I want your Japanese book recommendations

(Difficulty grading – completely subjective-- from * easy to ***** hard)

From the WK bookclubs:

  • コンビニ人間 **
  • 秋の牢獄 ** or 夜市 **(same author, same style, if you read one and wants more of it, you can read the other)
  • 獣の奏者 ***
  • Re:ゼロ **** series I guess? Although I didn’t like all volumes so far equally

Other things I have read and would recommend:

  • 虹 (世界の旅〈4〉) **
  • アリス殺し ***
  • 1Q84 **
  • 朧月市役所妖怪課 *** (or **** if you try to read the flavor text in fake old Japanese) series
  • 図書館の魔女 series ***** (felt pretty hard at the time, when I was barely N1)
  • 紅霞後宮物語 *** series
  • ビブリア古書堂の事件手帖 ** (probably my favorite!)
  • 鹿の王 ***
  • 乙女ゲームの破滅フラグしかない悪役令嬢に転生してしまった… * series (more of a guilty pleasure honestly… I wouldn’t say it’s great literature, but it’s a very easy read!)

There’s a “tutorial” of sort after the big table in the 多読 thread.

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