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Reading for pleasure: What are other people reading?

Information, blogs, links to great leisure reading both within and outside the College

What to read after "Hunger games"

Why not try:


Witch and wizard - James Patterson

Diary of Pelly D by LJ Adlington

Enclave by Ann Aguirre

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Attwood

X-Isle by Steve Augarde

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Pure by Julianna Baggott

Juno of Taris series by Fleur Beale

Ashes by Ilsa Bick

Noughts and crosses series by Malorie Blackman

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Graceling series by Kristin Cashore

City of Ashes; City of Bones and City of Glass by Clare Cassandra

Catching fire and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Wither and Fever by Lauren DeStafano

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Salt by Marice Gee

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman

Gone; Hunger and Lies by Michael Grant

Among the Betrayed; Among the Imposters by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Momentum by Saci Lloyd

Gathering Blue and The Giver by Lois Lowry

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

The Declaration and The Resistance by Gemma Malley

Unidentified by Rae Mariz

Tomorrow when the war began series by John Marsden

The Uglies trilogy

Vulture's Gate by Kirsty Murray

Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness

Legend Marie Lu, Birthmarked and Prized Caragh by M O'Brien

Delirium and Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Quarantine series by James Phelan

Across the Universe and A Million Suns by Beth Revis

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Partials by Dan Wells

The Blood Red Road by Moira Young.

Most popular fiction books at St Pat's

Angels in the Architecture by Mary-Rose MacColl

The big sleep by Raymond Chandler

The blood-dimmed tide by Airth Rennie

The dark divine by Bree Despain

The Devlin diary by Christi Phillips

Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

The pact by Jodi Picoult

The shadow of the wind: sombra del viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Water for elephants by Sara Gruen


You could meet your next favourite book at this blog.


What to read next - internet sites

What should I read next is a US site – with its own bookstore.



Next readYour next read (US) – discover and share Twitter – allows readers to construct own lists.


The Book seerbook seer (US) Another literary web project with updates on Twitter – allows readers to construct own lists.




Lit mapLiterature map – the tourist map of literature with links to authors, genres, titles.





SuggesterLibraryThing BookSuggester




  – an online book store with facilities for searching for and sharing similar book titles.


  Inside a dog - is a project of the Centre for Youth Literature, State Library Victoria promotes reading as an active,     pleasurable and essential activity for all young people.


  Read It! Loved It! a website promoting reading for girls 9-19.

 Use wordpress to find book recommendation sites


Order of books helpful if you do not know the next book in the series or the orderOrder of books


ReadalikesReadalikes blog if you have read an English or American book and want to find somethinfg similar from Australia then use this site.

Telling her story in this blog post, we've collected the best biographies on remarkable women that have been published in the past 12 months, since the last Women's History Month. 


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Books to be read before finishing school

The alchemist Coelho, P

Alice's adventures in wonderland Carroll, L

Atonement McEwan, I

The blind assassin Atwood, M

The bone people Hulme, K

Brave new world Huxley, A

A brief history of time Hawking, S

The cat in the hat Seuss, Dr

Catch-22 Heller, J

Charlotte's web White, E.B The

City of joy Lapierre, D

Clan of the cave bear Auel, J.

Cloudstreet Winton, T

The complete stories of Lewis Carroll Carroll, L

The diary of Anne Frank Frank, A

The English patient Ondaatje, M

A farewell to arms Hemingway, E

The fatal shore Hughes, R.

A fortunate life Facey, A

Future shock Toffler, A

The glass bead game Hesse, H

God of small things Roy, A

Good News Bible

The grapes of wrath Steinbeck, J

The great Gatsby Fitzgerald, F.S 

Harry Potter Series Rowling, J.K.

Hiroshima Hersey, J 

A history of god Armstrong, K

The hitch hiker's guide to the galaxy Adams, D

Hotel Sorrento Rayson, H

Lord of the flies Golding, W

The lord of the rings Tolkien, J.R.R

Magician Feist, R.E.

Make way for ducklings McCloskey, R

Metamorphosis Kafka, F

Miss Garnet's angel Vickers, S

My place Morgan, S

Of mice and men Steinbeck, J

One flew over the cuckoo's nest Kesey, K

Oscar and Lucinda Carey, P

Possum magic Fox, Mem

Pride and prejudice Austen, J

The rabbits Marsden, J

The red badge of courage Crane, S

The Return Of Sherlock Holmes Doyle, A.C

The rowan McCaffrey, A

Schindler's aArk Keneally, T

The Screwtape letters Lewis, C.S

The secret of chimneys Christie, A

The seven habits of highly effective people Covey, S

Seven little Australians Turner, E

A short history of Australia Clark, M

Siddhartha Hesse, H

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Gibbs, M

 A tale of two cities Dickens, C

Tinker tailor soldier spy Le Carre, J

To kill a mocking-bird Lee, H

Treasure Island Stevenson, R.L

The universe in a nutshell Hawking, S

Wandering girl Ward, G

Wilfrid Gordon Mcdonald Partridge Fox, M 

The wind in the willows Grahame, K

Winnie-the-Pooh Milne, A. A.


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