Bone Gap is a town full of hidden magic. Roza is a Polish girl who mysteriously appeared and disappeared. Finn is a boy nobody believes when he tells them what happened to her. This novel is the kind of quietly magical and powerful story that makes for the most satisfying reading experience—a stunning, important book.
A fun, edgy new fantasy series featuring four parallel Londons, three of which are magical. Kell is one of the few left who can travel between worlds, and when he crosses paths with thief Lila Bard, they find themselves on a dangerous quest to return a powerful relic to the London it came from. An utterly captivating story!
Ten years ago, the royal family of Lumatere were murdered and an imposter took over the throne, sending the royal guard captain's son Finnikin and many others into exile. Now, with the help of a mysterious girl named Evanjalin, Finnikin sets out to take back the throne for Lumatere's rightful rulers. With complex characters, an intricately imagined fantasy world, and masterful writing, this is one of the best fantasy series out there, for teens or adults.
When a group of college students study classics with a brilliant professor who teaches them that beauty is terror, one night of bad decisions changes everything. They emerge with a terrible secret that threatens their futures and holds a double-edged sword: it permanently connects them, but adds pressure their friendships likely cannot withstand. Part mystery, part cautionary tale, the real marvel of this novel is its privileged, unlikable, fascinating characters. You'll either find a way to love them, or you'll love hating them.
The story of Patroclus and Achilles, as imagined by classicist Madeline Miller. This beautifully written, accessible retelling of The Iliad has it all: adventure, war, gods and heroes, and an epic love story. An instant favorite!
When Agnieszka is chosen to go live with the ancient wizard in the tower at the edge of her village, she discovers her affinity for magic and must help him stop the Wood before it destroys their kingdom. You'll love the characters and get caught up in the organic magic of this story and its folktale-reminiscent setting.
In this reimagining of the Arabian Nights, Shahrzad's best friend has been killed by the evil boy-king who takes wives and then orders their executions the following dawn. In order to avenge Shiva and stop this caliph once and for all, Shazi volunteers to be his next bride—but when she finds out that he may not be what he seems, her mission changes in unexpected ways. With a spellbinding romance and two of my favorite protagonists in recent memory, this duology is not to be missed.