The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Why this book?
With the exception of LOTR, this is my favourite trilogy ever. It's fast-paced and effortlessly carries you along as you become ever more addicted to Lisbeth Salander. For me personally? Lisbeth is the greatest anti-heroine ever created. In the Thriller genre, so often one experiences obvious plots and most certainly obvious hero characters from the damaged cop to the vulnerable girl which needs saving. Nothing cheesy whatsoever in this trilogy! It's gripping and the author cleverly makes you feel and care deeply for Lisbeth even when perhaps she is acting in a morally questionable manner a wry smirk finds itself on your face. These are books I promise you'll never regret buying.