Let’s go back to these tried-and-true locations for epic fantasies. It is such a pleasant surprise when you believe that a beloved series has come to an end, only to discover (many years later) that the author will be continuing the story, and you will be doing so as well. The magic is back in full form, and cameo appearances from characters we’ve grown to know and love may be found throughout. The following is a list of some of our most cherished historical and fantasy settings for young adults that we have had the opportunity to visit. Are you looking for a peaceful nook where you may read your book in peace? Check out Slingo.com for some cottage ideas around the UK!
Classic Young Adult Fantasy Books
1. Believe Me by Tahereh Mafi
The heartbreakingly passionate fifth novella in the New York Times and USA Today smash Shatter Me series covers the events after Imagine Me, the spectacular sixth novel. Warner and Juliette fought valiantly to end the Reestablishment once and for all. They attempt to stabilize the world alongside their Sanctuary allies while surviving in the aftermath and making do with their minimal supplies. Warner’s goals extend beyond politics. Since he proposed to Juliette two weeks ago, he has been ready to marry her, the lady he loves beyond all else and has sacrificed so much for. Yet, because of all the chaos going on around them, they have found it extremely difficult to marry. Juliette, too, has been consumed with all that has to be done. Warner and Juliette’s future together is now within their grasp, but the outside world continues to try to keep them apart. Will they finally be allowed to spend their lives together joyously and legally? Trust Me honors the tenth anniversary of the bestselling Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi.
2. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
On the morning of the reaping, the ninth annual Hunger Games will begin. Coriolanus Snow, an 18-year-old Capital resident, is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-powerful Snow family has fallen to hard circumstances, and Coriolanus’ ability to outwit, outsmart, and outmaneuver his fellow pupils in order to coach the winning tribute is under jeopardy. He has a dismal future. He has been assigned the humiliating responsibility of mentoring the female tribute from District 12, the lowest of the low. Coriolanus must now make decisions that might end in success or failure, success or catastrophe, for their lives are intertwined. Within the arena, there will be a fight to the death. Coriolanus must choose between following the rules and doing whatever is takes to survive as he begins to feel for his chosen tribute outside the arena.
3. Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater
Ronan Lynch is a daydreamer. He can bring miracles and calamities from his fantasies into his skewed reality. Jordan Hennessy is a thief. The closer she gets to the dream item she seeks, the more hopelessly attached she becomes to it. Carmen Farooq-Lane is a hunter. Her brother was both a killer and a dreamer. She has seen the devastation that dreams may create. She has also seen the damage that dreamers can wreak. But, this pales in contrast to the looming tragedy.
4. King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
You might also feed your demons. Nikolai Lantsov, the daring young monarch, has always excelled at the impossible. Nobody knows what he went through during his country’s horrible civil war, and he wants to keep it that way. Nikolai must now find out how to restore Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and fend off a rising danger to the once-mighty Grisha Army as opponents gather at his fragile borders. Yet, a horrible power within him grows stronger by the day and threatens everything he has done. In order to combat the awful heritage he carries, Nikolai will go to Ravka’s regions where the most potent magic still lives, aided by a young monk and a renowned Grisha general. He will go to any length to protect himself and his nation. Some secrets, however, should not be kept buried, and certain wounds should not be allowed to heal.
5. Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
Cordelia Carstairs has been training to combat demons as a Shadowhunter since she was a child. After her father is accused with a horrible crime, she and her brother travel to London to save the family from bankruptcy. Cordelia’s mother tries to set her up for marriage, but she is determined to become a heroine instead of a bride. Cordelia soon encounters her old acquaintances James and Lucie Herondale and is drawn into their world of flashy ballrooms, top-secret meetings, and occult salons where vampires, warlocks, mermaids, and magicians dwell. Throughout, she must keep her feelings for James, who has pledged to marry someone else, hidden. Cordelia’s new existence is upended as a stunning series of demon attacks decimates London. These demons lurk through the day, poison the unsuspecting, and look impenetrable, unlike any the Shadowhunters have encountered before. London is immediately quarantined. When stuck in the city, Cordelia and her companions discover that their links to a nefarious past have gifted them with exceptional skills and forced them to make a dreadful decision that demonstrates the true hard cost of being a hero.
6. Rebel by Marie Lu
Eden Wing has been living in his brother’s shadow for many years. Despite the fact that he is a smart inventor and a top student at his academy in Ross City, Antarctica, most people only know him as Daniel Wing’s younger brother. Daniel was known as Day ten years ago, the street child who launched the movement that saved the United States of America. Day, on the other hand, has evolved significantly since his days as a national hero. He likes to withdraw from society and forget his past these days. Now, keeping Eden safe is all that matters to him, even if it means letting go of June, his great love. A new menace enters the chasm that has formed between the two brothers as they struggle to accept who they have each become since their time in the Republic. Eden is finally drawn into Ross City’s shady underbelly to the point that even his famed brother is helpless to save him. Certainly not by himself.
7. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
After Jude’s parents were assassinated, she was seven years old, and she and her two sisters were stolen to live in the hazardous High Court of Faerie. Despite her approaching death, Jude longs to fit in there 10 years later. Nonetheless, many fey despise humans. Prince Cardan, the High King’s youngest and most malevolent offspring, in particular. To win entrance to the Court, she must challenge him and accept the consequences. As a result, she becomes entangled in royal plots and deceit, and she discovers her own propensity to commit murder. To save her sisters and Faerie, Jude will have to risk her life in a risky alliance, as civil war threatens to envelop the Courts of Faerie in violence.
8. The Darkest Legacy by Alexandra Bracken
Suzume “Zu” Kimura, 17, has taken on the job of interim government spokeswoman five years after the so-called rehabilitation facilities that kept her and many other Psi children hostage were destroyed. She is fighting for the rights of Autistic children in the face of growing misinformation and discrimination. Nevertheless, after being charged with committing a heinous atrocity, she is forced to run once more in order to survive. Zu, determined to redeem her name, establishes an uneasy alliance with Roman and Priyanka, two enigmatic Women who may help her prove her innocence or flip on her before she gets a chance. Yet, as they go about in search of security and answers, Zu becomes closer to people she knows she shouldn’t trust, and they discover about even deeper troubles bubbling beneath the surface of the country’s recovery. Zu must use her powerful voice to fight back against forces seeking to push the Psi into the shadows and to defend those who were once her defenders, for her future—and the fate of all Psi—is at risk.