8 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

10:09 am 30 May, 2013

Here are some of the best books to read in 20s ranging from classic tales of patriarchal control to self-help books on getting over guys. For a lot of ladies, I think their 20s is a time to figure out relationships and think about what they want for the rest of their lives. Since plethora of questions pop up in their mind, they become susceptible to move with the latest waves. These books dwell around issues which baffle teenagers the most. Needless to say, reading these books would be a great help for them. Scroll down and enjoy the journey of this list.

8. Confessions of a Shopaholic:

Author: Sophie Kinsella

Publishing Year: 2009

Books you must Read

[quote]Struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source, Rebecca Bloomwood unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided, Rebecca’s innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her “shopaholic” condition will bring her real happiness.  Amazon.com[/quote]

7. Girls in white Dresses:

Author: Jennifer Close

Publishing Year: 2012

Books you must Read

[quote]Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these women have their own lives to contend with: Isabella is working a dead-end job, Mary is dating a nice guy with an awful mother, and Lauren is waitressing at a midtown bar and wondering why she’s attracted to the sleazy bartender. Amazon.com [/quote]



6. One Day:

Author: David Nicholls

Publishing Year: 2009

Books you must Read

[quote]The Macmillan Readers series are carefully graded from Starter to Upper Intermediate (A1-B2) to help students choose the right reading material for their ability. Our list of titles includes great stories from both contemporary and classic authors. 15th July 1988. Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their university graduation. Soon their lives will go in separate directions. But where will they be on 15 July of the following year, and the year after that? One Day is a wonderful and moving love story which takes place over the decades of the eighties and nineties. Amazon.com[/quote]

5. On The Outside Looking Indian:

Author: Rupinder Gill

Publishing Year: 2012

Books you must Read

[quote]A memoir of a young woman, the product of a strict upbringing by conservative Indian parents, who decides to go on a Ram-Singha, her Indian version of the rumspringa, and learns how to dance, swim, drive, travel, and play in order to be happy. There’s a phenomenon in Amish culture called Rumspringa, where Amish adolescents are permitted to break free from their modest and traditional lifestyles to indulge in normally taboo activities. They dress how they want, go out if and when they please, smoke, drink and generally party like it’s 1899. At the end they decide if they will return and join the Amish church. Amazon.com[/quote]

4. MWF Seeking BFF:

Author: Rachel Bertsche

Publishing Year: 2011


Books you must Read

[quote]When Rachel Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she’s thrilled to finally share a zip code, let alone an apartment, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends. Sure, she has plenty of BFFs—in New York and San Francisco and Boston and Washington, D.C. Still, in her adopted hometown, there’s no one to call at the last minute for girl talk over brunch or a reality-TV marathon over a bottle of wine. Taking matters into her own hands, Bertsche develops a plan: She’ll go on fifty-two friend-dates, one per week for a year, in hopes of meeting her new Best Friend Forever.  Amazon.com[/quote]

3. Maine:

Author: J. Courtney Sullivan

Publishing Year: 2011

Books you must Read

[quote]For the Kellehers, Maine is a place where children run in packs, showers are taken outdoors, and old Irish songs are sung around a piano. As three generations of women arrive at the family’s beach house, each brings her own hopes and fears. Maggie is thirty-two and pregnant, waiting for the perfect moment to tell her imperfect boyfriend the news; Ann Marie, a Kelleher by marriage, is channeling her domestic frustration into a dollhouse obsession and an ill-advised crush; Kathleen, the black sheep, never wanted to set foot in the cottage again; and Alice, the matriarch at the center of it all, would trade every floorboard for a chance to undo the events of one night, long ago. Amazon.com [/quote]

2. The Great Gatsby:

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Publishing Year: 1925


Books you must Read

[quote]Jay Gatsby is a self-made man, famed for his decadent champagne-drenched parties. Despite being surrounded by Long Island’s bright and beautiful, Gatsby longs only for Daisy Buchanan. In shimmering prose, Fitzgerald shows Gatsby pursue his dream to its tragic conclusion.  bookdepository.co.uk[/quote]

1. The Girls:

Author: Lori Lansens

Publishing Year: 2007

Books you must Read


[quote]Rarely has the experience of being a sister been so poignantly and memorably captured as in Lori Lansens’s triumphant novel. The Girls celebrates life’s fundamental joys and trials as it presents Rose and Ruby, sisters destined to live inseparably but blessed with distinct sensibilities that enrich and complicate their shared experiences-of growing up, of finding their way in the world, of saying good-bye.Readers who encounter the girls will find it hard to resist falling under their spell. Amazon.com[/quote]

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