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Valiant : A Modern Tale of Faerie

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When Valerie runs away to New York and falls in with a group of edgy street kids, it looks like another gritty story about teen angst, but soon we discover that Valerie’s companions are using faerie glamour to get high, glamour that they are supposed to be delivering to magical citizens who live throughout the city. And some of those faeries are turning up dead.

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Believe it or not, the Fantasy genre was a hit with teens even before Harry Potter. Here’s a selection of the many subgenres, including urban fantasy and fairy tale retellings.