Is it OK for adults to read YA?

Perhaps this is one of the reasons YA has become widely-read by adults: these books are now part of mainstream culture, and adults simply know about them (and choose to read them). The authors also say “…YA works have increasingly been embraced by adult readers, adult movie goers, educators, and literary critics.

What does na mean in books?

Mod. NA Definition: In my own words, NA is usually about adolescents and adults between the ages of 18 and 25 or the targeted audience is between the ages of 18 and 25. Although, some books can range from the ages of 16 and 30. It just depends on the type of book.

Why do adults like Harry Potter?

The first reason that many adults like the series is that many people simply grew up with the series. The series is nostalgic for many adults, bringing back memories of when they were kids. For many people childhood is considered the happiest time of their lives and the series bring back those memories.

Can adults read Michael Morpurgo?

The themes – love, death, loyalty, bravery/cowardice – are as appropriate for an adult audience as a younger one. I’m teaching it currently and therefore reading it for the fourth time and I still think it’s a great (though quick, for me) read and there’s plenty to discuss.


Videos

Why I don’t read young adult fiction (YA) – a discussion

Adult Books For YA Readers! – YouTube

YA Book Recommendations for Older Readers. – YouTube


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