The Best YA Folklore Books

Check out our official list of the best YA folklore books. Let us know what you’re reading at @getunderlined!

Magic and Myth

Magic and Myth

Myths, legends, and magic are woven together in a collection of enthralling Irish fairy tales from the New York Times bestselling author of the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series.

Legends and Lore

Legends and Lore

Myths, legends, and magic are woven together in a collection of enthralling Irish folktales from the New York Times bestselling author of the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series.

Saint Patrick: An Irish Tale

Saint Patrick: An Irish Tale

A fabled Irish figure comes to life in this ebook original short story by Michael Scott, the New York Times bestselling author of the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series.

Many have spoken of his legendary adventures, but few know the true tale of Saint Patrick…

Violet Made of Thorns

Violet Made of Thorns

A darkly enchanting fantasy debut about a morally gray witch, a cursed prince, and a prophecy that ignites their fate-twisted destinies—perfect for fans of The Cruel Prince and Serpent & Dove.

Six Crimson Cranes

Six Crimson Cranes

A princess in exile, a shapeshifting dragon, six enchanted cranes, and an unspeakable curse… Drawing from fairy tales and East Asian folklore, this original fantasy from the author of Spin the Dawn is perfect for fans of Shadow and Bone.

The Waking Forest

The Waking Forest

Pan’s Labyrinth meets The Hazel Wood in this novel about a girl with terrifying visions and a wish-granting witch whose lives collide in the most unexpected of ways.

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