Authors for Adults and Teens

Texture, Old Trigonometry Book by Gordana AMA little over a year ago I noticed something strange: a book by a first-time author for young adults had multiple requests on it before it had even hit our shelves.  Ok, that isn’t really strange, I suppose. Definitely strange, though:  almost every single person who had requested it was an adult.  The book was Shelter by Harlan Coben and this month several people are waiting for a copy of the second book in his Mickey Bolitar series, Seconds Away.  Harlan Coben has had a very successful career writing for adults and his readers have followed him over as he has begun publishing books for teens.  There are several authors who may begin their careers writing for adults and transition to writing for teens or bounce between writing books for teens, children and adults.  Below I’ve listed a few authors who have written for teens and adults and a few titles you might consider.  Which authors or titles do you recommend?

Authors for Adults and Teens

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reality check bookjacket

zorro bookjacket

city of beasts bookjacket

mister b gone bookjacket

abarat bookjacket





elementals bookjacket

pink smog bookjacket

gentlemen of the road bookjacket

summerland bookjacket

tea rose bookjacket

revolution bookjacket





austenland bookjacket

princess academy bookjacket

a long way down bookjacket

slam bookjacket

gravedigger's daughter bookjacket

two or three things i forgot bookjacket





child called it bookjacket

help yourself bookjacket

lucia, lucia bookjacket

viola in reel life bookjacket

risen empire bookjacket

peeps bookjacket





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