Young Adult

Sabriel (Abhorsen #1) by Garth Nix

Sabriel is the first novel in Garth Nix’s young adult Old Kingdom series (Abhorsen Trilogy in North America). Nix was Guest of Honor at the 2009 World Fantasy Convention and was invited to emcee the Hugo Awards ceremony at Aussiecon4 in 2010.  …

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The Painted Boy by Charles de Lint

The Painted Boy is a standalone novel by Charles de Lint, following a young Chinese-American teenager, Jay Li. When he was 11 years old, a painted dragon appeared on his back, signaling that in the future he may wield the power …

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Among Others by Jo Walton

Jo Walton’s Among Others, set in late 1970s Wales, is the story of Morwenna (Mori for short), a fourteen year-old girl with the ability to see fairies and perform magic. She recently lost her twin sister in a fight they …

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Delirium (Delirium #1) by Lauren Oliver

Delirium is the first book in the Delirium trilogy, set in a dystopic Portland, Maine. Citizens of the United States receive a partial lobotomy at age eighteen to prevent amor deliria nervosa, the disease of love. The book begins when the …

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The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

The Gods of Myth have been reduced from their power and turned into a shadow of their former selves. Living in exile among modern-day humans and being forced to rely on their technology, they live a stagnant life. Many have …

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