Book Matters Suggestions


I was thrilled to get nearly 60 posts linked for the Book Matters month. Thank you to everyone who entered with their suggestions.

All the book recommendations made were thoroughly interesting. I have made a note of so many I personally want to read.

For this summary post I decided to look at all the book matters suggestions and feature those that were highly recommended, appeared in more than one post or just attracted my eye.

Fiction Suggestions

  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
  • The Virgin and the Gypsy by DH Lawrence
  • Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith
  • Endless Love by Scott Spencer.
  • Bold as Love quintet by Gwyneth Jones.
  • The Erection Set by Mickey Spillane
  • The Time Traveler’s’ Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • Hadrian the Seventh by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
  • We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Earth Children by Jean M. Auel
  • Sweetpea by C J Skuse
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness.
  • Attachments by Judith Rossne

Non fiction

  • Failing Desire by Karmen MacKendrick
  • Lucky Child by Thomas Buergenthal
  • Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder
  • The Undiscovered Self by Carl Jung
  • On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
  • Every Living Thing by James Herriot
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat’ by Oliver Sacks
  • The Ethical Slut by Janet Hardy and Dossie Easton
  • A Pin to See the Peepshow by F Tennyson Jesse.
  • SATURDAY AT M.I.9 by Airey Neeve
  • Gender Trouble by Judith Butler’s
  • Vitamin C, the Common Cold and the Flu by Linus Pauling

Kids Suggestions

  • Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl.
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle.
  • Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Earle
  • The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren
  • The Ship That Flew  by Hilda Lewis

Poetry or Poets

  • Emily Dickinson
  • The Man with Night Sweats by Thom Gunn
  • Charles Baudelair
  • When you are old by WB Yeats

Community Suggestions

  • There and Never Ever Back Again : A Dark Lord’s Diary (A Memoir and Manifesto for Villains and Monsters) by Jeff Mach
  • Clarice Fetish Escort by Francesca Demont

Hard to get hold of

  • Eros Magazine
  • The Tale of Willy’s Rats by Mick Farren
  • Odd Nansen Diaries


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