Best Teen & Young Adult Arthurian Myths & Legends Books

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1. Legendborn

Author: by Tracy Deonn
Published at: Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 15, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1534441606

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An Instant New York Times Bestseller! Winner of the Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy Deonn’s YA contemporary fantasy Legendborn offers the dark allure of City of Bones with a modern-day twist on a classic legend and a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic.

After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNCChapel Hill seems like the perfect escapeuntil Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus.

A flying demon feeding on human energies. A secret society of so called Legendborn students that hunt the creatures down. And a mysterious teenage mage who calls himself a Merlin and who attemptsand failsto wipe Bree’s memory of everything she saw.

The mage’s failure unlocks Bree’s own unique magic and a buried memory with a hidden connection: the night her mother died, another Merlin was at the hospital. Now that Bree knows there’s more to her mother’s death than what’s on the police report, she’ll do whatever it takes to find out the truth, even if that means infiltrating the Legendborn as one of their initiates.

2. The Traitor's Son: (Path of the Ranger Book 1)

Author: by Pedro Urvi
Published at: Independently published (January 18, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8600420458

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A kingdom in danger, a great betrayal, a boy seeking to redeem his father’s honor. Will he succeed in exonerating him and saving the realm from an enemy in the shadows before it is too late for the whole North?

By the age of fifteen, Lasgol has endured a hard childhood and lives, cornered and hated, in a small village in the North. He is the son of the traitor, the man who betrayed the kingdom and tried to kill the King.

His only companions are the mountains and the snow, ever-present in the region. Yet he refuses to believe that his father is guilty, in spite of all the evidence that points to the fact, even though the King himself was a witness to the betrayal.

Lasgol is determined to clear his father’s name, and to do this he has only a single option: the School of Rangers, a secret place where the respected and feared defenders of the lands of the kingdom are trained for four years.

Going there is insane, hate and death await him there. But as the son of a Ranger, he is entitled to attend. At the Camp he will find himself involved in political intrigues, disloyalties and murder. He will encounter hatred and fearsome enemies, but also a handful of friends, novices as much out of place as he is himself, determined to do whatever is necessary to pass the first year without dying in the attempt.

3. The King's Secret: (Path of the Ranger Book 2)

Author: by Pedro Urvi
Published at: Independently published (February 20, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8616094575

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War has broken out in the North. The Corrupt Lord of the Ice has invaded Norghana with a host from the Frozen Continent. Will the King and the Rangers manage to stop him, or will they die in the attempt?

Darthor is seeking to dethrone King Uthar. He is on his way to conquer Norghana and take the crown. He has invaded the kingdom and has a host from the Frozen Continent at his command: Wild Ones of the Ice, Snow Trolls, Albino Ogres, Semi-Giants, Tundra Dwellers, Arcanes of the Glaciers and creatures unlike anything anybody has ever seen before.

Uthar gathers together his armies and prepares to repel him. But not all the Norghanian nobles are with the King. The Western League does not support him; they want to regain the crown for the West, for the Olafstones. Lasgol and his partners will have to overcome an arduous second year of instruction at the Camp if they want to become Rangers one day.

The tests will be far harder, the effort required much greater. Rivalries will surface, but also companionship and even love. He will find out that he does not know the whole truth about what happened to his parents, or about his new friend Camu.

4. Mystery in the Tundra: (Path of the Ranger Book 3)

Author: by Pedro Urvi
Published at: Independently published (March 14, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8625158244

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The war is intensifying. So is the training at the Camp. Will Lasgol and his friends survive both? The Corrupt Lord of the Ice has been rejected. King Uthar is seeking to kill him once and for all. But Darthor has retreated to the Frozen Continent with his forces.

Lasgol and his friends are making every effort to pass their third year of instruction, where the tests change from practical competitions to real missions where they risk their lives. Conflicts, rivalries and love will emerge more strongly than ever.

Egil and Lasgol will discover the truth about the King’s Secret and the identity of the real enemy. They will choose sides and try to persuade their teammates. Will they manage to? King Uthar will invade the Frozen Continent with his hosts to put an end to Darthor.

The Rangers, including Lasgol and his friends, will find themselves involved in the campaign of war. They will discover the Mystery of the Tundra in the Frozen Continent and take part in the great battle for the North. Will Lasgol and his friends survive the third year of instruction?

5. Path of the Specialist: (Path of the Ranger Book 6)

Author: by Pedro Urvi
Published at: Independently published (July 28, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8669718244

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The moment has come to follow the Path of the Specialist. Will our friends attain the elite specialties they are aiming for? Training at the Shelter, led by the Mother Specialist and tutored by the four Elder Specialists, is turning out to be more intense than any of them had expected.

The Proficiency Test will determine their future, and they will have to prepare and practice harder then ever if they want to graduate with the highly-valued elite specialties. But that is not their only concern. They will have to face new mysteries, strange characters, unusual situations, dangerous experiments, bewitched jewels, great predators, conspiracies and murder attempts in a place that oozes arcane power thousands of years old.

Will they achieve all this? Will they solve the mysteries that surround them? Who will reach the elite specialization?Who will fail? Who will survive and who will die? Find out in the sixth book of this fascinating epic fantasy series.

Enjoy adventures filled with action, adventure, magic and romance! Epic fantasy for the whole family, from 8 to 88!

6. The Secret Refuge: (Path of the Ranger Book 5)

Author: by Pedro Urvi
Published at: Independently published (May 27, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8649014489

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Only the best have access to the Elite Specializations of the Rangers. Will the Snow Panthers make it? The war goes on in Norghana. The East supports the new King, while the West supports Arnold Olafstone, the legitimate heir to the crown.

In the North the Wild of the Ice claim their lands. In the midst of the war, Lasgol and his teammates have graduated as Rangers. They must decide whether to take the Specialization Test. If they do, and pass it, they will have access to training as Specialist Rangers and be able to opt for one of the elite specializations.

For this they will need to go to a hidden, secret place: The Shelter. It is rumored to be somewhere special, secret and arcane. Will Lasgol take the Specialization Test?Will he pass it?Will his friends? Who will make it and who will not?

What new adventures are waiting for them at the Shelter? Find out in the fifth instalment of this fascinating epic fantasy series. Enjoy adventures filled with action, adventure, magic and romance! Epic fantasy for the whole family!

7. The Lost Years: Book 1 (The Lost Years of Merlin)

Author: by T. A. Barron
Published at: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (May 12, 2011)
ISBN: 978-0142418895

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The bestselling series by T.A.Barron! Washed up on the shores of ancient Wales, the boy had no home, no memory and no name… He was determined to find all three. This best-selling series follows the adventures and training of young Merlin on the mist-shrouded isle of Fincayra, an enchanted land between earth and sky that is being destroyed by blight.

With this land’s inhabitants to guide him, the boy will learn that Fincayra’s fate and his own quest are strangely interwined. He is destined to become the greatest wizard of all time-known to all as Merlin. “Fans who have followed young Merlin through his many adventures will still enjoy trekking with him.” (The Horn Book)

8. The Camelot Betrayal (Camelot Rising Trilogy)

Author: by Kiersten White
Published at: Delacorte Press (November 10, 2020)
ISBN: 978-0525581710

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The second book in a new fantasy trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White, exploring the nature of self, the inevitable cost of progress, and, of course, magic and romance and betrayal so epic Queen Guinevere remains the most famous queen who never lived.

EVERYTHING IS AS IT SHOULD BE IN CAMELOT: King Arthur is expanding his kingdom’s influence with Queen Guinevere at his side. Yet every night, dreams of darkness and unknowable power plague her. Guinevere might have accepted her role, but she still cannot find a place for herself in all of it.

The closer she gets to the people around her-Brangien, pining for her lost love Isolde; Lancelot, fighting to prove her worth as Queen’s knight; and Arthur, everything to everyone and thus never quite enough for Guinevere-the more she realizes how empty she is.

She has no sense of who she truly was before she was Guinevere. The more she tries to claim herself as queen, the more she wonders if Mordred was right: she doesn’t belong.She never will. When a rescue goes awry and results in the death of something precious, a devastated Guinevere returns to Camelot to find the greatest threat yet has arrived.

9. Cursed

Author: by Thomas Wheeler
Published at: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1534425330

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Now an original series starring Katherine Langford on Netflix! The Lady of the Lake is the true hero in this cinematic twist on the tale of King Arthur created by Thomas Wheeler and legendary artist, producer, and director Frank Miller (300, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City).

Featuring 8 full-color and 30 black-and-white pieces of original artwork by Frank Miller. Whosoever wields the Sword of Power shall be the one true King. But what if the Sword has chosen a Queen? Nimue grew up an outcast. Her connection to dark magic made her something to be feared in her Druid village, and that made her desperate to leave That is, until her entire village is slaughtered by Red Paladins, and Nimue’s fate is forever altered.

Charged by her dying mother to reunite an ancient sword with a legendary sorcerer, Nimue is now her people’s only hope. Her mission leaves little room for revenge, but the growing power within her can think of little else. Nimue teams up with a charming mercenary named Arthur and refugee Fey Folk from across England.

10. The Dark is Rising (The Dark is Rising Sequence)

Author: by Susan Cooper
Published at: Margaret K. McElderry Books; Reprint edition (October 1, 1999)
ISBN: 978-0689829833

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In this epic sequel to Once & Future, Ari and her Rainbow knights must pull off a Holy Grail heist thousands of years in the past – without destroying their own destinies. Ari Helix may have won her battle against the tyrannical Mercer corporation, but the larger war has just begun.

Ari and her cursed wizard Merlin must travel back in time to the unenlightened Middle Ages and steal the King Arthur’s Grail – the very definition of impossible. It’s imperative that the time travelers not skew the timeline and alter the course of history.

Coming face to face with the original Arthurian legend could produce a ripple effect that changes everything. Somehow Merlin forgot that the past can be even more dangerous than the future …

12. Wise Child

Author: by Monica Furlong
Published at: Echo Point Books & Media; Reprint ed. edition (August 29, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1635618136

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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.

13. The Guinevere Deception (Camelot Rising Trilogy)

Author: by Kiersten White
Published at: Delacorte Press (November 5, 2019)
ISBN: 978-0525581673

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“Fascinating….Kiersten White has taken the best parts of the Arthurian legend and made them all her own.”-Rene Ahdieh, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn series. A new fantasy series set in the world of Camelot that bestselling author Christina Lauren calls “brilliant,” reimagining the Arthurian legend …

Where nothing is as magical and terrifying as a girl. Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the charismatic King Arthur. With magic clawing at the kingdom’s borders, the great wizard Merlin conjured a solution-send in Guinevere to be Arthur’s wife …

And his protector from those who want to see the young king’s idyllic city fail.The catch? Guinevere’s real name-and her true identity-is a secret. She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot. To keep Arthur safe, Guinevere must navigate a court in which the old-including Arthur’s own family-demand things continue as they have been, and the new-those drawn by the dream of Camelot-fight for a better way to live.

14. Juniper

Author: by Monica Furlong
Published at: Echo Point Books & Media; Reprint ed. edition (August 29, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1635618235

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The daughter of a king in Cornwall, Juniper enjoys the luxurious life of a medieval princess. But when presented with the opportunity to learn the magic of nature and its healing powers, Juniper opts for the tough route and becomes an apprentice to nature’s wisdom.

Upon completion of her training and returning home, she discovers her power-mad aunt, Meroot, using black magic to usurp the throne. With the kingdom in peril, the young healer must use her untested powers to stop her mad aunt before the kingdom is destroyed!

A prequel to Monica Furlong’s Wise Child, this enthralling fantasy is a highly reviewed reader favorite. Juniper has been placed near the top of nearly 100 Goodreads. Com “Best of” lists, including Best YA Fiction, Best Fantasy Books, and YA Books with Strong Female Characters.

Find out why this is such a beloved book! Be sure to read Monica Furlong’s sequel, Wise Child.

15. King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table (Everyman's Library Children's Classics Series)

Author: by Roger Lancelyn Green
Published at: Everyman's Library; Reprint edition (November 2, 1993)
ISBN: 978-0679423119

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Retold out of the old romances, this collection of Arthurian tales endeavors to make each adventure-“The Quest for the Round Table, ” “The First Quest of Sir Lancelot, ” “How the Holy Grail Came to Camelot, ” and so forth-part of a fixed pattern that effectively presents the whole story, as it does in Le Morte D’Arthur, but in a way less intimidating to young readers.(All Ages)