*This page is receiving an overhaul as soon as I can make time. It is terribly outdated and I will be adding new sections!

(New) Recommendations

 Here is where you can find a list of my personal favorites based upon genre. I will do my best to continue to update the lists. You may click each title to pull up additional info on Goodreads. 

     Dystopian Reads

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell 

Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K Dick 

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury  

The Giver by Lois Lowry  

BioShock:Rapture by John Shirley 

Pure by Julianna Baggot 

The Breeders by Katie French

Animal Farm by George Orwell   

Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2) by Suzanne Collins

Ender’s Game (The Ender Quintet #1) by Orson Scott Card

Wolf Road: A Novel by Beth Lewis

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

 Fiction /Contemporary

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen

My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

The Ocean At the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker (Also Dystopian)

The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb

Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce 

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Fantasy/Sci-fi/Magical Realism

Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin 

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien 

The Black Company by Glen Cook

The Lies of Locke Lamora

Homeland (The Legend of Drizzt #1) by R.A. Salvatore

Daughter of the Blood (The Black Jewels #1) by Anne Bishop

A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin

Neverwhere (London Below, The World of Neverwhere) by Neil Gaiman

The Color of Magic (Discworld #1) by Terry Pratchett

Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs 

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Lion, The With, and The Wardrobe by CS Lewis

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Fablehaven the Complete Series by Brandon Mull 

Poison by Sarah Pinborough

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Sabriel (Abhorsen #1) by Garth Nix

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

  Historical Fiction

The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Cline 

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo 

The Pillars of The Earth by Ken Follet  

Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Classic Literature

Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll 

To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee Harper 

Little Woman by Louisa May Alcott   

The Color Purple by Alice Walker 

The Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe  

Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery


The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice 

The Shining by Stephen King  The Dark Half by Stephen King 

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson 

The Diary of Ellen Rimbuaer: My Life at Rose Red by Joyce Reardon, Steven Rimbauer, Ridley Pearson 

Help For The Haunted by John Searles 

The Bird Eater by Ania Ahlborn 

Alice by Christina Henry

Six Stories by Matt Wesolowski

     Sequential Art

Mushishi Series by Yuki Urushibara

Low Series by Rick Remender

Alice in the Country of Hearts by QuinRose

The Last Unicorn (GN) by Peter S Beagle

Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba

Fables by Bill Willingham