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

I need a good book to read?

I just need a good book. Something long(at least 300 pages maybe), descriptive(okay if its not), and full of cliffhangers.

Please don't suggest Twilight or Harry Potter, I have read them already.

Thank you!

8 Answers

Relevance
  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Try a few of these

    Children/Young Adult

    Last Chance by Sarah Dessen

    Before I Die by Jenny Downham

    Inkheart and Inkspell by Cornelia Funkt

    Ingo series by Helen Dunmore

    Whistling for the Elephants by Sandi Toksvic

    The Book Thief by Markus Zusack

    The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling

    The Railway Children - E Nesbit

    Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carol

    Treasure Island and Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson

    The Chronicles of Narnia

    The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

    Dating Hamlet by Lisa Fielder

    Adult

    No! I don’t want to join a Book Club by Virgina Ironside

    Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips

    Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir......and her other books

    The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Neffenigger

    Best of Fathers by Anne Baker

    The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood

    Cell by Stephen King

    My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

    Swimming with the Fishes and Swimming without a net by MaryJanice Davidson

    Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill

    Mr Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

    My Legendary Girlfriend by Mike Gayle and his others

    Mr McGreggor, The Last Lighthouse Keeper, Animal Instincts, Only Dad, Rosie, Love and Dr Devon all by Alan Titchmarsh

    Pillars of the Earth and the sequel World Without End by Ken Follett

    Anything by Stephen King, John Saul, John Connolly, Alexander McCall Smith, Terry Pratchett, James Herbert

    Classics

    Lord of the Flies and The Inheritors by William Golding

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

    Gulliver's Travels by Johnathan Swift

    Sons and Lovers - D H Lawrence

    Great Gatsby - Scot Fitzgerald

    1984 and Animal Farm - GeorgeOorwell

    Mrs Dalloway - Virgina Wolfe

    I Claudius - Robert Graves

    Rebecca - Daphne de Maurier

    Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

    Decline and Fall - Evelyn Waugh

    Women in Love - D H Lawrence

    Lord Jim - Joseph Conrad

    A Portrait of an Artist as a Young man - James Joyce

    Goodbye to all That - Robert Graves

    Shirley - Charlotte Bronte

    Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

    Brave New World - Aldais Huxley

    Anna Karnina - Tolstoy

    The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien

    Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

    Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens

    Lolita - Vladimer Naborkov

    Tarka the Otter - Henry Williamson

    Burning Bright - John Steinbeck

    Travels with my Aunt - Graham Greene

    The Pearl - John Steinbeck

    A Room With a View - E M Forster

    Hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo

    Les Miseriables - Victor Hugo

    Lorna Doon - R D Blackmore

    Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe

    Brideshead Revisted - Evelyn Waugh

    War and Peace - Tolstoy

    Anything by Jane Austin

    Series

    Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz

    The Arthur Trilogy by Bernard Cornwall starts with Winter King

    The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind starts with Wizards First Rule

    The Dark Tower series by Stephen King starts with The Gunslinger

    The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon starts with Cross Stitch

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 decade ago

    Angels & Demons - Dan Brown

    Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane

    Mystic River - Dennis Lehane

    Post-Mortem - Patricia Cornwall

    Sick Puppy - Carl Hiaasen

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • Jackie
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb

    Any Jodi Picoult Books

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 decade ago

    Lovely bones

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sword of Truth by Terry Goodkind.....the whole series is great

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 decade ago

    i definitely have to agree with "lovely bones" by alice sebold. her other book "the almost moon" is also great.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    lifelines

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 decade ago

    war and peace?

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.