Young Adult The Best Young Adult Fiction Series  

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They make you laugh, they make you cry, and chances are, they made you read well past your bedtime. These are the best young adult fiction series ever written, as voted on by you. But while these books are all considered in the "young adult" genre, they can vary wildly in tone. Some great YA collections focus on real-life drama and romance, while other fiction series for young adults are all about science fiction universes and pulse-pounding action. Many of the most popular YA book series have been adapted into big budget films.

What works will you find on this list of the best young adult fiction series? Magic, mysteries, wizardry, and adventure combine to make the Harry Potter series one of the best young adult fiction collections of all time. Even full-grown adults were addicted to the page-turning saga of Harry and his Hogwarts heroics. The Twilight books are also very popular with young adults. In The Hunger Games series, one young woman fights for the rights of an entire population. Other great collections featured on this top YA fiction series list include The Divergent series and The Vampire Academy works.

Do you have a favorite young adult series? Give the best stories a thumbs up to move them to the top of the list, and please add any good YA collections that are missing.
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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
J. K. Rowling

2
93 27
Percy Jackson and the Olympian... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series

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103 34
The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Suzanne Collins

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77 33
The Mortal Instruments Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series

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70 29
The Lord of the Rings is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
J. R. R. Tolkien

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58 23
Clockwork Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Cassandra Clare

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85 47
Divergent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Veronica Roth

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55 29
Vampire Academy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Richelle Mead

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38 26
Marked is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast

10
35 25
Legend is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Marie Lu

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33 26
Artemis Fowl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Eoin Colfer

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32 28
Fallen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Lauren Kate

13
26 22
Uglies series is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Scott Westerfeld

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33 30
The Host is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Stephenie Meyer

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17 15
The Iron King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Maurice Druon

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56 57
Twilight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Stephenie Meyer

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10 9
His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
chambergambit added Philip Pullman

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17 21
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Stephen King

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16 20
Relentless is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
pixie1 added Karen Lynch

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1 3
The Copernicus Legacy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
ChinmayeeDindore added

Tony Abbot

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17 23
Gone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Young Adult Fiction Series
Michael Grant