Emily's Ghost: A Novel of The Brontë Sisters Excellent book: i've read the girl's books before this novel then read them after, and it totally changes the tone. Part biography and part historical fiction and part love story
Remember Benedict Arnold? He had a wife. And her story is really juicy, at least in this historical fiction novel. You’ll hear about his wife, Peggy, through the eyes of her maid. It’s the Revolutionary War meets “Downton Abbey.” Trust us on this one.
10 Billion Days & 100 Billion Nights - "The Greatest Japanese Science Fiction novel of all time" by Ryu Mitsuse - When you get to the end, you think, "I think I need to read that again, and you actually want to read it again". I love this kind of book.
A novel about why Buddhists could eventually rule the world
Nexus - Ramez Naam In the near future, the experimental nano-drug Nexus can link humans together, mind to mind. There are some who want to improve it. There are some who want to eradicate it. And there are others who just want to exploit it.
Solaris is a 1961 Polish science fiction novel by Stanisław Lem. The book is about the ultimate inadequacy of communication between human and non-human species, an exploration of man’s anthropomorphic limitations.