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    1. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn - ₹411

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    When a journalist is sent back to her hometown to report on the abduction and murder of two girls, she finds herself moving back into her childhood home with her mother and half sister. As she digs deeper into the crimes, she unravels facts that are eerily similar to her own past. Get it here.

    2. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky - ₹294

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    Charlie is a 15 year old suicidal boy who is trying his best to cope with the death of his best friend, Michael. With no one to understand his grief, he begins writing letters to a stranger he has heard of, but has never met. Get it here.

    3. The Godfather by Mario Puzo - ₹348

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    The Godfather is a mob drama which follows the life of Don Vito Corleone and his Italian-American crime family. The story gets interesting when his son Michael, who has no interest in the mafia, returns home and gets dragged into a cycle of killings, violence, and betrayal. Although Michael tries to live a normal life, he’s drawn deeper and deeper into his family business. Get it here.

    4. You by Caroline Kepnes - ₹342

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    When Beck, an aspiring writes, meets Joe when she stumbles into the bookstore he owns, he seems almost too perfect, knowing just the right things and words to say to her. But as they grow closer, she notices strange things about her obsessive new beau. Get it here.

    5. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger - ₹266

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    Anna, an aspiring journalist with a good work ethic but a bad sense of style, lands a job as a personal assistant at a leading fashion magazine. How she struggles to fit in her new workspace and cope with the unrealistic expectations of her powerful boss is what the story is all about. Get it here.

    6. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling - ₹2,852

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    Harry, an orphan who lives in the staircase closet of his aunt's house, learns on his 11th birthday that he’s a wizard and is summoned to become a student at Hogwarts, a boarding school for wizards. The book follows the adventures of Harry and his two best friends, Ron and Hermione, as they face new adventures and protect their school from evil forces. Get it here.

    7. The Lord Of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien - ₹1,262

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    The fate of the entire civilisations depends on one ring, and everyone is after it. The ring is inherited by Frodo, a young hobbit who now has the task of destroying the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom where it was forged. Get it here.

    8. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood - ₹300

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    In a dystopian totalitarian state where women are losing their ability to reproduce, Offred, along with a hand few of other fertile women in the United States, are placed in the households of Gilead Commanders as Handmaids, their only duty is to produce a child for the Commander and his wife. Get it here.

    9. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown - ₹360

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    After a dead body is found in the Louvre Museum in Paris, symbologist Robert Langdon sets off on a mission to unravel a mysterious ancient code. Get it here.

    10. The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins - ₹248

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    Rachel Watson is a train commuter with a drinking problem. One day she notices a shocking incident in a stranger's home on her commute, and decides to inform the authorities after she realises the woman in question has gone missing, and starts an investigation of her own. Get it here.

    11. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han - ₹284

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    Lara writes love letters to her crushes, that are to be seen by her alone. When the letters are suddenly exposed, she needs to face the consequences. If you leave Noah Centineo aside, the book is definitely better than the movie! Get it here.

    12. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins - ₹599

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    Katniss Everdeen wakes up on the day of the reaping, where two volunteers are chosen from every district to take part in The Hunger Games. When her sister, Primrose, gets chosen, she asks to be picked instead. Get it here.

    13. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - ₹299

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    When a single mother, Jane, moves into a seemingly perfect town with her son, she gets acquainted with two other women in the city, who welcome her into their circle. A school incident involving their children starts to unravel a dark truth behind Jane’s past, and how one small incident turned the peaceful town upside down. Get it here.

    14. Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough - ₹291

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    The lives of three people - Louise, David and Adele are twisted when Louise kisses David in a bar only to find out that he is her new boss, and Adele, who is her new friend, is his wife. She finds herself deeper and deeper in this mess, and when she finally wants out, it might be too late. Get it here.

    15. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - ₹370

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    On the outside, Nick and Amy look like the perfect couple. But when Amy goes missing soon after their 5th anniversary and Nick becomes the prime suspect, the true nature of their relationship starts to reveal itself. Get it here.

    16. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk - ₹323

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    A depressed insomniac's encounter with a strange soap salesman leads him to join a secret underground club. Get it here.

    17. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks - ₹259

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    In an old age home, Noah Calhoun reads a story to Allie, who has Alzheimer’s. As the story progresses, she starts to remember and realises it may be more than just fiction. Get it here.

    18. The Shining by Stephen King - ₹350

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    Jack Torrance moves into the isolated Overlook Hotel with his wife and son as a caretaker, hoping that the free time would help him get over his writer's block. However, when his writing goes nowhere and he starts learning the hotel's secrets, things take a dark turn. Get it here.

    19. Forrest Gump by Winston Groom - ₹279

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    Forrest’s mother has always told him that he was a very special boy, and he grew up believing that. From being a baseball star in college, to fighting in the war and starting his own shrimp company, his life was nothing short of extraordinary. Get it here.

    20. Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra - ₹424

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    This is a book of a fight for power, a quest for for friendship, the worst betrayals and a splendid portrayal of the Indian criminal underworld with the perfect mix of Bollywood drama. Get it here.

    21. The Silence Of The Lambs by Thomas Harris - ₹399

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    When Clarice is chosen to interview Hannibal Lecter - a brilliant psychiatrist and violent cannibal, to get an insight for an ongoing investigation - she is both excited and scared. When he escapes from maximum security prison, Clarice has reason to believe she might be his next victim. Get it here.

    22. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess - ₹279

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    The book is set in a dystopian world, and is a first-person narrative of a juvenile delinquent who undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation. Get it here.

    23. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis - ₹712

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    The story follows Patrick Bateman, a successful Wall Street investment banker, who narrates his daily activities, which include fantasising about killing people. Get it here.

    24. Carrie by Stephen King - ₹329

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    Carrie White doesn’t have it easy. She’s bullied at school and lives with a crazy religious mother. However, she slowly realises she has special telekinetic powers, and when she becomes the target of a prom night prank, things go terribly wrong for the entire school. Get it here.

    25. Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert - ₹352

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    This is the story of a woman’s quest for great food, spiritual awakening, and what might be the most important, true love. Get it here.