This is a common phrase/question that people employ when asking us booksellers for suggestions for their friends and family. "Well, he/she loved so-and-so...what else is like that" In fact, that is very helpful when trying to recommend books, knowing other books & authors that they like.
But sometimes one can get stuck in a rut and cannot come up with a wide selection of suggestions. Let's help each other find new books based on books we already enjoy. Adult, young adult, whatever you like!
Here are some Specific Titles that might prompt some suggestions:
"I still get nightmares," begins Johnny Truant, editor of House of Leaves ("House," by the way, always colored in blue). He goes on to explain how he stumbled upon the fateful document that would consume him. How Zampanò, an old and eccentric shut-in had left his critique of the Navidson Record scribbled on loose-leaf papers, book covers, and the backs of envelopes and even stamps scattered across his room. Johnny diligently collected all of the papers and organized them into the comprehensive thesis it was meant to be. It is an elaborate and detailed explanation of a documentary that, Johnny...