Speculative fiction has exploded in the young adult category, and the past decade alone has seen some really incredible works. Here are 25 of the best fantasy books for teens or readers of all ages to check out — everything from princesses to dragons to heists and street gangs. But a job gone wrong gets Ada imprisoned, and soon the girls are on the run from the law.
The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm. Christopher Paolini. Sign me up for news about Young Adult Books.
Making time to take care of yourself and your mental health is more important now than ever, so the next time you feel bombarded by all the unbelievable real-life events unfolding around you, take a break and check into one of these addictive YA fantasy series instead. When you can't stand another second of your reality, an session of binge-reading stories about magical and mythical one is just what you need. Books do an amazing job at providing an escape no matter the genre, but fantasy books are the best at taking readers out of their own lives and into another world entirely.
Need a break from binge-watching a new show or just want to dive into a whole new world that you've probably wouldn't otherwise get to visit? These new books are perfect for anytime you just need a good read. Nadya, a young girl who has strong connections to gods, is able to gain powers by simply praying to them. Tired of the war that has plagued their land for years, Nadya must team up with a prince who is in danger and a boy who is out for both of them both in hopes of finally putting an end to the very thing that drove her away from her home.
Young adult fantasy targets readers between the ages 12 to 18 and typically feature a young adult as the main character of the story. Because of the protagonist's age, coming-of-age often plays a key role in YA fiction. Each of the suggested books is highly recommended as a great read for teenagers and adults alike.
Even if the age range on the book jacket implies that you were"supposed" to have graduated from young adult novels long ago, YA books are an addicting reading pleasure for both the young and the adults. After all, there are no rules to reading; all ages are welcome any time, any where. So from mysterious thrillers to cultural statements and the creative world of fantasywe've found engaging storylines that represent the best of young adult novels in —so far.
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Ari Helix has been chased her entire life. A fugitive refugee in territory controlled by the evil Mercer Corporation, Ari has always had to hide who she is. Until she crash lands on Old Earth, pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, and becomes the forty-second reincarnation of King Arthur.