Looking for something to read during quarantine? Well, I got you covered with this list of not so common best fiction books. If you are a fan of fiction, stories that inspire, amaze and thrill you with fantasy then you really need to read them all.
I have rated these books based on storyline, suspense, and engagement, just to be double sure, you know!
So here is my list for 10 best fiction books that you need to start reading, right away!
1. The Book Thief
This book is written by Marcus Zusak, an Australian author who has beautifully put the awareness of mortality and the importance of love hand in hand.
The narration of the book is simply amazing and it keeps you engaged with the book, explaining in a way you will never forget it. An amazing fiction novel to read due to its storytelling, thriller and amazing content. This book rates 8 out of 10.
2. Gone With The Wind
Quite an old book by Margaret Mitchell but just one of the classics when it comes to historical fiction. This novel’s story travels in a war based world, you will love it if you are into that kind of stuff.
This book gives you a fictionalized version of the southern united states after Abraham Lincoln was elected President. There are a lot of situations that might or might not have taken place but Margaret wrote a great story about it. The book rates 8.5 out of 10.
3. White Tears
The book is written by Hari Kunzru. A new book in the market providing you with an amazing mystery fiction that will definitely keep you excited till the very end.
The book revolves around music especially the blues. It shows how a passion towards a simple art can lead to things you never imagined. Things you never thought of and the amazing storyline that revolves around it. This book is rated 8.8 out of 10.
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This novel is written by the amazing Daphne Du Maurier as a Gothic mystery with a touch of romance. Isn’t it quite intriguing already?
There is a mystery in the most basic things to the most complex ones, plus you will find characters that have lived forever inside and outside the book which means you can relate them to people around you as references.
You will love this book and once you do, you will read more from this author without a doubt. This book rates 8.5 out of 10.
5. The Hidden Keys
The book by Andre Alexis is another amazing fiction you cannot miss. The book is a puzzle solver so if you are into mysteries then this book is a must read for you.
The father who gives five pieces to each of his son leading them towards the great treasure and once four brothers die, the last once continues the journey alone.
The way he goes through it all joins dots after dots for that precious treasure is what brings this book in the best fiction books ever written. This book is rated 8 out of 10.
6. The Thorn Birds
The book written by Colleen McCollough is a beautiful romantic fiction set in the early 1900s of Australia. The forbidden love between a strong and independent woman and a priest, which was obviously not so comfortable back then.
The story has everything, hearty laughs mixed with sore tears. The story and the characters will not disappoint you and romance is what you dig for, don’t you? This book is rated 9 out of 10.
7. Call Me By Your Name
The book is written by Andre Aciman is another amazing romance fiction that you might not want to miss.
There is an award winning film too based on this book but the feeling of love and satisfaction you get by reading it cannot be compared with a movie.
The Italian setting of the story will steal your heart away. The summer romance with the obsession of a loved one is worth reading. This book rates 8.6 out of 10.
8. Beautiful Disaster
The book by Jamie McGuire has the perfect modernized theme of a good girl who meets a bad boy and falls in love realizing that it was beautiful yet a disaster.
The book will give you the relatable feeling from your life and will not disappoint you if you like impossible love stories.
Although the book is about college students, it is still an adult novel so, read it at your own risk. This book rates 8.2 out of 10.
9. New York 2140
The book written by Kim Stanley Robinson is a plain old science fiction that will keep you entertained if you love science fiction.
The story basically revolves around New York City, and how it goes all underwater because of the sea level rising.
It shows how the people of New York still want to live in the city, face the dangers and make arrangements besides all the water situation, just like Venice. This book rates 8.4 out of 10.
10. The Moon and The Other
The writer John Kessel chose the curious subject for his science fiction.
Do you ever think what will it be like if humans finally take over the moon after successfully destroying Earth?
This very idea is portrayed in this fictional novel. The society that is matriarchal, where men are not allowed to vote, people are living underground on the surface of the moon and how things turn haywire. This book rates 8.7 out of 10.
There you go, a list of different types of fiction novels that you can add to your list right away. I have not mentioned the most famous ones because duh, they are already famous.
These are the 10 best fiction books that deserve the same recognition and will not disappoint you. If you are a bookworm like me, you have a new bucket list.
Do you have any other Fiction book to add? Do let me know in the comments below.
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