Can be enjoyed by anyone/Has a main character who’s not quite an adult/Isn’t really boring.
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[A young adult novel] ends not with happily ever after, but at a new beginning, with the sense of a lot of life yet to be lived.
I’m writing my next book under a pseudonym. It will be Mark Twain’s best young adult romance.
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For young adults,the growth from silly to serious can be very fast, indeed.
Today's population of adolescents and young adults is the largest in our nation's history.
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At this stage I am not involved with young adults as closely as many other writers. My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.
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