Most read books, list of interesting books
Reading is one of the most useful and enjoyable activities. It is not a shame to give the book to relatives and friends and colleagues for the New Year and other holidays. The book will tell about life and take you to a fantastically interesting world and will not cause addiction or headaches in the morning. The only thing left is to choose which book is worth reading. The rating will help you with this. most read books. The list is based on research conducted by Amazon, one of the largest book suppliers in the world.
• The main criterion for getting into the book top 20 was user reviews left on the Amazon forum.
20. The Hobbit, John R.R. Tolkien
best screen adaptations of books, where The Hobbit entered in 9th place.
19. My Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
"An emotional and masterfully crafted novel focusing on relationship complexity, secrets, forgiveness, trust and love," as one Amazon reviewer put it.
18. Elligent, Veronica Roth
What should be interesting books for teenagers? Such that you can immediately imagine yourself in the place of the main character or heroine. In this regard, "Divergent" is an ideal reading for girls, because it is so easy for them to imagine themselves as a 16-year-old smart girl and beauty, on which the fate of the world depends.
17. The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown
This tale of the rowing crew that won gold in the 1936 Olympics provides an empirical perspective on athletes during a difficult time of social, economic and political turmoil.
16. The Book Thief, Markus Zuzak
In the center of events is the nine-year-old Liesel Meminger, who lives in Germany in 1939. Her adoptive parents teach Liesel to read, and books become the main outlet in the difficult life of the child. The story of Liesel itself is told from the perspective of Death, who (he is male in the novel) often comments on events in the book.
15. Plane Trees, John Grisham
After the death of millionaire Seth Hubbard, lawyer Jake Brygens receives a letter with the will of the deceased. He enters into a tense legal battle that reveals details of the city's dark history.
14. Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline
One of the most interesting books based on real events. "Orphan trains" in the 19th and early 20th centuries transported homeless children and orphans from the New York slums to the west of the country, where they found foster parents. The main character is on one of these trains.
13. Inferno, Dan Brown
The plot of "Inferno" is intertwined with the "Divine Comedy" by Dante, although it takes place in Florence of the 21st century.
12. Fire Cross, Diana Galbdon
A good book not for the faint of heart, as the author touches on themes of a violent and sexual nature. Part of the Outlander fantasy romance series.
11. Divergent, Veronica Roth
Romance, adventure, a brave heroine, a mysterious and despotic world where all people are divided into 5 factions depending on the dominant quality. Here are the ingredients for the success of one of the most widely read books in the world.
10. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Dorr
If you are interested in stories related to World War II, then All the Light We Cannot See is definitely one of the best books to read. The plot is connected with a blind French girl and a German boy who are trying to arrange their lives in wartime.
9. Goldfinch, Donna Tart
This book is the winner of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer (for 2014). The protagonist Theo Decker must, at the behest of a dying old man, take out a rare painting "Goldfinch" and a ring from the museum.
8. The Nightingale, Kristin Hanna
The eighth position is occupied by a book that combines family relationships, military drama and the desperate courage of a girl who ventured into the French Resistance.
7. Unbroken, Lauren Hillenbrand
The story of the survival of the crew of the plane that crashed into the Pacific Ocean. For 47 days, three crew members wandered on life rafts, without provisions.
6. The Martian, Andy Weir
Number six is a sci-fi story that tells you how to grow potatoes on Mars, what to do in the long cold Martian evenings, and whether astronaut Mark Watney will return for his comrades.
5. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Dying from a serious illness, teenagers Hazel and Augustus are not going to give up. They are not afraid of death, but of losing each other.
4 Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
The plot of this detective thriller until the last page will not give you an answer to the question: is Nick Dunn guilty of the disappearance of his wife Amy, or is it all a brilliant performance played by an insidious woman.
3. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Every day, not too happy Rachel Watson travels to London and sees happy spouses Jess and Jason from the train window. But one day the ideal wife Jess kisses another man, and the next day mysteriously disappears. And Rachel finds herself connected to the disappearance.
2 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
“This trilogy has the most exciting books”, “impossible to put it down” – these are just a tiny part of the readers' reviews. The Hunger Games is intended mainly for a teenage audience; for older people, the plot may seem too saturated with the experiences of the main character.
1. Fifty Shades of Grey, Erica L. James
In the first place is the book story of Anastasia and Christian, which readers liked much more than the film based on the work. T.L. Barton, a reviewer for Amazon, wrote that the popular book's characters "are so realistic that they seem to become your friends or family rather than the fictitious people you read about."