THE CHOSEN ONES Book Recommendations!By: OwlCrate .
In celebration of our May 'The Chosen Ones' box we're back today with some book recommendations to tide you over while you wait! Enjoy!
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
In Legendborn we follow Bree, who mourning the loss of her mother is attending a residential program at UNC-Chapel Hill. On her first night there she witnesses a demonic attack, which repels her into the world of people who claim to be "Legendborn", living with magical powers, set on destroying the creatures.
Bree discovers she has magic of her own, and that there was something suspicious about her mother's death. She must decide whether she should use her powers to join the Legendborn, or take them down.
Reboot by Amy Tintera
Several years ago Wren was killed, and 178 minutes later she came back to life as a Reboot, someone who come back stronger, faster, better than they were as a human, and the longer you were dead, the stronger you are. Wren happens to be one of the strongest ever, and it her task to train new Reboots. Trouble is, her new recruit Callum was only dead for 22 minutes and is practically human. When Callum refuses to follow an order Wren must get him in line or eliminate him. Easier said than done.
She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan
Set in an alternate historical China, She Who Became the Sun follows our protagonist after the slaying of her family. Desperately, she decides to take over her brother Zhu's identity. Zhu was prophesized to be destined for greatness, and taking his place means taking a spot at a monastery as a young male novice. Zhu finds herself desperate to survive, and do whatever it takes to protect her true identity. When the monastery is eventually destroyed, Zhu decides she doesn't just want to survive, she wants her brother's prophesized greatness as well.
Magnus Chase by Rick Riordan
Ever since his mother told him to run two years ago, Magnus Chase has lived alone on the streets of Boston. That is until his uncle Randolph tracks him down and reveals him to a world of Norse Mythology, claiming that Magnus has a mythical birthright to a long lost magical sword.
When the city is attacked by Norse monsters Magnus is thrown into the world of Asgard, where adventure awaits.
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Zafira is the only person who can hunt in the mystical Arz forest to bring food to her people, but must disguise herself as a boy to do so. If her identity was to be discovered her achievements would be for not. As the Arz creeps closer to her town, Zafira is sent on a mission to retrieve an artifact said to be able to return magic to the land. Unfortunately the sultan's son is sent on a similar mission, but he is also instructed to kill the Hunter.
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Lyra is content with her adventures on the streets of Oxford with her daemon Pantalaimon, until the arrival of her mysterious uncle Lord Asriel throws her in a dangerous journey to the North, where witches and child stealers await. Determined to save her friend Roger, Lyra doesn't realize she might be in the middle of a conflict between two very different sides.
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