The best YA fantasy for newbies

Sometimes there’s nothing like a good escape. And that’s exactly what fantasy literature does best — it draws us out of our everyday worlds into lands filled with magic. And sometimes dragons. If you’re just getting started with YA fantasy, here are a few books to get you started!

What makes YA fantasy so special

No matter what your age, young adult literature is unique in its power to fire up your emotions. Your feelings as a teen are some of the strongest you’ll ever experience, which is why teen heroes can be so relatable in otherwise unfamiliar fantasy worlds.

5 fantastic YA fantasy books to read as a family

The next time you’re looking for a good book as a parent, don’t skip the YA aisle! Once your child is a tween or teen, they’re old enough for you to enjoy some of the same books. Share a reading experience as a family with these YA fantasy picks.