Recommended Reading List (Senior Cycle)



The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Heaven Eyes by David Almond

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen



The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

            Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte



The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Butterfly Novels by Denise Deegan

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessin

Just Listen by Sarah Dessin

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens



The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Paper Towns by John Green

Will Grayson, Will Greyson by John Green



The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Why We Took the Car by Wolfgang Herrndorf

The Outsiders by S.E Hinton

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline



Chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Scott Pilgrim series by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Animal Farm by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell



Wonder by R.J. Palacio

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman

Witch Child by Celia Rees

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling



Holes by Louis Sachar

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

            Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R Tolkien



The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Taking Flight by Sheena Wilkinson

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak