Reading is such a beautiful experience. I believe anyone who doesn’t read is losing one of life’s finest experiences. If you don’t read already but want to get started on this beautiful journey, here is a list of books we call: The Starters. 5 books for people who have just started reading.
Happy reading to you!
“A room without books is a life without a soul.”
-Marcus Tullius Cicero
Books are a man’s best friend as they always help us in the journey of life in some way or the other. Books reduce stress, transport us to another world, and distract us from the present moment.
Books are like therapists. So, just like how you’d spend a hefty sum on a therapist, why not books?
These five books are for people who have just started reading…
1. Ruskin Bond: A Season Of Ghost (5 Wonderful Books for People)
Ruskin Bond is my personal favorite. He is one of those writers who can make you fall in love with books. His writing will inspire you to read more as his books are addictive. His books are perfect for people recently bit by the reading bug. His writing is relatable, easy to understand, and engaging.
Out of his exquisite collection of books, A season of ghost is perfect for new readers. It leaves the reader with a feeling of delight. This book is a mixture of humor, wittiness, and a dash of spookiness. We all want a little of that in our lives, right?
2. Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl (5 Wonderful Books for People)
Reading Anne Frank will be a learning experience for the readers. Readers will get to know the horror behind World War II and how the lives of innocent people were affected. You will learn scary facts about Holocaust that you never learned in school.
The book is very relatable, especially for students, as the book has meaningful instances about growing up and the lessons we learned through that journey.
Discovered in the attic where she spent the last years of her life .” Anne Frank’s diary has since become a classic and a powerful document of the horrors of war and the unbreakable human spirit.”
Reading Anne Frank is like watching a movie; it is a remarkable book.
3. Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals (5 Wonderful Books for People)
This book is one of its kind—a comedy with a good take on a science fiction genre.
Gerald is a great storyteller. You will get lost in his world, a fantastic mix of humans, animals, birds, and plant life. Every character in the book is brilliantly illustrated. You will fall in love with every single chapter of this book.
My Family and other animals is a humorous autobiographical account of the author’s early years, spent in Corfu in the 1930s with his family.
4. RK Narayan: Grandmother’s Tale (5 Wonderful Books for People)
This book will remind you of your grandmother and take you through your memory lane, back to childhood.
The book has beautifully illustrated her mother’s adventures. It talks about how she crosses the subcontinent to take her husband away from the hands of his new wife. His grandmother narrates the story.
The book takes an Indian orthodox household and Indian Culture and consists of exciting characters.
It is a perfect book for new readers as it is easy to read and has a simple construction.
5. Subhadra Sen Gupta: Let’s Go Time Travelling (5 Wonderful Books for People)
This book is a must-have for the new readers and everybody, be it a child or an adult. This book is a brilliant piece of art.
This book will take you through a journey in the past, introduce you to kings and queens and civilizations like Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro in a quirky style. Apart from that, the book also sheds light upon some interesting facts about Indian Culture.
From Food to fashion, art, craft, and entertainment, this book gives funny and fantastic information that no school textbook ever will.
This book is perfect for tea time.
So go ahead, grab one of these books now and go on a mentally stimulating journey. These books will take you to places you have never thought existed, as they say about love.
By – Priyanka Bhoj
“Life is a voyage” is the saying I live by. Passionate about traveling, writing, and books. I have been writing articles for the last five years on food, travel, books, self-help, and inspiration. My articles are informative and straightforward, something you can read with a cup of coffee at the end of the day.
Originally posted 2015-08-23 09:07:51.