Books I Recommend

 This is my long list of books I think everyone should read. Click on the titles to read the reviews, not all have reviews up as I am still working on getting them written. 

Florence M. Kingsley
Prisoners of the Sea

The Adventures of Tintin

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Nancy Springer
The Enola Holmes Mysteries

Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson, Original Series

A.A. Milne
Just read it
The House at Pooh Corner

J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings
The Hobbit
The story Tolkien wrote for his son after he lost his little toy dog
The Father Christmas Letters
Filled with charm and magic

Brain Jacques
Redwall Series

G.A. Henty
In Freedom's Cause

C.S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia

Philip Reeve
Mortal Engines
An unexpected book which delightfully surprised me

Scott Westerfeld

Jennifer A. Nielsen
The Ascendance Trilogy
Read it, love it. I cannot recommend these books enough
A Night Divided
A family fighting to be back together
The Traitor's Game

John Flanagan
Rangers Apprentice Series
Rangers - of course - battles, daring knights, kind kings, and fearful bad guys. Adventure and danger lurks around every corner, but never fear, Halt and Will are always around to save the day.

Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
The Spiderwick Chronicles
A series of five short books with a surprisingly strong storyline

Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None

William Joyce
The Guardian's of Childhood

Jessica Hammond
Finding Lily
A futuristic book with a surprise ending

Arthur Slade
The Hunchback Assignments

Darrell Pitt
The Firebird Mystery
A clever twist on a familiar detective....and it had airships
The Secret Abyss
Book two, which features Jack in a dress. But you didn't hear that from me

Tony DiTerlizzi
The Search for WondLa
With the feel of Avatar the Last Airbender, an amazing adventure through a brand new world
A Hero for WondLa
The Battle for WondLa

Diana Wynne Jones
The Dark Lord of Derkholm
Griffins and Blade and all kinds of adventures
Howl's Moving Castle
HOWL! (Does more really need said?)
House of Many Ways
Lots of fun and wonderful characters, and Howl makes an appearance
Charmed Life
Cat and flying mirrors!!

Lemony Snicket
All The Wrong Questions Series
A Series of Unfortunate Events

 Rachel Hartman

Mirriam Neal
A message many need to hear told in a stirring, edge of your seat plot with lovable, memorable characters.

Sarah Holman
The Destiny Trilogy
A Different Kind of Courage
Kate's Innocence
The FBI 8-D

Anneliese Blakeney
The Princess and The Sage
A delightfully fun book which had me laughing all the way through as I was pulled into its charming story.

Jennifer Frietag
The Shadow Things
Really well done book about some of the early Christians in Britain.

J. Grace Pennington
In His Image
Science Fiction adventures which feel quaintly like the original Star Trek
To summarize, NO, TRENT NO!
A brother story, that alone should make you want to read it.
The ending. Stunning

Molly Evangeline
Makilien Trilogy
An adorable short story

Jessica Greyson
Annabeth's War
Captive of Raven Castle
Twists and turns and another amazing hero
Sufficient Grace
Set in the old west, an inspiring story of a girl's broken past

Tyrean Martinson
Champion in the Darkness
Swords and Griffins and a heroine you can love
Champion in Flight
More swords and Griffins and battles, and Laim!

Katrina DeLallo
Destiny's Son

Alex Cavanaugh
I cried. Read it

Stefan Bachmann
The Peculiar
Steampunk and Fairies, and Mr. Jeilliby. With just enough feel of the old Gothic stories, such as A Picture of Dorian Gray
The Whatnot
A brother and sister story...JUST READ THIS BOOK!
A Drop of Night
A Gothic tale with a twisted ending

Trisha Yeager
The Kestrel

Joan Bassington-French
Christmas at the Tittletons
A Christmas, murder mystery

Kaycee Browning
Ember Flame
Reminded me of the world of Avatar, the Last Air Bender. Filled with amazing characters and an exciting plot

Elizabeth Ender
An Allegory about a prince who does all he can to save his beloved.

Jaye L. Knight
JACE! Read it for other reasons too...but JACE!!!
The King's Scrolls
Second book. More of Jace. BOOK THREE IS A MUST TO HAVE ON HAND
Prequel...BABY JACE!!!!!!!

 Jenelle Leanne Schmidt
 King's Warrior
A Lord of the Rings' style adventure with plenty to love
Second Son
Dragons. Hydras. Adventure. Brant...not much else you could ask for in a book
Yorien's Hand
Oraeyn is back!!! As well as Brant and Yole and everyone else I love

Ashlee Willis
The Word Changers
With enough of a feel like Narnia to feel familiar, an amazing story that is a must read.
A Wish made of Glass
An unexpected Cinderella retelling

Robert Lewis Stevenson

Ness Kingsley
Our Intrepid Heroine
An amazing short story. MUST READ
The Curse of the Cackling Meadows
Book two. Just as wonderful as the first

Nadine Brandes
A Time to Die
Full of pain. Read it.
A Time to Speak
Did she just...?

Howard Pyle
Men of Iron
Knights, Myles, and Gascoyne!!

Jeanne Birdsall
The Penderwicks
The perfect summer story
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street
The Penderwicks at home!!!!!
The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
A MUST read series!!
The Penderwicks in Spring

Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once
Go Set A Watchman
Read it. Have your outlook on the political world shaken.

Louis Zamperini
Devil at my Heels
The true story about a man who has become one of my heroes

Laura Hillenbrand
The remarkable, and almost unbelievable, true story of Louie Zamperini. She even goes into detail of another man who I proudly declare my hero, Russell Allen Phillips.

Gwen Walker
He Whistles for the Cricket
An adorable story about a little girl and her best friend, a dog named Moses.

B. A. James
Moonless Night
The story of one of the men who took part in The Great Escape and his fight to get out of Germany

Adam Makos
A Higher Call
The true story of a German pilot who escorted an American bomber and his crew to safety.
Voices of the Pacific
Fifteen Marines tell their story of their time fighting in the Pacific

Stephen Ambrose
Band of Brothers
The Paratroopers who did the impossible.

Richard Adams
Watership Down
An enchanting tale of rabbits who try and find a home

Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton
Call of Duty
One of the men who served in the 101st Airborne and who is featured in Band of Brothers

Robert M. Edsel
The Monuments Men
The brave men who went into Germany and France in the hopes of saving history

Major Dick Winters
Beyond Band of Brothers
Easy Company's leader

Lee Trimble
Beyond the Call
Set in Russia, one man's courageous mission

Michael Bond
The Paddington Series

Beatrix Potter
The Complete Tales

Doctor Who: 12 Doctors, 12 Stories.
(Written by various Authors. Just fun stories about each of the Doctors.)

Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland
Through the Looking Glass

Emily Chapman and Emily Ann Putzke
Ain't We Got Fun
A letter game set during the Great Depression
Emily Ann Putzke
The fictional telling of the true story of Hans and Sophie Scholl

Bill Yenne
Aces High
The true story of the two top scouring aces of WWII

Timothee de Fombelle
Vango: Between Earth and Sky
Can't praise this book enough. Read it
A Prince without a Kingdom
The sequel. Just yes
The Book of Pearl
WWII. Fairies. Romance. Knights and kings and villains and battles

Jun Mochizuki
Pandora Hearts
Gilbert Nightray. The end.

Jeff Jensen
Before Tomorrowland
Part Steampunk, part science fiction and lots of fun

Nahoko Uehashi
A Japanese fantasy with amazing characters
Mortibito II
Balsa returns to her childhood home to clear her mentor's name

David C. Downing
Looking for the King
The Inklings and two Americans on an adventure.

Jonathan A. Stroud
The Screaming Staircase
Wherein it all starts
The Whispering Skull
Wherein a skull is befriended
The Hallow Boy
Wherein Lucy is jealous and everyone knows it but her
The Creeping Shadow
Wherein I was tricked into liking someone
The Empty Grave
The End

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