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Book Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? Need some ideas? We have compiled lists and gathered some resources that will help you find your next favourite read or author.

Genre lists

Genre lists are compiled by staff to help you find authors who write about similar themes.

AdventureAustralian AuthorsChick LitChristian Inspirational
ChristmasClassic FictionCosy Crime UKCosy Crime USA
Country RomanceCulinary MysteriesFantasy – EpicFantasy
Fictional DetectivesForensic CrimeHistorical Fiction – AncientHistorical Fiction – Medieval
HorrorHumourLegal ThrillerNovels Into Film
Police Procedural CrimePrivate InvestigatorsRegency/Victorian StoriesRomantic Suspense
Scandinavian AuthorsScience FictionSea StoriesSpy/Espionage
Stories from The EastVampireWar Stories

Who else writes like

Read everything by your favourite author? Here are some lists of popular authors and other authors who write like them.

Dan BrownMary Higgins ClarkLee ChildMichael Connelly
David BaldacciJanet EvanovichChristine
M.C. Beaton
Elly GriffithsPhilippa GregoryCandice FoxDebbie Macomber
Clive CusslerDi MorrisseyAnna JacobsKaren Rose
Kathy ReichsNora RobertsJames Patterson

Need more? is an established reference web resource and reading tool. It is designed to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read. Look up a favourite author and get suggestions for other fiction authors who write in a similar style or genre.


Created especially for people who love books, NoveList  is the premier online database for reading recommendations. Find reading suggestions based on age group, authors or titles, genres and styles.


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