If You Like, Then Read is a feature where we offer reading suggestions based on books you already like, scheduled once a month. If you have more suggestions, feel free to tell us in the comments! You can check out the rest of these lists here.
The Rose series by Holly Web
As a magician’s apprentice and a maid, Rose finds that life can sometimes be difficult. Gustavus the talking cat, however, is always there to cheer her up–even if he likes to pretend he doesn’t care.
The May Bird series by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Dragged down into Ever After, a place of ghouls, ghosts, and specters, May Bird finds herself on the run from the evil ruler Bo Cleevil. Fortunately, her best friend Somber Kitty is still there to save the day.
The Song of the Lioness quartet by Tamora Pierce
Determined to become a knight, Alanna of Trebond disguises herself as a boy to begin her training at the palace. An incarnation of the spiritual being The Cat comes to her aid as an incarnate animal, whom she names Faithful.
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
The last of the unicorns sets forth on a quest to find the others, but finds herself defeated when she enters the castle of King Haggard. A cat, however, may hold the key to the mystery.
Tailchaser’s Song by Tad Williams
When Tailchaser’s friend Hushpad disappears, he journeys forth to find her. His journeys bring him into contact with a world far larger than he had imagined, ultimately leading him to a confrontation with a god of the Cats.
The Catwings series by Ursula K. LeGuin
To Mrs. Tabby’s surprise, her four kittens are all born with wings. This allows them, however, to escape the city and set forth on adventures.
8 thoughts on “If You Like Cats… Then Read”
oooh! i remember loving catwings as a kid when my mom read it to me! such good memories!
I haven’t read Catwings yet, but the books have been highly recommended to me.
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I do like cats! I will have to check out this list of books!
Cats are the best!
Cats! The Last Unicorn has been on my TBR for so long, so maybe I should get around to it. Tamora Pierce sounds awesome too! Love this post!
The Last Unicorn is such a beautiful book!
Have you read Plain Kate by Erin Bow? I’m not a cat person at all, but I still loved the cat character in that book!
I have not, but now it’s on my TBR list! Thanks!!