Cool list of YA books for fans of Game of Thrones. Features Pantomime! Amy is the author of The Oathbreaker’s Shadow & the upcoming The Shadow’s Curse. Awesome, diverse fantasy!
With all the success of fantasy fiction recently, we’ve all heard the ‘Game of Thrones for teens’ marketing line applied to YA epic fantasy. But which books really stand up to that marker? The truth is, most books can’t match the complete depth and breadth of A Song of Ice and Fire but many do have elements that will appeal to lovers of GRRM. Here’s my take on the best ‘Game of Thrones for teens’ books and who they’d appeal to:
If you love… Tyrion Lannister. A flawed hero who steals every scene he’s in.
You’ll want to read… HALF A KING by Joe Abercrombie
Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain a throne he never wanted. But first he must survive cruelty, chains, and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea. And he must do it all with only one good hand.
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