Mia Thermopolis, Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen—what do all these badass characters have in common? They are all fierce and sexy characters in young adult film franchises. From getting into ruling a country to casting spells, these women are showing young girls that chicks can take charge, and look awesome while doing so. 

With the recent release of Beautiful Creatures, two more characters, Lena Duchannes (portrayed by Alice Englert) and Ridley Duchannes (Emmy Rossum), are added into the mix. To celebrate this, here is a gallery of the 25 hottest women in young adult movie franchises.

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