Maybe this is why we read, and why in moments of darkness we return to books: to find words for what we already know.- Alberto Manguel
Coronavirus outbreak has put the world on a standstill, and as a result, it has confined us within the four walls of our homes.
We are eagerly waiting for everything to go back to normal, and subsequently move on with our lives.
In addition, to marathoning your favorite series and movies on Netflix, here are some undoubtedly exciting novels that you should be reading right now.
This 2019 novel by Margaret Atwood is a sequel to The Handmaids Tale. Set 15 years after the events of the latter.
In addition, to being the joint winner of the 2019 Man Booker Prize, it also won ‘Best Fiction’’ Goodreads Choice Awards 2019.
The Silent Patient
This psychological thriller by Alex Michaelides, published in 2019 and was well received by both the critics and the readers.
This beautifully written page-turner will always keep you on your toes. The Silent Patient was the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Mystery & Thriller Winner 2019.
This 2019 dark fantasy novel by Leigh Bardugo garnered rave reviews from both the audience and the critics alike. Horror virtuoso Stephen King called this one “Impossible to put down”. This Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller won the Goodreads Choice Awards best fantasy 2019.
This science-fiction horror thriller novel written by Stephen King released in 2019. This suspenseful page-turner not only gained positive reviews upon its release; But also won the Goodreads Choice Awards best Horror 2019.
Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions From Tiny Mortals About Death
Indeed the name of this one is quite intriguing, this book answers children’s questions about mortality and why we shouldn’t fear to talk about it.
This humorous take on the topic of death is well written by Caitlin Doughty and, won the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Science & Technology 2019.
This 2019 mind-bending Science fiction thriller by Blake Crouch engrossed the readers with its suspenseful, fast-paced narrative, as well as received positive reviews. Recursion won the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Science Fiction 2019.
GIDEON THE NINTH
This is an exciting blend of sci-fi and fantasy which is set in a mysterious, ancient castle and tells the story about a swordfighter named Gideon.
Released in 2019, this book is written by first-time writer Tamsyn Muir and received favorably positive reviews as well as several awards.
This 2018 horror novel is written by “The king of horror” Stephen King, it received generally rave reviews upon its release.
The plot of this book will surely keep you on the edge of your seats. This book has also been adapted for a limited series by HBO. And also won the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Mystery & Thriller Winner 2018.
21 lessons for the 21st century
This book published in 2018, comes from the pen of the bestseller author Yuval Noah Harari.
following the success of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, in this installment Harari concentrates on the present.
Generating mostly rave reviews by the critics and the audience. This bestseller is one of the most recommended books to read.
This is a science fiction novel by New York Times bestselling author William Gibson released in 2020.
With interesting and nail-biting plotlines, this book will surely keep you on the edge of your seats right from the beginning till the end.
This book garnered mostly positive reviews from the critics and the audience alike.