Books are the best companions you can find. When you read a book, you feel the characters, the story, the emotions and everything that it’s trying to make you feel.
On Read a Book a Day, join the reader’s club and celebrate books. Following are some books that everyone should read –
The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner is a masterpiece, no questions asked. A tale of redemption, regret, mistakes and a quest to make it better, The Kite Runner gives an insight into how there are more suffering and unhappiness in this world than ours. The Kite Runner is a must read for everyone who likes good storytelling and exceptional characters.
Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist is the answer to every worldly problem. ‘What you seek is right under your eyes’ is what the book tries to tell the readers. Following Santiago’s story where he tries to find a treasure, which leads him to adventures that change him as a person, The Alchemist is a beautiful tale you need to read right now.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Books like these make you want to value the youthful years that teach you more lessons than any book ever could. Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower is a beautiful take that follows the life of Charlie as he makes friends, explores life, fights his own demons and overcomes emotional trauma. This has to be on your list.
Charles Dickens novels are all literary masterpieces, just like this one which has everything from drama to humour. It follows the life of Pip, his growth as a human being, which makes the novel fall under the Bildungsroman category. A classic, Great Expectations is a book you must read to admire one of the greatest writers the world has seen.
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s works are all exceptional. But if you had to choose one, The Great Gatsby has to be a book that will change your perspective. Do not watch the movie before reading, it will be ruined for you. Jay Gatsby, the titular character, has become an important figure in the literature that you end up pitying in the end.
Read a book! It changes you.