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Contemporary Fiction

Action / Adventure
Collins, S - Hunger Games trilogy
Cornwall, B - Sharpe series
Craig, J - Jimmy Coates series
Dashner, J - Maze Runner series
Flanagan, J - Ranger's Apprentice / Brotherband series
Goldman, W
- Princess Bride
Grant, M - Gone / Bzrk series
Higgins, J - Chance Twins series
Higson, C - The Enemy / Young Bond series
Lore, P - I am Number 4 series
McKenzie, S
- Medusa Project series
McNab, A - Drop Zone / Boy Solder series
Muchamore, R - Cherub / Henderson Boys series
Reichs, K - Virals series
Robson, M - Imperial series
Roth, V - Divergent series
Ryan, A - Blood Song series
Ryan, C - Blackout / The Increment
Smith, AG - Furnace series
Real Life / Relationships
Blackman, M - Noughts & Crosses series
Bowen, J - A Street Cat Named Bob
Cannon, K - Love, Lies & Lemon Pies
Dessen, S - Just Listen + others
Forman, G - If I Stay / Just One Day series
Haddon, M - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Jones, JB - Katie Parker series / Charmes Life
Kuipers, A - Life on the Refrigerator Door
LaFleur, S - Love, Aubrey / Eight Keys
Levithan, D - Every Day
Martel, Y - Life of Pi + others
Pitcher, A - My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece / Ketchup Clouds
Sachar, L - The Cardturner
Sloan, HG - I'll Be There
Swarup, V - Slumdog Millionaire
Valentine, J - Broken Soup / Finding Violet Park
Vigan, D de - No & Me
Brown, D - Da Vinci Code + others
Grisham, J - Theodore Boone series
Lane, A - Young Sherlock Holmes series
McKenzie, S - Girl Missing series
Mulligan, A
- Trash
Ward, R - Numbers series
Canavan, T - Magicians' Guild series
Card, OS - Ender's Game series / Ender's Shadow series
Clare,C - Infernal Devices / Mortal Instruments series
Condie,A - Matched series
Eddings, D - Belgariad series
Goodman, A - Eon series
Maas, S - Throne of Glass series
Meyer, S - Twilight series
Myers, B - Bad Tuesdays series
Nix, G - A Confusion of Princes
Paolini, C - Eragon cycle
Patterson, J - Daniel X / Maximum Ride series
Pratchett, T - Colour of Magic + others
Ransom, SC - Small Blue Thing series
Reeve, P
- Mortal Engines series
Scarrow, A - Time Riders series
Shan, D
- Demonata series / Cirque de Freak series
Snyder, M - Chronicles of Ixia
Stirling, J - Finding Sky series
Bradford, C - Young Samurai series
Breslin, T - Remembrance
Chevalier, T - Girl with a Pearl Earring
Dowswell, P - Auslander / Prison Ship series
Edwards, E - Other Countess series
Goodwin, D - My Last Duchess
Hearn, J - Hazel / Ivy + others
Hearn, L - Across the Nightingale Floor series
Laird, E - Garbage King + others
Leyson, L - Boy on the Wooden Box
Magorian, M - Cuckoo in the Nest series
O'Brian, P - Master and Commander series
Staples,SF - Under the Persimmon Tree
Yen Mah, A - Chinese Cinderella
Zusak, M - Book Thief
Adams, D - Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Moriarty, J - Finding Cassie Crazy + others
Van de Ruit, J - Spud series

Oldies but Goodies

Action / Adventure
Adams, R - Watership Down
Burnford, S - The Incredible Journey
Defoe, D - Robinson Crusoe
Dumas, A - 3 Musketeers
Stevenson, RL - Treasure Island
Twain, M - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Real Life / Relationships
Alcott, L - Little Women
Austen, J - Pride and Prejudice / Emma
Bronte, C - Jane Eyre
Dickens, C - Oliver Twist / Great Expectations
Eliot, G - Mill on the Floss
Golding, W - Lord of the Flies
Hardy, T - Tess / Mayor of Casterbridge
Hemingway, E - Old Man and the Sea
Lee, H - To Kill a Mockingbird
Orwell, G - Animal Farm / 1984
Salinger, D - Catcher in the Rye
Smith, D - I Capture the Castle
Steinbeck, J - Of Mice and Men / The Pearl
Thackeray, W - Vanity Fair
Buchan, J - 39 Steps
Christie, A - Any book
Collins, W - Woman in White
Conan Doyle, A - Sherlock Holmes books
Dumas, A - Count of Monte Cristo
Wilde, O - Picture of Dorian Gray
Kingsley, C - Waterbabies
Shelley, M - Frankenstein
Stoker, B - Dracula
Stevenson, RL - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Tolkien, JRR - The Hobbit / Lord of the Rings
Verne, J - 20,000 Leagues under the Sea / Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Wells, O - War of the Worlds / Time Machine
Wyndham, J - Day of the Triffids / The Chrysalids
Frank, A - Diary of a Young Girl
Durrell, G - My Family and other Animals
Heller, J
- Catch 22
Jerome, JK - Three Men in a Boat
Wilde, O - Importance of Being Earnest
Wodehouse, PG - Jeeves Books

Updated May 2016


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