Friday, February 10, 2012

The #spbkchat gateways book list

Nearly all of us remember one book that got us reading in a new genre, and it sparked a great discussion this week.

Next week, we're talking Steampunk :-)

Right. On to the list.

Flight of the Intruder
The Other Boleyn Girl
Eagle of the Ninth
Mark of the Horse Lord
The Kitchen Boy
Game of Kings
Battle Royale
The Hunger Games
Flowers of Adonis
Girlfriend/Cosmo/Cleo (magazines)
That's Not My ... (series)
Children of Men
The Handmaid's Tale
The Book Thief
Anna and the French Kiss
Hornblower (series)
The Lantern Bearers
Lord of the Rings
The Winter Sea
Anne of Green Gables (series)
The Monster at the End of This Book
Hairy MacLary
Grover's ABC
Grover's Guide to Good Manners
Kiss the Girls

Once Upon a Time in the Meadow
The Bronze Horseman
The Babysitter's Club (series)
Goosebumps (series)
The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (series)
Point Horror (series)
Fear Street (series)
Sweet Valley High (series)
Tiger Eyes
Virgin River (series)
Flowers in the Attic (series)
My Sweet Audrina
Mercy Thompson (series)
Kitty (series)
Outlander (series)
True Blood (series)
The Magic Faraway Tree (series)
Glory Gardens (series)
Thomas the Tank Engine (series)
The Hobbit
A Confederate General at Big Sur
Rocket to Limo
Have Spaceship Will Travel
Sherlock Holmes (series)
Nancy Drew (series)
The Day of the Triffids
Oliver Twist
Dune (series)
Vampire Academy (series)
The Vampire Diaries (series)
Animorphs (series)
Redwall (series)
Nightworld (series)
Dr Who (series)
The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants
The Diamond Throne
V for Vendetta
Black Jewels (series)

Rosemary Sutcliffe
Barbara Catland
Alistair MacLean
 C S Forrester
Patrick O'Brian
Alexander Kent
Dorothy Dunnett
Ronald Welch d'Aubigny
Anthony Price
Mary Renault
Kyle Onstott
Lance Horner
Douglas Reeman
Bernard Cornwall
Christian Jacq
Janet Evanovich
Susanna Kearsley
James Patterson
Harlan Coben
Michael Connelly
Lee Child
Stephen King
Dean Koontz
Christopher Pike
Anne Rice
Michael Thomas Ford
Paullina Simons
Alistair McCall Smith
Diana Gabaldon
Sharon Pellman
Elizabeth Chadwick
R L Stine
Lynley Dodd
Judy Blume
V C Andrews
Patricia Biggs
Carrie Vaughn
Enid Blyton
Roald Dahl
Patrica Leitch
Charlaine Harris
Laurell K Hamilton
Beatrix Potter
Bob Catell
Raymond E Feist
The Rev W Audry
Richard Brautigan
Agatha Christie
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Andre Norton
Alan E Nourse
Robert Heinlen
James Blish
L J Smith
J R Ward
Tamora Pierce
Anne Brashares
Art Spiegleman
Margjane Satrapi
David Eddings
Anne Bishop
Jonathon Kellerman

Links: (as @KayJonesNZ said on twitter, there's no gateway if the door is shut.)

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