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Young Adult Fiction (YA) is to New Adult Fiction (NA) as St. Elmo’s Fire (80s movie) is to….

What is “New Adult?” Is it some made-up book category? A publisher-invented title to sell more books? Perhaps. The history of the genre, beginning with a contest by St. Martins, would suggest it might be so. But there are subtle differences between New Adult and Young Adult that are actually quite important. How? Well, I know I’m dating myself here… (well not *dating*… (more…)