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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:
   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
Divergent                                                                   105,143
Shadow and Bone                                                       81,215


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