Top 10 Interesting Books to Read This Summer

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For all the readers out there, we have tried to uncover some of the unconventional authors of our generation. The books range from a wide range of subjects covering fiction and fantasy, non – fiction and economies. The purpose of this list is single and that is to open the eyes of the reader to enjoy the immense and rich mixture of books that are lying unnoticed on bookshelves.

 

1. The Fantastic Book of Everybody’s Secrets – by Sophie Hannah

Recognized as an award winning writer of thrillers and crime stories, Sophie Hannah offers a fresh and unique taste from her fantastic fantasies. One could actually compare this book to Roald Dahl’s style of writing which involves funny characters in weirdly strange and comic situations.

 

2. Vicky Had One Eye Open – by Darryl Samaraweera

Colorful, frank and emotional, this is the story of a patient called Vicky and her sensitive family. When Vicky falls into a coma, her life is changed forever and as the story unravels, the reader is amazed at the poetic brilliance of the author.

 

3. Bad Traffic – by Simon Lewis

Based in the lethal streets of rustic England, Bad Traffic is about cop from the Siberian border, Inspector Jian. After a frantic phone call from her daughter, the inspector sets on a mission to hunt down a group of thieves but his problems are far greater – he is Chinese, knows no English and has very little cash. Gripping and adventurous, this is a must read for crime fiction fans.

 

4. Hungry City – by Carolyn Steel

Carolyn Steel opens our eyes to the inevitable bond linking food production, urban development and land use. The book delicately examines such issues and charts out solutions to the problems associated with food creation and land usage. While a serious read, this one definitely gives us social and economical food for thought.

 

5. Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do, And What It Says About Us – by Tom Vanderbilt

Malcolm Gladwell’s raging authority in the field of psychology has resulted in this bright and candid insight into the world of traffic behavior. This appealing and populist study at driving behavior and transportation planning will surprise and amaze you.

 

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