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15 YA Authors You Need To Follow On Instagram



15 YA Authors You Need To Follow On Instagram

15 YA Authors to Follow on Instagram

We love YA authors so following them on Instagram is a no-brainer. If you’re a bookworm, you probably already know about hashtags like #bookstagram and #currentlyreading, but if you’re not already following these 15 YA authors, do it now. Check out these 15 YA authors that you MUST follow on Instagram!


Alexandra Bracken @alexbracken

We are obsessed with Alexandra Bracken! Her Instagram is full of perfect book aesthetics, her adorable dog, and beautiful travel escapades. It’s also the perfect place for any upcoming sneak peeks and tidbits from the upcoming movie adaptation of The Darkest Minds (starring Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, and sooo many awesome people).


Leigh Bardugo @lbardugo

Leigh Bardugo is the QUEEN of swag. We mean that literally and figuratively because her swag is i-n-c-r-e-d-i-b-l-e. Follow her Instagram for a peek of all things mysterious, moody and magic.


Libba Bray @libbabray

Libba Bray’s Instagram are a total slice of life with a witty caption to top it off. It’s fresh and charming, like Libba herself.


Tahereh Mafi @taherehmafi

Of course we had to include Tahereh Mafi! We find ourselves obsessively refreshing her Instagram for the beautiful way she sees the world every time we find ourselves waiting for her next book. Not kidding when we say her life is total goals.


Elizabeth Acevedo @acevedowrites

We want Elizabeth Acevedo to be our BFF!! She’s a powerful poet whose Instagram is full of pics that make us like her more. When we’re not re-reading The Poet X, you can probably find us here.


Rebecca Ross @beccajross 

Rebecca Ross has a bookstagram #asethetic that we are obsessed with. We love seeing the artful ways she shows off her research, her inspiraton, and her books!


John Green @johngreenwritesbooks

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Napping on the @instagram hamster wheel because #vidcon.

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No stranger to social media, John Green is known for his witty and inspiring posts on both Twitter and Tumblr. His Instagram is no different, judging by his whopping 2.3 million followers.


Sarah J. Maas @therealsjmaas

Sarah J. Maas has two fantasy series that captured our hearts and the hearts of Instagram. Follow Sarah J. Maas to see stunning landscapes as well as book title and album cover reveals.


Sarah Dessen @sdessen

Sarah Dessen’s Instagram feed will brighten up your day with inspirational word art, tempting bites, and photos of her adorable dogs, Goose and Roxy.


Jenny Han @jennyhan

Jenny Han knows how to tug on our heartstrings with her amazing To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before series. Whether she’s enjoying a cup of froyo or visiting the set of the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before movie, Han keeps it real with her Instagram followers and fans — showing she’s just as relatable and lovable as the characters in her books.


Victoria Aveyard @victoriaaveyard

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My co-captain sucks at navigating but rocks at naps.

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You all know how much we love Red Queen by now so of course we’re crushing on Victoria Aveyard’s Instagram as well. Follow her on Instagram for high quality pictures of food, scenic views, and her #flawless dog, Indy.


Veronica Roth @vrothbooks

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Cute scoot…er. 🛵 (Not mine, just parked.)

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We love Veronica Roth’s artsy, personal Instagram filled with witty observations of her daily life and writerly escapades.


Cassandra Clare @cassieclare1

If you’re a fan of fantasy YA novels, you’ve definitely heard of Cassandra Clare, the author of The Mortal Instruments (and many others)Like her books, Clare’s Instagram feed is unique, featuring mesmerizing fanart of her characters.


Rainbow Rowell @rainbowrowell

Rainbow Rowell is the creative mind behind YA novels Eleanor & Park, Fangirl, and Carry On. Her Instagram feed shares everything from book recommendations to delicious food her husband makes to cool fan gifts and much more.


Marie Lu @marieluthewriter

Marie Lu’s next book, WARCROSS, comes out September 12, but she’s already made quite the splash with her bestselling trilogies The Young Elites and Legend. Follow her on Instagram for fun fan art, pretty photos, and important announcements.

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What other YA authors do you follow on Instagram? Tell us in the comments below! 

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