Fantasy Books for Teens

The Amaranth enchantment / Berry, Julie. Orphaned at age five, Lucinda, now fifteen, stands with courage against the man who took everything from her, aided by a thief, a clever goat, and a mysterious woman called the Witch of Amaranth, while the prince she knew as a child prepares to marry, unaware that he, too, is in danger Bloodhound / Pierce, Tamora. Having been promoted from "Puppy" to "Dog," Beka, now a full-fledged member of the Provost's Guard, and her former partner head to a neighboring port city to investigate a case of counterfeit coins. Book of a thousand days / Hale, Shannon

Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who they are as they work as kitchen maids.

Chalice / McKinley, Robin. A beekeeper by trade, Mirasol's life changes completely when she is named the new Chalice, the most important advisor to the new Master, a former priest of fire. The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novel / Farmer, Nancy. In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine, while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them. Ender's game / Card, Orson Scott In this first book, Ender a child genius, is raised in secret by the military, who use him to oversee the genocide of the enemy and save the world from the threat of the aliens they call the “Buggers”. Eon : Dragoneye reborn / Goodman, Alison. Sixteen-year-old Eon hopes to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune and learn to be its main interpreter, but to do so will require much, including keeping secret that she is a girl. Eragon / Paolini, Christopher.

In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters. Inheritance Book 1 Fire / Cashore, Kristin. In a kingdom called the Dells, Fire is the last human-shaped monster, with unimaginable beauty and the ability to control the minds of those around her, but even with these gifts she cannot escape the strife that overcomes her world. Foundling / Cornish, D. M. (David M.), 1972Having grown up in a home for foundlings and girl's name, Rossamund sets out to report to lamplighter and has several adventures along people and monsters who are more complicated thought. Includes glossaries and maps. Monster blood tattoo ;bk.1

possessing a his new job as a the way as he meets that he previously

Fragile eternity / Marr, Melissa. Aislinn and Seth struggle with the unforeseen consequences of Aislinn's transformation from mortal girl to faery queen as the world teeters on the brink of cataclysmic violence. The game / Jones, Diana Wynne Sent to a boisterous family gathering in Ireland by her overly strict grandmother, orphaned Hayley feels out of place until her unruly cousins include her in a special game involving travel through the mythosphere, the place where all the world's stories can be found, and where some secrets of her past are revealed. Graceling / Cashore, Kristin. In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king. Heroes of the valley / Stroud, Jonathan. When young Halli Sveinsson plays a trick on Ragnor of the House of Hakonsson, he sets in motion a chain of events that will forever alter his destiny, forcing him to leave home and go on a hero's quest where he encounters highway robbers, terrifying monsters, and a girl who may finally be his match. His Dark Materials Trilogy/ Pullman, Phillip (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass) Philip Pullman’s acclaimed epic novel involves missing children, a

golden truth-devining compass and stars yound Lyra Belacqua and her “daemon” who are catapulted into a life and death struggle against dark forces. Ink exchange / Marr, Melissa. Seventeen-year-old Leslie wants a tattoo as a way of reclaiming control of herself and her body, but the eerie image she selects pulls her into the dangerous Dark Court of the faeries, where she draws on inner strength to make a horrible choice. Jango / Nicholson, William. Seeker, the Wildman, and Morning Star discover that the mysterious warrior sect they had been so desperate to join is not quite what it appears from the outside. Noble Warriors Bk. 2 Lightning Thief / Riordan, Rick About to be kicked out of boarding school once again, Percy is sent to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods, where he learns that his father is Poseidon, God of the Sea, and where he embarks upon a quest to reach the gates of the Underworld and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods. Percy Jackson & the Olympians Bk. 1. Lord of misrule / Caine, Rachel. "In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans have coexisted in (relatively) bloodless harmony...until the arrivalof Bishop, a master vampire who threatens to put the evil back in evil undead and smash the fragile peace. Pendragon the Merchant of Death MacHale, D. J. Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special about Bobby. He is going to save the world. ...Before he can object, he is swept off to aalternate dimension known as Denduron, a territory inhabited by strange beings, ruled by a magical tyrant, and plagued by dangerous revolution. Pendragon Bk 1 Puddlejumpers / Jean, Mark Kidnapped as a baby by Puddlejumpers, little people who live in a world below puddles, twelve-year-old Ernie must find courage to save the Puddlejumpers by leading them into battleagainst their mortal enemies, the Troggs. Runemarks / Harris, Joanne

Maddy Smith, who bears the mysterious mark of a rune on her hand, learns that she is destined to join the gods of Norse mythology and play a role in the fate of the world. Ruins of Gorlan / Flanagan, John (John Anthony) When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger. Ranger's apprentice Bk 1 Skin Hunger / Duey, Kathleen. In alternate chapters, Sadima travels from her farm home to the city and becomes assistant to a heartless man who is trying to restore knowledge of magic to the world, and a group of boys fights to survive in the academy that has resulted from his efforts. Resurrection of magic ;bk. 1. Skulduggery Pleasant; Playing with Fire Landy, Derek When the evil Baron Vengeous escapes from prison, Detectiv Skulduggery Pleasant and his apprentice, Valkyrie Cain, have just two days to recapture him or the Baron's creature, the Grotesquery, may summon the Faceless Ones back to their world. Superior Saturday / Nix, Garth. Even as he grows stronger and closer to discovering the secret of his identity, Arthur must face further dangers and conflicts as he struggles to attain the Sixth Key from the powerful Saturday. Keys to the kingdom ;bk. 6. Thirteenth child / Wrede, Patricia C. Eighteen-year-old Eff must finally get over believing she is bad luck and accept that her special training in Aphrikan magic, and being the twin of the seventh son of a seventh son, give her extraordinary power to combat magical creatures that threaten settlements on the western frontier. Frontier magic ;bk. 1. Wintersmith / Pratchett, Terry When witch-in-training Tiffany Aching accidentally interrupts the Dance of the Seasons and awakens the interest of the elemental spirit of Winter, she requires the help of the six-inch-high, sword-wielding, sheep-stealing Wee Free Men to put the seasons aright. A Discworld series book Wondrous strange : a novel / Livingston, Lesley. When seventeen-year-old actress Kelley Winslow meets Sonny Flannery, she discovers he is a changeling and guardian of the

gate between the faerie Otherworld and the mortal realm. She also learns that her mother had otherworldly powers that she has passed on to Kelley.

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