Read Alikes

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If you liked…
James Patterson
Sue Grafton
Elizabeth Berg
Stephen King
Sandra Brown
Dystopic YA
Hunger Games


James Patterson:

Michael Connelly

Lisa Gardner

Tami Hoag

Richard North Patterson

Ridley Pearson

John Sanford

Jeffrey Deaver


Sue Grafton:

M.C. Beaton

Mary Daheim

Garrison Keillor

Rita Mae Brown


Elizabeth Berg:

Luanne Rice

Anna Quinlan

Alice Hoffman

Sue Miller

Jacuelyn Mitchard

Mauve Binchy


Stephen King:

Clive Barker

Lincoln Child

James Herbert

Dean Koontz

Douglas Preston

John Saul

Peter Straub

Stuart Woods

Joe Hill


Sandra Brown:

Nora Roberts

Mary Higgins Clark

Faye Kellerman

Fern Michaels

Kate Wilhelm

Jayne Ann Krentz


Dystopic YA:

Blood Red Road by Moira Young

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

The Line by Teri Hall

Matched by Ally Condie

Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

The Wind Singer by William Nicholson

City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Dark Life by Kat Falls

Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve

The Give by Lois Lowry

Gone by Michael Grant

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden

Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

The White Mountains by John Christopher

PEAK by Roland Smith


Hunger Games & Divergent:
Enclave by Ann Anquirre

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Pure by Julianna Baggott

Ashes by Ilsa J. Blick

Black Jewels by Amy Bishop

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting

Wither by Lauren DeStefano

The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch

Legend by Marie Lu

Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The Pendragon Adventures by D.J. MacHale

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

Lucifer’s Hammer by Larry Niven

Halo Books by Eric Nyland

Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien

Maximum Ride series by James Patterson

Witch and Wizard by James Patterson

Life As We Knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Unwind by Neil Shustermann

Insider series by Maria V. Snyder

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

The Water Wars by Cameron Stretcher

Eden by Keary Taylor

Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari

The Bar Code Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn

Partials by Dan Wells

Variant by Robinson Wells

The Secret Hour by Scott Westerfeld



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