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Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

Ah, to be young! From making friends to finding the perfect prom dress and waiting for your crush to walk down the hall, there’s nothing quite like your young adult years.

Relive those years, if you’re past that period, or revel in the joys of being a young adult by watching on Netflix these new and diverse YA television shows and movies that show different sides to coming-of-age stories. Some tackle serious, realistic issues like bullying, self-discovery, and struggling to fit in, while others will make you reminisce about high school, first love, and all the craziness. 

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

When her secret love letters somehow get mailed to each of her five crushes, Lara Jean finds her quiet high school existence turned upside down.

Insatiable

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

A bullied teenager turns to beauty pageants as a way to exact her revenge, with the help of a disgraced coach who soon realizes he’s in over his head.

The Innocents

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

Runaway teen lovers June and Harry find themselves swept up in a dangerous and confusing world when June begins to display mysterious, shape-shifting abilities.

The Package

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

When five teens go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend’s most prized possession.

The Kissing Booth

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

When Elle’s first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her childhood best friend.

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

A case of mistaken identity leads to an unexpected romance when an unpopular teen joins forces with the school’s queen bee in order to win the heart of her crush.

Atypical

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

This coming of age story follows Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum, as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny yet emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with the change in their own lives as they all struggle with the central theme: What does it really mean to be normal?

Riverdale

Eight must-watch young adult shows and movies on Netflix

While navigating the troubled waters of sex, romance, school, and family, Archie and the Riverdale gang become entangled in a dark mystery that threatens their small town.

Topics: Netflix , television show , movie , To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before , Insatiable , The Innocents , The Package , The Kissing Booth , Sierra Burgess Is a Loser , Atypical , Riverdale
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