In honor of YALSA’s Teen Read Week, Figment and Justine Magazine are highlighting some hot new books that are trending now. Want to win all five? Enter the Double Your Fun sweepstakes before October 27!
Pet We’re Obsessed With:
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
“How can you resist razor-sharp fangs, a wagging tail, and a giant beast that loves to ride shotgun in a VW? Oh yeah, it’s a quarkbeast, and he’s ah-quarkable.”
“Harry Potter meets Eragon in this heartwarming fantasy with a hilariously modern twist.” — Melissa B.
“Wildly imaginative and laugh-out-loud funny. I couldn’t put this book down. The crazy character names are brilliant.” —Jess W.
“Best character names EVAH! And I love Jennifer Strange. She’s a strong, smart heroine that I was cheering for from page one. Adventurous, magical, heartwarming. A+” —Katie
“This unputdownable fantasy is hilarious and heartwarming. I kept reading parts of it to my friends because it made me laugh out loud.” —Mica
“Jennifer Strange is the smart, sane voice in a wildly dysfunctional, magical world made up of the most creative, quirky characters of all time. They make this book simply irresistible.” —Grace
Want to see for yourself? Read the first two chapters of The Last Dragonslayer!