Harry Potter

The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas (SF THO)
It all began with a ruined elixir and a bolt of lightning.  

Iolanthe Seabourne is the greatest elemental mage of her generation—or so she's been told. The one prophesied for years to be the savior of the Realm. It is her duty and destiny to face and defeat the Bane, the most powerful tyrant and mage the world has ever known. This would be a suicide task for anyone, let alone a reluctant sixteen-year-old girl with no training.  Guided by his mother's visions and committed to avenging his family, Prince Titus has sworn to protect Iolanthe even as he prepares her for their battle with the Bane. 

 
Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow (SF BOW)
Otter is a girl of the Shadowed People, a tribe of women, and she is born to be a binder, a woman whose power it is to tie the knots that bind the dead--but she is also destined to remake her world.
 
Skin Hunger by Kathleen Duey (SF DUE)
In alternate chapters, Sadima travels from her farm home to the city and becomes assistant to a heartless man who is trying to restore knowledge of magic to the world, and a group of boys fights to survive in the academy that has resulted from his efforts.
 
The Magicians by Lev Grossman (SF GRO)
As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth at its heart.
 
The Lost Years of Merlin by T.A. Barron (SF BAR)
In this marvelous saga, bestselling fantasy author T.A. Barron spins a tale of courage and daring, friendship and love, that will live, like Merlin, forever in readers' hearts.
 
Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer (SF COL)
From a strikingly original voice in fiction comes the story of Artemis Fowl, a very unusual hero. Artemis combines the astuteness of Sherlock Holmes with the sangfroid of James Bond and the attitude of Attila the Hun. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of Leprecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories. These fairies are armed and they're dangerous. Artemis thinks he's got them just where he wants them, but then they stop playing by the rules.  Full of unexpected twists and turns, Artemis Fowl opens up a riveting world of magic, mystery, and humor.
 
The Alchemyst by Michael Scott (SF SCO)
According to legend, Nicholas Flamel discovered the secret of eternal life from the powerful book of Abraham the Mage--a book he has protected since his death in 1418. In the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. When the book is stolen, Sophie and Josh Newman find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time.
 
Abhorsen Trilogy by Garth Nix (SF NIX)
The Abhorsen Sabriel and King Touchstone are missing, leaving only Lirael to stop the Destroyer. If Orannis's unspeakable powers are unleashed, it will mean the end of all life.
 
Wild Magic series by Tamora Pierce (SF PIE)
This first volume of the Immortals Quartet tells the adventures of Daine, a young girl on the edge of discovering her own magic-- and her powerful and strange connection to the animal world.