Last week, I wrote about a relatively new category called New Adult. This term (coined by St. Martin’s Press in 2011) was new to some of you, which left me wondering how much awareness there is about this category. NA books fall between YA and adult books. They tend to focus on people in their twenties who are struggling to figure out what it means to be an adult.
Popular books include: Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire, Easy by Tammara Webber, Wasteland by Lynn Rush, and Something Like Normal by Trish Doller. According to the NA Alley blog, NA movies include: Legally Blonde (2001), Good Will Hunting (1997), and The Devil Wears Prada (2006).
Goodreads also has a list of popular New Adult books here.
With this in mind, I invite you to take the following poll, whether or not you comment below. Thanks!
How would you describe this category? Do you have any NA books you’d recommend to others? What draws you to NA books?