Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction written for readers from 12 to 18 years of age. While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA.
We're living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of .
In , Albertalli's Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda was also nominated for Best Young Adult Fiction. It's only fitting that Simon's best friend, Leah, receives.