For A Throne of Books book rec post I had a great time making it. :) 




1. Favorite books in all categories - Persuasion by Jane Austen

2. Start to a series - Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody Series) by Elizabeth Peters
3. By an author who's written over 5 books total - Search the Shadows by Barbara Michaels (who also happened to write under Elizabeth Peters)
4. Classic Literature - Persuasion by Jane Austen
5. Banned Books - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian - Sherman Alexie
6. Featuring an assassin - Exit Strategy by Kelley Armstrong
7. In a world with Dragons - The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
8. Male Main Character - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
9. Female Main Character - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
10. Retelling of another story - Phantom by Susan Kay, Confessions of an Ugly Step-Sister by Gregory Maguire
11. Book wither a Gorgeous Cover - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
12. Debut book of any author - Funny Boy by Shyam Selvadurai
13. Fantasy in general - American Gods by Neil Gaiman
14. Finale for a series - Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
15. Graphic Novel - Hawkeye: MyLife as a Weapon by Matt Fraction and David Aja, Saga by Brian K Vaughn
16. That you paid over $15 for (and was worth every penny) - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
17. Published after 2010 -  
18. Featuring a Pricess/Prince or Queen/King - The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory, The Princess Bride by William Goldman
19. Thriller - The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
20. You read because it was a bestseller - The Stand by Stephen King
21. Involving drugs - Airs Above the Ground by Mary Stewart
22. Memoir - On Writing by Steven King

23. Favorite completed series as a whole - Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

24. Book with witches/warlocks - Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman, Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
25. Historical Fiction - The Alienist by Caleb Carr
26. Ugly Cry book - The Colour Purple by Alice Walker, The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
27. Realistic Fiction - Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
28. Dystopia - The Children of Men by PD James
29. Time Travel - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey  Niffenegger, A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux
30. Elf or Dwarf Main character - The Lord of the Rings series by JRR Tolkien

31. Favorite incomplete series either by you or not yet finished by author - The Irene Kelly series by Jan Burke, The Nightworld series by LJ Smith

32. Literary Fiction - The Color Purple by Alice Walker, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Persuasion by Jane Austen

33. Non-Fiction (Anything, cookbook, self-help, etc) - Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers by Mary Roach
34. Middle Grade Novel - Summer of Fear by Lois Duncan, A Gift of Magic by Lois Duncan…basically all the Lois Duncan and The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
35. Includes sword/knife fighting - Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
36. Something mysterious is afoot - Bones by Jan Burke
37. Diverse Reads (main character non-white/non-straight) - Just Pretending by Lisa Bird-Wilson
38. Wanderlust book - Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes, A Room With a View by EM Forster
39. Unreliable Narrator - On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
40. Character with mental illness - Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
41. Sci-fi in general - The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
42. Paranormal Main Character - Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff
43. Horror - The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
44. Books with murder in them - The Body Farm (Kay Scarpetta series) by Patricia Cornwell
45. Set in a time of war (real or fictional) - The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
46. Set in the place you live - Headhunter by Timothy Findley
47. Book with servants in some manner - Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
48. Book eventually adapted to a movie - The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (because both the book and the movie are really, really good)
49. Book you've read more than once - The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart
50. A Good Zombie Book - Breathers: A Zombie's Lament by S.G. Browne
51. A love story - Persuasion by Jane Austen
52. Set in space - The Paradox Trilogy by Rachel Bach
53. Multiple POV -  The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
54. Erotic for people who don't read erotic novels - Try poetry: To a Dark Moses by Lucille Clifton, i like my body when it is with your by e.e. cummings, Crush by Richard Siken, My Heart is Lame by Charlotte Mew

55. Written by an author who has died (recently or a very long time ago) -  I am Legend and Other Stories by Richard Matheson 

56. Written by an author who is still living - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

57. Childhood favourite - Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott

58. A long book (Let's say at least 450 pages minimum) - The Stand by Stephen King

59. Young Adult book in general - Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

60. Adult book in general - Persuasion by Jane Austen