Phil Earle – Top Ten Books to Read before you turn 18

philearleYou have a must-read book list right?

What are the essential novels that you think everyone simply must read?

You know the ones …

Those novels that linger in your thoughts long after you’ve devoured the final lines.

Those novels that you tell everyone, & I mean everyone, to read immediately.

Those novels that ignite your fire & passion for truly great writing.

Want to know what a fabulous author recommends? Take a peek at Phil Earle’s Top Ten Books to Read before you turn 18.

PS. I reckon if you are the other side of that number, it’s certainly not too late to delve into these ones!!

1) Maus, Art Spiegelman

2) Watchmen, Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons

3) The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

4) Every Day, David Levithan

5) Junk, Melvin Burgess

6) Warehouse, Keith Gray

7) Lucas, Kevin Brooks

8) Secret Diary of Adrian Mole 13 3/4, Sue Townsend

9) Skellig, David Almond

10) A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness/Siobhan Dowd

This has got me thinking. What novels resonate with you? Which novels would you add to this list? Pop your recommendations in the comment section below … looking forward to seeing what you suggest!

Phil Earle is currently (3 – 7 November) taking part in the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour in Falkirk and Ayrshire. I’d highly recommend you clicking here, and joining their campaign to send a love letter to your local library. How fabulous is that idea??

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