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9 Fantastic Books Like The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel The Great Gatsby is continuously lauded as one of the greatest books of its time. The short novel gave a fantastic insight into the culture and hedonism of the American upper classes during the roaring 1920s and is looked at as one of the pinnacle works of literature from the Jazz Age. If you, like many other people, have been taken by the nostalgia and … Read More

10 Amazing Books Like Shantaram

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts is undoubtedly one of my favourite books of all time. It tells the story of Lin, an Australian who escapes from prison and flees to Bombay (present day Mumbai), India where he begins a new life. The book delves deep into Indian culture and life in Bombay as he forms relationships with people from all walks of life including those living in slums to people … Read More

10 Brilliant Books like Eleanor & Park

Published in 2013, Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park has gained immense critical acclaim and controversy. Bringing up themes like teenage love, domestic violence, bullying, and the feelings of being outcast, the novel is consistently considered to be one of the most honest and realistic in the young adult genre. If you’ve just finished reading this excellent novel and are looking for more books like Eleanor & Park, be sure to check out this … Read More

9 Epic Books Like Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl, the first book in a series of young adult science fiction fantasy novels by Eoin Colfer, has been a popular saga for young people since its publication in 2001. Following the eponymous 12-year-old genius and criminal mastermind, Artemis Fowl is also being released as a feature film later in 2019. However, if you don’t want to wait for the movie and have just finished the popular series, you might be … Read More

10 Awesome Books Like Into The Wild

Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer is an international bestseller that was originally written in 1996 and was produced into a feature film directed by Sean Penn in 2007. It follows the true story of Christopher McCandless, a college graduate who donated his college fund and began travelling around the USA. His journey took him to Alaska where he aimed to live off the land but, unfortunately, passed away. Into … Read More

10 Great Books Like Looking for Alaska

Before author John Green became one of the very first YouTube stars or fell into the public eye as the reigning king of young adult literature, he wrote his first novel, Looking for Alaska. An honest and startlingly realistic portrayal of adolescence set at a small boarding school in Alabama, the book deserves every bit of acclaim that it has received. If you have just finished reading John Green’s poignant … Read More

10 Books Like Kite Runner & A Thousand Splendid Suns

Some books that you read undoubtedly leave you yearning for more. Khaled Hosseini’s two most popular novels – The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns – had that effect on me. In fact, I clearly remember after finishing A Thousand Splendid Suns the need to wait a few days before tackling another book to allow me to fully process and appreciate what I had just read. However, after a … Read More