The hottest topics in YA this year are dark, complex, and mature. Could that describe its teen audience, too?
While everyone waits for YA’s next game-changing blockbuster, some editors are buying manuscripts that look thoughtfully at mental illness and suicide. Others are promoting books that tell sophisticated stories about gender identity across the LGBTQIA spectrum. And the end of the world is hot, too—practically explosive.
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