10 Best Novels Of Recent Times!

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” -George RR Martin

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen

The man who never reads lives only one.”

-George RR Martin

Are you an avid reader? The year 2019 is gonna end in a few days. We do not want you to miss the best novels of 2019. Thus, we have compiled a collection of 10 best novels you may have missed this year.

1. The Water Dancer

Goodreads rating: 4.1/5

Written by Ta-Nehisi, this novel is a surrealist story featuring the protagonist Hiram Walker. The story revolves around Hiram, a superhuman who has a photographic memory and can transport people over miles with his ‘conduction’ power. The novel, being the author’s debut, is far beyond imagination with an incredible climax.

2. The Dutch House

Goodreads rating: 4.3/5

This sentimental novel, written by Ann Patchett, is the story of brother and sister over 5 decades. It throws light on the everlasting bond between brothers and sisters, their nostalgic childhood home, and an interesting past. The heart-wrenching novel is a must-read.

3. Patsy

Goodreads rating: 3.8/5

The novel, written by Nicole Y. Dennis Benn is an immigration story of a Jamaican mother to the US who leaves behind her young daughter. The struggle of this mother-daughter duo would definitely leave you teary-eyed. The characterization and humanity are made to etch a mark in the reader’s mind.

4. Doxology

Goodreads rating: 3.5/5

Nell Zink’s Doxology, a recommended political fiction novel, deals with the daring revelations about America’s past. The story is based on the lives of three musicians and how the 2001 US attack impacted their lives.

5. Lost Children Archive

Goodreads rating: 3.9/5

Valeria Lusseli’s first book in English, Lost Children Archive, touches upon the ongoing American policy. Inspired by the policy of separating children from their parents on the US-Mexico border, it has garnered positive reviews from the readers. It has also been longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize.

6. The Testaments

Goodreads rating: 4.2/5

The fiction novel, The Testaments, is a sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. Set 15 years after the events of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments is the joint-winner of 2019 Man Booker.

7. The Silent Patient

Goodreads rating: 4.1/5

The Silent Patient is a twisty psychological thriller written by Alex Michaelides. It is the story of a woman named Alicia Berenson, who shot her husband. The abundance of suspense the story unfolds at each segment will leave you amazed.

8. Daisy Jones & the Six

Goodreads rating: 4.2/5

Daisy Jones & the Six is a grippy novel written by Taylor Jenkins Reid. It is based on a popular rock band in the 1970s and the reason for their split. A Web TV series based on this historical fiction is gonna be aired on Amazon video soon.

9. Ninth House

Goodreads rating: 4.2/5

If you are a fan of the horror genre, then this novel would send shivers down your spine! Ninth House, written by Leigh Bardugo, is a recently published dark fantasy novel. It is her first adult novel that revolves around a 20-year-old freshman at Yale, Alex Stern, and her ability to see ghosts.

10. Red, White & Royal Blue

Goodreads rating: 4.4/5

The debut novel of Casey McQuiston, Red, White & Royal Blue, deals with the fictional relationship between Alex, son of America’s first female president, and Harry, an English Prince. This romantic comedy can drive readers crazy with a rating of 4.4/5!

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