Middle school and older fans of fantasy, magic, and mythology might enjoy these other fantasy series, recommended for middle schoolers and up by our teen librarian, Kate! Click a book cover to reserve your copy!
Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan
Medieval Europe-style setting; Great characters and dialogue; Book ten is just as good as the first
Demon King and other books of the Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima
Moving characters; Lots of action; Conspiracies!
Last Apprentice series by Joseph Delaney
Seventh Son movie basis (came out Feb. 2015); Fairly spooky world; Chosen by fate
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wreade
Hilarious; Feisty female protagonists; Non-romantic
Tamora Pierce books (multiple series)
Strong, determined female characters; Vivid settings and characters; Non-explicit romantic situations
Dragonspell by Donita K. Paul
Christian overtones; Colorado author; Fun characters
Sabriel by Garth Nix
A little creepy; Journeys to the Land of the Dead; Descriptive, detailed