Life-changing books you must read:
Books are keys to world’s of pleasure – and so true are these words! And if you are born with a love for books, my friend you’re truly blessed! But yes, to read the books in this article, you don’t need to have a passion for reading – all you need is a passion for working towards improving your life. So if you have that fire in you, go ahead and read these books right away:
- The Alchemist – Paolo Coelho:
Though published in 1988, this book by noted author Paulo Coelho is still doing it’s rounds in libraries and bookshelves across the world. When I first took up to reading this book, I couldn’t relate to a word in the initial pages. But I didn’t give up, kept reading and that was when i discovered why this book is acclaimed as one of the best works in literature ever. It’s worth a read, many reads actually!
- Life of Pi – Yann Martel
There’s a reason this book was adapted into an acclaimed movie – and you have to read this book through to know what exactly it is. And you’ll surely warm up to this story of an immigrant Pi Patel and his adventures. And no, this isn’t a preachy book – it’s all about your beliefs – whether it’s God, nature or yourself. The interesting narration will win your heart – so give it a read!
- Sophie’s World- Jostein Garder:
Revolving around Sophie, a teenager and Alberto, a middle-aged philosopher this poignant story is a must read. It takes you through various aspects of life with an exciting narrative – and will probably answer the questions which we often end up asking ourselves!
- Conversations with God – Neal Donald Walsch:
The title of this book is intriguing; you feel drawn towards it the moment it’s placed in front of you. And yes, this book doesn’t disappoint – an engaging conversation between the author and God – on a variety of topics. It’s an out-of-the-box concept, and the author has taken immense efforts to make his book relatable, to connect to every person who reads this book.
- The Giving Tree- Shel Silverstein:
Though this book is a story about a tree and her love for a little boy, for whom she can do anything – it will surely warm up your heart. The cover page of the book is bright green, making you wonder if this book is for a kid, which it is – but the book has a message for people from all age brackets all the same. Give it a read, you’ll know!
Have you decided what to read next?