From the shadowy walls of Weep to the twisting alleys of Ketterdam to the sleek penthouses of NYC 2118, there are dozens of intriguing settings in YA lit—and we can’t get enough. Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor’s newest epic fantasy, features her best world-building yet—so, in honor of its release, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite mysterious cities of YA.
- Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
- Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
- The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
- The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
- The Walled City by Ryan Graudin
You never know what’s lurking around the bend in these places… it could be wonders beyond imagining or dangers beyond comprehension. You’d better start reading ASAP to find out!