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Contemporary Fiction

Action / Adventure
Collins, S - Hunger Games trilogy
Cornwall, B - Sharpe series
Craig, J - Jimmy Coates series
Dalgleish, D - Dance of Cloaks series
Dashner, J
- Maze Runner series
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
Reichs, K - Virals series
Roth, V - Divergent series
Ryan, A
- Blood Song series
Ryan, C - Blackout / The Increment
Smith, AG - Furnace series
Young, M - Blood Red Road series
Real Life / Relationships
Bennett, J - Night Owls
Blackman, M - Noughts and Crosses series / Boys Don't Cry
Bowen, J - A Street Cat Named Bob
Dessen, S - Just Listen + others
Forman, G - If I Stay / just One Day series
Green, J - Fault in Our Stars + others
Haddon, M - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Kuipers, A - Life on the Refrigerator Door
Laird, E - Garbage King + others
Levithan, D - Every Day
Martel, Y - Life of Pi
Mortenson, G - Three Cups of Tea
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
Mystery
Brown, D - Da Vinci Code + others
Grisham, J - Street Lawyer / Partner + others
Horowitz, A - New Sherlock Holmes series
Lane, A - Young Sherlock Holmes series
Le Carre, J - Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy + others
McKenzie, S - Girl Missing series 
Mulligan, A - Trash
Setterfield, D - Thirteenth Tale
Ward, R - Numbers series
Zafon, CR - Shadow of the Wind
Fantasy
Canavan, T - Magicians' Guild series
Card, OS - Ender's Game series / Ender's Shadow series
Condie, A - Matched series
Eddings, D - Belgariad series
Goodman, A - Eon series
Horton, B -
Monster Republic series
King, S - The Shining / Tommyknockers
Lindqvist, J - Let the Right One In / Handling the Undead
Maas, S - Throne of Glass series
Meyer, S - Twilight series / The Host
Nix, G - Confusion of Princes
Patterson, J - Daniel X / Maximum Ride series
Pratchett, T - Discworld series
Reeve, P - Mortal Engine series
Snyder, M - Chronicles of Ixia
Stirling, J - Finding Sky series
Historical
Breslin, T - Remembrance
Chevalier, T - Burning Bright + others
Dowswell, P - Auslander / Sektion 20
Glass, L - Ruby Red
Goodwin, D - Last Duchess / Fortune Hunter
Harris, R - Pompeii + others
Hearn, J - Hazel, Ivy + others
Hearn, L - Across the Nightingale Floor series
Kidd, SM - Secret Life of Bees
Leyson, L - Boy on the Wooden Box
Magorian, M - Cuckoo in the Nest series
O'Brian, P - Master and Commander series
Zusak, M - Book Thief
Humorous
Adams, D - Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Backman, F - A Man Called Ove
Moriarty, J - Finding Cassie Crazy + others
Simsion, G - Rosie Project / Rosie Effect
Townsend, S - Diaries of Adrian Mole
Van de Ruit, J
- Spud series

 Oldies but Goodies

Action / Adventure
Adams, R - Watership Down
Burnford, S - The Incredible Journey
Defoe, D - Robinson Crusoe
Stevenson, RL - Treasure Island
Twain, M - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Real Life / Relationships
Alcott, L - Little Women
Austen, J - Pride and Prejudice / Persuasion
Bronte, C - Jane Eyre
Bronte, E - Wuthering Heights
Dickens, C - Oliver Twist / Tale of Two Cities
Du Maurier, D - Jamaica Inn
Eliot, G - Mill on the Floss
Golding, W - Lord of the Flies
Hardy, T - Tess / Mayor of Casterbridge
Hartley, LP - The Go-Between
Hemingway, E - Old Man and the Sea
Kesey, K - One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
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
Tolstoy, L - Anna Karenina
Mystery
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
Fantasy
Kingsley, C - Waterbabies
Peake, M - Titus Groan series
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
Historical
Ballard, JG - Empire of the Sun
Frank, A
- Diary of a Young Girl
Humorous
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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