The Heike Story by Eiji Yoshikawa is an epic historical fiction novel originally published in Japan in 1950. The English version was translated by Fuki Uramatsu and first released in in 1956. In a beautiful fictionalized story, the book chronicles Kyoto Imperial Court corruption in the 12th century and all the intrigues, scandals, feuds, and love affairs that came with it.
Taiko by Eiji Yoshikawa (in English translation subtitled “An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan”) is an epic historical fiction novel. Originally released in 1967, the English version was translated by William Scott Wilson and published in 1992. To this day, Yoshikawa is probably one of the most prominent and globally known authors from Japan. He is mostly well known for his takes on historical events and adapts them into big novels, such as Musashi, The Heike Story, and this one, Taiko.
The Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth is a series of young-adult science-fiction novels, published between 2011 and 2013. The bestselling series is set in a post-apocalyptic version of Chicago. The story focuses on 16-year-old girl, Beatrice “Tris” Prior.
Allegiant by Veronica Roth is a young adult novel originally released in 2013. It is the 3rd and book in the Divergent Trilogy science fiction series. The story is told from Tris’ and Four’s point of view as the make the journey beyond the city boundaries.
Insurgent by Veronica Roth is a young adult novel first released in 2012. It is the 2nd book in the bestselling science fiction series the Divergent Trilogy. Like its prequel, the book achieved commercial success and received generally good reviews from critics.
Divergent by Veronica Roth is a bestselling young adult novel originally released in 2011. It became the 1st book of the exciting Divergent trilogy of Dystopian science-fiction novels. It has received mostly positive critical reviews and achieved commercial success.
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins is a phenomenal bestselling trilogy of young adult novels. The series began with the first book in 2008 and ended in 2013 with the third one. Set up in a science-fiction dystopian world, the story in the series has captured millions of readers around the world. It also has won critics’ hearts with gaining mostly good reviews and won several awards.
Originally published in 2010, Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins is a spectacular 3rd and final novel in The Hunger Games Dystopian science-fiction trilogy. Just like its two prequels, the book has become a huge hit bestseller, especially among young adult readers. Most critics also accepted well with mostly positive reviews on the book.