I'm a 17 year old teen, and I pretty much read Young Adult books mostly. I feel like I've matured out of this genre. I've read some adult books, and I just got The Casual Vacancy to read. But can you please recommend some really great adult books?
- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
Animal Farm - George Orwell
ANY books by Cornelia Funke should be great for Percy Jackson/Harry Potter fans. :)
Brother Grimm - Craig Russell
Cirque Du Freak Series - Darren Shan
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Eragon Series by Christopher Paolini
Game of Thrones - George Martin
Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chobsky
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
The House of Silk - Anthony Horowitz
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
- 8 years ago
Well if you're into classic books and you haven't read:
-Catcher in the Rye
-The Great Gatsby
-Roots (Alex Haley)
-The complete works of Lewis Carrol (Alice in wonderland; and how she got there, through the looking glass etc.)
-A Clockwork Orange
Then read them. They are excellent. The popular classics are popular for a reason, they are beautifully written. Also, they are an easy transition rather than jumping into "where art thou my dearest....."
If you enjoyed Jerry Spinelli (or even know who that is) then you'll like an author named John Green. THe only problem with his books is that the stories can get repetitive, although each is very well written.
-Sex Drugs & coco puffs
-A million little pieces
are all great books. They are more mature, but once again, they are gradually more mature. I think you'd like Sex Drugs & coco puffs. Tat would be my #1 preference for someone looking for an "adult" book. Simply because it is still entertaining without being boring every other chapter.
If you were looking for something challenging and classic, read Cyranno de Bergerac or Tale of Two Cities. They are both great books although somewhat difficult to understand because of the language.
I wrote a lot and I didn't even realize that. Ok well I hope this helps :)
- 8 years ago
The Green Mile by Stephen King or Desperation by the same author