Last month Epic Reads posted something rather epic (as they usually do) with a United States of YA map, showcasing a Young Adult book by settings for each U.S. state. The moment I saw that, my mind went to my favorite subgenre. Urban Fantasy.
Thus the U.F.A. list was born! (Thank you to all the readers on Goodreads and this blog for your suggestions!)
- Alabama – ??
- Alaska – Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong
- Arizona – Hounded by Kevin Hearne
- Arkansas – ??
- California – Rosemary and Rue by by Seanan McGuire
- Colorado – Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
- Connecticut – ??
- Delaware – ??
- District of Columbia – Death Magic by Eileen Wilks (Thanks, Patricia!)
- Florida – Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
- Georgia – Magic Bites by Illona Andrews
- Hawaii – Grim Tides by TA Pratt (Thanks, Deborah!)
- Idaho – ??
- Illinois – Fool Moon by Jim Butcher
- Indiana – King Maker: The Knights of Breton Court by Maurice Broaddus
- Iowa – ??
- Kansas – The Blood Keeper by Tessa Gratton (Thanks, Haley!)
- Kentucky – Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs by Molly Harper (Thanks, Angie!)
- Louisiana – Royal Street by Suzanne Johnson
- Maine – Stolen by Kelley Armstrong
- Maryland – ??
- Massachusetts – Unshapely Things by Mark del Franco
- Michigan – Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines
- Minnesota – War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
- Mississippi – River Road by Suzanne Johnson
- Missouri – Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
- Montana – Alpha & Omega by Patricia Briggs
- Nebraska – ??
- Nevada – Touch the Dark by Karen Chance
- New Hampshire – ??
- New Jersey – The House of Discarded Dreams by Ekaterina Sedia
- New Mexico – First Grave to the Right by Darynda Jones
- New York – Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
- North Carolina – Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter
- North Dakota – ??
- Ohio – Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
- Oklahoma – Sacred Ground by Mercedes Lackey
- Oregon – Magic to the Bone by Devon Monk
- Pensylvannia – Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
- Rhode Island – Shadows in the Darkness by Elaine Cunningham
- South Carolina – Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl (Thanks, Haley!)
- South Dakota – Strange Angels by Lili Saintcrow (Thanks, Haley!)
- Tennessee – The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe
- Texas – Blue Diablo by Ann Aguirre
- Utah – Everneath by Brodi Ashton (Thanks, Haley!)
- Vermont – ??
- Virginia – The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by LJ Smith
- Washington – Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
- West Virginia – Onyx by Jennifer Armentrout (Thanks, Haley!)
- Wisconsin – Hannah’s Garden by Midori Snyder
- Wyoming – ??
But to collect them all, I’m going to need your help. Preference given to books set in a single state – traveling through a state doesn’t count.
And for bonus UF points – Canada!
Chirp, do you have any titles for me?