By Series & Age

Books in the following categories are, in my opinion, appropriate for the selected age, but may not be marketed for that age.

Children (8+)

Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson

Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians

The Scrivener’s Bones

The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud (10+)

The Amulet of Samarkand

The Golem’s Eye

Ptolemy’s Gate

The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull

The Candy Shop War

Arcade Catastrophe

Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander

The Book of Three

Dragonology Chronicles by Dugald A. Steer

The Dragon’s Eye

The Dragon Diary

The Dragon’s Apprentice

The Dragon Prophecy

Dragon Slippers Trilogy by Jessica Day George

Dragon Slippers

Dragon Flight

Dragon Spear

Fairyland by Catherynne M. Valente

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in A Ship of Her Own Making

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

The Boy Who Lost Fairyland

Hook’s Revenge by Hedi Schultz

Hook’s Revenge

The Pirate Code

The Lost Years of Merlin by T.A Barron

The Lost Years of Merlin

The Seven Songs of Merlin

The Fires of Merlin

The Mirror of Merlin

The Wings of Merlin

Magic Shop Books by Bruce Coville

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

Juliet Dove, Queen of Love

Jennifer Murdley’s Toad

The Skull of Truth

Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flannagan (10+)

The Ruins of Gorlan

The Burning Bridge

The Icebound Land

The Battle for Skandia

The Sorcerer in the North

The Siege of Macindaw

Erak’s Ransom

The Kings of Clonmel

Halt’s Peril

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja

The Lost Stories

The Royal Ranger

Redwall by Brian Jacques


Martin the Warrior

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

The Bad Beginning

The Reptile Room

The Wide Window

The Miserable Mill

The Austere Academy

The Ersatz Elevator

The Vile Village

The Hostile Hospital

The Carnivorous Carnival

The Slippery Slope

The Grim Grotto

The Penultimate Peril

The End

The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Tales of Magic by Edward Eager

Half Magic

Knight’s Castle

Magic by the Lake

The Time Garden

Magic or Not?

The Well-Wishers

Seven Day Magic


Tree of Mindala

Stand Alone Novels

A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Bambi by Felix Salten

Changeling by Delia Sherman

The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

The Gawgon and the Boy by Lloyd Alexander

The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson

The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

The Silver Rings by Samuel Valentino

Valiant by Sarah McGuire

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien

The Cats of Tanglewood Forest by Charles de Lint (10+)

Fly by Night by Frances Hardinge (age 10+)

The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill (age 10+)

The Imaginary by A.F Harrold (age 10+)

Young Adult

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses

Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

Storm Front 

Fool Moon

Grave Peril

Summer Knight

Death Masks

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

Assassin’s Apprentice

Royal Assassin

Assassin’s Quest

The Faithful and the Fallen by John Gwynne




The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Prince

Clockwork Princess

The Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu




The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer






Stars Above

Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

The Final Empire

The Well of Ascension

The Hero of Ages

The Alloy of Law

Shadow of Self

Bands of Mourning

The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones

City of Ashes

City of Glass

City of Fallen Angels

City of Lost Souls

City of Heavenly Fire

The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater 

The Raven Boys

The Dream Thieves

Blue Lily, Lily Blue

The Raven King

The Reckoners Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson


Mitosis (short story)



The Seven Realms Series by Cinda Williams Chima

The Demon King

The Exiled Queen

The Grey Wolf Throne

The Crimson Crown

Shades of Magic Trilogy by V.E Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic

A Gathering of Shadows

A Conjuring of Light 

Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

Snow Like Ashes

Ice Like Fire

Frost Like Night

Wayfarer Redemption by Sara Douglass


Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan

The Eye of the World

The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Sword of Shannara Trilogy

Stand Alone Novels

The Redemption of Althalus by David Eddings

The Wild Things by Dave Eggers

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Quintessence by David Walton

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman

Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson


The Broken Empire Trilogy by Mark Lawrence

Prince of Thorns

King of Thorns

Emperor of Thorns

Chronicles of the Black Company by Glen Cook

The Black Company (1-3)

The Silver Spike

Shadow Games

Dreams of Steel

Bleak Seasons

She is the Darkness

Water Sleeps

Soldiers Live

First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

The Blade Itself

Before They Are Hanged

The Last Argument of Kings 

Gentlemen Bastard by Scott Lynch

The Lies of Locke Lamora

Red Seas Under Red Skies

The Republic of Thieves

Inheritance Trilogy by N.K Jemisin

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind

Wise Man’s Fear

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson

Garden’s of the Moon

Deadhouse Gates

Memories of Ice

House of Chains

Midnight Tides

The Bonehunters

Reaper’s Gale

Toll the Hounds

Dust of Dreams

The Crippled God

Sword of Truth by Terry Goodkind

Wizard’s First Rule

Stone of Tears

Blood of the Fold

Temple of the Winds

Soul of the Fire

Faith of the Fallen

Pillars of Creation

Naked Empire




Stand Alone Novels

After Life by Daniel Ionson

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

Dark Warrior Rising by Ed Greenwood

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman

Uprooted by Naomi Novik


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