The Ageless Appeal of Young Adult Literature

November 14, 2014 1:42 PM

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Here at Grammarly HQ, we may be word nerds, but we're not book snobs. Maybe it has something to do with fond memories of Scholastic Book Fairs and earning free personal pan pizzas with BookIt!, but we've never lost our love for young adult literature. Turns out, we're not alone.

According to a 2012 study conducted by Bowker (the company that issues ISBNs), 55 percent of books marketed to teens are purchased by adults--and the majority of those adults were buying for themselves, not their imaginary niece who is totally into The Hunger Games right now. (Not that I've ever use...

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