Ramya's Reads: Fiction

Classic Novels

1. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky 
2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
4. The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz
5. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell 
6. Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence
7. Anna Karenina 
8. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse 
9. Embers by Sandor Marai 
10. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
11. Lady Susan by Jane Austen
12. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov


Chick-Lits/Romance/Light Reads

1. The Shopaholic Series by Sophie Kinsella (5 Books) - 4.5 Stars
2. Bridget Jones' Diary by Helen Fielding - 4 Stars
3. Remember Me by Sophie Kinsella - 4 Stars
4. The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks - 3.5 Stars
5. Professors' Wives' Club by Joanne Rendell - 3 Stars
6. Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella - 3 Stars
7. The Choice by Nicholas Sparks - 3 Stars
8. How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life by Kaavya Viswanathan - 3 Stars
9. Perfect on Paper by Maria Murnane - 3 Stars
10. Off the Menu by Christine Son - 3 Stars
11. Shoe Addicts Anonymous by Beth Harbinson - 3 Stars
12. Jack with a Twist by Brenda Janowitz - 3 Stars
13. The Town that came a courtin by Ronda Rich - 3 Stars
14. Midori by Moonlight by Wendy Tokunaga - 3 Stars
15. The Smart One and the Pretty One by Claire LaZebnik - 3 Stars

Short Story Collections

1. In the Convent of Little Flowers by Indu Sundaresan - 5 Stars
2. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri - 4 Stars
3. Interpretor of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri - 4 Stars
4. East,West by Salman Rushdie - 4 Stars

Trilogies
Hunger Games Trilogy - 3.5 Stars
The Shiva Trilogy - 3.5 Stars
The Millennium Trilogy - 3.5 Stars
50 Shades of Grey Trilogy - 1 Star

Fiction Novels

5 Star
1. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie - 5 Stars
2. Wild Swans by Jung Chang - 5 Stars
3. Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul - 5 Stars
4. Poinsonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver - 5 Stars
5. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - 5 Stars
6. Book Thief by Markus Zusak - 5 Stars
7. The Kite Runer by Khaled Hosseini - 5 Stars
8. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri - 5 Stars
9. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - 5 Stars
10. Comfort Woman by Nora Okja Keller - 5 Stars
11. The Earth's Children Series by Jean M Auel (5 Books) - 5 Stars
12. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga - 5 Stars
13. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer - 5 Stars
14. The Guide by R K Narayan - 5 Stars
15.  Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - 5 Stars
16. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd - 5 Stars


4.5 Star
1. Roots by Alex Haley - 4.5 Stars
2. Exodus by Leon Uris - 4.5 Stars
3. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry - 4.5 Stars
4. The Color Purple by Alice Walker - 4.5 Stars
5. Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani - 4.5 Stars
6. Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon - 4.5 Stars
7. In the time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez - 4.5 Stars
8. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini - 4.5 Stars
9. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie - 4.5 Stars
10. A Street of Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama - 4.5 Stars
11. Moloka'i by Alan Brennert - 4.5 Stars
12. Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay - 4.5 Stars
13. Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup - 4.5 Stars
14. Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry - 4.5 Stars
15. Equal Music by Vikram Seth - 4.5 stars
16. House for Mr.Biswas by V S Naipaul - 4.5 Stars
17. Fountainhead by Ayn Rand - 4.5 Stars
18. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett - 4.5 stars


4 Star
1. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan - 4 Stars
2. English Patient by Michael Ondaatje - 4 Stars
3. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami - 4 Stars
4. Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho - 4 Stars
5. Riot by Shashi Tharoor - 4 Stars
6. Shame by Taslima Nasrin - 4 Stars
7. Beloved by Toni Morrison - 4 Stars
8. The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman  - 4 Stars
9. Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje - 4 Stars
10. The Bride by Bapsi Sidhwa - 4 Stars
11. Never Let me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro - 4 Stars
12. A Palace in the Old Village by Tahar Ben Jelloun - 4 Stars
13. The Blue Notebook by James Levine - 4 Stars
14. The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar - 4 Stars
15. The Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan - 4 Stars
16. The Red Leather Diary by Lily Koppel - 4 Stars
17. The Scent of Sake by Joyce Libra - 4 Stars
18. Breathing Out The Ghost by Kirk Curnutt - 4 Stars
19. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai - 4 Stars
20. The Mountain of Light by Indu Sundaresan - 4 Stars
21. The Last Song of Dusk by Siddarth Danvant Shanghvi - 4 Stars
22. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford - 4 Stars
23. Breath, Eyes and Memory by Edwidge Dandicat - 4 Stars
24. The 19th Wife by Divid Ebershoff - 4 Stars
25. The Reader by Bernard Schlink - 4 Stars
26. Age of Iron by J.M.Coetzee - 4 Stars
27. Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown - 4 Stars
28. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown - 4 Stars
29. Madame Tussaud - 4 Stars
30. The Oracle of Stamboul - 4 Stars
31. Water for Elephants - 4 Stars
32. Evening is the Whole Day by Preeta Samarasan - 4 Stars
33. The Reeducation of Cherry Troung - 4 Stars


3.5 Star
1. A Breath of Fresh Air by Amulya Malladi - 3.5 Stars
2. Evidence of Love by Melissa McConnell - 3.5 Stars
3. Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth - 3.5 Stars
4. The Writing on my forehead by Nafisa Haji - 3.5 Stars
5. Valeria's Last Stand by Marc Fitten - 3.5 Stars
6. Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs - 3.5 Stars
7. Who by Fire by Diana Spechler - 3.5 Stars
8. The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie King - 3.5 stars
9. The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister - 3.5 Stars
10. Fall on your knees by Ann Marie McDonald - 3.5 Stars
11. Ladies Coupe by Anita Nair - 3.5 Stars
12. The Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult - 3.5 Stars
13. Heart of the City by Ariel Sabar - 3.5 Stars
14. f it was Easy, They'd Call the Whole Damn Thing a Honeymoon by Jenna McCarthy - 3.5 Stars
15. The Monsoon Diaries by Shoba Narayan - 3.5 Stars
16. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See - 3.5 Stars


3 Star
1. Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough - 3 Stars
2. Shantaram by Gergory David Roberts - 3 Stars
3. Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy - 3 Stars
4. The Mistress by Anita Nair - 3 Stars
5. Crow Lake by Mary Lawson - 3 Stars
6. Nectar in a Seive by Kamala Markandaya - 3 Stars
7. The Mango Season by Amulya Malladi - 3 Stars
8. Night of Flames by Douglas W Jacobson - 3 Stars
9. Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak - 3 Stars
10. Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad - 3 Stars
11. Funny Boy by Shyam Selvadurai - 3 Stars
12. Second Glance by Jodi Picoult - 3 Stars
13. Keeping Hannah Waiting by Dave Clarke - 3 Stars
14. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - 3 Stars
15. Red Azalea by Anchee Min - 3 Stars
16. After Dark by Haruki Murakami - 3 Stars
17. Song of Kahunsha by Anosh Irani - 3 Stars
18. Bitter Sweets by Roopa Farooki - 3 Stars
19. Dancing in the Dark by Caryl Phillips - 3 Stars
20. Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat - 3 Stars
21. The Diary by Eileen Goudge - 3 Stars
22. My Splendid Concubine by Lloyd Lofthouse - 3 Stars
23. Misadventures of Oliver Booth by David Desmond - 3 Stars
24. Shelter Me by Juliette Fay - 3 stars
25. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang - 3 Stars
26. A Ship Made Of Paper - 3 Stars


2 Star
1. Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh - 2 Stars
2. Quilter's Homecoming by Jennifer Chiaverini - 2 Stars
3. My Soul to Keep by Melanie Wells - 2 Stars

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