Young adult author John Green has written an essay for Cosmopolitan magazine pondering the question, “Can You Get Too Old For YA Novels?”
Green has written multiple teen fiction books throughout his career including his 2012 mega hit, The Fault in Our Stars. That particular novel has attracted a fan base comprised of both teen and adult readers.
From his interactions with these people and his own experiences, Green believes that many adults enjoy the young adult genre because it features “unironic emotional honesty.” Follow this link to read his full essay. Why do you like reading YA? (Photo Credit: Ton Koene)