Lists and Suggestions for Teens
Elatsoe / Darcie Little Badger ; illustrated by Rovina Cai.
Little Badger, Darcie, 1987- author.
Seventeen-year-old Elatsoe ("Ellie" for short) lives in this slightly stranger America. S... More
Amari and the night brothers / B. B. Alston ; illustrations by Godwin Akpan.
Alston, B. B., author.
Thirteen-year-old Amari, a poor African American girl from the projects, gets an invitation from her... More
The novice / Taran Matharu.
Matharu, Taran, author.
When blacksmith apprentice Fletcher discovers that he has the ability to summon demons from another ... More
Star daughter / Shveta Thakrar.
Thakrar, Shveta, author.
Sheetal Mistry, a rising high school junior who is half-star, half-human, must win a competition in ... More
Strike the zither / Joan He.
He, Joan, author.
The year is 414 of the Xin Dynasty, and chaos abounds. A puppet empress is on the throne. The realm... More
The Sunbearer Trials / Aiden Thomas.
Thomas, Aiden, author.
Only the most powerful and honorable semidioses get chosen. I'm just a Jade. I'm not a rea... More
Sorcery of thorns / Margaret Rogerson.
Rogerson, Margaret, author.
All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foun... More
A curse of roses / Diana Pinguicha.
Pinguicha, Diana, author.
There is a famine plaguing the land, and Princess Yzabel is wasting food simply by trying to eat. Be... More
Infinity son / Adam Silvera.
Silvera, Adam, 1990- author.
"In a world where some people are born with powers and some people take them, brothers Emil an... More
Legendborn / Tracy Deonn.
Deonn, Tracy, author.
After her mother dies in an accident, Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or ... More
The false prince / Jennifer A. Nielsen.
Nielsen, Jennifer A.
In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be sel... More
Children of blood and bone / Tomi Adeyemi.
Adeyemi, Tomi, author.
Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic ... More
Six crimson cranes / Elizabeth Lim.
Lim, Elizabeth, author.
Shiori, princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. On the morning of h... More
Raybearer / Jordan Ifueko.
Ifueko, Jordan, author.
Raised in isolation, Tarisai yearns for the closeness she could have as one of the Crown Prince'... More
The iron raven / Julie Kagawa.
Kagawa, Julie, author.
Robin Goodfellow. Puck. Prankster, joker, raven, fool, King Oberon's right-hand jester. The leg... More
Woven in moonlight / Isabel Ibañez.
Ibañez, Isabel (Novelist), author.
"Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lo... More
The Rithmatist / Brandon Sanderson ; illustrations by Ben McSweeney.
As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joe... More
Sisters of the snake / Sasha Nanua and Sarena Nanua.
Nanua, Sasha, author.
Princess Rani longs for a chance to escape her gilded cage and prove herself. Ria is a street urchin... More
The ivory key / Akshaya Raman.
Raman, Akshaya, author.
Since the murder of the maharani of Ashoka--the country that controls all magic--the relationships b... More
Song below water / Bethany C. Morrow.
Morrow, Bethany C., author.
In a society determined to keep her under lock and key, Tavia must hide her siren powers. Meanwhile,... More