My Top Book Recommendations

For more information and recommendations check out my blog posts "Reading of 20**" (17, 18, 19)

The Broken Empire trilogy  by Mark Lawrence

(Prince of Thorns, King of Thorns, and Emperor of Thorns)


Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales by Ellen Datlow


The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief and Sinister by Legrand, Trevayne, Catmull, and Bachmann


Battle Royale by Koushin Takami


The Compound and The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen

Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Shadow and Bone trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Widdershins series by Ari Marmell

The Giver quartet by Lois Lowry

The False Prince trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Graceling trilogy by Kristin Cashore

The Bloody Jack series by L.A. Meyer

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Brain Jack by Brian Falkner

The Roar by Emma Clayton

Erebos by Ursula Poznanski

Maddigan's Fantasia by Margaret Mahy

Contest by Matthew Reilly

World War Z by Max Brooks

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

A Murder for Her Majesty by Beth Hilgartner

Mara: Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

The Inkheart trilogy by Cornelia Funke

The Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth

The Maze Runner series by James Dashner

The Eragon trilogy by Christopher Paolini

The Unwind Dystology by Neal Shusterman

True Grit by Charles Portis

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson

Uzumaki by Junji Ito

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker

The Hobbit  by J.R.R. Tolkien

And The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

The Thin Executioner by Darren Shan

You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Breathe and Resist by Sarah Crossan

The Triangle: A Year on the Ground with New York's Bloods and Crips by Kevin Deutsch

The Circle quartet by Ted Dekker

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis


Anthem by Ayn Rand


Colors in the Dreamweaver's Loom and The Feast of the Trickster by Beth Hilgartner


Atherton trilogy by Patrick Carman


The City of Ember series by Jeanne DuPrau