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To Be Released: 5 Interesting Books to Read in 2019

The year 2019 shows great promise when it comes to new books. While the previous year was packed with powerful launches that included Robert Galbraith’s long awaited Lethal White and Anna Burns’ Milkman, we are about to get our hands on some interesting books that will be released in 2019.

We have curated a list of our most preferred top 5 books to be released in 2019 based on their genres keeping in mind our readers’ preferences.

  1. The Verdict: Decoding India’s Elections

This book will be published on 14th March 2019. It has got a perfect release timing given the fact that India will be bracing for elections soon after the book hits the stands. It promises to trace India’s election history and also provides insights into the expected electoral results of 2019. The book is authored by Prannoy Roy and Dorab R. Sopariwala.

  1. Once Upon a Curfew

This piece of fiction deals with the protagonist’s life in the year 1974, the year of Emergency. It is written by Srishti Chaudhary and is slated to be published in April. The book revolves around Indu’s life as she runs a library for women while waiting for her fiancé Rajat to complete his studies in London. She meets a young lawyer named Rana who helps her in setting up her library but things soon go for a toss when Emergency is declared.

  1. Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope

Right from its title to the humorous way Mark Manson’s books are written, everything about the book will hit you below the belt! Bound to be released in May 2019, this is a book based on self-help that makes us aware of problems faced by the world despite its so called progress. Manson takes a hit at modern day issues like politics and religion through a psychological lens and dishes out solutions in his inimitable style.

  1. Upon a Burning Throne

Another one of Ashok K. Banker’s fictional fantasies, this book focuses on demigods, demons and of course, humans. When the emperor of the vast burnt kingdom dies without naming an heir, there are three contenders for the throne – two princes named Adri and Shvate and the daughter of the demon lord Jarsun. When she is denied the right to contest for the throne by ministers of the court, Jarsun declares a war on the kingdom and the responsibility of defending it falls on Adri and Shvate.

  1. The Girl Who Lived Twice

The sixth book in the Millennium series, The Girl Who Lived Twice is David Lagercrantz’s third book and will be released towards the end of August. Though no official blurb has been released by the author or the publishers yet, the novel is going to be action packed with Lisbeth Salander’s exploits along with the help of Blomkvist. Readers can definitely expect Salander’s encounters with her evil twin Camilla as she unleashes her hacking abilities to expose crimes and wrongdoings.

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