FAQ About YA Fantasy Books

YA Fantasy Books
9 months ago | gizem

Are there any YA Fantasy books that feature chosen ones or prophecies?

Yes, the trope of "chosen ones" and prophecies is a popular and recurring theme in many YA Fantasy books. These stories often follow protagonists who are destined to play a pivotal role in the fate of their world, either due to a prophecy foretelling their significance or a unique set of abilities that set them apart. Here are some YA Fantasy books that feature chosen ones or prophecies:

  • "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter, the Boy Who Lived, is destined to confront the dark wizard Voldemort according to a prophecy.
  • "Mistborn" trilogy by Brandon Sanderson: Vin discovers she is a Mistborn and becomes part of a prophecy that foretells her involvement in a world-changing event.
  • "The Hunger Games" trilogy by Suzanne Collins: Katniss Everdeen is chosen as the tribute from District 12 and becomes a symbol of resistance in the dystopian nation of Panem.
  • "An Ember in the Ashes" by Sabaa Tahir: Laia and Elias become entangled in a prophecy that could change the fate of the Martial Empire.
  • "Throne of Glass" series by Sarah J. Maas: Celaena Sardothien is chosen to compete in a deadly tournament and later discovers her connection to an ancient prophecy.
  • "The Golden Compass" (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman: Lyra Belacqua's adventures are tied to a series of prophecies and a mysterious golden compass.
  • "Graceling" by Kristin Cashore: Katsa, graced with a unique skill, becomes central to a brewing political conspiracy.
  • "Red Queen" by Victoria Aveyard: Mare Barrow, possessing a rare ability, finds herself in the middle of a prophecy-driven power struggle.
  • "The Prophecy of Shadows" (Elementals) by Michelle Madow: Nicole Cassidy discovers she is one of the Elemental witches, and her destiny is tied to a prophecy.
  • "The Alchemyst" (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel) by Michael Scott: Twins Sophie and Josh Newman are drawn into a world of magic and prophecies.