Top 50 books

To welcome you to this blog and to give a little insight into my reading preferences I have compiled my top 50 ‘books everyone must read’. I will continue to update the list whenever I read something new and amazing, or if I remember some forgotten gem I should have included. What are your favourite books?

  1. Enders Game-Orson Scott Card
  2. Towers of Midnight- Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
  3. His Dark Materials- Phillip Pullman
  4. The Chronicles of Narnia- C.S. Lewis
  5. Poirot Books- Agatha Christie
  6. The Wind on Fire- William Nicholson
  7. Alice in Wonderland- Lewis Carroll
  8. I Am David- Anne Holm
  9. The Help- Kathryn Stockett
  10. The Solitaire Mystery- Jostein Gaarder
  11. Little Women- Louisa May Alcott
  12. Ludo and the Star Horse- Mary Stewart
  13. The Time Traveller’s Wife- Audrey Niffenegger
  14. Mister Pip- Lloyd Jones
  15. Passenger- Billy Cowie
  16. Letters from the Inside- John Marsden
  17. A Different Life- Lois Keith
  18. Noughts and Crosses- Malorie Blackman
  19. Earth’s Children- Jean M. Auel
  20. The Midwich Cuckoos- John Wyndham
  21. Room- Emma Donoghue
  22. North Child- Edith Pattou
  23. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks- Rebecca Skloot
  24. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time- Mark Haddon
  25. You Don’t Know Me- David Klass
  26. Riding Tycho- Jan Mark
  27. Uglies- Scott Westerfeld
  28. Addition- Toni Jordan
  29. The Lovely Bones- Alice Sebold
  30. Little House on the Prairie- Laura Ingalls Wilder
  31. Arabian Nights- Various authors
  32. 1984- George Orwell
  33. Perfume- Patrick Suskind
  34. Mondays are Red- Nicola Morgan
  35. The Diary of a Young Girl- Anne Frank
  36. Never Let Me Go- Kazuo Ishiguro
  37. The Ice Cream Girls- Dorothy Koomson
  38. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly- Jean-Dominique Bauby
  39. The Girls- Lori Lansens
  40. Plain Truth- Jodi Picoult
  41. Millennium Trilogy- Stieg Larsson
  42. A Brave New World- Aldous Huxley
  43. Just So Stories- Rudyard Kipling
  44. Homeward Bound- Diana Wynne Jones
  45. The Kin- Peter Dickinson
  46. The Hobbit- J.R.R. Tolkien
  47. The Deepwood Chronicles- Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
  48. The Song of the Lioness- Tamora Pierce
  49. The Phantom Tollbooth- Norton Juster
  50. Coram Boy- Jamila Gavin