Top 10 Books by Kathryn Stockett

 

Have you ever read something that touches your heart? Have you ever read something that makes you laugh and cry at the same time? If not, I suggest you to read these books written by Kathryn Stockett, which is a marvelous piece of art and which cannot be compared to any other feeling. Also, sometimes it may happen that we feel a need of guidance from someone, or we fell that even though there are problems in life some things should motivate us to overcome those problems. In that case, Kathryn Stockett’s books are exactly that piece of work which you are looking for. It makes you happy, exited, and disturbed as also it makes you laugh. It touches your heart. Kathryn Stockett,who is an American novelist, was born and raised in Mississippi. After getting a degree in English and creative writing, she worked on magazines for about 9 years. Her debut novel was –‘The help’ which was witty and equally motivating. It took many years for her book ‘The help’ to be publishes and accepted by public. This first book was published in 42 languages.

 

The Help

this book was listed as New York Times best selling novel and is one of the top 10 books by Kathryn Stockett. It is a story about a black maid, her friend Mini and a white socialite. They are facing some problem in life and so they come together to alter their destinies.

Read it For:
In this book Kathryn Stockett has clearly voiced each character and transition between them is smooth while reading the book it feels like they are real live people than just single dimensional characters inside a book.
Don't Read it For:
This book basically portrays the life of 3 people and how they changed their own life. This book is full of humor and it doesn’t teach a lesson or motivate you for doing anything. So, if you are reading it for learning something you might be disappointed.
What makes this book stand out?:
Because of the writer, it feels that the characters are live and the book makes you laugh. Also, it is mentioned in one the Kathryn Stockett best sellers.

Love affairs for grown-ups the help water, stone heart

This book is written by Kathryn along with a co-author Debby Holt. This book depicts the relation between water, stone and heart by personifying all these as us (people). This book consists of various stories of Love affairs.

Read it For:
It is a novel which consists of various love affair stories is included in Kathryn Stockett best sellers.
Don't Read it For:
This book consists of only love stories i.e. love affairs especially for grownups and so it is not suitable for kids or teenage people.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is included in the list of Top 10 books by Kathryn Stockett as also it is included in Kathryn Stockett best sellers. The way it expresses the relation between human being with personified water, stone, etc. is wonderful.

La Couleur Des Sentiments

1962, Martin Luther King, was going to defend civil rights by marching on Washington. There were still clashes between black families and white families. And then, 2 servants decide to tell their life story and in the service of whites because of which their life changes.

Read it For:
This book won a million hearts and became one of the Top 10 books by Kathryn Stockett.The book is very exiting from start to finish.
Don't Read it For:
The book contains such content where the writer has depicted the behavior of whites with black people, which can be a sensitive topic.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book reveals the truth of those times, when blacks where treated like untouchables or servants and were not allowed to use even toilets.. It is one of the Kathryn Stockett’s best seller.

Gute Geister- Good “spirits”

Gute Geister, written by Kathryn Stockett is a French book. The title ‘Gute Geister’ means “good spirits” (or ghosts). This book tells us a story of good blacks i.e. good spirits and bad whites i.e. white spirits. Here people are personified as spirits.

Read it For:
It is a wonderful, highly recommended book which reveals the truth about black and white people and how was the relationship between the two.
Don't Read it For:
This book consist of sad story about evil spirits and good spirits i.e. black people and white people
What makes this book stand out?:
The language used in this book is very simple and as you read you’ll feel that the book starts to read itself. It’s exiting, interesting, upsetting, disturbing and even funny, all at the same time.
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Criadas Y Senoras- Ladies and Gentleman

‘Ladies and gentleman’ is the ‘Spanish’ version of book ‘The Help’. It depicts the story of 3 girls. First girl, who has returned to her home town after finishing studies, wants to be a writer. Another girl is a servant who serves whites. Third girl is the best cook of city. These three girls come together and they take a risk which later changes their lives.

Read it For:
This book is one the Kathryn Stockett best books and is wonderful. It is an excellent book with a beautiful reality touch and it tells us to recognize our own accesses. It also teaches us that we all should give ourselves a chance or an opportunity to be different.
Don't Read it For:
Although this book is one of the Kathryn Stockett popular novels, it is a sad story that introduces us to the reality of world. The content about whites and black is little debatable which may cause a conflict.
What makes this book stand out?:
Out of all the other Kathryn Stockett books, this book touches a heart and also reaches a small space in our heart. The story changes people.

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