What are the best books published after the year 2000?

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    #1The Kitchen House

    The Kitchen House
    The Kitchen House is a historical fiction novel by Kathleen Grissom that tells the story of Lavinia, an Irish immigrant working as a kitchen maid. Set in a plantation in Virginia prior to the Civil War, the color of her skin sets her apart from other slaves.
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    Jorge Alberto Baltazar
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "the kitchen for food"
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    #2All the Light We Cannot See

    All the Light We Cannot See
    All The Light We Cannot See is a vividly-written story about Marie Laure, a blind French girl, and Werner, a German boy in the Nazi army. Winner of a 2015 Pulitzer Prize, it shows that there can still be beauty amidst the tragedy of war.
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    Rogelio Bravo
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The layered meanings run deep in this book. No wonder nearly every advanced review uses the word “intricate” to describe this masterpiece. The German boy and his sister discover an old radio, where they hear science lessons from afar. There are lessons about the brain, sitting inside the darkness of our skull, interpreting light; there are lessons about coal having been plants living millions of years ago, absorbing light, now buried in darkness; lessons about light waves that we cannot see—all applicable as the story unfolds. Readers will appreciate the short, almost lyrical chapters of alternating characters. The author helps by italicizing earlier mentioned quotes and then leaving almost every chapter closing with a message to ponder. Take for example: “a real diamond is never perfect”, “open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever”, and “the entropy of a closed system never decreases”. All of this is explained in a natural way, but never given out in an assuming manner. The story flows and draws your heart into its deep meaning."
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    #3The Beekeeper's Apprentice

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche fiction written by Laurie R. King as the first book in the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2002 by Bantam.

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    Lisa Bryant
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I was a bit hesitant to start this book because it seem like a piece of light fan fiction. But I am really glad I did. The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King is a fresh, thrilling, and exciting book that is tremendous fun to read. The only complaint I have is that I feel there should have been more focus on the villain who is a complex and entertaining character but is not well defined. I recommend this book for anyone who loves Sherlock Holmes or strong, intelligent, female characters."
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    #4The Little Stranger

    The Little Stranger
    One summer day, Dr. Faraday is called to see a patient at Hundreds Hall, a Georgian house that is in terrible shape. There are only three persons living there, despite being huge, and Dr. Faraday will soon discover that they are dealing with something much more powerful than the course of time. 



     
     
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    Anna Fowler
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This was my first book by Sarah Waters I liked the story i thought it flowed well and it was easy to get thru without thinking too much "
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    #5Dracula, My Love

    Dracula, My Love
    Dracula, My Love: The Secret Journals of Mina Harker is a historical romance fiction book written by Syrie James. It is first published in 2010 by Avon. 
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    Kenneth Coleman
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "this is a very good book with a very interesting story. if you love Dracula then you'll definitely love this one. its good "
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    #6Lightning

    Lightning

    When Laura Shane was born, a lightning struck but a mysterious stranger appeared to save her life. Meanwhile, someone is watching her over and she will be saved again for the darkness always comes near her.

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    Benjamin Reid
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Released in 1988, this 2003 reprinting brings this classic story back into the world again. That isn’t a bad thing though! The novel is very good and you will definitely have a hard time putting it down. I know I did! "
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    #7Dracula in Love

    Dracula in Love

    Dracula in Love is a fantasy historical fiction written by Karen Essex. This paranormal fantasy romance book is first published in August 2010 by Doubleday. 

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    Daniel Lewis
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Wonderfully transporting novel, award-winning author Karen Essex turns a timeless classic inside out, spinning a haunting, erotic, and suspenseful story of eternal love and possession. Shadowy banks of the river Thames to the wild and windswept Yorkshire coast, Dracula’s eternal muse, Mina Murray, vividly recounts the intimate details of what really transpired between her and the Count—the joys and terrors of a passionate affair that has linked them through the centuries, and her rebellion against her own frightening preternatural powers."
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    #8My Sister's Keeper

    My Sister's Keeper

    My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult centers on Anna, who was conceived for the sole purpose of providing bone marrow for her sister Kate, who is suffering from leukemia. Anna questions her life's purpose and starts to decide on her own.

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    #9Life of Pi

    Life of Pi
    Life of Pi is a Booker Prize-winning novel by Yann Martel. It tells the story of Pi Patel, who gets shipwrecked and ends up in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Adrift in the ocean, they struggled to survive for 227 days.
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    Ayaan Rathore
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This book is just as good if not better than watching the movie. I would rather let my imagination dictate the scenes while reading this book than having someone else tell me what I should be seeing! I would HIGHLY suggest getting this book!"
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    #10The Help

    The Help
    The Help is a historical fiction novel by Kathryn Stockett. Set in the American South during the 1960s, it tells the stories of an unlikely group of three women working together to fight racial oppression.
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    Nicholas Warren
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Pretty slow, but very good. The setting for me is getting a bit old as so many books have been done for this time frame, but it was an important time. Good book, great characters."
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    #11SkyPoint (Torchwood)

    SkyPoint (Torchwood)

    SkyPoint is a science fiction fantasy and the eighth book in Torchwood series written by Phil Ford. This book is about a tower block named Skypoint. It is first published in 2008 by Random House UK. 

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    Brittany Patel
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This story was really dark and involved aliens and psychopaths. It is a good story but may not be the best one."

Summary

Best What are the best books published after the year 2000
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Kitchen HouseBooks 30 Paid
2All the Light We Cannot SeeBooks 23 Paid
3The Beekeeper's ApprenticeBooks 19 Paid
4The Little StrangerBooks 19 Paid
5Dracula, My LoveBooks 16 Paid
6LightningBooks 16 Paid
7Dracula in LoveBooks 6 Paid
8My Sister's KeeperBooks 4 Paid
9Life of PiBooks 2 Paid
10The HelpBooks 1 Paid
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