Books I Love

Fiction

The Heroes – Joe Abercrombie

The House of the Spirits – Isabel Allende

The Stories of Eva Luna – Isabel Allende

The Maddaddam trilogy – Margaret Atwood

The Culture series – Iain M Banks

World War Z – Max Brooks

The Dresden Files series – Jim Butcher

Phedre’s trilogy – Jacqueline Carey

The Girl With All The Gifts – M.R. Carey

The Wayfarers series – Becky Chambers

The Expanse series – James SA Corey

House of Leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski

The Empire Trilogy – Raymond E. Feist & Jany Wurst

Shades of Grey – Jasper Fforde

Welcome to Night Vale – Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor

The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman

The Sandman series – Neil Gaiman

Good Omens: The nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch – Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

NOS4R2 – Joe Hill

The Outsiders – S.E. Hinton

The Farseer Trilogy – Robin Hobb

Howl’s Moving Castle series – Diana Wynne Jones

The Illuminae Files – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

IT – Stephen King

The Shining – Stephen King

The Stand – Stephen King

We Were Liars – E. Lockhart

The Gentleman Bastards series – Scott Lynch

The Wayward Children series – Seanan McGuire

The City of Dreaming Books – Walter Moers

Watchmen – Alan Moore

The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern

Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – Claire North

Nineteen Minutes – Jodi Picoult

Song of the Lioness quartet – Tamora Pierce

The Tiffany Aching series – Terry Pratchett

Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts

Pan – Christopher Ruz

Vicious – V.E. Schwab

Sourdough and Other Stories – Angela Slatter

Snow Crash – Neal Stephenson

The Help – Kathryn Stockett

The Bartimaeus sequence – Jonathan Stroud

The Secret History – Donna Tartt

Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy – Laini Taylor

The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkein

Hold Your Own – Kate Tempest

The Fairyland seriesĀ – Catherynne M Valente

Saga – Brian K. Vaughn & Fiona Staples

A Fire Upon the Deep – Vernor Vinge

The Orphancorp series – Marlee Jane Ward

Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein

The Martian – Andy Weir

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Non-Fiction

A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson

The Story Grid – Shawn Coyne

The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the poet within – Stephen Fry

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert

On Writing: A memoir of the craft – Stephen King

The Art of Asking – Amanda Palmer

Packing for Mars – Mary Roach

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on love and life from Dear Sugar – Cheryl Strayed