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30+ of Your Favorite Under-the-Radar YA Fantasies

S. Zainab Williams

Executive Director, Content

S. Zainab would like to think she bleeds ink but the very idea makes her feel faint. She writes fantasy and horror, and is currently clutching a manuscript while groping in the dark. Find her on Twitter: @szainabwilliams.

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We asked you to share your favorite under-the-radar YA Fantasy books, and you responded. Here are more than 30 of your favorites!

Jackaby by William Ritter

Clariel by Garth Nix

The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

Black Dawn by Mallory McCartney

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Ratha’s Creature by Clare Bell

The Cassidy Jones series by Elise Stokes

A Fistful of Sky by Nina Kiriki Hoffman

The Forbidden Game by L.J. Smith

The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall

Noctis Magicae Series by Sylvia Izzo Hunter

The Novice by Taran Matharu

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

Healer and Seer Series by Victoria Hanley

Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck

Laila (The Styclar Saga) by Nikki Kelly

The Chronos Files by Rysa Walker

The Ilyon Chronicles by Jaye L. Knight

The Apothecary by Maile Meloy

Insight (Web of Hearts and Souls) by Jamie Magee

Soul Savers Series by Kristie Cook

Reckoning by Kerry Wilkinson

Mystic City by Theo Lawrence

The Collector Series by Stacey Marie Brown

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

The Gray Wolf Throne by Cina Williams Chima

Demon Princess Series by Michelle Rowen

Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon

The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz