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Adrienne Young

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YA fantasy author, SKY IN THE DEEP (4.24.18) & UNTITLED (2019) from Wednesday Books. Agent: Barbara Poelle, IGLA

Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned California girl. She is a foodie with a deep love of history and travel and a shameless addiction to coffee. When she’s not writing, you can find her on her yoga mat, scouring antique fairs for old books, sipping wine over long dinners, or disappearing into her favorite art museums. She lives with her documentary filmmaker husband and their four little wildlings beneath the West Coast sun.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Horror

   1. Fable (2020)
   2. Namesake (2021)
   3. Saint (2022)
Adrienne Young recommends
The Gilded Wolves (2019)
(Gilded Wolves, book 1)
Roshani Chokshi
"The Gilded Wolves is the smart, dark adventure YA readers have been waiting for."
Wicked Saints (2019)
(Something Dark and Holy, book 1)
Emily A Duncan
"Seductively dark and enchanting, Wicked Saints is a trance you won’t want to wake from. Duncan has skillfully erected a world like no other, complete with provocative magic, sinister creatures, and a plot that keeps you guessing. This spellbinding YA fantasy will bewitch readers to the very last page."
The Storm Crow (2019)
(Storm Crow , book 1)
Kalyn Josephson
"The Storm Crow is everything we love about YA fantasy, with an enchanting world and original magic that keeps the story fresh. Clashing kingdoms, thrilling action, and an imperfect heroine make this book a must-read. This soaring debut was a delight."
Blood Heir (2019)
(Blood Heir, book 1)
Amélie Wen Zhao
"Blood Heir is cinematic storytelling at its best. A stunning new voice in YA, Amélie Wen Zhao has drawn characters who are as complex and captivating as the fantastical world she’s built. Get ready for a retelling like you’ve never seen before."
Winter, White and Wicked (2020)
(Winter, White and Wicked, book 1)
Shannon Dittemore
"Shannon Dittemore has constructed a wholly unique world in Winter, White and Wicked that you won't find traces of in any other fantasy. This refreshing read takes you down the treacherous ice roads of Layce, and stays with you long after the journey."
The Witch Haven (2021)
(Witch Sisters, book 1)
Sasha Peyton Smith
"A beautiful story filled with sisterhood, mystery, and interesting magic. This book will keep you turning the page with immersive prose and clever, memorable characters. I will be dreaming about this story for a long time."
The Other Merlin (2021)
(Emry Merlin, book 1)
Robyn Schneider
"Robyn Schneider brings everything I love about her contemporary books into fantasy with rich emotional arcs and friendships that are as compelling as the romance. These characters draw you in as the story keeps you guessing. I have no doubt this series will become a favorite for YA readers."
The Ivory Key (2022)
(Ivory Key Duology, book 1)
Akshaya Raman
"The Ivory Key is the epic YA fantasy sibling story I've been waiting for. A rich world, a satisfying slow burn romance and a main character determined to forge her own path make this series a must read."
The Red Palace (2022)
June Hur
"Court politics and hierarchal society are the stunning backdrop of June Hur's page-turning, atmospheric The Red Palace. Hur's meticulous worldbuilding and immersive storytelling will have readers totally obsessed."
Some Mistakes Were Made (2022)
Kristin Dwyer
"A deeply human story of first love, found family, and the heartbreak of losing them both. With vulnerable prose that is at turns achingly tender and others hilarious, readers will laugh through their tears. SOME MISTAKES WERE MADE is a profoundly honest exploration of identity, friendship and learning to let go. This is the kind of book you return to again and again."
Together We Burn (2022)
Isabel Ibañez
"Isabel Ibanez has built a fantasy world like no other, a vivid spectacle painted in her signature, vibrant colors. Together We Burn is a decadent feast of YA favorites, with a fiery protagonist, a hero with secrets, and a magic that almost sparkles on the page."
Belladonna (2022)
(Belladonna, book 1)
Adalyn Grace
"In Belladonna, Adalyn Grace has crafted a darkly romantic tale that will sweep readers away. This decadent world and forbidden love story are a perfect, addicting escape."

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