[DWJ] Survey Part 2: Favourite Books/Series

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at indigo.ie
Fri Mar 24 06:22:01 EST 2006


The Abhorsen books, Garth Nix
Absalom, Absalom!
The Alanna books by Tamora Pierce
Alchemy, Margaret Mahy
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay, Michael Chabon
Ammie, Come Home, (Barbara Michaels).
The Amulet of Samarkand (J. Stroud)
Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman
Anita Blake books (the early ones), Laurell Hamilton
At Swim Two Birds, Flann O'Brien

Badjelly the Witch, Spike Milligan
Bartimaeus trilogy, Jonathan Stroud
Bell, Book and Murder, Rosemary Edgehill
Bellwether, Connie Willis (2)
Black Sabbath, John Dickson Carr
Bookends, Jane Green
Boy Meets Girl & The Boy Next Door, Meg Cabot
The Boy who was followed Home, Margaret Mahy
Bridge of Birds, Barry Hughart (2)

Callendar series, John Verney
Calypso Dreaming, Charles Butler (2)
The Case of the Constant Suicides, John Dickson Carr
Changeover, Margaret Mahy (2)
Chocolat, Joanne Harris
The Chocolate War (Robert Cormier)
Christmas, by Jan Pienkowski
The Chrysalids (John Wyndham)
A Civil Campaign, Bujold
A Civil Contract, Georgette Heyer
Cluny Brown, Margery Sharp
Cold comfort farm by Stella Gibbon (2)
A College of Magics, Caroline Stevermer
The Complete Ivory, Doris Egan
Cops and Robbers by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Corbenic, Catherine Fisher (2)
Crocodile on the Sandbank (and the first few 
Amelia Peabody books) Elizabeth Peters
Crown Duel & Court Duel by Sherwood Smith  (2)
Curse of Chalion (3) & A Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold
Cyteen, C.J. Cherryh

The Dean's Watch by Elizabeth Goudge
The Deryni Books by Katherine Kurtz
The Door into Ocean, Joan Slonczewski
Diane Duane's Door Into... series (2)
Drachenreiter, Cornelia Funke
Drinking Sapphire Wine (the edition that includes 
Don't Bite the Sun) Tanith Lee
The Dyke and the Dybbuk, Ellen Galford

The Earthsea books, Ursula le Guin  (4)
Emotionally Weird by Kate Atkinson
The Enchanted April, Elizabeth von Arnim
An Equal Music,  Vikram Seth
Expecting Someone Taller, Tom Holt

The Face in the Frost, John Bellairs
The Fetch of Mardy Watt, Charles Butler
Firebirds  (ed. Sharyn November)
The Fire Rose, Mercedes Lackey, 
The Fresco, Sheri Tepper
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Fannie Flagg
A Friend for Rachel, Margaret McAllister

Gaia trilogy - Titan, Wizard, Demon -  John Varley
The Gate to Women's Country, Sheri S. Tepper
Giles Goat-Boy (John Barth)
Good Omens (Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett) (3)
The Grand Sophy,  Heyer
Green Knowe series, Lucy M. Boston
Greensleeves by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Greenwillow by B.J.Chute

Harriet the Spy (Fitzhugh)
His Dark Materials Trilogy (Pullman)
The Historian, Elizabeth Kosotva
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Seuss)
The Hobbit (Tolkien)
A Hundred Million Francs, Paul Berna
Inside Job (Connie Willis)
Jack the Giant Killer by Charles de Lint
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke
The Junior Prefect, Christine Chaundler
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling;
Kimono (author?)
Kindred (Butler)

The Land of Laughs, Jonathan Carroll
The Lark in the Morn and sequels, Elfrida Vipont 
(2 - 1 for Lark in the Morn & Lark on the Wing)
Letzenstein Chronicles, Meriol Trevor
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
The Little Broomstick,  Mary Stewart
The Little White Horse, Elizabeth Goudge (2)
The Limits of Enchantment, Graham Joyce
Love Walked In, Marisa de los Santos
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien) (4)
Lucy Brown's Schooldays, Dorothy Vicary
Lud in the Mist (Hope Mirrlees)

Magician's Ward, Patricia Wrede
The Magus (John Fowles)
Mantlemass series (+1 for The Lark and the Laurel), Barbara Willard
Many-Coloured Land series, Julian May
Memory (Bujold) (2)
The Merro Tree, Katie Waitman
Middlemarch, George Eliot
Mockingbird  Sean Stewart

Naïve. Super, Erlend Loe
The Narnia books, C.S. Lewis
The Newford books, Charles de Lint
Night Train to Memphis (Elizabeth Peters)
No End to Yesterday, Shelagh MacDonald
North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell
Not Wanted on the Voyage (Findley)

The Old Wife's Tale [play] (George Peele)
Once on a Time, A.A. Milne
One is One, Barbara Leonie Picard
The Oracle, Catherine Fisher (1 for series 1 for ?series or book)
Otori series, Lian Hearn

Pamela (Samuel Richardson)
Passage, Connie Willis (2)
Peter and Wendy (J. M. Barrie)
Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan)
The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
The Perilous Gard (Pope) (2)
Point of Dreams, by Melissa Scott and Lisa Barnett (2)
Polymer (Sally Rogers-Davidson),
Possession, A.S. Byatt
Practical Magic, Alice Hoffman
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Prince of Wolves, Prince of Shadows & Twice a Hero, Susan Krinard

Remnant Population
Riddley Walker (Russell Hoban)
Romney Marsh series, Monica Edwards

Sabriel (Nix)
Sally's Family by Gwendoline Courtney;
Sarah, Plain and Tall, Patricia MacLachlan
The Secret of the Unicorn by Hergé
The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien
The Silver Metal Lover, Tanith Lee,
A Solitary Blue, Cynthia Voigt
So You Want to be a Wizard?, Diane Duane
South to Forget by Essie Summers
Sorcerer's Ward, Barbara Hambly
Sorcery and Cecilia, Caroline Stevermer/Patricia Wrede (3)
The Sparrow & Children of God, Mary Doria Russell
The Stones are Hatching (Geraldine McCaughrean)
The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff
The Sun, The Moon and the Stars, Steven Brust
Summers at Castle Auburn, Sharon Shinn
Sunshine by Robin McKinley

Tam Lin (Pamela Dean (2)
These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer
The Thief, Megan Whalen Turner
This Star Shall Abide (aka Heritage of the Star), Sylvia Engdahl
Three men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome (2)
Thud!, Terry Pratchett
Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay;
The Time-Traveller's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
Jennifer Roberson - The novels of Tiger and Del
Tom's Midnight Garden (Philippa Pearce) (2)
To say nothing of the dog  by Connie Willis (2)
The Tulip Touch (Anne Fine)

The Vlad Taltos books, Steven Brust (2)
War for the oaks     by Emma Bull
When the Lights Go Out, Tanith Lee
Diane Duane, Wizardry series
The wood wife  by Terri Windling






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