Writes of Passage


In 2014 we asked young people and adults nationwide to nominate the books that have rocked their worlds, to help us create our Writes of Passagethe ultimate list of 50 books that will change YOUR life and keep you reading. Enjoy the results!

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  • The Wasp Factory

    The Wasp Factory

  • Twilight (B) Film.indd


  • The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner

  • Harry Potter Philosopher's Stone

    Harry Potter series

  • 9780857865533 Life of Pi

    The Life of Pi

  • War Horse

    War Horse

  • Gone


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    Geek Girl

  • Angus, Thongs copy

    Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging

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    Lord Loss

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  • Skulduggery Pleasant copy

    Skulduggery Pleasant

  • Lord of the Rings copy

    The Lord of the Rings

  • A Street Cat Named Bob - pb jacket (high res)

    A Street Cat Named Bob

  • MySistersKeeper copy

    My Sister’s Keeper

  • Shining copy

    The Shining

  • Forever


  • The Rats

    The Rats

  • 9780141318011_HowILiveNow_COV

    How I Live Now

  • 9780141314570

    The Outsiders

  • Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye

  • 9780141345659

    The Fault in Our Stars

  • of mice and men

    Of Mice and Men

  • Adrien Mole Cover - High Res

    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

  • 9780141324906

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid

  • 1984 jacket


  • wuthering heights copy

    Wuthering Heights

  • 9780141315188

    The Diary of a Young Girl

  • jane eyre 2

    Jane Eyre

  • pride and prejudice 2

    Pride and Prejudice

  • clockwork orange cover

    A Clockwork Orange

  • Great Gatsby cover

    The Great Gatsby

  • 9780141346809

    Percy Jackson series

  • colourpurple copy

    The Color Purple

  • the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-978033050811701 copy

    The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

  • 9781862302914

    The Book Thief

  • 9780552555708

    Noughts and Crosses

  • 9780434020485

    To Kill a Mockingbird

  • 9780099456766

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

  • 9780370332284


  • 9780099464464

    The Time Traveller’s Wife

  • Before I Die

    Before I Die

  • Hunger Games cover

    The Hunger Games

  • Northern Lights

    Northern Lights

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    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • 9780099460879

    I Capture the Castle

  • 9780099470465

    Catch 22

  • Rebecca


  • KnifeOfNeverLettingGo

    The Knife of Never Letting Go

  • CityOfBones

    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones