10 Books Like Harry Potter

These ten books like Harry Potter are as magical and exciting as J.K Rowling’s novels! And, it doesn’t matter if you are a Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, or a muggle.

The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief tops many lists of books like Harry Potter, and for a good reason – the protagonist Percy Jackson is like Harry Potter!

Shadow and Bone 

It has elements that make a good fantasy novel – an exciting magical world and a strong protagonist.

City of Bones 

Like the Harry Potter series, the story follows Clary Fray, who discovers she has extraordinary powers that can protect the world from evil.

The Golden Compass 

It follows the story of a young girl named Lyra as she travels through a parallel universe to save her friend.


It features an unlikely young hero who must travel into the land of the dead to rescue her father, who was held captive by the evil necromancer Abhorsen.

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