book lists

Inheritance.

Middle-Grade:

Derek Landy, Skulduggery Pleasant: The Dead Famous Bestseller (2007).

She’s twelve. He’s dead. But together they’re going to save the world. Hopefully.

The iconic first book in the bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series.

Stephanie’s uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that while he may have written horror it certainly wasn’t fiction. Pursued by evil forces, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source – the wisecracking skeleton of a dead sorcerer…”

Adult:

Dick Francis, Straight (1989).

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother’s business, horse, mistress, and enemies.”

Graphic Novels:

Adult:

Rutu Modan, The Property (2013).

After the death of her son, Regina Segal takes her granddaughter Mica to Warsaw, hoping to reclaim a family property lost during the Second World War. As they get to know modern Warsaw, Regina is forced to recall difficult things about her past, and Mica begins to wonder if maybe their reasons for coming aren’t a little different than what her grandmother led her to believe.”

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