Fiction Recommendations

Every month on my podcast The Writing Sparrow, I talk to another writer about their routine and which book has inspired them the most. On this page you’ll find the library build entirely from those recommendations. The titles are in alphabetical order and include buy links as well as links to the corresponding episode.

Happy reading!

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Fiction Recommendations

Alanna by Tamora Pierce (recommended by Katie Masters)

Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb (recommended by Julia Blake) (please note: Julia didn’t recommend any one book by Robin Hobb but rather all of them. Since there are quite a few, we recommend you start at the very beginning with her debut novel!)

Graceling by Kristin Cashore (recommended by Rhianne Williams)

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis (recommended by Julia Blake)

The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper (recommended by Julia Blake)

The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton (recommended by Julia Blake)

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie (recommended by Julia Blake)

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner (recommended by James Fahy)