never trust a dead man

anonymous asked:

What are you top 5 favorite books / book series? {Does NOT include fanfic!!}

* Alien Secrets by Annette Curtis Klause
          Puck, a mischievous teenage girl, is on her way to stay with her parents who are doing research on the planet Shoon but fears they will disown her after the troubles she caused while on Earth. On board the space ship she befriends Hush, a ex slave who is traveling back to his people’s homeland. Together they rush to recover an important relic stolen from Hush at port.

* Harry Potter by JK Rowling
          The novels chronicle the life of a young wizard, Harry Potter and his friends whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Seriously tho… who hasn’t heard of this series?!?

* Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
          After 15-year-old Princess Benevolence’s parents and uncle are killed by assassins, she moves in with her widowed aunt, now the queen regent, to be groomed as heir to the throne. However her lessons are cut short when her kingdom is overwhelmed by a mortal threat and she, disguised in men’s garb, is thrust  headfirst into combat.

* Never Trust a Dead Man by Vivian Vande Velde
          When Selwyn is accused of murdering his rival, Farold, he is sealed in the village burial cave alongside Farold’s corpse to await starvation. During Selwyn’s first evening in the chamber, a witch appears and offers to help him escape if he agrees to work as her servant. Wanting to first clear his name first, he asks her to bring Farold back from the dead to reveal his true killer. Unfortunately the resurrected Farold does not know who killed him and the two enemies become unlikely partners in the search for the true culprit.

* Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara
          In the land of Toyoashihara the forces of Light and Darkness have waged war for generations but for 15-year-old Saya the war is far away and unimportant - until she discovers that she is the reincarnation of the Water Maiden, a princess of the Dark. Raised to love the Light and detest the Dark, Saya must come to terms with her heritage even as she is tumbled into the very heart of the conflict that is destroying her country.