The Book Junkie

The Book Junkie’s Recommended Reading List

Genre

Title

Author

Library catalog notes & cross-references

Fantasy/Sci-Fi

The Harry Potter series

JK Rowling

JFIC

 

The  Fablehaven series

Brandon Mull

JFIC

 

The Artemis Fowl series

Eoin Colfer

JFIC

 

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carrol

JFIC

 

The Chronicles of Crestomanci series,

Diana Wynne Jones

JFIC

 

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

 

 

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams

 

 

The Chronicles of Narnia

CS Lewis

 

 

The Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum

JFIC

 

His Dark Materials series

Philip Pullman

JFIC

 

The Eight

Katherine Neville

 

 

Einstein’s Dreams

Alan Lightman

 

 

The Hobbit

JRR Tolkien

 

 

The Lord of the Rings

JRR Tolkein

 

 

The Percy Jackson series

Rick Riordan

JFIC

 

The Myterious Benedict Society series

Trenton Lee Stewart

JFIC

 

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick

JFIC

 

The 39 Clues series

Various authors

JFIC

 

Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine

JFIC

 

Fairest

Gail Carson Levine

JFIC

 

The Princess Tales

Gail Carson Levine

JFIC

 

James and the Giant Peach

Roald Dahl

JFIC

 

Mathilda

Roald Dahl

JFIC

 

The Secret of NIMH

Robert C. O’Brien

JFIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Historical Fiction

The People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks

General fiction/historical fiction

 

The Things They Carried

Tim O’Brien

 

Vietnam War

 

I, Mona Lisa

Jeanne Kalogridis

 

 

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Dai Sijie

China

 

Slaughterhouse Five

Kurt Vonnegut

WWII

 

A Separate Peace

John Knowles

WWII

 

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

WWII

 

The Red Tent

Anita Diamant

Biblical fiction

 

Day After Night

Anita Diamant

Based on true story

 

The Outlander series

 

Diana Gabaldon

Fantasy/Romance/Adventure/Historical Fiction (WWII, Jocobite uprising)

 

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mystery/Suspense/ Thriller

The Cat Who series

Lilian Jackson Braun

 

 

The Mrs. Murphy series

Rita Mae Brown

 

 

The In Death series

JD Robb

Romantic suspense (pseudonym of Nora Roberts

 

The Thirteenth Tale

Dianne Setterfield

 

 

The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold

General fiction/suspense

 

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Alan Bradley

 

 

The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag

Alan Bradley

 

 

A Flaw in the Blood

Stephanie Barron

Historical fiction/mystery

 

The Stephanie Plum series

Janet Evanovich

 

 

Angels and Demons

Dan Brown

Sci-fi/fantasy

 

The DaVinci Code

Dan Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Romance

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

 

 

The In the Garden trilogy

Nora Roberts

Mystery/fantasy

 

The Morrigan’s Cross trilogy

Nora Roberts

Sci-fi/fantasy

 

The Key Trilogy

Nora Roberts

Fantasy

 

The Sign of Seven Trilogy

Nora Roberts

Fantasy

 

The Dark-Hunter series

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sci-fi/fantasy

 

The Undead series

MaryJanice Davidson

Sci-fi/fantasy

 

The Argeneau series

Lynsay Sands

Sci-fi/fantasy

 

I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

JFIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Fiction

The Uncommon Reader

Alan Bennet

 

 

 

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Lisa See

 

 

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

 

The Sound and the Fury

William Faulkner

 

 

Catch-22

Joseph Heller

 

 

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

 

 

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

 

 

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

 

 

The Color Purple

Alice Walker

African-American

 

The Lord of the Flies

William Golding

 

 

Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov

 

 

The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway

 

 

A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingway

 

 

The Catcher in the Rye

JD Salinger

 

 

Song of Solomon

Toni Morrison

African-American

 

The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison

African-American

 

Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison

African-American

 

Their Eyes were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston

African-American

 

A Lesson Before Dying

Ernest Gaines

African-American

 

The Help

Katherine Stockett

African-American, historical fiction

 

Siddhartha

Herman Hesse

 

 

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

 

 

A Prayer for Owen Meany

John Irving

 

 

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

JFIC, adventure/coming-of-age

 

The Alchemist

Paul Coelho

 

 

Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen

 

 

Memoirs of a Geisha

Arthur Golden

 

 

The Awakening

Kate Chopin

 

 

Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie

 

 

The Bean Trees

Barbara Kingsolver

 

 

The Schwa Was Here

Neil Schusterman

JFIC

 

Change of Heart

Jodi Picoult

 

 

The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

JFIC

 

 

 

 

Nonfiction

A Pearl in the Storm

Tori Murden McClure

Memoir

 

Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi

Graphic novel/memoir

 

Persepolis 2

Marjane Satrapi

Graphic novel/memoir

 

To download the above file, click on the link below. 

Recommended Reading List Bookjunkie.doc Recommended Reading List Bookjunkie.doc
Size : 242.5 Kb
Type : doc
Make a Free Website with Yola.