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was described by a reviewer "...someone cloned an amphetamine-addled A Boot Stomping A Human Face Forever Philip K. Dick and told him to come up with his own version of Nick Hornby's High Fidelity."
is A Colder War Red Scare meets Cthulhu Mythos.
is The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents meets The Pied Piper of Hamelin meets Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH .
Watership Down Nick Cave's And the Ass Saw the Angel is William Faulkner meets Gabriel García Márquez, with foetal alcohol syndrome and lots of moonshine.
; The Russian Revolution meets Animal Farm Babe, The Sheep Pig.
has been described by its author as " Artemis Fowl with fairies".
A Song of Ice and Fire is Atlanta Nights meets those trashy paperback novels you see at the grocery store. If you pick it up in the The Eye of Argon Dramatic Reading aisle, you'll be able to get some ham with it.
The Automatic Detective combines every Film Noir trope with just about every Raygun Gothic trope (albeit, the latter is fairly deconstructed).
Beat The Reaper is meets Burn Notice meets Goodfellas written as House darkly as possible.
is A Canticle for Leibowitz meets Fallout .
How the Irish Saved Civilization : Captain Underpants meets Superman meets The Ren & Stimpy Show meets Invader Zim .
Recess The are Christian fundamentalism meets Chick Tracts meets Warhammer 40,000 .
South Park is Children of the Red King meets Harry Potter X-Men.
C. S. Lewis's is The Chronicles of Narnia meets Alice in Wonderland .
Codex Alera The series has been described as Complete World Knowledge , as directed by Pale Fire Wes Anderson.
Coraline The blurbs on books describe them as " The Dresden Files Harry Potter starring Phillip Marlowe." This, as it happens, is dead wrong, since aside from the coincidence of names, the series bears almost no resemblance to Harry Potter. It's more like Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the Old World of Darkness, starring Phillip Marlowe. Incidentally, some of the later blurbs do have this.
is intentionally Eaters Of The Dead meets Ahmad ibn Fadlan's travelogue.
Beowulf reads like the result of The Edge Chronicles Roald Dahl and Dr. Seuss teaming up to write a sprawling epic fantasy.
is Enchantress from the Stars Star Trek meets Avatar
Alexander Gordon Smith's is Escape from Furnace meets The Great Escape .
Warhammer 40K is Evil Genius Trilogy meets Harry Potter .
Soon I Will Be Invincible is Fifty Shades of Grey meets Twilight .
The Story of O is Fight Club meets The Great Gatsby David Lynch.
The Forest of Hands and Teeth is meets Night of the Living Dead , or The Giver Survival Horror meets Dystopia.
: is marketed it as 'Running Man meets Matrix'.
Forever Gate is (a curiously non-violent) The Girl Who Owned a City meets Lord of the Flies
Atlas Shrugged is Gone X-Men meets .
Lord of the Flies is " The Goodness Gene meets 1984 ", but with more conspiracies and clones.
Brave New World A review of compares it to "the Good Omens Book of Revelation as penned by Monty Python's Flying Circus".
Harry Potter by Perry Moore is Hero meets Sky High X-Men meets
The Incredibles is His Dark Materials meets The Revolt of the Angels .
Chronicles of Narnia Stephanie Meyer's :
The Host : Animorphs Stargate Verse meets Warrior Cats with SG-1 replaced by with a Ragtag Bunch of shapeshifting teenagers.
Everworld is meets Animorphs All Myths Are True.
is The House of Night meets Twilight meets Sailor Moon
Harry Potter If you want to be more specific, it has the vampire romance from .
Twilight, the reincarnated princess with her friends who each fill a specific role from Sailor Moon, and the chosen one at a supernatural boarding school from Harry Potter is The Hunger Games meets Lord of the Flies with a little bit of Survivor
Les Misérables is Inheritance Cycle Star Wars set in Middle Earth with a Little Tales of Earthsea thrown in.
The Judas Strain: meets National Treasure meets Die Hard meets James Bond , meets 28 Days Later .
G.I. Joe is basically Kire meets Natsume's Book of Friends . With Norwegian myths and fairy tales rather than Japanese, although it got some other European.
Harry Potter is The Kite Runner set in Afghanistan with A Separate Peace a much more honest narrator.
The Lady Grace Mysteries are meets Trixie Belden The Royal Diaries.
Laura und der Silberwolf (Laura and silver Wolf) is in a Pan's Labyrinth Medical Drama setting.
is The Looking-Glass Wars meets American McGee's Alice .
The Lion King The Magisterium is meets Harry Potter .
Avatar: The Last Airbender
Matched is Malazan Book of the Fallen meets A Song of Ice and Fire or Dungeons & Dragons .
Elder Scrolls has often been described as Meg meets Jurassic Park
Jaws The Musicians ( Muzykanci) by Andrzej Sapkowski is " The Bremen Town Musicians" meets " The Music of Erich Zann".
Never Let Me Go is The Island meets The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.
One review said that if Tim Burton reimagined '... it would still fall The Phantom of the Opera far short of Neil Gaiman's .
Neverwhere series is Nightside meets The Dresden Files .
1984 is, brace yourselves, a sci-fi Parellity , mixed with The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Mad Max/ Borderlands, with elements of Halo, Ace Combat, The Lord of the Rings, and starring most of the cast of Firefly.
has been described as The Pendragon Adventure Harry Potter's American cousin meets (the whole franchise) meets Stargate meets The Time Tunnel with bits of Battlestar Galactica (Reimagined) , Back to the Future , The Matrix , and Planet of the Apes thrown in for good measure.
The Godfather Penthouse is Playboy meets Hustler; Basically the gloss and glamor of Playboy, and the explicit poses of Hustler.
is Percy Jackson and the Olympians meets Classical Mythology .
Harry Potter is Phantalleum - Dual Crossage meets Sword Art Online meets Btooom! .
Digimon Tamers Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is... Exactly What It Says on the Tin.
is Prisoners of Power meets 1984 .
Fallout Rhymes With Witches is meets Mean Girls meets Sabrina the Teenage Witch .
Flowers for Algernon is Rivers of London meets Neverwhere .
The Bill : The Roman Mysteries The author describes it as plus The Famous Five meets Nancy Drew .
Gladiator is Sorbet meets Inception meets Groundhog Day .
Night of the Living Dead is Space Mowgli meets The Jungle Book .
HP Lovecraft Orson Scott Card's is The Tales of Alvin Maker meets Harry Potter , with a dash of Little House on the Prairie Mormonism.
: Temeraire meets Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Patrick O'Brian.
is what James Stephens' (another Irish author) absurdist fairytale The Third Policeman The Crock of Gold would be if it was retold by Salvador Dali to Mark Z. Danliewski.
The series, despite apropos-of-nothing comparisons to Thursday Next and Harry Potter on the back cover, is really more like Bridget Jones's Diary meets Hot Fuzz meets Monty Python's Flying Circus Last Action Hero WITH BOOKS. And makes a series of cameos.
Twilight Undead by Kirsty McKay is The Breakfast Club meets Night of the Living Dead during a school ski trip in Scotland.
is Undead on Arrival meets Night of the Living Dead .
Warhammer 40K Anthony Trolloppe's The Way We Live Now is meets Pride and Prejudice .
Watchmen When the Windman Comes is meets Coraline . With Bridge to Terabithia Happy Ending.
is what happens when The Word and the Void meets Terminator Urban Fantasy in a Dying Town setting.
has been described as World War Z , meets Children of Men , meets Syriana .
Night of the Living Dead Or Night of the Living Dead as done by Ken Burns.
Joe Hill's You Will Hear The Locust Sing is intentionally meets The Metamorphosis
Them Obscure kids' series The Sisters Eight is meets The Powerpuff Girls .
A Series of Unfortunate Events Cross and The Amazing Race plus add history on the side, and you get The Westing Game,
The 39 Clues. is The 39 Clues meets Assassin's Creed .
The Westing Game Roger Zelazny loved to do this with mythology and science fiction: