You can’t deem yourself as a book nerd if you haven’t read these novels. These are a MUST read and should be on the bookshelf of every single individual, especially if you are a self-proclaimed bookworm.
Here are some of the biggest bestsellers that took away the breath of each and every reader and left them wanting more.
1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Starting the list with one of the best classics that’s been written in the history of all things that is literature. Written by Jane Austen, this is one of her finest works, filled with a witty sense of humor, neighborly conversation, and heartwarming romance. The art of courting is the main topic of the story. This novel follows the story of a fierce, independent but equally prejudiced Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Bonnet, the second of five daughters, who are young, clever, and attractive. As described in the opening of the book, Elizabeth’s mother is in a dire need of five good-looking but most importantly financially stable husbands for her daughters. However, the arrival of genial and nice Mr. Bingley and the arrogant and proud Mr. Darcy changes all of their lives altogether. If you haven’t read this book yet, it’s time you do.
2. Me before You by Jojo Moyes
This is a romance novel written by Jojo Moyes that is definitely an emotional rollercoaster ride. Be prepared to shed a bucketful of tears when you sit down to read this book. The way the writer has written the characters and their development throughout the story is marvelous. The novel tells the story of Louisa and Will, two contrasting characters who have very different perspectives on life. Yet, they come together to weave a beautiful and heart-wrenching story that’s sure to tug at every reader’s heartstrings. Louisa, a young cheerful woman, finds herself in a predicament when she ends up being the one to convince Will, a paralyzed man in her care, that he has something to live for. This story is going to leave you with a deep love for life and a better understanding of love.
3. One Day in December by Josie Silver
What would you do if you were on a bus and see someone on the street that catches your immediate attention? Definitely not spend a year searching for the man of your dreams, right! Or do you? And, what happens when you finally meet him but as your best friend’s boyfriend? We know—drama ensues, that’s what.
This is one of the sweetest love stories you’ll ever come across with. Josie Silver’s books are always a treat to readers. This novel is going to make you believe in destiny and second chances and should definitely be on your list.
4. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Spoiler alert: This is a heartbreaker. This is not a typical boy meets girl story. This book teaches you to live your life to the fullest and enjoy every single moment doing what you love. It is hilarious yet so excruciatingly painful and sad that is just going to want to cuddle into the arms of your loved ones. Join Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters in their beautiful journey where they live forever in a limited number of days.
Note: If you are highly sensitive to contents associated with a medical illness such as cancer, then this is not the book for you.
5. It Ends With US by Colleen Hoover
Colleen Hoover has managed to capture an intricately written beautiful love story while also focusing on a sensitive topic like ‘intimate partner abuse’. This story will give you all the feels of first love but at the same time it will also leave you with deep learning about “Self-respect” and “Self-love”. Love is important in a relationship but there are other things that are far more crucial for a healthy relationship. It teaches you that should never compromise on your self-respect just because you are in love with your partner. This is definitely a book you should not miss.