If you are reflecting back and wonder what have you missed regarding books in 2018, then you have come to the right place. No matter whether you are searching for ideas what to read while on holiday or you just want some good book titles that you can check out, the following is the list of best books of 2018 that caught our eye. Enjoy reading them.
- Asymmetry – Lisa Halliday
This is a novel where we follow the story of a Muslim-American economist who gets detained in UK, at the Heathrow Airport. It is a story about person`s love for work, power and other interesting things that will keep you interested until the end of the book.
- Florida – Lauren Groff
Florida is a book that contains several short stories that represent Florida as half-fictional and half-real place. All stories are connected and bring different perspective of things.
- Freshwater – Akwaeke Emezi
This is a debut book of this author, but proved to be a major success. It follows the story of Nigerian girl that moves to live in the state of Virginia, USA. The girl believes that she is a type of spirit that is disguised in a human body. The girl`s head is constantly battling with several personalities – sometimes she is impulsive, other times she is devoted and calm, while sometimes she can quickly go from one to another.
- Immigrant, Montana – Amitava Kumar
This book is about a student from India that goes to US in order to study literature. The student is very gentle and funny person that does not fit into the typical colonial narrative. He will meet a nice girl at a bookstore and another girl in his class, and the story quickly develops from there.
- Ordinary People – Diana Evans
This novel can be classified as tragicomedy. It focuses on two couple, one of which has lost their love for each other and the other couple lives boring life in suburbs. There is a sad atmosphere throughout the novel, but the events will develop rather quickly as you read.
- Confessions of the Fox – Jordy Rosenberg
The author depicts the British thug Jack Sheppard as transgender person. His professor, who is also transgender, will find out Sheppard`s memoirs, and the academic public will be drawn to check out that manuscript. It is an interesting book that will certainly bring you into the story so you will not even feel when the novel ends.
- Small Fry – Lisa Brennan-Jobs
This are the memoirs of the Apple`s founder Steve Jobs` daughter. It brings a sensitive story with plenty of family anecdotes.
- Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata
This book follows a story of a woman that sells rice balls in a shop located in place full of fluorescent lights and shopping places. The woman loves her job, but her sister is worried about when will her sister finally settle down with someone. A bit of unsettling, but joyful novel to read.