Top 10 YA Authors


In my humble opinion these are the top young adult authors and they are some of my favourite authors that have published some of most awesome series and standalones. Technically YA fiction books are written for ages 12 to 18 or can categorised as books with subject matter or genres that correlate with the age and experience of the protagonist. However, I haven’t been strict with what I classified as YA so if you disagree with me please comment.

1. Avery song





Avery is a wonderful author that is awesome at creating multifaceted heroines that are bad-ass. Her story-lines always contain unexpected twists and turns. To top it off she has some of the best book boyfriends. My favourite series by her is probably Tracker Hive Academy.





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2. Helen Scott



Helen writes the most gripping paranormal romance stories with action packed and unique story-lines and brave, bold and badass females. Her books take you on an adventure full of challenges and introduce to a whole new world that is easy to fall in love with. My favourite series by Helen are the Salsang chronicles.

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3. Scarlett Haven



Scarlett’s an amazing author that writes fast paced romances frequently paired with faced paced missions /action. She creates these amazing female protagonists with flaws that a so relatable and undergo character growth as they find themselves. My favourite series would be the tiger shifter chronicles

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4. Mary E Twomey



Mary writes paranormal books which have a slight political tone which make her books thought provoking and very relatable. Her characters are multi-faceted and they way Mary unfurls their story slowly is like unwrapping a present with surprises in each layer of wrapping. My favourite is her sins of the father trilogy

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5. G bailey


G bailey creates these wonderful worlds full of fantastical creatures and mythology that it is so easy to lose yourself in. The stories she writes are full of action and emotional journeys with supportive friends or love interests. My favourite series is the lost time academy.

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6. Marissa Meyer



Marissa is a wonderful writer well known for her cinder series. She puts a unique spin on the well known fairy tales and creates unique and well rounded characters. Her stories will have you curled reading until its finished leaving you with a book hangover. I don’t have favourite they are all so good.

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7. Sarah Dessen



Sarah writes what she calls realistic fiction. She writes stories that are very relatable to young adults and the problems they encounter both at home and at school. The characters are also highly relatable, the reader is able to escape into someone else’s life and problems. The romance in her book is often slow-burn. My favourite book is lock and key.

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8. Heather renee



Heather is a paranormal romance writer who has skill of writing the most brilliant stories with intriguing protagonists. The journeys that her characters go through are hard, complicated and messy adventures that will have the reader in the edge of their seat with anticipation and biting their nails with worry. Her stories are beautifully written. My favourite series is the Raven Point Pack.

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9. Cassandra Clare



Cassandra is a wonderful writer of paranormal and urban fantasy romances. She writes these beautiful and unique worlds full of mystery and fantastical creatures. Her books draw the reader in and never lets them go, the sense of family at the centre of her books entice you and the action filled stories keep you wanting more and the mysteries that slowly unravel keep you up at night. The ladies the books are usually centred around are strong and independent with an adventurous spirit. My favourite series is the Infernal Devices.

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10. Veronica Roth



Veronica is a great writer whose books have emotional depth and her characters are compelling and fascinating. Her stories are just as compelling as her characters and well written with unexpected twists and turns throughout the story which will have the reader on the edge of their seat. The way she introduces us to the worlds in her book’s hooks in the reader. My favourite book is Divergent.

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