The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
The book is based on the law of attraction. The Secret movie also released at the same time when the book was published in the year 2006. It is one of the best books to read for a positive mindset.
The monk who sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma
Robin Sharma is a motivational speaker and a writer. This book is based on the personal experience of the author and was published in 1997. This inspiring story presents a step-by-step strategy to living with greater strength, discretion, abundance, and joy. A beautifully crafted fable, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari tells the amazing story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer required to confront the religious crisis of his out-of-balance life.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The novel was first published in 1988 and follows the journey of a boy who believes in the recurring dream of finding a treasure. The Alchemist is “A Fable About Chasing Your Dreams.” Stories are cautionary stories that have a point to make. The universal point this novel makes is that everyone has a unique chance, and yet not everyone decides to attain it because it takes hard work. Transferring one’s destiny wants moving behind familiar surroundings. It also demands resolution, the capacity to change when relevant and the willingness to answer to signs that point the way.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby was published in 1925 and is based on the author’s own life through which he has painted the picture of an entire generation. This book describes the story of a new life, the entertainment with one’s point in society, the passion for riches and the biggest dream of all human beings. In doing so it allows an argument which, unlike most studies of this American Masterpiece, places Nick as the focus of Fitzgerald’s consideration. It includes a list of questions that helps the reader develop a deeper understanding of the story.
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
This novel was listed in Time Magazine’s 2005 list for the best English language novel written since 1923. It was published in the year 1951.
The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner was published in 2003 and tells the story of a boy named Amir. It is a touching father-son story that spans across generations and nations.
Malgudi Days by R K Narayanan
Malgudi Days is a collection of short stories written by R K Narayanan, published in 1943. This book includes 32 stories and all are set in the fictional town of Malgudi, South India.
Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
Train to Pakistan is a historical novel published in 1956. It describes the partition of India when “In 1947, the creation of the state of Pakistan was formally declared, ten million people—Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs—were in flight. By the time the monsoon happened, almost a million of them were dead, and all of northern India was in arms, in terror, or hiding. The only surviving retreats of peace were a scatter of small villages lost in the remote reaches of the boundary.”
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace is a huge work published in 1869 by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy. It broadly focussed on Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812. In Russia’s conflict with Napoleon, Tolstoy witnessed a tragedy that involved all humanity. More famous than a historical chronicle, War and Peace is a statement of life itself, a whole picture of everything in which people find their happiness and greatness, their grief and embarrassment’.
Wings of Fire by APJ Abdul Kalam
Wings of Fire is the autobiography of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. It was written by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and Arun Tiwari in the year of 1999. In this book, the efforts, hard work and the struggle of Dr. Kalam’s early life are examined.
Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Referring to today’s war-torn world, The Palace of Illusions takes us back to a time that is half history, half story, and wholly magical. Written by Chitra Banerjee. This novel draws the princess Panchaali’s life, starting with her birth in fire and watching her effervescent balancing act as a woman with five husbands who have been cheated out of their father’s kingdom.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The book Becoming was published in 2008 and is based on the personal life of the author. In this book, she talks about her roots and how she found her voice, her role as a mother, and the time spent at the white house.
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness, is a novel written by Joseph Conrad, was originally a three-part series in Blackwood’s Magazine in 1899. It is a story inside a story, following a character named Charlie Marlow, who recounts his adventure to a group of men on board an anchored ship. The story told his early life as a ferry boat captain.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid’s Tale is a story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a fascist society which was once the United States. Challenging environmental hazards and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is managed by confused fundamentalism in its militarized “reversion to traditional values.”
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
This book was published in 1953. The novel presented the future American society where books are outlawed and fireman burns them. It describes the story of a guy named Montag. The guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and history is on the brink of destruction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to finish the most illegal of materials, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden.