Romantic Fantasy Books for Teens

Romance and fantasy go together like, well, Bella and Edward. Teens who sigh over love stories and like nothing better than finding themselves lost in other worlds are sure to fall for the books on this list, filled with action, adventure, danger, and love. For more great teen reads, check out our picks for Teen Romance Novels and Thriller Books for Teens.

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City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Exciting start to teen fantasy series in urban setting.
By Cassandra Clare
(2008)
(2007)
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The Crown's Game Book Poster Image
Captivating tale of competing magicians in 1825 Russia.
By Evelyn Skye
(2016)
(2016)
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The Siren Book Poster Image
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
(2016)
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Tiger's Curse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Twilight for cat lovers.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
(2011)
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Wait for Me Book Poster Image
Sweet World War II romance between Scot girl and German POW.
By Caroline Leech
(2017)
(2017)
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Beautiful Creatures: Book 1 Book Poster Image
Dreamy, lyrical supernatural Southern romance.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2010)
(2010)
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Caraval Book Poster Image
Sisters escape abusive father to play dangerous magic game.
By Stephanie Garber
(2017)
(2017)
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The Chaos of Stars Book Poster Image
Romantic fantasy with Egyptian gods a fun mom-daughter read.
By Kiersten White
(2013)
(2013)
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An Enchantment of Ravens Book Poster Image
Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2017)
(2017)
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Flamecaster: Shattered Realms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Absorbing fantasy romance full of spies and palace intrigue.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2016)
(2016)
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Frostblood: The Frostblood Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Plenty of twists keep fiery fantasy romance exciting.
By Elly Blake
(2017)
(2017)
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The Glittering Court Book Poster Image
Fashion, romance rule in fun alternate-colonial-era fantasy.
By Richelle Mead
(2016)
(2016)
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A Great and Terrible Beauty Book Poster Image
Engaging start to bestselling Gemma Doyle trilogy.
By Libba Bray
(2009)
(2003)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
(2017)
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Legacy of Kings:  Blood of Gods and Royals, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Appealing epic fantasy has intrigue, romance, action galore.
By Eleanor Herman
(2015)
(2015)
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Matched Book Poster Image
Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
By Ally Condie
(2011)
(2010)
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Midwinterblood Book Poster Image
Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2014)
(2013)
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A Million Junes Book Poster Image
Romeo and Juliet fantasy romance is lyrical and haunting.
By Emily Henry
(2017)
(2017)
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Red Queen Book Poster Image
Action-packed fantasy will grip fans of powerful heroines.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2015)
(2015)
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Ruined Book Poster Image
Action, romance, and fantasy in strong series kickoff.
By Amy Tintera
(2016)
(2016)
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The Scorpio Races Book Poster Image
Bloodthirsty horses star in thrilling coming-of-age tale.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2011)
(2011)
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The Shadow Queen: Ravenspire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Magic, dragons, and romance bolster mildly flawed fantasy.
By C. J. Redwine
(2016)
(2016)
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Shiver Book Poster Image
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
(2009)
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Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
(2012)
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Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Overlong but engrossing popular vampire romance.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2007)
(2005)
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Carry On Book Poster Image
Harry Potter-like fantasy is funny, romantic, delightful.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2015)
(2015)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
(2018)
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Dynamic writing sets intense angel romance apart.
By Laini Taylor
(2011)
(2011)
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An Ember in the Ashes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Gripping romantic fantasy in an alternative universe.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2015)
(2015)
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Fire Book Poster Image
Stellar fantasy heroine in mature action-adventure/romance.
By Kristin Cashore
(2009)
(2009)
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Places No One Knows Book Poster Image
Dark romantic fantasy traces opposites' self-discovery.
By Brenna Yovanoff
(2016)
(2016)
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Snow Like Ashes: Snow Like Ashes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Compelling fantasy world has some storytelling hiccups.
By Sara Raasch
(2016)
(2014)
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Tess of the Road Book Poster Image
Richly textured fantasy addresses #MeToo issues.
By Rachel Hartman
(2018)
(2018)
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Under the Never Sky Book Poster Image
Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
(2012)
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Wither: The Chemical Garden Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Mature dystopian fantasy with polygamy, teen pregnancy.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2011)
(2011)
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The Wrath & the Dawn, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Hint of magic in absorbing 1,001 Nights-themed love story.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2016)
(2015)
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A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
(2015)
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The Night Circus Book Poster Image
Illusionists compete in dream-like literary romance.
By Erin Morgenstern
(2011)
(2011)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(2016)
(1996)
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