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                16+ Essential reading for every girl aged 16+. Regardless of genre, format, length and how dull the cover looks, every one is a winner. Go on, you know you want to read them...


The L-shaped
              room
The L-shaped room

by Lynne Reid Banks (1960)

 


Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451

by Ray Bradbury (1953)

 


Junk Junk

by Melvin Burgess (1996)

 


Girl with a
              pearl earring
Girl with a pearl earring

by Tracey Chevalier (1999)

 


This lullaby
This lullaby

by Sarah Dessen (2002)

 


A gathering
              light
A gathering light

by Jennifer Donnelly (2003)

 


One for the
              money
One for the money

by Janet Evanovich (1994)

First book in the Stephanie Plum series


The woman in black The woman in black

by Susan Hill (1983)

 


To kill a mockingbird
To kill a mockingbird

by Harper Lee (1960)

 


The sky is everywhere
The sky is everywhere

by Jandy Nelson (2010)

 


The knife of
              never letting go
The knife of never letting go

by Partrick Ness (2008)

First book in the Chaos walking series


Set in stone
Set in stone

by Linda Newbury (2006)

 


Animal farm
Animal farm

by George Orwell (1945)

 


Life: An exploded diagram
Life: An exploded diagram

by Mal Peet (2011)

 


Eleanor and
              Park
Eleanor and Park

by Rainbow Rowell (2012)


The catcher in the rye
The catcher in the rye

by J.D.
Salinger (1951)

 


Between shades of gray
Between shades of gray

by Ruta
Sepetys (2011)

 


Frankenstein
Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley (1818)

 


I capture the castle
I capture the castle

by Dodie Smith (1949)

 


The book thief
The book thief

by Marcus Zusak (2005)

 



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