Need Recommendations?

Need Recommendations?

On this page you can find two different things. First I’m going to include some of my personal recommendations for certain genres. I’ll link to them on amazon. I’ll divide these by Adult, and Young Adult categories. These are books I’ve personally read and would recommend because I personally enjoyed them. The second thing you can find here are other resources that you can use to find book recommendations, such as other websites.

Young Adult Recommendations

High Fantasy YA
Tamora Pierce
Grave Mercy – Robin Lafevers
Throne of Glass – Sarah J. Maas
The Winner’s Curse – Marie Rutkoski
Stolen Songbird – Danielle Jensen

Modern/Urban Fantasy YA
Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater

Science Fiction YA
Animorphs – KA Applegate
These Broken Stars – Kaufman & Spooner
Illuminae – Kaufman & Kristoff

Dystopian/Apocalyptic YA
Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
Angelfall – Susan Ee
Under the Never Sky – Veronica Rossi

Resources for finding YA recommendations:

Adult Book Recommendations

PG Rated Romances
Lynn Kurland’s Macleod series (starts w. A Dance Through Time)

Historical Fiction
Philippa Gregory
Margaret George

Urban Fantasy
Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden series (starts w. Storm Front)
*Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson series (starts w. Moon Called)
*Karen Marie Moning’s Fever series (starts w. Darkfever)
*Anne Bishop’s The Others series (starts w. Written in Red)

High Fantasy
Marion Zimmer Bradley
*Juliet Marillier
Lord of the Rings (starts w. The Fellowship of the Ring)
Grace Draven
*C.L. Wilson’s The Lord of the Fading Lands series
Elizabeth Vaughan’s Chronicles of the Warlands series (starts w. Warlord)

Urban Fantasy Romance
*J.R Ward’s The Black Dagger Brotherhood series (starts w. Dark Lover)
*Jeaniene Frost’s Night Huntress series (starts w. Halfway to the Grave)
*Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunter series (starts w. Night Pleasures)
Lara Adrian’s The Midnight Breed series (starts w. Kiss of Midnight)
*Kresley Cole’s The Immortals after Dark series (starts w. A Hunger Like No Other)
Thea Harrison’s The Elder Races series (starts w. Dragon Bound)
Elizabeth Hunter’s The Elemental Mysteries/World series (starts w. A Hidden Fire)
Larissa Ione’s The Demonica series (starts w. Pleasure Unbound)
Gena Showalter’s The Lords of the Underworld series (starts w. The Darkest Night)
Nalini Singh’s The Psy/Changeling series (starts w. Slave to Sensation)

Resources for finding recommendations:

* Titles with a (*) symbol may include darker themes and content such as “on screen” torture or rape.

2 thoughts on “Need Recommendations?

  1. I am always looking for reliable sources to find YA recommendations. There is so much out there and it’s sometimes difficult to sift through the “not so great” books. I am really happy I came across your blog 🙂 Science fiction YA is definitely top of my list so I will be adding these books to my TBR list. ! I just finished an awesome YA novel by author Trudie Hayes entitled “Convergence”( Have you heard of it? The book follows three preteens on their first day of school and a series of “random” events that bring them together even though they couldn’t be any more different if they tried! It really is a unique read with a lot of surprising twists and really likable characters. It is a coming of age story that mixes science fiction (alternate realities) in a really cool way. I couldn’t put it down! Hope you will check it out (if you haven’t already!)

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    • Thanks so much! I will definitely check it out, i love sci-fi. I would highly recommend you check out Illuminae if you like YA sci-fi, its coming out Oct. 20th, and its insanely amazing. I don’t have the link right now but I recently blogged my spoiler-free review. Its like the coolest book I’ve ever read lol


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