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Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
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The Raven Boys Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative, twisty tale explores magic, friendship, money.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2012)
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The Iron King Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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age 13+
Brash shape-shifting hero soars in graphic-novel fantasy.
By Noelle Stevenson
(2015)
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The Raven King:  The Raven Cycle, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gorgeously written multilayered finale is simply magical.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2016)
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The Thief Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever historical fantasy has crafty, delightful narrator.
By Megan Whalen Turner
(2017)
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The One Memory of Flora Banks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping thriller about a teen who can't make new memories.
By Emily Barr
(2017)
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Shadowcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid, exciting sequel with a new girl-power character.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2017)
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Thick as Thieves: The Queen's Thief, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Smart, suspenseful, stellar volume in tricky fantasy series.
By Megan Whalen Turner
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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An Enchantment of Ravens Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2017)
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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns:  Rise of the Empress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Vivid dark-fantasy series off to a compelling start.
By Julie C. Dao
(2017)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Ink, Iron, and Glass Book Poster Image
age 13+
Science, romance, alt-history mix in genre-bending tale.
By Gwendolyn Clare
(2018)
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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Book Poster Image
age 13+
Modern authors meet Asian mythology in stellar anthology.
By Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
(2018)
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The Boneless Mercies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, gender-bent Beowulf tale is a riveting adventure.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2018)
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age 13+
Girl hunts for a monster in strange, beautiful fantasy.
By Akwaeke Emezi
(2019)
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The Hazel Wood, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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Shadow and Bone: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, exotic fantasy romance gets pretty violent.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2012)
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Railsea Book Poster Image
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Train captain pursues giant moles in clever pirate parody.
By China Mieville
(2012)
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