Throwing yourself into a new book can be a magical experience. You get to meet charming characters and explore strange lands, but, truly, nothing compares to tucking into an old favourite. Everyone has their go-to reads, like comfort food for your brain. With that in mind, and to celebrate National Book Day, we gathered up the Bomb Squad’s top three must read books for your perusal.

Maude

  1. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
    2. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
    3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Mickey

  1. IT by Stephen King
    2. Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
    3. Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger

Julia

  1. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
    2. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    3. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ryan

  1. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
    2. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Dean

  1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
    3. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Brad

  1. The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
    2. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
    3. The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger by Stephen King

AJ

  1. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
    2. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley
    3. Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee

Kazleberry

  1. Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
    2. Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
    3. Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody

Ceilidh

  1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
    2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    3. The Raven Ring by Patricia C. Wrede

Zhiana

  1. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
    2. Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb
    3. Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Shona

  1. Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb
    2. Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind
    3. Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

That wraps up the list, I hope you found a couple of new titles to indulge in. Don’t forget, you can share what you are playing, watching, reading, and doing with us by using #PWRD on Twitter and Instagram.