Fictional books are a beautiful product of imagination. These books tell the thought process of an author, how he thinks, what kind of stories he can weave, and what is the extent of his/her imagination. These books can even improve your creativity.
Some readers find fiction very interesting. They truly enjoy it. And we have figured out some good books for these people. Here is the list of all such books.
Less: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2018
‘You will sob little tears of joy‘ Nell Zink
‘I recommend it with my whole heart‘ Ann Patchett
A book based on the story of Arthur Less. She was a failed novelist, and about to turn 50. She receives the wedding invitation from an ex-boyfriend who is now engaged to someone else. She finds it too awkward to say yes to the invitation. She can’t even say no because that would look like she has been defeated. And then the events will unfold. This is a book about the misunderstanding with happenings and the depth of understanding a human heart.
The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
A young New Yorker grieving his mother’s death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this “extraordinary” and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner that “connects with the heart as well as the mind” (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review).
It is about a 13-year-old New Yorker who miraculously survived an accident that was very horrific. He lost his mother in that accident and later was abandoned by his father. He was taken by the family of a wealthy friend. No matter where he went, he always longed for his mother. This book is a mesmerizing and captivating book. It is an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession—a very gripping read.
The Beekeeper of Aleppo
“A beautifully crafted novel of international significance that has the capacity to have us open our eyes and see.”—Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
A story about a bookkeeper and his wife, who was an artist. The bookkeeper wakes up early to hear the call to prayer before he leaves for his work. On weekends his wife sells colorful landscape paintings in an open market. Very simple life until something unthinkable happens. All of their love was destroyed by war; they had no choice except to leave their own home. But it wasn’t easy for them as his wife lost her sight. This is a beautifully written book that will make your heart pound.
Five Little Indians
This book has won the governor-general’s literary award for fiction and Amazon’s first novel awards. This book is about 5 children who were taken out from their families when they were very small and were sent to church-run schools. They were not out of their childhood when they were finally released from that detention. Soon they moved to a foreign world where they cling together and find a safe place in the world that has no interest in them. This book explains the desperate urge to find belongingness and is a very beautiful story.
The Henna Artist: A Novel (The Jaipur Trilogy Book 1)
“Eloquent and moving…Joshi masterfully balances a yearning for self-discovery with the need for familial love.”—Publishers Weekly.
It is the story of 17-year-old Lakshmi, who escaped from an abusive marriage. She lives all alone in the Pink City of Jaipur. She was a Henna artist and became one of the most demanded artists of the city. Lakshmi knew the secrets of many wealthy women, but she never had the guts to reveal her own. She had to deal with the jealous gossip of the people, which was a threat to her reputation and her livelihood. Know more by reading this book.
Her Final Prayer: A totally gripping and heart-stopping crime thriller
When people called up detective Clara, she finds out the dead bodies of two young children along with their mothers. Their father II was rushed to hospital, and he was critically injured. He was fighting for his life. His 2-month-old son was left untouched in his cradle. He was a perfect man in the eyes of society. But the cop is certain that there is something personal about the crime. When the witnesses refuse to speak about the case, it becomes clear that their loyalty towards society is more than ensuring justice. It is a very gripping book.
Born Again: A Fictional Memoir
This book is about a man named John who is about to turn 50, and he hasn’t done much in his life till now. One fine day he began to pull on a loose thread from his past. He learns the truth, which is a part of society. John tries to figure out the flashbacks of his past, and while doing so, he falls into more trouble with his life in the present. What truth is he looking for? To know that, you will have to read this book.
“A story both powerful and enchanting: a don’t-miss novel in the greatest southern traditions of storytelling.”—Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author
“Two endearing heroines and their poignant storylines of love lost and found make this the perfect book for an afternoon on the back porch with a glass of sweet tea.”—Karen White, New York Times bestselling author.
This book is about a girl named Sarah who moves to the Hideaway after her last remaining family member dies. She tries to tie up loose ends and get engaged in her daily life, but soon she learns that the Hideaway has been willed to her by her grandmother, and she has been charged with renovating it. While doing these things, she discovers a box that was left by her grandmother, where she finds clues about her life. She learns how brave, passionate, and a wonderful woman her grandmother was, how some of her grandmother’s great choices changed her destiny in both marvelous and devastating ways.
Girl in the Blue Coat
Hanneke who procured goods from the black market sold them to her customers and earned money. She works at night to hide her work from her concerned parents. She misses her boyfriend terribly as he was killed by the Germans when they invaded the country. She does this illegal work as an act of rebellion. One day a client of hers asked for help and asked her to find a person who was a Jewish teenager. The girl was drawn into a vicious cycle of mysteries and dark revelations. These events open her eyes to the horrors of the Nazi war. It is a very beautifully written story.
If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood
After a decade, when three sisters heard the word mum, they were triggered by the memories and dark secrets of their childhood, which were unknown to the world until now. They were subjected to unimaginable abuse by their mother. They were the victim of torture. They develop a defiant bond, but they found strength in each other, and with that, they escaped that environment. It is an amazing book.