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If you like Graceling by Kristin Cashore

This readalike is in response to a patron's book-match request. If you would like personalized reading recommendations, fill out the book-match form and a librarian will email suggested titles to you.

fire by kristin cashore

If you enjoyed Graceling by Kristin Cashore, you'll definitely want to check out:

Fire by Kristin Cashore - the prequel to Graceling!
In a kingdom called the Dells, Fire is the last human-shaped monster, with unimaginable beauty and the ability to control the minds of those around her, but even with these gifts she cannot escape the strife that overcomes her world. 


Here are some other titles you may like:

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Fablehaven
by Brandon Mull
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming.

 

 

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
Finnikin of the Rock
by Melina Marchetta
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an impostor, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere.

  

Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin
Gifts
by Ursula K. Le Guin
When a young man in the Uplands blinds himself rather than use his gift of "unmaking"--a violent talent shared by members of his family--he upsets the precarious balance of power among rival, feuding families, each of which has a strange and deadly talent of its own.

 

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If you like Rules by Cynthia Lord

 Here are some funny, cool books that you might also enjoy.

 

If you like Tenth Grade Bleeds by Heather Brewer

Thanks for visiting our website and for your Book Match request. I also enjoy stories featuring vampire/paranormal plotlines like Tenth Grade Bleeds. Also by Heather Brewer are Eighth Grade Bites, Ninth Grade Slays, and Eleventh Grade Burns. Here are a few more titles you might enjoy:

 

If you like How to be Popular by Meg Cabot

Thank you for your book match request for titles like How to Be Popular by Meg Cabot. Here are some books that might enjoy:

And Sometimes Why
by Mame Farrell.
Eighth grader Jack is confused when he finds his relationship changing with his best friend, an athletic girl named Chris who has suddenly become attractive.

 

Bloomability
by Sharon Creech.
When her aunt and uncle take her from New Mexico to Lugano, Switzerland, to attend an international school, thirteen-year-old Dinnie discovers an expanding world and her place within it.

If you like Lady J by L. Divine

Lady J by L. Divine

Thanks for using our Bookmatch service and here are some books you might like:

16 Isn’t Always Sweet by Cassandra Carter.

 

If you like Copper Sun or November Blues by Sharon M. Draper

Thanks for requesting a Book Match. Since you like books by Sharon Draper, you might like to try Jacqueline Woodson and Angela Johnson. I’ve included a book by each of them on this list, but they have others. Hope you enjoy all the books I’ve suggested.

 

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award.

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

 

If you like historical fiction

BOSTON JANE by Jennifer L. Holm.
Schooled in the lessons of etiquette for young ladies of 1854, Miss Jane Peck of Philadelphia finds little use for manners during her long sea voyage to the Pacific Northwest and while living among the American traders and Chinook Indians of Washington Territory.

If you like Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

Here are some other vampire and werewolf titles that you may enjoy, too.


In the Forests of the Night by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes.
Risika, a teenage vampire, wanders back in time to the year 1684 when,as a human, she died and was transformed against her will. There is a sequel to this called Demon in my View. Atwater-Rhodes has written a number of other really good vampire and vampire hunter titles.

If you like Maine Squeeze by Catherine Clark

Maine Squeeze by Catherine Clark

This readalike is in response to a patron's book-match request. If you would like personalized reading  recommendations, fill out the book-match form and a librarian will email suggested titles to you. You can browse our book matches.

Here are a couple other titles you may enjoy: