Book cover illustration by Lizzy Stewart. © Lizzy Stewart.

Book cover illustration by Lizzy Stewart. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Wicked by Gregory MaGuire

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West Wicked Years Series, Book 1 by Gregory Maguire. I'll never think of the Wizard of Oz the same way again!

The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson. Read the trilogy, loved them all. Saw the Swedish movies - they are awesome, looking forward to seeing the American versions.

Stardust: Neil Gaiman

Stardust by Neil Gaiman An enchanting adult fairy tale about a young man who travels beyond the boundaries of his small village to find a fallen star and win the heart of the woman he loves


Son of a Witch (Wicked Years Series #2)

Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire (second book in the Wicked series)

Snuff by Terry Pratchett

Can't go wrong with characters such as Wee Mad Arthur, Willikins (the valet), Sam Vimes and his lovely wife, the lady Sibyl.