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Chima, Cinda Williams
The Demon King: a Seven Realms novel 2010 (TEEN PB C)
Relates the intertwining fates of former street gang leader Han Alister and headstrong Princess Raisa, as Han takes possession of an amulet that once belonged to an evil wizard and Raisa uncovers a conspiracy in the Grey Wolf Court.

Fisher, Catherine
Incarceron 2010 (NEW TEEN PB F)
In Incarceron, a vast intelligent city-prison sealed off from the outside world and hidden from everybody except the Warden, two young people, Cynthia, the Warden's daughter who is trying to esacape an arranged marriage, and Finn, a young prisoner who cannot remember his childhood, join forces to attempt to escape.

Flanagan, John
The Ruins of Gorlan 2005 (TEEN PB F)
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.  Look for all ten books in the series!

Flinn, Alex
Cloaked 2011 (TEEN FIC FLINN)
Seventeen-year-old Johnny is approached at his family's struggling shoe repair shop in a Miami, Florida, hotel by Alorian Princess Victoriana, who asks him to find her brother who was turned into a frog.

Funke, Cornelia
The Thief Lord2003 (TEEN PB F)
Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord." Welcome to the magical world of Venice, Italy, where hidden canals and crumbling rooftops shelter runaways and children with incredible secrets.

Garcia, Kami
Beautiful Creatures 2012 (NEW TEEN PB G)
In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.  Look for Book #2 Beautiful Darkness and Book #3 Beautiful Chaos.

George, Jessica Day
Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow 2008 (TEEN FIC GEORGE)
A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell.

Jones, Frewin
The Faerie Path 2007 (TEEN PB J)
Anita, an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl, is transported from modern-day London to the realm of Faerie where she discovers that she is Princess Tania, the long-lost daughter of King Oberon and Queen Titania.  Look for all six books in the series!

Levine, Gail Carson
Fairest 2008 (TEEN PB L)
In a land where beauty and singing are valued above all else, Aza eventually comes to reconcile her unconventional appearance and her magical voice, and learns to accept herself for who she truly is.

Nielsen, Jennifer A.
The False Prince 2013 (NEW TEEN PB N)
In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war. Look for Book #2 The Runaway King.

Paolini, Christopher
Eragon 2003 (TEEN PB P)
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.  Look for Book #2 Eldest,  Book #3 Brisingr, and Book #4 Inheritance.

Scott, Michael
The Alchemyst : the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel 2007 (TEEN PB S)
While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life. Look for all six books in this exciting series!

Stroud, Jonathan
The Amulet of Samarkand 2003 (TEEN PB S)
Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinn, Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace. Look for Book #2 The Golem’s Eye, Book #3 Ptolemy’s Gate, and Book #4 The Ring of Solomon.

Thompson, Kate
The New Policeman 2008 (TEEN PB T)
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed.