Books Recommended by BlackPink – [2023 List]

BlackPink is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment. The group consists of four members: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. They debuted on August 8, 2016, with the single album Square One.

Here are some books that BlackPink members have recommended to their fans.

A Midsummer’s Equation by Keigo Higashino

A Midsummer’s Equation by Keigo Higashino

In A Midsummer’s Equation, best-selling author Keigo Higashino weaves a masterful tale of suspense and intrigue. When the body of a man is found in an abandoned building, Detective Manabu Yukawa is called in to consult on the case.

As Yukawa delves deeper into the victim’s life, he realizes that there is more to this case than meets the eye. With the help of his friend and fellow detective, Kazuhiko Hanyu, Yukawa sets out to solve the mystery behind the man’s death.

A Midsummer’s Equation is a gripping read that will keep readers guessing until the very end. Higashino has once again crafted a masterpiece of crime fiction that is sure to please fans of the genre.

Diary of a Murderer by Kim Young-ha

Diary of a Murderer by Kim Young-ha

Kim Young-ha’s “Diary of a Murderer” is a chilling and suspenseful account of a man’s descent into madness. The book follows the protagonist as he becomes increasingly obsessed with killing, and documents his gruesome murders in meticulous detail.

“Diary of a Murderer” is a haunting portrait of a sociopath that is sure to send chills down your spine. Kim Young-ha’s writing is atmospheric and eerie, and the book will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

I See You Like A Flower by Na Tae Joo

I See You Like A Flower by Na Tae Joo

Na Tae Joo’s book, I See You Like A Flower, is a collection of love poems that will make your heart flutter.

The book is filled with beautiful imagery and declarations of love that will leave you feeling giddy and in love.

If you’re looking for a book of poems to read with your significant other, or just want to enjoy some lovely poetry, pick up I See You Like A Flower.

In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

In Search of Lost Time (7 Volumes) by Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time is a work of fiction that follows the life of narrator Marcel as he reflects on his past. The story is told through a series of flashbacks, with each chapter focusing on a different time period or event in Marcel’s life.

Proust himself has said that the book is “an attempt to find in the present moment the lost time of the past”. And indeed, much of the novel is concerned with memory and nostalgia, as Marcel tries to recapture moments from his childhood and youth.

In Search of Lost Time is widely considered to be one of the greatest novels ever written, and its author has been hailed as one of the most important literary figures of the 20th century. If you’re looking for a book that will challenge and engage you, then this is definitely one to add to your reading list.

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore, written by Haruki Murakami, is a story about a fifteen-year-old boy named Kafka Tamura who runs away from home to escape an oedipal curse.

In search of freedom and independence, Kafka decides to live out in the wilderness of Japan. His journey takes him to a small town called Takamatsu, where he meets a girl named Sakura and befriends an old man named Oshima.

The novel follows Kafka as he tries to make sense of his life and come to terms with his past. The book has been praised for its lyrical prose and magical realism.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Jojo Moyes’s Me Before You tells the story of Louisa Clark, a working-class woman who takes a job caring for a wealthy man who has been paralyzed in a motorcycle accident.

The novel explores the themes of love, loss, and hope as Lou and Will come to know each other and fall in love. Despite their different backgrounds, the two characters find common ground in their shared experience of grief and loss.

“Me Before You” is a heartwarming novel about finding joy in the face of adversity.

The Miracles of the Namiya General Store by Keigo Higashino

The Miracles of the Namiya General Store by Keigo Higashino

In Keigo Higashino’s book, The Miracles of the Namiya General Store, a group of three kids in Tokyo find an old abandoned store. They start living there and helping people who write to them for advice.

The store becomes a big hit and the kids are able to help a lot of people. This feel-good story is sure to warm your heart and put a smile on your face.

The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy is a series of three novels that follows the lives of three different men in New York City. The first novel, City of Glass, follows the story of a detective who is hired to follow a man who seems to be leading a double life.

The second novel, Ghosts, follows the story of a man who is haunted by the ghost of his dead wife. The third novel, The Locked Room, follows the story of a man who is trying to find out what happened to his missing wife.

Auster’s trilogy has been praised for its experimental style and for its exploration of themes such as identity, loneliness, and memory.

The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt was published in 1952 under the pseudonym Claire Morgan. The book tells the story of Therese Belivet, a young woman who falls in love with an older woman, Carol Aird.

The Price of Salt was groundbreaking for its depiction of a lesbian relationship, and it has been praised for its sensitive and realistic portrayal of its characters. The novel was adapted into the 2015 film Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

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