50 Book Recommendations just for you| Book Recs for the lockdown season

Need book recommendations? Here is a list of 50 book recommendations that you will love.

Hiya people! How have you been doing? I hope you are staying at home and staying safe.  This time is trying and I hope we come out of this soon.

I have been getting book recommendation requests from few people who are hoping to do a bit of reading this time and I decided to compile a list of book varieties where you can pick whatever rocks your boat as a reader.



1. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
2. The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
3. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
4. Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
5. The American Marriage by Tayari Jones
6. She Would Be King by Wayetu Moore
7. Odriel’s Heirs by Hayley Reese Chow
8. My Favourite Half Night stand by Christina Lauren
9. Born A Crime by Trevor Noah
10. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo
11. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini
12. Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls by Mona Eltahawy.

13. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

14. My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

15. Kintu by Jennifer Makumbi

16. Travellers by Helon Habila

17. Manchester Happened by Jennifer Makumbi

18. Be(com)ing Nigerian by Elnathan John

19. New Daughters Of Africa edited by Margaret Busby

20. The Half-God of Rainfall by Inua Ellams

21. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

22. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

23. I Do Not Home To You By Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

24. Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

25. Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

26. Erotic Stories For Punjabi Women by Balli Kaur Jaswal

27. 29, Single and Nigerian by Naijasinglegirl

28. November 9 by Colleen Hoover

29. The Scarlet Thread by Francine Rivers

30. The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

31. David Mogo Godhunter by Suyi Davies

32. Easy Motion Tourist by Leye Adenle

33. When Trouble Sleeps by Leye Adenle

34. Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

35. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

36. Thirteen by Steve Cavanaugh

37. The Governor’s Wife by Amaka Azie

38. The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

39. Circe by Madeline Miller

40. You by Caroline Kepnes

41. The Girl With The Louding Voice by Abi Dare

42. Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

42. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez

43. Depression and Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim

44. Becoming by Michelle Obama

45. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

46. Like A Mule Bringing Ice Cream To The Sun by Sarah Ladipo Manyika

47.  A People’s History Of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian

48.  The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

49. Girl by Edna O’Brien

50. The Only Child by Mi-Ae-Seo


With these 50 book recs, I’m sure you will find a book you will enjoy. There are more books I can recommend to you if by any chance, haha, read all the books I have listed. Just tell me in the comments and I will send more recommendations your way.

You can find some of these books on Scribd, in case you are hoping to read e-books.

And as anyways, Pabpub is a great place to find your love for African literature. You can find the app on Playstore for Android users. Sorry, iOS users. You can always visit the website too.

Happy reading!!!

Stay safe!!!

Need book recommendations? Here is a list of 50 book recommendations that you will love.

One thought on “50 Book Recommendations just for you| Book Recs for the lockdown season

  1. […] Moving on, I also compiled a list of 50 books you might enjoy reading during this lockdown season and even beyond. I suggest you check it if you need recommendations. Read it here. […]


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