Best Teen & Young Adult Magical Realism Fiction Books
Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Magical Realism Fiction Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Crown of Bones (The Amassia Series Book 1)
Author: by A.K. Wilder
January 5, 2021
Raise.Your.Phantom.In a world on the brink of the next Great Dying, no amount of training can prepare us for what is to come… A young heir will raise the most powerful phantom in all of Baiseen. A dangerous High Savant will do anything to control the nine realms.
A mysterious and deadly Mar race will steal children into the sea. And a handsome guide with far too many secrets will make me fall in love.My name is Ash. A lowly scribe meant to observe and record. And yet I think I’m destined to surprise us all.
2. Bless Me, Ultima
Author: by Rudolfo Anaya
Published at: Warner Books (April 1, 1994)
Please note: There are two versions of this cover. The content is the same. Exquisite prose and wondrous storytelling have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English. Indeed, Anaya’s tales fairly shimmer with the haunting beauty and richness of his culture.
The winner of the Pen Center West Award for Fiction for his unforgettable novel Alburquerque, Anaya is perhaps best loved for his classic bestseller, Bless Me, Ultima… Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico.
She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will probe the family ties that bind and rend him, and he will discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past-a mythic legacy as palpable as the Catholicism of Latin America.
And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world… And will nurture the birth of his soul.
3. A Million Junes
Author: by Emily Henry
Razorbill (May 16, 2017)
May 16, 2017
“A beautiful, lyrical, and achingly brilliant story about love, grief, and family. Henry’s writing will leave you breathless.” BuzzFeedRomeo and Juliet meets One Hundred Years of Solitude in Emily Henry’s brilliant follow-up to The Love That Split the World, about the daughter and son of two long-feuding families who fall in love while trying to uncover the truth about the strange magic and harrowing curse that has plagued their bloodlines for generations.
In their hometown of Five Fingers, Michigan, the O’Donnells and the Angerts have mythic legacies. But for all the tall tales they weave, both founding families are tight-lipped about what caused the century-old rift between them, except to say it began with a cherry tree.
Eighteen-year-old Jack June O’Donnell doesn’t need a better reason than that. She’s an O’Donnell to her core, just like her late father was, and O’Donnells stay away from Angerts.Period. But when Saul Angert, the son of June’s father’s mortal enemy, returns to town after three mysterious years away, June can’t seem to avoid him.
4. We Are the Ants
Author: by Shaun David Hutchinson
From the author to watch (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes an equal parts sarcastic and profound (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving.
Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn’t sure he wants to.
After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is a jobless dropout who just knocked someone up. His grandmother is slowly losing herself to Alzheimer’s.
And Henry is still dealing with the grief of his boyfriend’s suicide last year. Wiping the slate clean sounds like a pretty good choice to him. But Henry is a scientist first, and facing the question thoroughly and logically, he begins to look for pros and cons: in the bully who is his perpetual one-night stand, in the best friend who betrayed him, in the brilliant and mysterious boy who walked into the wrong class.
5. The Astonishing Color of After
Author: by Emily X.R. Pan
“Emily X.R.Pan’s brilliantly crafted, harrowing first novel portrays the vast spectrum of love and grief with heart-wrenching beauty and candor. This is a very special book.”-John Green, bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way DownAn instant New York Times bestseller, this stunning, heartbreaking novel about grief, love, and family is perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Celeste Ng.
Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet hermaternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined tofind her mother, the bird.
In her search, she winds up chasing afterghosts, uncovering family secrets, and forging a new relationship withher grandparents. And as she grieves, she must try to reconcile the fact that on the same day she kissed her best friend and longtime secretcrush, Axel, her mother was taking her own life.
6. Akata Warrior (The Nsibidi Scripts)
Author: by Nnedi Okorafor
The newest novel by the author of Akata Witch and the forthcoming Marvel comic book series about Shuri, Black Panther’s sister! The most imaginative, gripping, enchanting fantasy novels I have ever read! Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of SpeakA year ago, Sunny Nwazue, an American-born girl Nigerian girl, was inducted into the secret Leopard Society.
As she began to develop her magical powers, Sunny learned that she had been chosen to lead a dangerous mission to avert an apocalypse, brought about by the terrifying masquerade, Ekwensu. Now, stronger, feistier, and a bit older, Sunny is studying with her mentor Sugar Cream and struggling to unlock the secrets in her strange Nsibidi book.
Eventually, Sunny knows she must confront her destiny. With the support of her Leopard Society friends, Orlu, Chichi, and Sasha, and of her spirit face, Anyanwu, she will travel through worlds both visible and invisible to the mysteries town of Osisi, where she will fight a climactic battle to save humanity.
7. Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard
Author: by Echo Brown
A William C.Morris Award Finalist “Brown has written a guidebook of survival and wonder.”The New York Times “Just brilliant.”Kirkus ReviewsHeavily autobiographical and infused with magical realism, Black Girl Unlimited fearlessly explores the intersections of poverty, sexual violence, depression, racism, and sexismall through the arc of a transcendent coming-of-age story for fans of Renee Watson’s Piecing Me Together and Ibi Zoboi’s American Street.
Echo Brown is a wizard from the East Side, where apartments are small and parents suffer addictions to the white rocks. Yet there is magic …Everywhere. New portals begin to open when Echo transfers to the rich school on the West Side, and an insightful teacher becomes a pivotal mentor.
Each day, Echo travels between two worlds, leaving her brothers, her friends, and a piece of herself behind on the East Side. There are dangers to leaving behind the place that made you. Echo soon realizes there is pain flowing through everyone around her, and a black veil of depression threatens to undo everything she’s worked for.
8. The Darkest Part of the Forest
Author: by Holly Black
A girl makes a secret sacrifice to the faerie king in this lush New York Times bestselling fantasy by author Holly Black In the woods is a glass coffin. It rests on the ground, and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives….
Hazel and her brother, Ben, live in Fairfold, where humans and the Folk exist side by side. Since they were children, Hazel and Ben have been telling each other stories about the boy in the glass coffin, that he is a prince and they are valiant knights, pretending their prince would be different from the other faeries, the ones who made cruel bargains, lurked in the shadows of trees, and doomed tourists.
But as Hazel grows up, she puts aside those stories. Hazel knows the horned boy will never wake. Until one day, he does…. As the world turns upside down, Hazel has to become the knight she once pretended to be.
The Darkest Part of the Forest is bestselling author Holly Black’s triumphant return to the opulent, enchanting faerie tales that launched her YA career.
9. The Hogwarts Library Collection: The Complete Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Books
Author: by J.K. Rowling
September 1, 2017
A collection of three books treasured by users of the great library at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander’s masterful work on magical creatures; Quidditch Through the Ages, a comprehensive history of the game and its rules; and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, with an introduction and illustrations by J.K.
Rowling and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. A treasure trove of magical facts and fairy tales, the Hogwarts Library Collection is an essential companion to the Harry Potter series. This collection includes the updated edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword from J.K.
Rowling (writing as Newt Scamander) and six new beasts! Comic Relief, operating name Charity Projects, is a registered charity in the UK with charity nos. 326568 (England/Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland). Lumos Foundation is a registered charity in the UK with no.
1112575 (England/Wales) and in the USA (EIN 47-2301085). Both organisations work across the UK and globally helping children and young people have a better life. 15% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from the Fantastic Beasts and the Quidditch Through the Ages ebooks will be made available to the charities and will be shared 20% for Comic Relief and 80% for Lumos Foundation.
10. When the Moon Was Ours: A Novel
Author: by Anna-Marie McLemore
Memorias del guila y del jaguar / Memories of the Eagle and the Jaguar
12. Infernal Devices box set
All three books in the #1 “New York Times “bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy, are now available together in a collectible paperback boxed set.Passion.Power.Secrets.Enchantment. Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters with this handsomely packaged boxed set that includes “Clockwork Angel,” “Clockwork Prince,” and “Clockwork Princess.” The villainous Mortmain and his terrifying clockwork army are on the move to destroy the Shadowhunters.
Can Tessa, Jem, and Will stop his infernal plot This complete collectible set of three paperback volumes is a perfect gift for newcomers to the series and for loyal fans alike.
13. Wise Child
Author: by Monica Furlong
Echo Point Books & Media
Orphaned by the death of her grandmother and her father’s disappearance, 9-year-old Wise Child is taken in by Juniper, a healer and sorceress. Soon enough, the young girl finds herself flourishing under Juniper’s carelearning about herbal lore, and even introductory magic.
But just as she begins to feel at home in the Scottish village, the girl’s motherthe black witch Maevereturns. Forced to choose between Maeve and Juniper, Wise Child has a difficult decision to make. She could stay with Juniper or leave with Maeve and adopt a life of luxury.
In making her choice, Wise Child comes to discover her own growing supernatural powers and true loyalties. As the story unfolds, Maeve’s evil magica mysterious plagueand the fears of villagers put Wise Child and Juniper in very real danger. Make sure you discover more about this fascinating world in Monica Furlong’s classic prequel, Juniper.
14. Summer in the City of Roses
Author: by Michelle Ruiz Keil
Soho Teen (July 6, 2021)
Inspired by the Greek myth of Iphigenia and the Grimm fairy tale “Brother and Sister,” Michelle Ruiz Keil’s second novel follows two siblings torn apart and struggling to find each other in early ’90s Portland. All her life, seventeen-year-old Iph has protected her sensitive younger brother, Orr.
But this summer, with their mother gone at an artist residency, their father decides it’s time for fifteen-year-old Orr to toughen up at a wilderness boot camp. When their father brings Iph to a work gala in downtown Portland and breaks the news, Orr has already been sent away against his will.
Furious at her father’s betrayal, Iph storms off and gets lost in the maze of Old Town. Enter George, a queer Robin Hood who swoops in on a bicycle, bow and arrow at the ready, offering Iph a place to hide out while she tracks down Orr.
Orr, in the meantime, has escaped the camp and fallen in with The Furies, an all-girl punk band, and moves into the coat closet of their ramshackle pink house. In their first summer apart, Iph and Orr must learn to navigate their respective new spaces of music, romance, and sex-work activismand find each other before a fantastical transformation fractures their family forever.