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For fans of: Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo

by Sophie Green

Enjoyed reading Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo? Recently binged the Netflix series starring Ben Barnes? Take a look at our suggested books, filled with fantasy, magic and curses - perfect for teens and young adults! All of these books and more are free to borrow with your Suffolk Libraries card.

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Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie's Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.

Borrow a copy of Children of Blood and Bone from our catalogue.

This Woven Kingdom, by Tahereh Mafi

To all the world, Alizeh is a disposable servant, not the long-lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom forced to hide in plain sight. The crown prince, Kamran, has heard the prophecies foretelling the death of his king. But he could never have imagined that the servant girl with the strange eyes, the girl he can't put out of his mind, would one day soon uproot his kingdom - and the world.

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Her Radiant Curse, by Elizabeth Lim

Channi was not born a monster. But when her own father offers her in sacrifice to the Demon Witch, she is forever changed. Cursed with a serpent's face, Channi is the exact opposite of her beautiful sister, Vanna - the only person in the village who looks at Channi and doesn't see a monster. The only person she loves and trusts. Now seventeen, Vanna is to be married off in a vulgar contest that will enrich the coffers of the village leaders.

Only Channi, who's had to rely on her strength and cunning all these years, can defend her sister against the cruelest of the suitors. But in doing so, she becomes the target of his wrath - launching a grisly battle royale, a quest over land and sea, a romance between sworn enemies, and a choice that will strain Channi's heart to its breaking point.

Borrow a copy of Her Radiant Curse from our catalogue.

Sabriel, by Garth Nix

Sabriel is sent across the Wall to the safety of a school in Ancelstierre. After receiving a cryptic message from her father, 18-year-old Sabriel leaves her ordinary school and returns across the Wall into the Old Kingdom.

Borrow a copy of Sabriel from our catalogue.

The Gilded Wolves, by Roshani Chokshi

Paris, 1889. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. But when the all-powerful society, the Order of Babel, seeks him out for help, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance.

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The Stolen Heir, by Holly Black

Author Holly Black returns to the opulent world of Elfhame in the first book in a duology, following Jude's brother Oak, and the changeling queen, Suren. A reluctant prince. A runaway queen. And a quest that may destroy them both.

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Throne of Glass, by Sarah J. Maas

Celaena Sardothien is a daredevil assassin with unrivalled fighting skills. After a year's hard labour in the salt mines of the kingdom of Endovier, Celaena is offered her freedom on one condition - she must fight as handsome Prince Dorian's champion in a contest sponsored by the king.

Borrow a copy of Throne of Glass from our catalogue.