As we gear up to celebrate Women’s Day on March 8, here's how you can take part in the celebrations literally. We have whittled down a list of the most read books of women authors by our readers. Find a great excuse to spend your day sipping coffee at your favourite place with one of our readers choice. You must-must include these in your reading list
- The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
A novel that takes us on an intimate journey across the Indian subcontinent. It braids together the lives of a diverse cast of characters who have been broken by the world they live in and then rescued, patched together by acts of love and by hope.
- Night School by C.J. Daugherty
A darkly romantic, YA thriller, riveting boarding school mystery set in a British boarding school.
- The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
This novel is grappling with many of the same themes as the Harry Potter books: the losses and burdens of responsibility that come with adulthood, and the stubborn fact of mortality.
- At Bertram's Hotel by Agatha Christie
A work of detective fiction that takes you to a wonderful trip of mystery and murder veiled under the old world facade of the Bertram's Hotel.
- In custody by Anita Desai
The book deals with the search for meaning in life and explores themes of identity and language using Urdu poetry.
- Taken at the Flood by Agatha Christie
This is a well-constructed and interesting detective novel
- God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
A story about the childhood experiences of fraternal twins whose lives are destroyed by the "Love Laws" that lay down "who should be loved, and how.
- Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella
This one is a brilliantly fast and funny romantic comedy, you'll enjoy reading.
- When it happened in Scotland by Patience Griffin
A charming new romance set in the beautiful Scottish Highlands.
- PS I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
A sweet and simple love tale about holding on, letting go, and learning to love again.