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umm asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 1 decade ago

i want some suggestions for books with appropiate content for young adults?

I am trying to find more authors and books. I pretty much only read Mary Higgins Clark and Agatha Christie now. So I would really appreciate it if you suggested some authors and book titles.

11 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    John Dickson Carr:

    1 - The Emperor's snuff box

    2 - The three coffins

    3 - The sleeping sphinx

    4 - The dark spectacles

    5 - The castle of the skull

    6 - The yard of the plague, recommended. The answer will amaze you

    and many others

    Jules Verne

    1 - Voyage to the center of the earth

    2 - 20,000 leagues of submarine voyage

    3 - Five weeks in ballon

    Mika Waltari

    1 - Sinue the Egyptian

    2 - Michael the renegade

    3 - Marco, the Roman

    Lewis Wallace

    1 - Ben Hur

    Henry Sienckiewicz

    1 - Quo Vadis ?

    2 - The deluge

    3 - A Polish hero

    Fulton Oursler

    1 - Modern Parables

    Franz Werfel

    1 - Song to Bernardette

    Franz Kafka. When you read him you must remember that even if he created a new style and was a great writer, was also a schizophrenic

    1 - The trial

    2 - The metamorfosis

    3 - Josefine the singer

    Edgar Allan Poe

    1 - Annabel Lee

    2 - The raven

    3 - The crimes of the rue Morgue

    4 - The purloined letter

    5 - The golden beetle

    Miguel de Cervantes: Don Quijote

  • Puff
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    1 decade ago

    historical fiction authors:Irene Hunt, Janette Oke, Ann Tatlock, Beverly Lewis

    classics:Island of the Blue Dolphins, Christy, The Hobbit, Girl of the Limberlost, Fereheit 451, Little Women, Treasure Island,Of Mice and Men, Anne of Green Gables, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

    humor:Marley and Me, A Dog's Life, Hail, Hail Camp Timberwood,I Want to Go Home!, The Zuckini Warriors,A long Way From Chicago

    mysteries: The Unexpected Mrs. Polifax, Dove in the Window, The Cat Who Talked Turkey,Treasure of Hemlock Mountain,The Face on the Milk Carton

    romance: The Locket and its sequel The Carousel, When Comes the Spring, When Calls the Heart, Fifteen,Julie

    Hope this list helps!

  • 1 decade ago

    I personally am not a fan of Agatha Christie. If you want to read a good book, read "The Gospel According To Larry" and "Vote For Larry" by Janet Tashjian. They both deal with issues of young adults and have some interesting points of view.

  • 1 decade ago

    I like a lot of the Eleanor Estates books like Ginger Pye or Pinky Pye. I also like E. Nesbit who wrote books like The Enchanted Castle and the Story of the Amulet. I also like Girl Hearts by Norma Fox Mizer, I think.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Anne George wrote a delightful series of book (7 of them).

    Janet Evanovich is another author of light mysteries.

    They may have web sites ...

  • 1 decade ago

    i loved tamara pierce novels when i read them. she's got a bunch so if you like them you can just keep on going for a while. i also really liked phillip pullman, but those are a little tougher to get through, though they do pick up after the first couple of chapters of 'the golden compass'

  • ?
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    1 decade ago

    Well, if you like the crime aspect of novels, I enjoy John Sanford novels, but my favourite authors are Neil Gaiman and Mark Danielewski (House of Leaves) for otherworldly.

  • 1 decade ago

    Any book written by Louis Lamour. They are a very good read for all ages.

    Source(s): I have all his books and have read them all over and over.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You can't go wrong with King Fortis the Brave!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I myself have read the book "Lucas" by Kevin Brooks, and I found it amazing. You might enjoy it!

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