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Top 10 Best Fantasy Novels for YA Readers Released in April 2018

With a new month comes new releases we can’t wait to get our hands on! Here’s my pick for the Best Fantasy Novels for YA Readers Released in April 2018! These books were chosen because they contain fantasy and magic and are, in my opinion, the best fantasy novels for YA readers this month! They’re sure to satisfy lovers of teen and young adult (ya) fantasy books.

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There is also a Giveaway at the bottom of the post!



Without further ado and in no particular order, here are the books!

Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake

Vikings meets Frostblood in this romantic historical fantasy stand-alone from author Jessica Leake.

Given To The Earth (Given Duet) by Mindy McGinnis

Duty, fate, desire, and destiny collide in this intricately wrought tale, perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas.

Protogenesis: Before the Beginning by Alysia Helming

The Greek Mafia may be involved. Vivid dreams of ancient deities consume her sleep. A maze of clues leads her to believe that her mother is still alive… She must go to Greece.

The Diminished by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson

In the Alskad Empire, nearly all are born with a twin, two halves to form one whole…yet some face the world alone. The singleborn

The Sword of Ice and Fire (Red Dragon Rising Book 1) by John Matthews

An exciting re-imagining of the early years of the boy who would become King Arthur.

Sleight by Jennifer Sommersby

Teenage drama, sizzling romance, ancient lore, and dangerous magic, against the bewitching backdrop of the circus in this atmospheric, lushly-written tale.

Fading (The Fading Series Book 1) by Cindy Cipriano

Leath’s father was killed in a tragic accident when she was fourteen. Her friend Victor has been there for her every step of the way. But the friendship starts to change when Victor develops deeper feelings for her.

Stormcaster (Shattered Realms) by Cinda Williams Chima

The third gripping adventure in the Shattered Realms series, where intricately interwoven storylines converge as the warring Seven Realms struggle to unite against a horrific tyrant.

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Part Wonder Woman, part Vikings—and all heart. OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE.

Winter Glass (Spindle Fire) by Lexa Hillyer

Fans of Kendare Blake and Marissa Meyer will rejoice as Lexa Hillyer returns to a lush fantasy world in deep peril, concluding the dark and stunning fairy tale reinvention that began with Spindle Fire.

I’m Giving away 15 YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy books! This giveaway has options for extra entries and ends April 14th!

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Hope this helped you find some awesome new reads for the month!

Your friendly neighborhood author,

Sydney Faith.