Top Ten Books to Read In 2016

Anticipating reading good books in 2016? Well, you should. After all, like every new year, one’s resolutions must be strong and religious. Scroll down our list of the top 10 books to read in 2016.

The Top Ten

1 The Honest Season by Kota Neelima

I highly recommend reading this book. - SapphireGrim

A political fiction book in India, it talks about corruption and what happens behind the closed gates of the parliament which the common men are never made aware of. Its enlightening and an eye-opener which talks about two characters, Mira Mouli and Sikander Bansi and how they expose the system. It is one of the best popular fiction books to read in India.

2 Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt

It is the story of two narratives intermingled with a ghost story which will keep your pulse racing. You simply cannot afford to leave it and read in phases. It deserves one go. This story is about two orphans, Nat and Ruth, who have their own curious lives. After years, when Ruth’s niece gets pregnant, Ruth returns and that’s where the true story unfolds.

3 The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo

The story set in Finland is about two categories of women, one who are meant for procreation, called as ‘eloi’ and the others who are independent and steadfast, called as ‘defective’. The books talks about women empowerment and how women are stereotyped in our society. It will get your feminist blood pulsing for sure.

4 The Kindness of Enemies by Leila Aboulela

Our identity is so important, nothing can teach it better than this book.

5 The Children's Home by Charles Lambert

Where did the children go, you will have to flick page after page to know. What a breathtakingly gripping read.

6 The Past by Tessa Hadley

So much of emotional drama and suspense that will keep you hooked till the end.

7 Midnight In Broad Daylight: a Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

As the name suggests, it is the true story of a Japanese American family which found themselves against the tide in the Second World War. It is a story for history buffs and how war changes people and the deep impact that it has.

8 The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee

I bet we all will be able to connect with the character of these three women and their solitude and what makes their life. It is a heart touching read.

9 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Glorified fan fiction.

10 Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa

It deals with the WTO protests in 1999 in Seattle and the lives of important people that were changed because of the violence and how they are trying once again to shed off the violence and find a meaning to their lives. It is a sizzling tale.

The Contenders

11 My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

What happens when a mother and a daughter meet after a long time? Well, cinema cannot do justice with so many emotions portrayed in this book. A very soul touching read!

12 War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

This book is so underrated and deserves an actual fandom. - Wolftail

13 A Shore Thing - Snooki
14 The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane
15 The Story of Kullervo
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