A good novel is like a saviour who takes us away from our monotonic routine. Novels take us in their own imaginative world. It has been rightly said that a reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,the man who never reads lives only once.
Here’s a list of the top 5 must read fiction novels.
1. The Harry Potter Series by J.K.Rowling
It is really a strange thing if you have not read Harry Potter yet!It is a series of fantasy novels written by J.K.Rowling. It is a novel based on the life of Harry Potter, a child born to be a great wizard and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. The three meet each other at the Hogwards School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main plot of the series is about Harry’s struggle to defeat Lord Voldemort who intends to become immortal. The Harry Potter Series contains a total of seven books. A two part West End stage play has also been made namely Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. The book of the play is available too. If you haven’t read the series yet, it is time to grab the copy of each book of the series!
2. The Hunger Games Triology by Suzanne Collins
It is a very well written thrilling trilogy by Suzanne Collins. In this triology, you enter a future world where every year two tributes from each district are thrown into an arena expected to fight to the death or get knocked out by other means. Only one can survive. It is dystopia set in Panem ( a country) where every year, children from the districts are selected to participate in a compulsory annual televised death match called The Hunger Games.
3. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl is an example of mystery, suspense, and crime genres. The main character of the novel is Nick Dunne whose wife goes missing. The suspense comes from Nick Dunne , whether he is involved in the disappearance of his wife or not. If you like suspense, thrill and mystery, then it is a must read for you.
4. The Martian by Andy Weir
Andy Weir made his debut under his own name with The Martian. It is a science fiction novel. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney survives and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.
5. To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
The novel was published in 1960 and immediately became successful. The novel comprises of warmth. It deals with serious issues of rape and racial inequality. Lee also addresses issues of class, courage, compassion, and gender roles in the American Deep South. The novel has also been given the Pulitzer Prize. It is one of the best classic novels.
Grab a copy of these wonderful novels and dive into the fictional world ! 🙂