Fantasy for Teens
A staff selection of fantasy titles for teens. (Updated July 2021.)
Sheetal Mistry must hide that she is half star because humans hunt stars for their magical healing blood. When she gravely injures her father with her uncontrolled power, she and her best friend travel to the sky realm to get the cure to heal him. There she must quickly learn the rules of the sky court and win a musical competition before it is too late. Inspired by Hindu mythology. MS
Availability: AvailableView Star Daughter
Yadriel, proves trans boys can be brujos when he successfully performs the magic quince ritual to gain his powers. He does not expect to summon the spirit of Julian Diaz, resident hot, gay, bad boy of his school. Together they must solve the mystery of his murder, and the other dark happenings going on in this magical version of east L.A.
Availability: All copies in useView Cemetery Boys
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea
Deadly pirates, a plot to kill a rebellious imperial daughter, danger, murder, magic, mermaids and the long overdue revenge of the very sea herself. Flora/Florian and the lady Evelyn are from different worlds but they fall in love and together save each other from the destruction of the world of evil men. MS
Availability: All copies in useView The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings
Short stories by fifteen popular Authors of Color, retelling tales from folklore and mythology of East and South Asia.
Availability: AvailableView A Thousand Beginnings and Endings
Dreamy, ethereal graphic novel about two girls who forge a friendship while stuck in between safe zones and trying to survive the undead.
Format: Graphic Novel
Availability: AvailableView Ever After
Emily has been raised in isolation without parents or friends. The danger begins when they start to grow up, discover their gender, and that they may hold the key to all of humanity.
Format: Graphic Novel
Availability: AvailableView Emily Corn
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo
Genie Lo is a Chinese American teenager laser-focused on getting into an Ivy League college, until she realizes she’s actually the Monkey King’s legendary weapon reincarnated. She struggles to keep her grades up while fighting to capture escaped demons. This one is hilarious and full of adventure! First in a duology.
Availability: AvailableView The Epic Crush of Genie Lo
Need more spells? Try NoveList Plus for new and exciting fantasies!View NoveList Plus