45 Best Books to Read

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I will be listing 45 of the best reads, that I’ve read and loved. I’m a bit of a sucker for a good read, so challenge yourself to read them all or, see which one you fancy. Grab a cuppa and a blanket and curl up…

The Books

  1. Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K Rowling
  3. Hunger Games – Susanne Collins
  4. Divergent – Veronica Roth
  5. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  6. Danny, Champion of the World – Roald Dahl
  7. Matilda – Roald Dahl
  8. The Twits – Roald Dahl
  9. Little Women – Louis Alcott
  10. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  11. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  12. Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransom
  13. Magic Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton
  14. Charlotte’s Web – E. B. White
  15. Oliver – Charles Dickens
  16. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
  17. Heidi – Johanna Spyri
  18. Romeo and Juliet – William Shakespeare
  19. Wonder – R. J.  Palacio
  20. Stig of the Dump – Clive King
  21. Hobbit – J.R.R Tolkien
  22. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  23. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
  24. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – C. S. Lewis
  25. Goodnight Mister Tom – Michelle Magorian
  26. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
  27. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
  28. Black Beauty – Anna Sewell
  29. Uglies – Scott Westerfeld
  30. The Art of being Normal – Lisa Williamson
  31. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  32. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  33. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D Salinger
  34. The Maze runner – James Dashner
  35. The Selection – Kiera Cass
  36. The Fault in our Stars – John Green
  37. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  38. 13 Reasons Why – Jay Asher
  39. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
  40. Fallen – Lauren Kate
  41. Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver
  42. If I Stay – Gayle Forman
  43. Skellig – David Almond
  44. The Lie Tree – Frances Hardinge
  45. Shadow – Michael Morpurgo

I planned to do 52 but I would be listing that wouldn’t fit. There’s no pattern here anyway. So, here is a list of the best books I have read! I hope you enjoy them! Comment if you have read any, have any suggestions and list some of your faves!

Love, Em xx

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3 Comments

  1. Marli says:

    Don’t be shy! Feel free to give suggestions! Thank you for reading xx

  2. Unknown says:

    “Murder most unladylike” and the other books in that series are also good 🙂

    1. Unknown says:

      (It’s by Robin Stevens)

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