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Fantasy books for DD12

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doradoo · 25/10/2021 11:21

DD(12) is slowly getting into fantasy style books - she's currently reading and loving the Ruby Red trilogy by Kerstin Gier - just looking for ideas of what to get next.

Trying to avoid vampires and anything too adult though
Thanks in advance

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Ricekrispie22 · 25/10/2021 16:44

Heartless by Marissa Meyer
The Girl of Ink and Stars
A Pinch of Magic
Twelve Minutes to Midnight

Allthegoodnamesweretakenalread · 25/10/2021 16:47

Howell's Moving Castle by Diane Wynn Jones

CocksAndKnobbers · 25/10/2021 17:05

Face of glass by Frances Hardinge
The Sabriel books by Garth Nix

doradoo · 25/10/2021 18:19

Fabulous - will have a look at these suggestions

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Jfw82 · 25/10/2021 19:00

The dark is rising sequence by Susan cooper
Def second the suggestion of Garth nix 'sabriel' series

VikingLady · 10/11/2021 20:48

Tamora Pierce's books! It starts with the Song of the Lioness quartet.
Mostly female protagonists in charge of their own destinies (more or less), brilliantly written, and the more adult stuff is glossed over (boyfriends etc are very much not central).

Luzina · 10/11/2021 20:53

Howl’s Moving Castle is still my favourite book, it’s brilliant

My children loved Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier

BlueChampagne · 11/11/2021 15:28

A Wizard of Earthsea

BlueChampagne · 11/11/2021 16:21

Terry Pratchett?

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