Back to writing about things I like. (Ok ok I know I wrote only one post about things I don’t like). By the way, I had written only half of this post when I found that my friend Brindha had also written about her favourite books in her blog today! Talk about coincidence! Btw, we both have somewhat similar taste when it comes to books. After music, it’s books that I enjoy the most. However, the past one year, the number of books that I am reading has come down. I hardly read some 1 or 2 books a month these days.
Now, a list of my favourite books/authors:
1. Perry Mason series by Erle Stanley Gardner
No one can match Perry Mason’s wit when it comes to arguing cases in court! I am yet to read only 15 of the total 86 Perry Mason novels. That is because I am not able to get hold of those. 2. Robin Cook’s novels
Initially, I used to hate reading about stuff related to medicine. In fact, I stopped reading ‘Coma’ halfway. But, I decided to give Robin Cook’s novels a try once more and got hooked onto it. I am yet to read only one book of his.
3. Erich Segal’s novels
The first book of Erich Segal’s that I read was ‘Doctors’. It is my most favourite book now. The best thing about Erich Segal’s books is the way he describes the human emotions, feelings. He makes sure that you are able to relate to the feelings of the characters. (I will try to come up with a separate post on Erich Segal’s books sometime soon.) Though I like all his books, apart from ‘Doctors’, my other favourites are ‘Only Love’ and ‘Man, Woman and Child’. I have read these 3 books many times.
4. R.K.Narayan’s books
Any Indian will be able to relate to the characters in his novels.
5. Harry Potter
I started reading it only after the first 4 books got released but like many, I have also become crazy about Harry Potter. I am eagerly waiting for the next book to get released.
6. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
7. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
These two books are the ones that I found inspirational.
Other books that I like (I don’t like these as much as the ones that I have listed above):
1. Dan Brown’s
I liked ‘Angels and Demons’ more than ‘Da Vinci Code’.
2. Kane and Abel, The Prodigal Daughter and Shall We Tell The President by Jeffrey Archer
Books that I don’t like reading:
1. Sidney Sheldon’s
2. Mills and Boon - So many of my friends are crazy about it!
Book am currently reading:
Fountainhead by Ayn Rand - I still have some 300 pages left.
Books am planning to read next:
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee