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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! While we wait for Restore Me, we are obsessively refreshing her Instagram for the beautiful way she sees the world. 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. We’re so excited for The Poet X, which comes out in 2018!

Jay Asher @jayasher13

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Holy cassette tapes! This banner is 8-stories tall!!!

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With the huge success of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Jay Asher is one name that’s on everyone’s mind right now in the YA literary world. The New York Times bestselling author of 13 Reasons Why, The Future of Us, and What Light, Asher’s Instagram is full of important updates about his projects, beautiful scenery, book recommendations, and more.

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 the Red Queen series 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 new puppy, Indiana.

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. 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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