Sunday, 25 July 2010

Reading List According to Readers of Writer Revealed

So here it is ...a fairy short, but very good reading list. 

If anyone wants to keep the list, and want it in Excel, email me and I will send it to you. I plan to include blog links for people who recommended the books in the spreadsheet as soon as I get a chance. 

The list is alphabetized by Author's names.In the brackets, people who recommended each book.

1. A Reaper's Tale: The Undecided by Adam Slade (Carol Ward)
2. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (Carol Ward / Karin Eider)
3. The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop (Dolly Garland)
4. Anne Frank's Diary by Anne Frank (Dolly Garland)
5. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (Dolly Garland)
6. The Kadin by Beatrice Small (Carol Ward)
7. The Little Country by Charles De Lint (Carol Ward)
8. Ramses Series by Christian Jaqc (Karin Eider)
9. Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers (Erica Chapman)
10. Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers (Erica Chapman)
11. One Day by David Nicholls (Sue Martin)
12. Twenty Wishes by Debbie Macomber (Sue Martin)
13. Christmas in Seattle by Debbie Macomber (Sue Martin)
14. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (Sue Martin)
15. The Swarm by Frank Schaetzing (Karin Eider)
16. The Lacemakers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri (Sue Martin)
17. Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling (Karin Eider / Dolly Garland)
18. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien (Adam Slade / Karin Eider / Dolly Garland)
19. Black Dagger Brotherhood by J. R. Ward (Karin Eider)
20. Teacher Teacher by Jack Sheffield (Sue Martin)
21. Persuasion by Jane Austen (Dolly Garland)
22. One for the Money by Janet Evanovich (Erica Chapman)
23. Storm Front by Jim Butcher (Adam Slade)
24. Next of Kin by Joanna Trollope (Sue Martin)
25. Proust was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer (Dolly Garland)
26. Ilfayne's Bane by Julia Knight (Adam Slade)
27. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett (Karin Eider)
28. The Body Finder by Kimberly Dertin (Erica Chapman)
29. The Anita Blake Series by Laurell K. Hamilton (Kaitlyn Hall)
30. The Merry Gentry Series by Laurell K. Hamilton (Kaitlyn Hall)
31. Valerias Last Stand by March Fitten (Sue Martin)
32. The Day Job by Mark Wallington (Sue Martin)
33. The Book Thief by Markus Zusack (Dolly Garland)
34. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows (Sue Martin)
35. Tam Lin by Pamela Dean (Carol Ward)
36. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (Karin Eider / Dolly Garland)
37. His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman (Adam Slade / Dolly Garland)
38. The Crystal Shard by R. A. Salvatore (Adam Slade)
39. Family Tree by Sheri S. Tepper (Carol Ward)
40. Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer (Karin Eider)
41. The Gunslinger by Stephen King (Adam Slade)
42. On Writing by Stephen King (Carol Ward)
43. The Stand by Stephen King (Karin Eider)
44. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Erica Chapman)
45. The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett (Adam Slade)
46. The Woodwife by Terry Windling (Carol Ward)
47. The Magician's Guild by Trudi Canavan (Adam Slade)


  1. Woop! Thanks for the recommendation, Carol! :D

    Nice list, Dolly. There are a bunch on there that I haven't read. :)


  2. Great list! Thanks Dolly. Thanks everyone for the suggestions too ;o)

  3. Great list!

    I'm actually surprised at how many of these I have read.