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Best Books to Read Right Now

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Book reading is a very important habit to keep you informed enough on various topics. You must also be reading books right? If not, start reading books right away. I am going to suggest you 7 best books to read right now.

Why is it important to read books?

Books are best source of information. You get to learn lot of ideas, emotions, culture which you could miss out. Books motivate you to chase your dream, they teach us emotions we must have as humans. Today books are available on any topic you want. So if you consider something as your weakness, go get some good books on that topic and read. You will sure be a more happier person after reading.

Its never late for anything you want to achieve. But the first step to everything is get started. Most of the successful people suggest reading books.

Oh, I forgot one thing. The best thing a book can do is teach you self-discipline. Self-discipline is required in every aspect of your life.

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Below is the selection of few books I loved. To get started these are the best books to read. These books are from various genre like fiction, classic, motivational. So I would suggest to read them If you have not read them till now.

Here is the list of Seven Best Books to Read

1. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro : 

The story is about a micro-society of students in a school called Hailsham. This is a dystopian science fiction novel that shows the life from the point of view of Kathy, who is one of the students in Hailsham. best books to read never let me goOne of the most thought provoking books I ever read.

Scinece Fiction

GoodReads Summary – From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Dayand When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human.

“It never occurred to me that our lives, until then so closely interwoven, could unravel and separate over a thing like that. But the fact was, I suppose, there were powerful tides tugging us apart by then, and it only needed something like that to finish the task. If we’d understood that back then-who knows?-maybe we’d have kept a tighter hold of one another.”- Kathy

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2. To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

One of the best novel by Harper lee, published in 1960s. This novel portrays the racial inequality that was prevalent about 50 years ago from the point of view of a 8 year old girl, Jean Louise Finch. best books to read to kill a mockingbirdIt went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. This novel is regarded as Masterpiece of American Literature. I loved this book hence I included it in my list of Best Books to Read

Classics, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… There are just some kind of men who – who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.”- Atticus Finch

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3. The Heart is a lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Set in a small town in the middle of the deep South, it is the story of John Singer, a lonely deaf-mute, and a disparate group of people who are drawn towards his kind, sympathetic nature. best books to readOne of the best books I read in my life. One of the surprising fact about this book is that the author McCullers was only 23 when she wrote this.

Classic, Fiction

“Maybe when people longed for a thing that bad, the longing made them trust in anything that might give it to them.”

Also I loved – “How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?”

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4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

This is the story of a shepherd boy named “Santiago”, who travels in search of treasure. He receives different experiences which he never imagined.best books to read He learns life lessons, wisdom of listening to own heart. Though the ending is questionable but you will love the book as whole.

Philosophy, Fiction

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it”

“Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”

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5. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

The Author here discuss about the perception he developed towards money from two different influences i.e his two fathers.best books to readThis books takes us through the experiences shared by both, one educated but financially poor and other who is less educated but financially rich. It is an attempt to reprogram our minds to look at why we do what we do.

Non-Fiction, Self-help, Personal-Finance, Business

“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success”

“I have found that the more I teach those who want to learn, the more I learn”

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6. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

This novel tells story of the seven generations of Buendia family. It is an epic tragedy following a long line of familial insanity.best books to readThe magical realism is beautifully shown. It is beautiful how author mixes up the fiction and reality such that reader ceases to realise where fiction begins and reality ends. It teaches about the chaos and order are two sides of the family life. This is most famous work of the Garcia Marquez published in 1967.

Classic Fiction, Magical Realism, Literature, Fantasy

“Then he made one last effort to search in his heart for the place where his affection had rotted away, and he could not find it”. “Things have a life of their own. It’s simply a matter of waking up their souls.”

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7. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

This is a beautifully crafted novel. Set in Afghanistan, which is on the backdrop of destruction for many years.best books to readThis books makes you think about your life and re-evaluate your values. It transcends cultural gaps to highlight the feeling of guilt and redemption. This books makes you feel good about the condition you are in now. It teaches us to be thankful for everything we have in our country.

Historical Fiction, Contemporary

“There is only one sin. and that is theft… when you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.”

“It always hurts more to have and lose than to not have in the first place.”

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So these were some of the books I shortlisted as Best Books to Read. I tried to cover both fictional and non-fictional genre in this short list. If you want to know about any of the books listed above just search them on GoodReads.

Have you read all above books? If not, I would suggest you to read them. I am sure you will love these masterpiece. Comment down below best books you have read and what was your experience reading them.

24 Comments

  1. Monidipa Dutta

    I have already read them all. Three books I will suggest.
    1: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
    2: Origin by Dan Brown
    3: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
    Novel by Arundhati Roy

  2. Marcie

    Ooh! These are some good ones! I’d add Ready Player One to your list. We’re currently reading the last Harry Potter book and it’s so good!

  3. Maartje van Sandwijk

    Great recommendations. The Knife of Never Letting Go is on top of my list. So many books to read – so little time :0

  4. Preet

    I have been looking for some new books to check out! I love reading but haven’t done as much as I like lately due to being busy. I also rarely read a book more than once!

  5. Catherine Santiago Jose

    Those are looks like a nice and interesting book to read. I will check this out and will read spend the time to read it.

  6. Kristine Nicole Alessandra

    I do love reading books before but I stopped when I start working and no time for me to read but I think I need to go back in my old routine like reading to help me improve my imagination and my knowledge.

  7. Kristy Bullard

    I’ve read To Kill a Mockingbird and it was great, of course. Your review really has me wanting to read The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. I’ll have to start reading it!

  8. Serena R Hale

    Rich Dad Poor Dad is a classic book. No matter what time of the year it is one that needs to be on everyone’s list for sure.

  9. Geraline Batarra

    I have never tried to read these books but it sounds like a nice book to read, I will find these books and will read it to know the story.

  10. Ana Ojha

    I have only read To kill a mockingbird and Rich dad poor dad from your list! Currently, I’m reading Capital in the 21st century by Thomas Piketty!

  11. Tiffany Yong

    I’ve only read 2 books out of your list. Reading online novels now, and I think I will want to start on your list soon!

  12. Peps Goh

    Some of the genres are not exactly my type, but there are a few (sci-fi) ones that I will love to check it out one day. Thanks for the recommendation!

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