Just a random thought, what are the word counts of some famous YA/fantasy books? As a YA author, unless you’re a superstar, word counts are huge. So, where do a few bestsellers weigh in at?
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 76,944
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 198,227
The Hunger Games 99,750
Fellowship of the Ring 187,790
The Giver 43,617
Shadow and Bone 81,215