5 Books to read in Quarantine
Corona outbreak has forced people to stay indoors. What better time than now to pick up a book and develop a brain cell or two.
Have you ever wished to escape in new imaginary world altogether for some time where you see different people with different cultures and values ?
Or have you ever wanted to read a book where you can just relate to the character and feel understood ?
Well, some of the books mentioned below will give you just that.
Six of crows by Leigh Bardugo
This is a young-adult fantasy novel set in a magical world called Grishaverse. It takes place in a city called Ketterdam which is home to multiple criminal organisations both small and big. It follows 6 people with questionable morals and will who go on a magical heist together .
It is a perfect blend of quest, fantasy and romance. It will make you cry, laugh out loud , sympathize and eventually love all the characters. This book is ultimate squad goals.
And it is soon coming on Netflix.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
This is also a fantasy novel with a travelling Circus. Exciting right? Reading this book feels like you are in a dream. This story follows a circus which only opens at night and it travels throughout the world inviting people to come in. And this circus is also a venue for a challenge which includes two people who try to outsmart the other with their magical skills.
The atmosphere crafted by the author is so vivid that it feels real. The themes of this book include love, magic and competition.
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
This is a contemporary novel which follows Cath who is a freshman and her outgoing twin sister Wren. Cath has social anxiety therefore she faces problem in meeting new people so she spends most of her time writing fan-fiction about her favorite series . Whereas her sister is out there making friends and going to parties.
Cath is the most relatable character I have ever read. It felt like someone was writing my emotions and feels in this book because everything that Cath feels I have also felt.
This book deals with anxiety illness in a very respectful and realistic way.
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
This is a mystery novel which follows Stevie Bell who has interest in true crime. She gets selected in the Ellingham Academy where students with great talent and bright minds come to study.
Stevie Bell plans to solve the old mystery surrounding the Academy.
The mystery and thriller aspect of this novel is truly gripping. It keeps you on the edge of your seat till the end. Plot-twists are all totally unpredictable and will keep you guessing.
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
This is a paranormal book with fantasy elements. It follows the story of Blue Sargent who live in a family full of women psychics as she meets 4 boys who study in a rich school called Aglionby Academy who are in a search of dead Welsh King. She reluctantly befriends them and help them in their search.
The main theme that runs deep in this is the value of friendship. This book raises hair on your neck and give you chills. I absolutely loved the romance in this even though it is not the primary focus of the story.