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Love Percy Jackson but can’t seem to find anything similar? Why not try some of the books listed below.
The Alchemyst by Michael Scott (Young Adult, SCO)
It will be the end of the world if the Book of Abraham the Mage falls into the wrong hands. Sophie and Josh are the only ones who can prevent the end of the world.
Contains: myths, prophesy, thriller
Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis (Children Orange Dot, LER)
Jack is dying. He must find seven magic loculi to live. However the loculi are the relics of a lost civilization.
Contains: myths, adventure, friendship
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan (Children Orange Dot, FLA)
Will becomes apprentice to a Ranger, a protector of the kingdom. The exiled Morgarath, Lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, is gathering his forces for an attack on the kingdom.
Contains: adventure, friendship, fantasy
The Young Elites by Marie Lu (Young Adult, LU)
After surviving the blood fever Adelina has developed powers and runs to the Dagger Society, this secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before they are killed.
Contains: adventure, revenge, secret societies, powers
Magyk by Angie Sage (Young Adult, SAG)
Septimus Heap, is stolen the night he is born by a midwife. His father comes across a bundle in the snow containing a newborn girl with violet eyes. The Heaps take the newborn and raise her as their own. But who is this mysterious baby girl, and what really happened to their beloved son, Septimus?
Contains: magic, mystery, humour
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (Young Adult, FUN)
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Contains: Magic, family, books, reading
The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (Children Orange Dot, COL)
Alex and Conner are transported into the fairytale realm and must go on a scavenger hunt to find their way back.
Contains: adventure, fairy tales, family
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann (Children Orange Dot, MCM)
When Alex finds out he is Unwanted, he expects to die. That is the way of the people of Quill. What awaits him is a magical place called Artimé. There, Alex and his fellow Unwanteds are encouraged to cultivate their creative abilities and use them magically.
Contains: magic, adventure, relationships
The Stonekeeper (Amulet) by Kazu Kibushi (Children Graphic Novel)
After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous.
Contains: supernatural, adventure, mystery
Alanna: the first adventure by Tamora Pierce (Young Adult, PIE)
Disguised as a boy Alanna trains to be a knight. But the road to knighthood is not an easy one. As Alanna masters the skills necessary for battle, she must also learn to control her heart and to discern her enemies from her allies
Contains: myths, adventure, friendship
Talon by Julie Kagawa (Young Adult, KAG)
Dragons are forced to hide in plain sight as ‘humans’. To be found is to be killed. The only two sibling dragons must decide what their destinies are.
Contains: fantasy, romance, destiny
The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Children Orange Dot, BLA)
Callum succeeds at the Iron Trial and is admitted into the Magisterium, he is sure it can only mean bad things for him. It's a place that's both sensational and sinister, with dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future.
Contains: adventure, family, magic
Eragon by Christopher Paolini (Young Adult, PAO)
When Eragon finds a dragon egg in the forest his life is changed forever. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands.
Contains: fantasy, dystopia, rebellion
Shadows of the Master by Emily Rodda (Children Orange Dot, ROD)
Britta suddenly gets the chance to be the trader she always wanted to be but will her families past come back to haunt her.
Contains: adventure, friendship, trade
The Angel Experiment by James Patterson (Young Adult, PAT)
Six unforgettable kids are running for their lives. They have the ability to fly. And that's just the beginning of their amazing powers. But they don't know where they come from, who's hunting them, why they are different from all other humans
Contains: adventure, hybrids, friends