New Adult Literature

Our new Curated Collection - New Adult Literature - is for readers aged 18+. This collection is an emerging sub-genre of literature marketed for readers in their late teens and early twenties who are all often missing from the pages of both Young Adult and Adult books. New Adult books (NA) explore many themes, including the transition from late adolescence to adulthood. They're considered the next step after young adult fiction and they're typically aimed towards readers aged 18-25.

Updated June 17, 2024
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Heart Bones
Hoover, Colleen
Paper Book
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends with Us and It Starts with Us! Moving, passionate, and unforgettable, Colleen Hoover's novel follows two young adults from completely different backgrounds embarking on a tentative romance, unaware of what...
Slaughterhouse-five, or, The children's crusade : a duty-dance with death
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Paper Book
A special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kurt Vonnegut's masterpiece, "a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century" (Time), featuring a new introduction by Kevin Powers, author of the National Book Award finalist The Yellow Birds<...
My dark Vanessa : a novel
Russell, Kate Elizabeth
Paper Book
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  "[An] exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power." --The New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice "A lightning rod . . . brilliantly crafted."--The Washington Post Recommended by The New York Times...
Vinegar girl : The taming of the shrew retold
Tyler, Anne
Paper Book
Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies   Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity,...
Sweetbitter
Danler, Stephanie
Paper Book
INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER  *  A thrilling novel of the senses and a coming-of-age tale, following a small-town girl into the electrifying world of New York City and the education of a lifetime at one of the most exclusive restaurants in Manhattan.  Perfect for readers of...
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas a savage journey to the heart of the American dream
Thompson, Hunter S.
CD
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken. Now...
The stranger
Camus, Albert
Paper Book
Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.
The virgin suicides
Eugenides, Jeffrey.
Paper Book
This beautiful and sad first novel, recently adapted for a major motion picture, tells of a band of teenage sleuths who piece together the story of a twenty-year old family tragedy begun by the youngest daughter's spectacular demise by self-defenstration, which inaugurates "the year of the suicides....
Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance : an inquiry into values
Pirsig, Robert M.
Paper Book
THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED MILLIONS A penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better Few books transform a generation and then establish themselves as touchstones for the generations that follow. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is one such book. This...
On the road
Kerouac, Jack
Paper Book
The classic novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation One of The Atlantic's Great American Novels of the Past 100 Years On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his...
Codename Charming
Parker, Lucy
Paper Book
Following Battle Royal, beloved author Lucy Parker pens another delicious romantic comedy about a fake relationship between a grumpy royal bodyguard and the charming, sunny assistant who melts his cold, hard exterior. Petunia De Vere enjoys being the personal...

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