Herre are some of my favorites:
Neil Gaiman is an amazing author! Any of his books are good.
Edgar Allen Poe is a really good author. Check out his poems and short stories.
William Shakespeare is good too.
Any books by Scott Westernfeld or Neal Shusterman are really good too.
Any books by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes are amazing! There is In The Forest of The Night, Demon In My View, Shattered Mirror, Midnight Predator. And then there is the The Kiesha'ra series: Hawksong (the best in the series!), Snakecharm, Falcondance, Wolfcry and Wyverhail.
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
How To Kill A Rock Star by Tiffanie Debartolo
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
13 Little Blue Envelopes and Girl At Sea by Maureen Johnson
Abarat by Clive Barker, Make sue you get the hardcover version though!!! If you liked the first one be sure to check out the next book in the series Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War.
Daughters of Destiny series: Keeper of the Winds by Jenna Solitaire, If you enjoyed the first one check out the next three books in the series. Keeper of the Waters, Keeper of the Flames and Keeper of the Earth.
The Abhorsen Trilogy (Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen) by Garth Nix
The Maximum Ride series (The Angel Experiment, Schools Out Forever, Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports, The Final Warning) by James Patterson
His Dark Materials trilogy (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass) by Philip Pullman
A Great and Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels and The Far Sweet Thing by Libba Bray
The Riddles of Epsilon by Christine Morton-Shaw
The Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill, If you liked this one, check out the next two Blade of Fire and The Last Battle of the Icemark.
The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding
Inkheart and Inkspell and Inkdeath (coming soon!) by Cornelia Funke
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
Holes by Louis Sanchar
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares
Dreamland by Sarah Dessen
A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass
The Morganville Vampire series (Glass Houses, Dead Girls Dance, Midnight Alley and Feast of Fools) by Rachel Cain
The Inheritance Trilogy by Christopher Paolini
The Chronicles of Narnia (7 books) by C.S. Lewis
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
Impulse by Ellen Hopkins
The Secret Under My Skin by Janet McNaughton
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
All-American Girl by Meg Cabot
The Wind Singer, Slaves of the Mastery and Firesong by William Nicholson
Define “Normal” by Julie Ann Peters
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
The Sight and Fell by David Clement-Davies
The Prophecy of the Stones by Flavia Bujor
Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom