Christian College Geelong Senior Library: Lovers of literature

Genre Lists

Looking for something to read but can’t decide on something!

Then take the time to read through our genre lists and try something different to enjoy.

Dystopian Fiction






  The Classics                                            

Little Women Alcott, Louisa May                                Emma, Austen, Jane

Northanger Abbey Austen, Jane                                 Persuasion Austen, Jane

Pride and prejudice Austen, Jane                               Jane Eyre Bronte, Charlotte

Wuthering Heights Bronte, Emily                              The Plague Camus, Albert

In true blood Capote, Truman                                     Moby-Dick Chase, Owen

The woman in white Collins, Wilkie                          Heart of darkness Conrad, Joseph

Robinson Crusoe Defoe, Daniel                                 David Copperfield Dickens, Charles

Great expectations Dickens, Charles                         Oliver Twist Dickens, Charles

A tale of two cities Dickens, Charles                           The Count of Monte Cristo Dumas, A

The quiet American Greene, Graham                         Tess of the D’Urbervilles Hardy,Thomas

The Mayor of Casterbridge Hardy, Thomas               The scarlet letter: a romance Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Catch-22 Heller, Joseph                                              The Odyssey, Homer

Brave new world Huxley, Aldous                              On the road Kerouac, Jack

To kill a mockingbird Lee, Harper                              1915 : a novel of Gallipoli McDonald, R

Nineteen eighty-four Orwell, George                          Cry, the beloved country Paton, Alan

The murders in the Rue Morgue : the Dupin tales Poe, Edgar Allan

A town like Alice Shute, Nevil                                    On the beach Shute, Nevil

Kidnapped Stevenson, Robert Louis                          Anna Karenina Tolstoy, Leo

War and Peace Tolstoy, Leo                                      The adventures of Huckleberry Finn Twain, Mark

The picture of Dorian Gray Wilde, Oscar




Halo Adornetto, Alexandra                             Hades Adornetto, Alexandra

The clan of the cave bear Auel, Jean M         Wish: a novel Bullen, Alexandra

The Obernewtyn series Carmody, Isobelle    Artemis Fowl* Colfer, Eoin

Dragonlinks* Collins, Paul                              The waterless sea Constable, Kate

The dark is rising Cooper, Susan                    Lamplighter* Cornish, D. M

Shaedow master D’Ath, Justin                        Pilgram Douglas Sara

Belgarath the sorcerer Eddings Sara             The never ending story Ende, Michael

The big over easy* Fforde, Jasper                  Inspell* Funke, Cornelia

Stardust* Gaimen, Neil                                   Thyla   Gordon, Kate

The ghost’s child Harnett Sonya                     Across the nightingale floor* Hearn Lian

Outcast of Redwall Jacques, Brian                 A wizard of earthsea Le Guin, Ursula

The Chronicles of Narnia Lewis C. S               Finnikin of the Rock Marchetta, Melina

Red city Masson, Sophie                                 Sabriel Nix Garth

Eragon* Paolini, Christopher                          Northern Lights* Pulman, Philip

Shallot Pulman, Felicity                                  Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban* Rowling J.K

The Hobbit Toilkien, J. R .R                             The Cats of Seroster Westall, Robert

Leviathan* Westerfield, Scott                                    Uglies* Westerfield, Scott

Garden of the purple garden Wilkinson, Carole

*indicates other books in the series


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