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Silhouette at Sunset

Coming-of-Age Fiction for the Modern Era

January 2016


 “New Adult Fiction” is a recently developed sub-genre of fiction which originated by a writing contest hosted by St. Martin’s Press in 2009. “NA” is fiction that bridges the gap between Young Adult and Adult genres and features 18 to 30 year-olds as the main characters in the titles. The stories focus on women and men who are leaving home for the first time, navigating college, first job(s), returning home flat broke, lust, love and a full range of life experiences.

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Olga Kuharets

Reference Librarian and Adult Program Coordinator, Fort Lee Public Library

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