Armstrong, Kelley    Sea of Shadows    TEEN FIC ARMSTRONG Twin sisters Ashyn and Moria must embark on a dangerous journey when the spirits they’re charged with protecting turn vengeful.
Bardugo, Leigh    Shadow and bone    TEEN FIC BARDUGO

Orphaned by the Border Wars, Alina Starkov is taken from obscurity and her only friend to become the protegée of the mysterious Darkling, who trains her to join the magical elite.

Black, Holly    The Poison Eaters, and other stories    TEEN FIC BLACK

A collection of spooky short stories that includes two dark tales set in the world of Tithe, a tour of a fairy market, and the story of a girl who challenges the devil to a competitive eating match. Grades 7-up.

Black, Holly and Cassandra Clare    The Iron Trial    TEEN FIC BLACK

Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past. Grades 5 and up.

Bray, Libba    The Diviners    TEEN FIC BRAY

Seventeen-year-old Evie O’Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation.

Brennan, Sarah Rees    The Demon’s Covenant    TEEN FIC BRENNAN

Seventeen-year-old Mae feels that even though her world is out of control, she must find a way to protect the demon Nick from his brother Alan’s betrayal.

Bridges, Robin    The Gathering Storm    TEEN FIC BRIDGES

In St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1888, Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, tries to hide her the ability to raise the dead, but when she uses it to protect a member of the Imperial Family, she finds herself caught in a web of intrigue.

Cabot, Meg    Avalon High    TEEN FIC CABOT

Having moved to Annapolis, Maryland, with her medievalist parents, high school junior Ellie enrolls at Avalon High School where several students may or may not be reincarnations of King Arthur and his court. Grades 6 and up.

Carey, Janet Lee    Dragonswood    TEEN FIC CAREY

On Wilde Island in 1192, Tess, a cruel blacksmith’s daughter, is accused of witchcraft and must flee. When a handsome, enigmatic warden of Dragonswood offers her shelter, she does not realize that he too harbors a secret that may finally bring peace among the races of dragon, human, and fairy.

Carson, Rae    The Girl of Fire and Thorns    TEEN FIC CARSON

A fearful sixteen-year-old princess discovers her heroic destiny after being married off to the king of a neighboring country in turmoil and pursued by enemies seething with dark magic.

Chima, Cinda Williams    The Warrior Heir    TEEN FIC CHIMA

After learning about his magical ancestry and his own warrior powers, sixteen-year-old Jack embarks on a training program to fight enemy wizards. Grades 5 and up.

Colfer, Eoin    Airman    TEEN FIC COLFER

In the late 1800s, when Conor discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal condition. He plots a daring escape by way of a flying machine that he must design, build, and, hardest of all, trust to carry him to safety. Grades 9 and up.

Collins, Suzanne    Gregor the Overlander    TEEN FIC COLLINS

When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.

Cooper, Susan    The Dark is Rising    TEEN FIC COOPER

On his eleventh birthday Will Stanton discovers that he is the last of the Old Ones, destined to seek the six magical Signs that will enable the Old Ones to triumph over the evil forces of the Dark.

De la Cruz, Melissa    The Ring and the Crown    TEEN FIC DELACRUZ

In an alternative past where the Franco-British Empire controls the world’s only source of magic, Princess Marie-Victoria, heir to the throne, and Aelwyn Myrddyn, a bastard mage, rekindle their childhood friendship as they plot to save Marie from a loveless, political marriage.

Demetrios, Heather    Exquisite Captive    TEEN FIC DEMETRIOS

Nalia, a gorgeous, fierce eighteen-year-old jinni, is pitted against two magnetic adversaries, both of whom want her–and need her–to make their wishes come true.

Duane, Diane    So You Want to be a Wizard    TEEN FIC DUANE

Thirteen-year-old Nita, tormented by a gang of bullies because she won’t fight back, finds the help she needs in a library book on wizardry which guides her into another dimension.

Eddings, David    Pawn of Prophecy    TEEN FIC EDDINGS

Long ago, so the Storyteller claimed, the evil God Torak sought dominion and drove men and Gods to war. But Belgrath the Sorcerer led men to reclaim the Orb that protected the West. So long as it lay at Riva, the prophecy went, men would be safe.

Farmer, Nancy    Sea of Trolls    TEEN FIC FARMER

After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.

Golding, Julia    Dragonfly    TEEN FIC GOLDING

When Tashi, the rigidly formal sixteen-year-old Fourth Crown Princess of the Blue Crescent Islands, reluctantly weds roguish eighteen-year-old Prince Ramil of Gerfal, their religious, cultural, and personal differences threaten to end their political alliance and put both countries at the mercy of a fearsome warlord.

Goodman, Alison    Eon: Dragoneye Reborn    TEEN FIC GOODMAN

Eon has disguised herself as a boy in order to study Dragon Magic and become a Dragoneye, one of a select group that forms a conduit to the power of energy dragons, but if the secret of her sex comes out, she will be killed.

Hale, Shannon    Princess Academy    TEEN FIC HALE

While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers unexpected talents and connections to her homeland.

Higgins, F.E.    Bone Magician    TEEN FIC HIGGINS

With his father, a fugitive, falsely accused of multiple murders and the real serial killer stalking the wretched streets of Urbs Umida, Pin Carpue, a young undertaker’s assistant, investigates and soon discovers that all of the victims may have attended the performance of a stage magician who claims to be able to raise corpses and make the dead speak.

Hodge, Rosamund    Cruel Beauty    TEEN FIC HODGE

Betrothed to the demon who rules her country and trained all her life to kill him, seventeen-year-old Nyx Triskelion must now fulfill her destiny and move to the castle to be his wife.

Hosie, Donna    Devil’s Intern    TEEN FIC HOSIE

Seventeen-year-old Mitchell discovers a time-travel device that will allow him to escape his internship in Hell’s accounting office and return to Earth, but his plans to alter the circumstances of his own death take an unexpected turn when his three closest friends in Hell insist on accompanying him back to the land of the living.

Jobin, Matthew    The Nethergrim    TEEN FIC JOBLIN

An evil force has been awakened from years of sleep and it is up to fourteen-year-old Edmund, an aspiring sorcerer, and his friends to stop it.

Jobling, Curtis    Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf    TEEN FIC JOBLING

When a vicious beast invades his father’s farm and sixteen-year-old Drew suddenly transforms into a werewolf, he runs away from his family, seeking refuge in the most out of the way parts of Lyssia, only to be captured by Lord Bergan’s men and forced to battle numerous werecreatures while trying to prove that he is not the enemy.

Johnston, E.K.    The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim    TEEN FIC JOHNSTON

Seventeen-year-old Mitchell discovers a time-travel device that will allow him to escape his internship in Hell’s accounting office and return to Earth, but his plans to alter the circumstances of his own death take an unexpected turn when his three closest friends in Hell insist on accompanying him back to the land of the living.

Jones, Diana Wynne    Castle in the Air    TEEN FIC JONES

Having long indulged himself in daydreams more exciting than his mundane life as a carpet merchant, Abdullah unexpectedly purchases a magic carpet and his life changes dramatically as his daydreams come true and dangerous adventures become daily fare.

Jordan, Robert    The Eye of the World    TEEN FIC JORDAN

Relates a tale of the bestial Trollocs, the witch Moiraine, and three boys, one of whom is fated to become the Dragon–the World’s only hope and the sure means of its destruction.

Kagawa, Julie    The Iron King    TEEN FIC KAGAWA

When her half-brother is kidnapped, Meghan Chase, who has recently learned that she is the daughter of the summer faery king, must journey into a strange world she never imagined to face an unknown enemy and save those she loves.

Kiernan, Celine    Into the Grey    TEEN FIC KIERNAN

When they must move to an isolated seashore cottage after a fire, twins Dom and Pat see a strange boy, possibly a ghost, and Pat realizes his twin is dying and only he can help by finding clues in his dreams and his grandmother’s memory.

Kincy, Karen    Foxfire    TEEN FIC KINCY

Long ago, Tavian Kimura watched his mother–a kitsune, or Japanese fox-spirit–leave him in the snow for the dogs. He has lived most of his life in America with his adoptive family and his girlfriend, Gwen. Now he’s back in Tokyo and haunted by a faceless ghost.

Kress, Adrienne    The Friday Society    TEEN FIC KRESS

Cora, Nellie, and Michiko, teenaged assistants to three powerful men in Edwardian London, meet by chance at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered man, leading the three to work together to solve this and related crimes without drawing undue attention to themselves.

LeGuin, Ursula    Wizard of Earthsea    TEEN FIC LEGUIN

During a spell recalling the dead, the boy Sparrowhawk, a sorcerer’s apprentice, unwittingly unleashes evil on the land. He grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world.

Lo, Malinda    Ash    TEEN FIC LO

In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King’s Huntress whom she loves.

Lu, Marie    Young Elites    TEEN FIC LU

Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret society of the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities.

Maas, Sarah    Throne of Glass    TEEN FIC MAAS

After she has served a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Mancusi, Marianne    Scorched    TEEN FIC MANCUSI

Sixteen-year-old Trinity Foxx does not believe her grandfather’s latest treasure is a real dragon’s egg until soldiers invade trying to steal it, a strange boy tells her she must work with him to stop an impending dragon war, and the dragon inside the egg begins telling her what to do.

Marchetta, Melina    Finnikin of the Rock    TEEN FIC MARCHETT

Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne.

McKinley, Robin    The Blue Sword    TEEN FIC MCKINLEY

Harry, bored with her sheltered life in the remote orange-growing colony of Daria, discovers magic in herself when she is kidnapped by a Hillfolk king with mysterious powers.

Murdock, Catherine Gilbert    Princess Ben    TEEN FIC MURDOCK

A girl is transformed, through instruction in life at court, determination, and magic, from sullen, pudgy, graceless Ben into Crown Princess Benevolence, a fit ruler of the kindgom of Montagne as it faces war with neighboring Drachensbett.

Nix, Garth    Abhorsen    TEEN FIC NIX

Abhorsen-In-Waiting Lirael and Prince Sameth, a Wallmaker, must confront and bind the evil spirit Oranis before it can destroy all life.

Nix, Garth    Clariel    TEEN FIC NIX

Ignoring rumors about her family’s claim to the throne after moving to the city of Belisaere, Clariel dreams of escaping to a hunter’s life while trying to outmaneuver a Free Magic creature, an unwanted betrothal and a plot against King Orrikan.

Powell, Laura    Witch Fire    TEEN FIC POWELL

In London, where witches register for permission to practice, Lucas and Glory, young members of WICA (Witchkind Intelligence and Covert Affairs), are assigned to infiltrate the witch-terrorist organization called Endor. what Glory really wants is to solve the mystery of her missing mother.

Pratchett, Terry    Dodger    TEEN FIC PRATCHETT

In an alternative version of Victorian London, a seventeen-year-old Dodger, a cunning and cheeky street urchin, unexpectedly rises in life when he saves a mysterious girl, meets Charles Dickens, and unintentionally puts a stop to the murders of Sweeney Todd.

Reeves, Dia    Bleeding Violet    TEEN FIC REEVES

A mentally ill sixteen-year-old girl reunites with her estranged mother in an East Texas town that is haunted with doors to dimensions of the dead and protected by demon hunters called Mortmaine.

Rhodes, Morgan    Falling Kingdoms    TEEN FIC RHODES

In a land where magic has been forgotten but peace has reigned for centuries, a deadly unrest is simmering. Three kingdoms grapple for power, brutally transforming their subjects’ lives in the process. Amidst betrayals, bargains, and battles, four young people find their fates forever intertwined.

Sanderson, Brandon    The Rithmatist    TEEN FIC SANDERSO

As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity’s only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice.

Spotswood, Jessica    Born Wicked    TEEN FIC SPOTSWOOD

Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse : they’re witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship – or an early grave.

Sussman, Elissa    Stray    TEEN FIC SUSSMAN

Princess Aislynn’s powerful magical ability is uncontrollable, so she is “redirected” into the order of Fairy Godmothers. Her heart is removed and stored in a hidden cabinet, and she must spend the rest of her life devoted to serving another royal family. Her growing friendship with a palace gardener causes Aislynn to question the vows she has taken.

Wallwork, Heather Dixon    Entwined    TEEN FIC DIXON

Confined to their dreary castle while mourning their mother’s death, Princess Azalea and her eleven sisters join The Keeper, who is trapped in a magic passageway, in a nightly dance that soon becomes nightmarish.

Wooding, Chris    Malice    TEEN FIC WOODING

Having read all about the sinister world in which the villainous Tall Jake resides, fans Luke, Seth, and Kady learn more about it than they ever wanted when they are suddenly pulled into the pages of their comic book and come face-to-face with Tall Jake himself!