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5 Riveting YA Fantasies You Can't Miss This Winter

Looking for an escape from the blustering winds and snowstorms of winter? These fantasy reads, full of forbidden love, dazzling new realms and shocking twists, are sure to do the trick! Grab your favorite pair of fuzzy socks and some hot cocoa because once you start, we guarantee that you won't be able to stop.

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Everless by Sara Holland

In the magical kingdom of Sempera, time is currency, and the rich and powerful Gerling family taxes the poor to extend their own lives. No one hates the Gerlings more than Jules Ember. But when she learns that her father is dying, Jules is force to return to Everless, their palatial estate, if she is to save his life. A captivating fantasy with a stunning new concept, Everless is a must-read for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Kendare Blake.

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Jude was only a child when her parents were murdered and she and her sisters taken to the High Court of Faerie. Since then, all she's wanted to do is fit in, but in order to do so, she'll have to defy Prince Cardan, the son of the high king. Action, adventure and betrayal combine in this riveting new series from acclaimed author Holly Black.

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

When 17-year-old Alice's grandmother, the author of a cult-classic book of dark fairy tales, dies, her luck takes a turn from bad to worse. Her mother is stolen away by a figure who claims to be from one of her grandmother's stories. Now, Alice must venture into the dangerous Hazel Wood to rescue her mother and uncover the secrets of her family's past. A dark and creepy new take on fairy tales that will have you glued to the page until the very end.

Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh

In Karthia, Odessa is one of the most well-known necromancers - tasked with retrieving the souls of dead nobles from the Deadlands. The one rule: the Dead must be covered up or risk transforming into bloodthirsty Shades. When Odessa discovers that someone is intentionally creating Shades, she sets out to set things right with the help of a powerful and absolutely infuriating companion. A twisty read with surprises at every turn.

Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen

After years of war with the neighboring kingdom, Shalia is desperate to put an end to the bloodshed. Trading her freedom for peace, she marries the King of the Bone Lands. Magic is outlawed in the Bone Lands and Elementae, who can control the elements, are subject to torture. What happens when Shalia discovers that she's an Elementae? Will she save her family, the Elementae or herself? This gripping fantasy will have you begging for the sequel.

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