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5 Dark YA Fantasy Books You Must-Read This Fall

Conflict, tension, violence and page-turning madness that keeps you up until the wee hours of the night awaiting what comes next...sound like something you would be interested in? Check out these amazing YA fall fantasies that will unleash your inner dark side. In a good way, of course.

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Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

In this YA fantasy, triplet sisters - each possessing a unique magical ability - are forced to fight to the death for the crown. Kendare Blake the master of fantasy and horror strikes again with this amazingly dark YA read!

Wendy Darling: Vol. 2: Seas by Colleen Oakes

In the much-anticipated sequel to Wendy Darling: Vol. 1: Stars, Wendy and Michael Darling are struggling to survive onboard Captain Hook's ship in the middle of the Neverland Sea. Colleen Oakes transports us back in time to our fairy tale roots. The result: A deliciously dark tale reminiscent of our favorite, Brothers Grimm reads.

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

All you need to do is read the title to know you are in for a dark, fantasy whirlwind read from veteran YA writer Marissa Meyer. In her latest, Meyer tells the story of the Queen of Hearts before she was evil. When she was just a girl looking for love.

Frost Like Night by Sara Raasch

In the final installment of the Snow Like Ashes series, Meira, Mather and Ceridwen embark on their final mission to bring the kingdoms of Primoria together or risk losing everything. Compared to Game of Thrones, which is only our favorite gory, violent read, this one is for sure a cannot miss.

Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge

We all know the tragically dark and depressing story of Romeo and Juliet, right? Well Bright Smoke, Cold Fire delivers us something in the same vein: star-crossed lovers with more family issues that you can count on both hands and feet. Brace yourself, because this is one crazy, fantasy journey you don't want to miss.

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