Books To Read: A-Z

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  1. 100 Years of Solitude – William Faulkner (Gabriella)
  2. 13 Days of Midnight – Leo Hunt ****
  3. 15 Seconds – Andrew Cross
  4. 1984 Ninety Eighty-Four – George Orwell

A

  1. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess *****
  2. A Closed and Common Orbit – Becky Chambers
  3. A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing – Eimear McBride ****
  4. A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness 
  5. A Small Place – Jamaica Kincaid ****
  6. A Streetcar Named Desire *****
  7. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
  8. A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
  9. A Tiny Bit Marvellous – Dawn French
  10. A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle
  11. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  12. Aerie – Maria Dahvana Headley
  13. After – Anna Todd
  14. After You – Jojo Moyes
  15. Aftermath – Unknown
  16. Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton 
  17. Alex Rider Novels – Anthony Horowitz
  18. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll **
  19. Alice in Zombieland – Gena Showalter
  20. All The Bright Places – Jenifer Niven
  21. Almost Midnight – Rainbow Rowell *****
  22. Am I Normal Yet – Holly Bourne
  23. An Abundance of Katherine’s – John Green 
  24. Animal Farm – George Orwell ****
  25. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  26. Antigone – Sophocles
  27. A Picture of Being Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde
  28. A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf
  29. Atonement – Ian McEwan

B

  1. Beautiful Broken Things – Sarah Barnard
  2. Beautiful Creatures – Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
  3. Before I Die – Jenny Downham
  4. Beloved – Toni Morrison
  5. Billy Budd – Herman Melville 
  6. Blood of Olympus – Rick Riordon *****
  7. Blood River – Tess Gerritsen
  8. Brave New World – Aldos Huxley
  9. Broken Things Trilogy – L A Weatherly 
  10. Burning Secret – Stefan Zweig ***

C

  1. Carry On – Rainbow Rowell *****
  2. Carve The Mark – Veronica Roth
  3. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Tennessee Williams ***
  4. Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
  5. Catcher in the Rye – J D Salinger
  6. Cervantes – Don Quixote
  7. Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky 
  8. Cinder Series – Marissa Meyer
    1. Cinder *****
    2. Scarlet *****
    3. Cress *****
    4. Winter ****
  9. City of Stars – Rob Jackson Bennet
  10. Clockwork Angel – Cassandra Clare
  11. Cloud 9 – Alex Campbell
  12. Confessions of a Shopaholic Series
  13. Contagion – Teri Terry
  14. Coraline – Neil Gaiman *****
  15. Curation – Michael Bhaskar

D

  1. Damsel – Elana K Arnold *****
  2. Day Four – Sarah Lotz
  3. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens *****
  4. Dead to You – Lisa McMann
  5. Demigods and Magicians – Rick Riordon ****
  6. Disgrace – J M Coetzee
  7. Divergent Trilogy – Veronica Roth ****
  8. Dr Faustus – Christopher Marlowe ****
  9. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson ****
  10. Dracula – Bram Stoker 
  11. Dreamland – Robert L Anderson 
  12. Dune – Frank Herbert

E

  1. Echoes – Laura Tisdall *****
  2. Eleanor and Park – Rainbow Rowell
  3. Elizabeth is Missing – Emma Healey
  4. Emma – Jane Austen
  5. Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
  6. Ethan Fome – Edith Wharton
  7. Everything Everything – Nicola Yoon

F

  1. Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
  2. Fallen Series – Lauren Kate ****
  3. Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell *****
  4. Fates and Furies – Lauren Groff *****
  5. Feminine Gospels – Carol Ann Duffy
  6. Four – Veronica Roth *****
  7. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley ****

G

  1. Ghosts – Henrik Isben 
  2. Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin 
  3. Going Postal – Terry Pratchet 
  4. Gone Series – Michael Grant 
  5. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn 
  6. Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell 
  7. Good Morning, Midnight – Jean Rhys ***** 
  8. Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck 
  9. Gravity – Tess Gerritsen 
  10. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens ***
  11. Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathon Swift 

H

  1. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad ****
  2. Heist Society Trilogy – Ally Carter *****
  3. Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams ****
  4. Hoot – Carl Hiaasen
  5. Hourglass Factory – Lucy Ribchester
  6. House of Night Series – P C Cast and Kristen Cast
    (up to) Destined ****
  7. House of Secrets – Christ Columbus and Ned Vizzini
  8. House Rules – Jodi Picoult
  9. How Fiction Works – James Wood
  10. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia – Mohsin Hamid ****
  11. How To Stop Time – Matt Haig ****

I

  1. I am Legend – Richard Matheson 
  2. I Am No One – Patrick Flannery 
  3. I am Number Four – *****
  4. If I Stay – Gayle Forman *****
  5. In Another Life – Laura Jarrat 
  6. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote 
  7. In the Nick of Time – Robert Swindells 
  8. Inferno – Dan Brown 
  9. Into Everywhere – Paul McCauley
  10. Invisible Cities – Calvino
  11. Irresistible- Adam Atler
  12. It Only Happens in Movies – Holly Bourne
  13. Itch – Simon Mayo
  14. It’s About Love – Steven Camden

J

  1. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte 
  2. John Dies at the End – David Wong 
  3. John Rebus – Ian Rankin ****
    (up to) Tooth and Nail
  4.  Joyride – Guy Adams 
  5. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy 
  6. Jurassic Park – Michael Crichton *****

L

  1. Last to Die – Tess Gerritsen 
  2. Leaves in the Grass – Walt Whitman 
  3. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo 
  4. Les Soiree de Medan – Emile Zola, Guy de Maupassant 
  5. Let Go My Hand – Edward Docx 
  6. Life of Pi – Yann Martel  *****
  7. Linger – Maggie Steifvater 
  8. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  9. Lone Wolf – Jodi Picoult 
  10. Looking for Alaska – John Green 
  11. Lottie Biggs is not Mad – Hayley Long 
  12. Lord of the Rings Trilogy – J R R Tolkien

M

  1. Magician – Raymond E Feist
  2. Manifesto on How to be Interesting – Holly Bourne
  3. Mapping the Heavens – Priyamvada Natarajan
  4. Mason and Dixon – Thomas Pynchon
  5. Maximum Ride – James Patterson ***
  6. Me Before You – Jojo Moyes *****
  7. Medal for Leroy – Michael Morpurgo
  8. Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka, Michael Hofmann
  9. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
  10. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
  11. More Than This – Patrick Ness ****
  12. Mortal Instruments – Cassandra Clare *****
  13. Mr. Mercedes – Steven King
  14. Mrs Dalloway – Virginia Woolf ***

N

  1. Nerve – Jeanne Ryan ****
  2. Nights at the Circus – Angela Carter ****
  3. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen ****
  4. Not if I See You First – Eric Lindstrom
  5. Notes From the Underground – Simmone Howell 
  6. Nothing: Absolute Zero to Cosmic Oblivion – New Scientist
  7. Noughts and Crosses – Malorie Blackman 
  8. Number 11 – Jonathon Coe ****

O

  1. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck  *****
  2. Oh Dear Sylvia – Dawn French
  3. Old Mortality – Sir Walter Scott
  4. On the Other Side – Carrie Hope Fletcher ***
  5. One of Us is Lying – Karen M McManus 
  6. Optimists Die First – Susin Nielsen *****
  7. Ostrich Boys – Keith Gray ****
  8. Our Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens

P

  1. Papertowns – John Green 
  2. Paradise Lost – John Milton ****
  3. Passing – Nella Larsen ****
  4. Post-Birthday World – Lionel Shriver
  5. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen 
  6. Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo 
  7. P S I Love You – Cecelia Ahern 

Q

  1. Q&A – Vikas Swarup ****

R

  1. Reading in the Dark – Seamus Deane ****
  2. Revolutionary Road – Richard Yates ***
  3. Revolver – Marcus Sedgwick 
  4. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe 
  5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Alexander Freed 

S

  1. Salt to the Sea – Ruta Sepetys
  2. Say Her Name – Juno Dawson
  3. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen 
  4. Sherlock – Arthur Conan Doyle 
  5. Simon Vs. The Homosapien Agenda – Becky Albertalli
  6. Skellig – David Almond 
  7. Skulduggery Pleasant – Derek Landy 
  8. Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut 
  9. So Long, See You Tomorrow – William Maxwell 
  10. Solace – Belinda McKeon  
  11. Spindle Fire – Lexa Hillyer
    1. Spindle Fire ***
    2. Winter Glass
  12. Spooks Apprentice – Joseph Delaney ***
  13. Star Wars
    1. The Force Awakens – Alan Dean Foster ****
    2. The Last Jedi – Jason Fry ****
    3. The Rise of Skywalker – Rae Carson *****
  14. Stardust – Neil Gaiman *****
  15. Sunnyside – Glen David Gold 
  16. Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

T

  1. Talking Heads – Alan Bennett 
  2. Tess of the D’Urbevilles – Thomas Hardy
  3.  Theodore Boone – John Grisham 
  4. This Mortal Coil – Emily Suvada 
  5. Time Riders – Alex Scarrow 
  6. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carre 
  7. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 
  8. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson

THE

  1. The 100 – Kass Morgan 
  2. The Aeneid – Virgil 
  3. The Art of Not Breathing – Sarah Alexander 
  4. The Awakening – Kate Chopin, Pamela Knights
  5. The Bloody Chamber – Angela Carter ****
  6. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  7. The Bunker Diary – Kevin Brooks
  8. The Circle – Dave Eggers *****
  9. The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchet
  10. The Colour Purple – Alice Walker *****
  11. The Crucible – Arthur Miller ***
  12. The Curious Incident with the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
  13. The da Vinci Code – Dan Brown 
  14. The Elegance of a Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery 
  15. The Enemy – Charlie Higson *****
  16. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green ****
  17.  The Fifth Wave Trilogy– Rick Yancey
  18. The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – Claire North 
  19. The French Lieutenants Woman – John Fowles 
  20. The Fury – Alexander Gordon Smith ****
  21. The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins 
  22. The Girl of Ink and Stars – Kiran Hargrave 
  23. The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald ****
  24. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood 
  25. The Help – Kathryn Stockett
  26. The Hogfather – Terry Pratchet  ****
  27. The Humans – Matt Haig *****
  28. The Hundred Year Old Man – Jonas Jonasson
  29. The Icarus Girl – Helen Oyeyemi *****
  30. The Iliad – Homer ****
  31. The Interpretations of Dreams – Sigmund Freud
  32. The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kiping
  33. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini 
  34. The Light Fantastic – Terry Pratchet 
  35. The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe – C S Lewis 
  36. The Lorien Legacies: I am Number Four – Pittacus Lore 
  37. The long way to a small, angry planet – Becky Chambers *****
  38. The Maze Runner Series – James Dashner 
  39. The Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini 
  40. The Night Manager – John le Carre 
  41. The Odyssey – Homer
  42. The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway 
  43. The Other World, It Whispers – Stephanie Victoire 
  44. The Outsider – Albert Camus 
  45. The Pact – Jodi Picoult 
  46. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Steven Chbosky *****
  47. The Power of Five – Anthony Horowitz
  48. The Red Pyramid – Rick Riordon 
  49. The Rest of Us Just Live Here – Patrick Ness *****
  50. The Rover – Aphra Behn 
  51. The Stand – Steven King
  52. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck – Mark Manson 
  53. The Sun is also a Star – Nicola Yoon 
  54. The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down – Haemin Sunin
  55. The Three Musketeers – Dumas 
  56. The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger 
  57. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle – Rick Riordon
  58. The Understudy – David Nicholls 
  59. The Vampire Diaries 
  60. The View From The Cheap Seats – Neil Gaiman 
  61. The Wife of Bath – Chaucer
  62. The Woman Who Walked Into Doors – Roddy Doyle ****
  63.  The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman  ****

U

  1. Underworld – Don DeLillo
  2. Unnatural Creatures – Neil Gaiman 
  3. Uprooted – Naomi Novik *****
  4. Utopia – Thomas More ****

V

  1. Vango – Timothee De Fombelle 

W

  1. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy 
  2. War Horse – Michael Morpurgo 
  3. War of the Worlds – H G Wells 
  4. Ways to Live Forever – Sally Nicholls  ****
  5. Wayward Son – Rainbow Rowell *****
  6. We All Looked Up – Tommy Wallach ****
  7. Weight of Souls – Bryony Pearce
  8. Whit – Ian Banks
  9. Wonder – R J Palacio 
  10. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte 

Y

  1. You Had Me at Hello – Mhairi McFarlene 

Z

  1. Zero Six Bravo – Damien Lewis