The two categories of young adult literature — young adult (YA or “teen fiction”) and middle grade (“MG fiction”) — are split into several age ranges to help book buyers and readers judge the age-appropriateness of the content and the writing. The shift from tween to teen begins around age 12, and standard age ranges [ ]. Dec 16, · A relatively new genre of fiction, New Adult emerged as a term in a contest by St. Martin's. Filling the gap between Young Adult and Adult Fiction, NA's target is readers between the ages of 18 and mids, times when new adults are first feeling independence and finding their place in the world.
Jul 31, · Of course there's plenty of bad young adult fiction out there – formulaic, unchallenging – but there's plenty of bad grown-up fiction too, and no one is lumping together the whole body of Author: Imogen Russell Williams. Themes of maturation, acculturation, loss of innocence, wisdom and/or acumen, and worldliness are often present. Coming-of-age is a theme that fits multiple genres. A coming-of-age story is a genre of literature that focuses on the growth of a protagonist from youth to adulthood ("coming of age"). Coming-of-age stories tend to emphasize dialogue or internal monologue over action, .
Jul 21, · Have you heard of New Adult fiction? New Adult is an emerging market that brings readers in their late teens and early twenties, who are all too often missing from the pages of both Young Adult and Adult books, to the forefront.