2008 Reading


  1. Meridon by Philippa Gregory
  2. The Wise Woman by Philippa Gregory
  3. Jemima J by Jane Green
  4. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon


  1. The End of Mr Y by Scarlet Thomas
  2. Reckless by Amanda Quick
  3. Deception by Amanda Quick
  4. Sabriel by Garth Nix


  1. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  2. Lirael by Garth Nix
  3. The Journal of Dora Damage by Belinda Starling
  4. Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  5. Gemsquash Tokoloshe by Rachel Zadok
  6. First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde


  1. The Summer of Katya by Trevanian
  2. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
  3. Piers Plowman by William Langland
  4. Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel
  5. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire


  1. The Somnambulist by Jonathan Barnes
  2. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  3. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss


  1. Witch’s Honour by Jan Siegal
  2. The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey


  1. The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
  2. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
  3. Shamanka by Jeanne Willis