Best Teen & Young Adult Epic Fantasy Books

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1. The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
Square Fish
English
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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. All three books in Leigh Bardugo’s New York Times-bestselling Shadow and Bone Trilogy are now available together in a beautiful paperback boxed set.Soldier.Summoner.Saint.

Follow Alina Starkov through Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising as she discovers her dormant powers and is swept up in a world of luxury and illusion. As Alina struggles to fit into her new life, a threat to the kingdom of Ravka growsone that will test old alliances and challenge the very limits of magic, one that will forge a leader from a frightened girl.

Praise for The Shadow and Bone Trilogy: “This is what fantasy is for. Laini Taylor for The New York Times on Shadow and BoneSet in a fascinating, unique world rich with detail, Shadow and Bone was unlike anything I’ve ever read.

Alina is a clever, sympathetic character I will gladly follow into the next installmentwhich can’t come soon enough! Veronica Roth, New York Timesbestselling author of Divergent, on Shadow and Bone


2. Siege and Storm (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, 2)

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
English
496 pages
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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Enter the Grishaverse with Book Two of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom.Soldier.Summoner.Saint.

Alina Starkov’s power has grown, but not without a price. She is the Sun Summonerhunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Shadow Fold. But she and Mal can’t outrun their enemies for long. The Darkling is more determined than ever to claim Alina’s magic and use it to take the Ravkan throne.

With nowhere else to turn, Alina enlists the help of an infamous privateer and sets out to lead the Grisha army. But as the truth of Alina’s destiny unfolds, she slips deeper into the Darkling’s deadly game of forbidden magic, and further away from her humanity.

To save her country, Alina will have to choose between her power and the love she thought would always be her shelter. No victory can come without sacrificeand only she can face the oncoming storm. A New York Times Bestseller This title has Common Core connections.


3. Ruin and Rising (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, 3)

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
Square Fish
English
480 pages

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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Enter the Grishaverse with Book Three of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom.Soldier.Summoner.Saint.

The nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. The Darkling rules from his shadow throne while a weakened Alina Starkov recovers from their battle under the dubious protection of the zealots who worship her as a Saint.

Now her hopes lie with the magic of a long-vanished ancient creature and the chance that an outlaw prince still survives. As her allies and enemies race toward war, only Alina stands between her country and a rising tide of darkness that could destroy the world.

To win this fight, she must seize a legend’s powerbut claiming the firebird may be her ruin. A New York Times Bestselling Series A USA Today Bestseller This title has Common Core connections. Read all the books in the Grishaverse!


4. Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Book 1)

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
June 5, 2012

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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Enter the Grishaverse with Book One of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom.Soldier.Summoner.Saint.

Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Folda swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina unleashes dormant magic not even she knew she possessed.

Now Alina will enter a lavish world of royalty and intrigue as she trains with the Grisha, her country’s magical military eliteand falls under the spell of their notorious leader, the Darkling. He believes Alina can summon a force capable of destroying the Shadow Fold and reuniting their war-ravaged country, but only if she can master her untamed gift.

As the threat to the kingdom mounts and Alina unlocks the secrets of her past, she will make a dangerous discovery that could threaten all she loves and the very future of a nation.Welcome to Ravka … A world of science and superstition where nothing is what it seems.


5. Six of Crows Boxed Set: Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
English
1250211107
978-1250211101

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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. The gripping Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom duology from #1 New York Times bestselling YA author Leigh Bardugo, is now available in a stunning paperback boxed set.

Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Set in the same world as the New York Times-bestselling The Grisha Trilogy, Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows introduces readers to a whole new cast of fantastic characters, cities, and cultures. Follow Kaz and his crew into a world of magic and mayhem as they attempt to pull offand survivethe job of a lifetime.

Read all the books in the Grishaverse! The Shadow and Bone Trilogy (previously published as The Grisha Trilogy)Shadow and BoneSiege and StormRuin and RisingThe Six of Crows DuologySix of CrowsCrooked KingdomKing of ScarsThe Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic#1 New York Times bestseller, October 16, 2016


6. The Shadows Between Us

Author: by Tricia Levenseller
English
336 pages
1250189969

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Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King, is back with an epic YA tale of ambition and love in The Shadows Between UsThey’ve never found the body of the first and only boy who broke my heart. And they never will.

Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King.2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power.

Some say he can command the shadows that swirl around him to do his bidding. Others say they speak to him, whispering the thoughts of his enemies. Regardless, Alessandra knows what she deserves, and she’s going to do everything within her power to get it.

But Alessandra’s not the only one trying to kill the king. As attempts on his life are made, she finds herself trying to keep him alive long enough for him to make her his queenall while struggling not to lose her heart.

After all, who better for a Shadow King than a cunning, villainous queen? Tricia Levenseller’s latest, The Shadows Between Us, is a decadent and wickedly addictive fantasy, full of schemes and court intrigue, and delightful descriptions of food, which I am always a fan of.


7. Throne of Glass

Author: by Sarah J. Maas
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Bloomsbury YA
August 2, 2012

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The book that started the phenomenon.Sarah J. Maas’s global #1 bestselling THRONE OF GLASS series has taken the world by storm. Meet Celaena Sardothien.Beautiful.Deadly. Destined for greatness. In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence.

She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake.She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the prince in a to-the-death tournament – fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land.

Live or die, Celaena will be free. Win or lose, she is about to discover her true destiny. But will her assassin’s heart be melted?


8. The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air, 2)

Author: by Holly Black
English
368 pages
0316310328

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The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince – now in paperback! You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong.

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control.

But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished. When it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves, Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortal in a Faerie world.


9. Red Queen (Red Queen, 1)

Author: by Victoria Aveyard
HarperTeen
English
416 pages

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The #1 New York Times bestselling series! Red Queen, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard, is a sweeping tale of power, intrigue, and betrayal, perfect for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series. Mare Barrow’s world is divided by bloodthose with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities.

Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court. Before the king, princes, and all the nobles, she discovers she has an ability of her own.

To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess and betroths her to one of his own sons. As Mare is drawn further into the Silver world, she risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guarda growing Red rebellioneven as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction.

One wrong move can lead to her death, but in the dangerous game she plays, the only certainty is betrayal. Plus don’t miss Realm Breaker! Irresistibly action-packed and full of lethal surprises, this stunning fantasy series from Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen series, begins where hope is lost and asks: When the heroes have fallen, who will take up the sword?

10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1

Author: by J.K. Rowling

8 hours and 18 minutes

J.K. Rowling

Jim Dale

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A global phenomenon and cornerstone of contemporary children’s literature, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is both universally adored and critically acclaimed. Now, experience the magic as you’ve never heard it before. The inimitable Jim Dale brings to life an entire cast of characters – from the pinched, nasal whine of Petunia Dursley to the shrill huff of the Sorting Hat to the earnest, wondrous voice of the boy wizard himself.

Orphaned as an infant, young Harry Potter has been living a less-than-fortunate life. Belittled by his pompous uncle and sniveling aunt (not to mention his absolute terror of a cousin, Dudley), Harry has resigned himself to a mediocre existence in the cupboard under the stairs.

But then the letters start dropping on the doormat at Number Four, Privet Drive.Addressed to Mr. H. Potter and stamped shut with a purple wax seal, the peculiar envelopes are swiftly confiscated by his relentlessly cruel family. But nothing stops Rubeus Hagrid, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man, from kicking down the door and bursting in with astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard – and not only a wizard, he’s an incredibly famous wizard.

11. The Lord of the Rings Boxed Set

Author: by J.R.R. Tolkien
English
1536 pages
0358439191

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For over fifty years, J.R.R. Tolkien’s peerless fantasy has accumulated worldwide acclaim as the greatest adventure tale ever written. No other writer has created a world as distinct as Middle-earth, complete with its own geography, history, languages, and legends.

And no one has created characters as endearing as Tolkien’s large-hearted, hairy-footed hobbits. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings continues to seize the imaginations of readers of all ages, and this new three-volume paperback edition is designed to appeal to the youngest of them.

12. Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, 2)

Author: by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Childrens
English
448 pages

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Celaena Sardothien is the king’s Champion-yet she is far from loyal to the crown, for the man she serves is bent on evil. But working against her master in secret is no easy task. As Celaena tries to untangle the mysteries buried within the glass castle, she can trust no one, not even her supposed allies Crown Prince Dorian, Captain of the Guard Chaol, and foreign princess Nehemia.

Then, an unspeakable tragedy shatters Celaena’s world. She must decide once and for all where her loyalties lie … And whom she will fight for. An action-packed and romantic adventure that readers will never want to leave (Kirkus Reviews), the next chapter in this smash hit New York Times best-selling series is sure to please Sarah Maas’s enormous and ever-growing fan-baseand to set the stage for an explosive third book.

13. Realm Breaker

Author: by Victoria Aveyard
HarperTeen (May 4, 2021)
English
576 pages

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Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! Irresistibly action-packed and full of lethal surprises, this stunning new fantasy series from Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen series, begins where hope is lost and asks: When the heroes have fallen, who will take up the sword?

A strange darkness grows in Allward. Even Corayne an-Amarat can feel it, tucked away in her small town at the edge of the sea. She soon discovers the truth: She is the last of an ancient lineageand the last hope to save the world from destruction.

But she won’t be alone. Even as darkness falls, she is joined by a band of unlikely companions:A squire, forced to choose between home and honor. An immortal, avenging a broken promise. An assassin, exiled and bloodthirsty. An ancient sorceress, whose riddles hide an eerie foresight.

A forger with a secret past. A bounty hunter with a score to settle. Together they stand against a vicious opponent, invincible and determined to burn all kingdoms to ash, and an army unlike anything the realm has ever witnessed.

14. Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass series Book 3)

Author: by Sarah J. Maas
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Bloomsbury YA
September 2, 2014

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Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak-but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth … A truth about her heritage that could change her life-and her future-forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world.

Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight.

Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.

15. Queen of Shadows: Throne of Glass 4

Author: by Sarah J. Maas
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Bloomsbury YA
September 1, 2015

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Sarah J.Maas’s global #1 bestselling THRONE OF GLASS series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth instalment. Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. Now she returns to the empire to confront the shadows of her past … Bloodthirsty for revenge on the two men responsible for destroying her life, and desperate to find out if the prince and his captain are safe, Celaena returns to Rifthold.

She has accepted her identity as Aelin Galathynius, the lost Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, there are dark truths to learn and debts to be paid. Aelin must stay hidden beneath her assassin’s hood and draw on her mortal strength as Celaena to prevent the King of Adarlan from tearing her world apart.

Only then can she fight for her people. Readers will be held rapt as Celaena’s story builds to an agonising crescendo, packed with heart-pounding action and searing romance.

16. Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass Book 5)

Author: by Sarah J. Maas
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Bloomsbury YA
September 6, 2016

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Kingdoms collide as Aelin continues her epic journey from assassin to queen in this instalment of the global #1 bestselling series. The long path to the throne has just begun for Aelin Galathynius. As the kingdoms of Erilea fracture around her, enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling to the dark forces poised to claim her world.

With war looming on all horizons, the only chance for salvation lies in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear. Will Aelin succeed in keeping her world from splintering, or will it all come crashing down?

Contains mature content. Not suitable for younger readers.