20 Best Fiction books to read
BEST FICTION BOOKS OF ALL TIME THAT YOU MUST READ.....
HERE WE GO..
1. TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD by Harper Lee
2. 1984 by George Orwell
GENRE: Dystopian,Political fiction,Social science fiction. 1984 is a novel by George Orwell,published in 1949.
The main character is Winston.
The story revolves around the city of Oceania and one of them is Winston.
The novel portrays the future of mankind at risk as the history is re written by BIG BROTHER 9 the Government.
It is one of the most influential and disturbing books ever written.MUST READ for Dystopian fans.
So powerful and unsurpassed way ahead of its time, a masterpiece by George Orwell.
3. THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES by Arthur Conan Doyle
Don’t be confused ,let us tell you how many books are there of Sherlock Holmes.
The original works i.e written by Sir Arthur Doyle are 56 short stories and 4 Novels.
The term canon is an attempt to distinguish between Doyle’s original work and subsequent works by other authors using same characters.
4 Novels of Canon: 1. 1. A Study in Scarlet (1887) 2. The Sign of the Four (1890)
3. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901–1902)
4.The Valley of Fear (1914–1915)
His books are a must read for readers who like detective novels. CLICK ‘SHOP NOW’ to buy the 4 novels.
4. THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald
GENRE :CLASSIC FICTION The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel .
It is considered to be one of the best fiction novels of all time.Gatsby is the main character of this tragic love story, quite simple but complicated at the same time.
There are some things that you cant buy in your life and this is what this novel portrays.
You will relate to the characters of Gatsby and Daisy.
This book will emanates emotions and feeling to a different level.
5. THE LITTLE PRINCE by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
GENRE: LITERATURE FICTION It was published in April 1943. ITS A MUST MUS MUST READ.
If you have a child/or you are in your beautiful childhood days/or you are an adult,you have to read this book.
Its a story which tells how people forget the important things of life as they age.
6. THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS by Arundhati Roy
The God O f Small Things is the debut novel of Arundhati Roy. It won the Booker Prize in 1997.
The story is about family intrigues,intrigues of love, societal norms and its impact ,especially on children, just breathtaking and brutally honest book.
This is one the most breathtaking brutally honest novels.
YOU will feel the pain of characters and feel joy in their happiness.
7. THE KITE RUNNER by Khaled Hoseeinei
GENRE:Historical fiction,Drama This story published in 2003.
This story will make you cry , you will feel empathize on the destruction through wars, brutality and violence.
You will change as a person .
The story is heart wrenching and you will certainly cry as the story ends.
Author has touched the hearts of million through this magical book.
8. THE ALCHEMIST by Paulo Coelho
GENRE:QUEST,ADVENTURE,FANTASY The book was published in 1998.
It was originally published in portuguese and then translated in English. The story is about a boy from Andalsuia and his adventures through African desert to find treasure in Pyramids of Egypt.
One can easily relate with the story because we all have our own goals and this book will teach you that no matter how many obstacles come in your way you should never give up.
Its a must read for everyone.
ALSO dont’t forget to read his other books, they too are magical.
9. ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell
GENRE:POLITICAL SATIRE It was published in 1945.If you think Politics is complicated , by reading this book you will get to know so much about it.
MUST READ FOR LITERATURE STUDENTS.
In this book he make use of stupefying imagination and prowess to exploit his wit to throw light on the tragedy of modern history.
10. THE COLOR PURPLE by Alice Walker
GENRE: epistolary novel This book was published in 1982.it is a Classic novel with millions of copies sold worldwide .
This Pulitzer prize winning book is so brutal and elegant at the same time.
It focuses on discrimination of South African in USA during 1930’s.
The main character Celie’s journey will be forever with you, her struggles and joy are so honestly portray.
11. CIRCE by Madeline Miller
GENRE:MYTHOLOGY ,FANTASY FICTION . This book was published in 2018.
This book is just awesome. The character Circe is so inspiring and her fearless character is some worth to emulate.
As story proceeds, Circe realizes a latent power within her, the power of witchcraft and magic.
She has her own strengths .This Book is about SELF DISCOVERY.
The authors message is that to love oneself is the most imperative thing you can do for yourself. STRONGLY RECOMMENDED .
12. THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
GENRE:YOUNG ADULT FICTION,HISTORICAL FICTION This story is set during WW2 in Germany.Its about Liesel ,a 10 year old girl who is taken care by her foster parents,Rosa and Hans.
Hans teaches her how to read . She Witnesses the horrors of nazi regime and is inspired to save the books which nazi want to destroy.
A beautiful beautiful book to read .HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
13. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by Jhon Green
GENRE:YOUNG ADULT FICTION ,This REALISTIC FICTION.
This Novel, published in 2012 is a gem. It is narrated by Hazel ,a 16 year old with thyroid .
She fells in love with a 17 yr boy and their meaning of love is so beautiful.
You will indulge into this mesmerizing love story and be awe inspired how they both accept their blatant reality.
MOST OF YOU MIGHT CRY AS YOU REACH THE END OF THE STORY .ITS A MUST MUST read.
14. HARRY POTTER BOOKS
GENRE:FANTASY,DRAMA,YOUNG ADULT FICTION,THRILLER, CHILDREN FICTION
- The Philosopher’s Stone (1997)
- The Chamber of Secrets (1998)
- The Prisoner of Azkaban (1999)
- The Goblet of Fire (2000)
- The Order of the Phoenix (2003)
- The Half-Blood Prince (2005)
- The Deathly Hallows (2007).
Harry potter is probably one of the most famous character.
As of February 2018, the books have sold more than 500 million copies worldwide, making them the best seller series in history.
These books are must read for children.
But no matter what is your age , you must read these books.
Harry potter books series is much more then witches, wizards, wand waving and magic.
It has values of love, trust, friendship and much more.
If you have children PLEASE buy these books for them .It will be a perfect birthday gift.
15. MAUS by Art Spiegelman
GENRE: COMICS,GRAPHIC NOVEL,BIOGRAPHY Its a classic , serialize from 1980-91.In the book , the author depicts the experience of his father in concentration camps.
It is a graphic novel with illustrations.
A must READ if YOU want to know about HOLOCAUST.
16. MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN by Salman Rushdie
GENRE:MAGIC REALISM,HISTOGRAPHIC FICTION.
It is a 1981 novel.
This book won Booker prize in 1981 and was also awarded ‘Booker of Bookers’ PRIZE!! .
Salim Sinai IS THE CHIEF PROTAGONIST , WHO IS 1 AMONG WHO WERE BORN AT MIDNIGHT hour , the moment when India became independent.
These children have special powers.
It depicts the history of India and specially post independence history.
17. NUMBER THE STARS by Lois Lowry
GENRE:CHILDREN’S FICTION, HISTORICAL FICTION,ADULT FICTION .
It was published in 1981.Its a story about humanity kindness.
One of the best books on the life of people during Nazi regime.
Ten year old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen ,are terrified to hear that Germans have reached Denmark.
Annemarie now has to save Ellen’s life , who pretends to be Anniemarie when Germans come and is in now hands of Germans along with Anniemarie’s family.
This story is perfect for children’s who can know about Nazi regime,as there is less atrocities and the story is simple.
18. FORTY RULES OF LOVE by Elif Shafa
GENRE:LITERARY FICTION. The story is amazing and after reading the book you will feel transformed.
The book takes you to the character Ella, A 40 year old women who is unhappily married.
She then gets introduced to Rumiand Shams.
It talks in detail about 12th Century Sufi.
And the frequently exchange of time of 12th CE and 2008 is mesmerizing.
Its a must read .THEIRS NO WAY YOU CAN PUT THIS BOOK DOWN .
19.PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
GENRE:CLASSIC REGENCY NOVEL. This is an 1813 romantic novel.The main protagonist Elizabeth Bennet and her beau Mr. Darcy are witful characters.
The book is imbued with humor,lush and brilliance.
It is one Gem of a book. MUST READ CLASSICS.
20.ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr
Published in 2014, It won 2015 PULITZER Prize. The book jumps from life of Marie LAURE’s OF paris and of Werner’s life from germany, the charcaters amid WW2.
This book is a MUST READ for everyone . PLEASE READ THIS BOOK.