Recommended Books

This page will be updated on a regular *cough cough* basis, or dependent on when I have finished reading something that MUST be shared with the world. A-ha.

The books/journals/articles etc are in no order of preference, however I may go through them – when I feel the need to temporise – and alphabatise it by Author or Title…or however I feel at that particular point in time!

One last thing to let you know before the towering list of Babylon begins, are what the codes stand for next to each book:
S – seriously (and yes, that is sarcasm you detect)
L – lit
F – fluff
B – bloody (knife in the back, who-dunnit?, chainsaw,  et cetera)
V – vampires, werewolves etc
O – oz lit
T – teen, oh my gawd
P – pictureless (really this stands for non-fiction)
Q – questionable (in every way)
R – ridiculously riveting
I – if you don’t read this, you’re an CRAZY
N – if you didn’t like this, you’re NUTS
U – unique

The Book Thief (I)

The God of Small Things (U)

The Mortal Instruments Trilogy; City of Bones; City of Ashes; and City of Glass (VTR)

An Artist of the Floating World

The Book Thief

The Slap by Christos Tsolkias

The Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

The Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

Olivia by Ian Falconer

Persuasion by Jane Austen

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons


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