13 Book Recommendations

8 days until Christmas!

So, here are book recommendations.  If you liked X then you might like X–of course, this is just my opinion.  Let’s begin, shall we?

If you liked…

1. Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto

then you  might like Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernières.

2. George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones

…then you might like Inda by Sherwood Smith or Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb.

3.  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling…

…then you might like Garth Nix’s Sabriel or Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising.

4.  Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

…then try out E.M. Forster’s A Room with a View.

5.  Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card…

…then try Isaac Asimov’s Foundation or Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers.

6.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller…

…then you’d probably like Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut.

7.  Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World

…then you might like The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin.

8.  Timeline by Michael Crichton…

…then you might like Doomsday by Connie Willis.

9.  The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle…

…then try out William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.

10.  Frank Miller’s Dune

…then try Ursula K. Le Guin’s Left Hand of Darkness.

11.  The Giver by Lois Lowry…

…then you’d probably like The Chrysalids by John Wyndham or The White Mountains by John Christopher.

12.  Douglas Adam’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

…then you might like Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.

13.  A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle…

…the you’d probably enjoy The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman.

Well, I hope that helps…and I hope people have actually read the books I have–otherwise, I suppose these recommendations are quite useless. 🙂  Happy reading, everyone!