“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. “The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin. When you come to think of it, it’s almost as if you can travel in different modes while reading a book. Like if you’re reading a romance, you might feel everything is beautiful, if you’re reading a thriller book, it will make you feel tense, while reading a scientific book, you could time travel and what not. It’s just that when you pick your genre, you have to pick wisely.
Possible choose the books that actually resemble you, that make you feel that yes this is what I want for peace maybe then once you start reading you won’t stop. Because remember, “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” – Haruki Murakami. So I’m back with yet another wide rage of books that you can choose from to enjoy your day while reading so here are 6 best fiction and nonfiction books part 4
- BROWN GIRLS- DAPHNE PALASI ANDREAS
Well! Well! Who doesn’t enjoy a good friendship story with bravery, a few fights, a lot of emotions, and drama, but is there a happy ending or do they grow apart while trying to survive? Confused? This is a story about immigrant families who send their brown daughters to New York City, a city that never sleeps and is full of opportunities. It’s a brilliantly unique debut told by a chorus of unforgettable voices..
This novel will take us on a journey through their childhood, adulthood, and beyond. As this female friendship develops throughout their childhood, their paths diverge; some choose to stay on the same streets, while others choose ambition and loyalty, freedom and commitment, and adventure. But in the end, as stated in the novel, the girls ultimately return to one another and to Queens.
- HOUSE OF EARTH AND BLOOD – SARAH. J. MAAS
Half-fae, half-human This is the story of Bryce Quinlan, who lived her life to the fullest. Worked hard all day and partied all night in the infamous Crescent City until one day a demon came down and killed off her closest friends, leaving Bryce permanently injured. While the entire city believed that Bryce should be locked up because she was the only person who could have killed someone, Bryce continued to live her life quietly until another night came and another person was killed. With no idea what to do with her life, an angel from above is sent to keep an eye on her. Bryce, on the other hand, had had enough and decided to become the centre of the investigation. What happens next in the world of Earth and Blood must be discovered by reading this novel.
- HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN – J.K ROWLING
The fiction collection would be incomplete without mentioning Harry Potter. This is Harry Potter’s third year at Hogwarts, where he studies Witchcraft and Wizardry. While Harry is still investigating his past, another surprise arrived in the form of the escaped Prisoner of Azkaban, Sirius Black, who is also known to have a connection with Potter’s former enemy Lord Voldemort, who murdered Harry’s parents. What will Harry do while his past is hazy and Lord Voldermort is hot on his tail? To find out, you must read this novel.
NON – FICTION
- THE POWER OF WRITING IT DOWN – ALLISON FALLON
The title says it all about this book. The Power Of Writing It Down by Allison is a simple habit to unlock your brain and reimagine your life. I know what you’re thinking, that reading different life stories is a bit dull and boring but don’t you worry Allison has put forth this idea in a very fascinating manner which comes down to making sure that you understand what kind of power words have in your life. It’s a transformative tool guide which will show you how your life can finally be unstuck and how you can live your life like the person you want to be. Not that dull of a concept if a simple habit can turn your life around.
- SET BOUNDARIES, FIND PEACE – NEDRA GLOVER TAWWAB
Setting limits and finding peace Wow! Didn’t that title just describe our entire lives? This book is a straightforward guide that serves as a gentle reminder of how to maintain healthy boundaries in your personal life, professional life, friendships, and relationships. Our problems begin with a lack of boundaries, and because we haven’t established them, people always have something to say, and whether they like it or not, it triggers our minds, and eventually we all end up with some or all of the following issues: fighting, lack of emotional control, anger issues, anxiety, and sometimes depression. This book, on the other hand, is a one-stop solution to all of this; it will teach you a simple way to set healthy boundaries that will help you live a peaceful life. That sounds really good! So don’t put it off any longer; go out and get a copy of this book.
- THE COURAGE TO BE DISLIKED – ICHIRO KISHMI AND FUMITAKE KOGA
The title of this book tells us exactly what we need in our lives: the courage to be disliked. If you look at your life right now, you will notice that we are so focused on doing our best in order for people to like us that we don’t even realise how stupid we are. This Japanese concept demonstrates how to liberate your true self and find lasting happiness. It helps us find the courage to change and to disregard the limitations that have been placed in our minds as a result of the outside world because, let’s face it, life cannot be perfect, so you must learn how to create the best imperfect life for yourself and just accept the fact that it’s okay for you to not be liked by everyone.
There you have it folks yet another wide range of books which are powerful, magical, inspirational and something from where you can find yourself. Just a gentle reminder that you may not read just because you don’t want to but you are missing the treasure chest these writers have created solely for you to read and travel through different modes to leave behind your trouble. Keep searching for your perfect version of reading and let me know in the comments which one of them you have liked the most.