Where do you find awesome YA Fantasy series? At the library of course! This month I’ll be highlighting some fantasy series, old and new.
The Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede
The ongoing hilarious adventures of Princess Cimorene, who refuses to act proper, makes friends with witches and dragons, and helps defeat the evil wizards who are trying to take over the Enchanted Forest for evil. When I say hilarious, I mean ridiculously hilarious comedy of errors. Not to mention a tough female heroine who refuses to accept her traditional place in the world.
Seven Kingdoms Trilogy by Kristin Cashore
In a world where certain people are born with special skills or “graces”, it’s easy to fear or abuse these graces. Which is exactly what happened to Lady Katsa, whose uncle King Randa uses her ability against his enemies. But what happens when she doesn’t want to follow orders anymore? “Graceling” tells Katsa’s story, while the sequels “Fire” and Bitterblue” tell tales of other adventures in the Seven Kingdoms.
Protector of the Small Quartet by Tamora Pierce
This is an oldie but a goodie. Throughout the 4 novels, readers are taken on a journey through the life of Keladry of Midelan, as you trains for become the first-ever female knight of the realm of Tortall. Kel, as your friends call her, must deal with bullies, battles, her fear of heights, and cute baby griffins who like to bite.
Seven Realms Cycle by Cinda Williams Chima
The lives of Han Alister and Princess Raisa ana’Marianna continue to collide as the battle to keep their families and their kingdoms safe and prevent a civil war between wizards and Clan. An epic tale of challenged friendships, politics, magic, and dark secrets is told through a series of 4 novels.