Reading is one of the best habits and hobbies. Parents start to read books to the kids at a very young age. At first we used to read the picture books and then we spent most of the childhood nights reading fairy tales and bedtime stories. As we grew up, thanks to the technological gadgets that took us far away from reading. However researchers and specialists say that everyone should read books. No matter how busy one is, he or she should read at least two pages of a book a day. Fictional books are preferred over the other books as they are interesting and can grab one’s attention and interest. If you are a book lover or want to read something interesting then this article surely is for you. Given below are some of the top fiction books one should read at least once in life. So let’s start:
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley is one of the best writers of fiction books. Frankenstein also is among the books that are able to make room in the hearts of the people. The story of the novel revolves around a pretty smart guy, who gives life to a monster, and what happened next is mind blowing. Ninety nine percent of the people who read this book prefer to read it again and again. The book was published in 1818 and till date it is among the top selling books.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
This piece of literature is written by Harper Lee and is the winner of many awards. The novel was published in 1960 and is one of the successful novels. The characters and dialogues of the novel are mind blowing. The main message of the book is that one should respect the elders, it’s okay not to act like the other people of your gender, and it also teaches you the proper way to handle clashes. So if you want to learn many things just by the help of a single book just read this book.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
This novel is written by the very famous writer Jane Austen in 1813. The main story revolves around two characters named Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Some things discussed in the novel include love, reputation, class, family, and honesty. Till date millions of copies of this book have been published and made the people fall in love with the book.
The Mortal Immortal by Mary Shelley
As we already discussed that Mary Shelley holds a specific position when it comes to the authors of Fiction books. Just like Frankenstein this book too is among the much loved books. The story revolves around a man named Winzy, who drinks a potion to stay alive forever. This is not a full novel, but is a short story so one can easily read it in one sitting. The book was published in 1833 and now is also available online.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Wuthering height is a fiction novel published in 1847. Wuthering Heights is a romantic and a mysterious novel. The story revolved around two people who fell in love and married each other. However the couple’s children suffer sad destinies. Make sure to give this novel a read as you will enjoy reading it a lot.
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde was first published in 1890. The novel is so interesting that one is not able to leave it until it is not complete. The plot of the book revolves around a young man named Dorian Gray. We don’t want to reveal the story, but we will tell you the main message of the book just to grab your interest. The main message of the book is that double life is destructive, and is not fun as it seems to be.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Next on the list of the fiction books everyone should read include the Handmaid’s Tale. This fictional novel was published in 1985. The plot of the story revolves around conquered women in a male-controlled society and the various things by which these women battle and the attempts they undergo to gain individuality and peace. Make sure to read this novel too as you can learn a lot about the realities of the societies.
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Last but not the least fiction book is the signature of all things by Elizabeth Gilbert. The novel was published in 2013. The protagonist of the story is Alma Whittaker, an unattractive daughter of a botanist. Girl loved botany and spent most of her life alone. Well we will not tell you anything more about the novel. Read it yourself to find out more.