Our librarians have chosen their favourite YA fantasy reads to take you to a world of dragons, magic, adventure and romance.

Follow the breathtaking adventures of the Red queen series by Victoria Aveyard or A court of thorns and roses* by Sarah J. Maas. Get creepy in the dystopian world of Arc of Scythe by Neal Shusterman or Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children* by Ransom Riggs.

Of course all good fantasy lists need some dragons so try Talon* by Julie Kagawa, The inheritance cycle* by Christopher Paolini or classic favourite, The Hobbit* by J. R. R. Tolkien. 

YA fantasy booklist

Legacy of Orisha by Tomi Adeyemi

Red queen by Victoria Aveyard

To kill a kingdom by Alexandra Christo  

The bone witch* by Rin Chupeco

The mortal instruments* by Cassandra Clare

A winter’s promise by Christelle Dabos

Lady Helen* by Alison Goodman

Half bad by Sally Green  

Talon* by Julie Kagawa

A court of thorns and roses* by Sarah J. Maas

Lumatere chronicles* by Melina Marchetta

Pegasus by Kate O’Hearn

The inheritance cycle* by Christopher Paolini

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children* by Ransom Riggs

The trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan

Four dead queens by Astrid Scholte

Arc of Scythe by Neal Shusterman

First light* by Rebecca Stead

The raven cycleby Maggie Stiefvater

Lockwood & Co by Jonathan Stroud

Strange the dreamer by Laini Taylor

The Hobbit* by J. R. R. Tolkien

Lord of the Rings* by J. R. R. Tolkien

Impostors by Scott Westerfeld

Dragonkeeper* by Carole Wilkinson

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