Long before Jurassic Park was a movie franchise that grossed billions of dollars, it was a science fiction novel that was written by Michael Crichton in 1990. His tale about cloned dinosaurs running amok in a theme park became one of his most successful novels.
Cormac McCarthy is an author who built a reputation for himself with his gritty novels. He has written ten novels over his career and all of them have received critical acclaim and numerous awards.
Vladimir Nabokov wrote Lolita in 1995 and the novel quickly grabbed the attention of readers due to its controversial subject matter. The story is written from the perspective of an unreliable author using the pseudonym of Humbert Humbert.
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown may not be the most historical or scientifically accurate of novels, but this hasn't prevented it from becoming an international bestseller. The book also stirred up a lot of controversy due to the religious content that it contains.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming of age story that explores the themes of friendship and first love. The novel, written by Stephen Chbosky, was published in 1999 after a five year writing process.
Canadian author William P. Young originally wrote his novel, The Shack, without any intention of publishing it. Instead, the story was meant to be a Christmas gift to his children, but he eventually did publish the book in 2007 after being urged to do so by friends.
Looking for Alaska is the remarkable debut novel from John Green, and it has been causing quite a stir ever since its release in 2005.
Romance fans will know that the best love stories are typically those where completely opposite characters are attracted to each other.
Readers have been spoilt for choice in January in terms of great books and February continued this trend. Here are the top books for each category that have been keeping the Manybooks readers glued to their pages throughout February.
In the first part of our article (insert link) we looked at novels like Catch-22, The Witcher, The Underground Railroad, NOS4A2, and The Rook that will all receive television adaptations this year.