Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Fiction Books I Would Recommend

These are books I've read that I would recommend to others, and even though most rank among my favorites this list does not include all my favorites. I've provided a link from each book to my review of that book or to it's listing on This list is arranged alphabetically.

The #1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

An Instance at the Fingerpost by Ian Pears

An Unfinished Life by Mark Spragg

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Boston Jane by Jennifer L. Holm

Camel Club by David Baldacci

The Chosen by Chiam Potok

Crispin: the Cross of Lead by Avi

A Conspiracy of Papers by David Liss

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

DaVinci Code by Dan Brown

Devil's Corner by Lisa Scttoline

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

Face Down in the Marrow Bone Pie by Kathy Lynn Emerson

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Folly by Laurie King

Forever Odd by Dean Koontz

From the Corner of His Eye by Dean Koontz

Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland

The Giver by Lois Lowry

I Heard the Owl Call My Name byMargaret Craven

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Illuminator by Brenda Rickman Vantrease

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Killer Smile by Lisa Scottoline

Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Little Country by Charles deLint

Locked Rooms by Laurie King

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

March: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Naked Once More by Elizabeth Peters

No Graves as Yet by Anne Perry

The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Queen's Fool by Phillipa Gregory

Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

The Secret Life of Bees bySue Monk Kidd

Someone Not Really Her Mother by Harriet Scott Chessman

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

The Swallows of Kabul by Yamina Khadra

Sky Burial by Xinran

The Tales of Despereaux by Kate DiCmillo

Tending Roses by Lisa Wingate

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

White Midnight by Dia Calhoun

The Winner by David Baldacci


Myke said...

Here's something you book lovers might like. It's called The Thumb Thing.

What'll they think of next!

Alyson said...

I bet your whole list of books that you've read is huge!! I hope someday I've read as many books as you have.

booklogged said...

You're reading at a younger age than I did. I didn't start reading on a regular basis until 10 or so years ago. I expect you will pass me up by miles. That's okay with me, as long as you enjoy the journey.