The pandemic has halted the fast pace of life, with many working from home and staying most of the time indoors. We are building new habits, and now this is a new normal for everyone. The best part of this quarantine is staying at home gives a lot of time to reflect on other aspects of life.
Things we always wanted to do, but lack of time was the only excuse. Now that we have an ample amount of time, we can use or invest in the best possible way. So for all the book lovers, here I have listed some of the books to read in quarantine.
Fun Facts: Do you know reading strengthens the brain and reduces stress? Apart from the physical and mental benefits, it also builds your vocabulary. So here is the list of books to read in quarantine. So pick one of the books and you will enjoy it thoroughly.
1. Atomic Habits
A Self- help book by James Clear in which the author explains ways of building good habits and become better every day.
This book will help you transform your life. You will start focusing on small changes in your daily habits, which will eventually result in compound growth.
2. Harry Potter
A series of fantasy novels written by J. K. Rowling. Having a series of 7 books and all of it is full of magic, adventure, and fun. This book series is for all ages.
Irrespective of your age, you will enjoy this thrilling book filled with magic and surprises. If you want to enjoy the story of wizards, then you cannot put it down.
3. The Girl on the train
A psychological thriller novel by Paula Hawkins is an outstanding piece of work.
A story of three different women, about relationship troubles, binge drinking, and with a plot twist will keep you hooked with the plot of the book till the end.
4. An American Marriage
A fiction book by Tayari Jones focuses on the story of the marriage of a middle-class African-American couple. A book with a beautifully crafted story and packed with emotions.
5. Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
The authors of the book Hector Garcia, Francesc Miralles, will help you to look for purpose and find meaning in life. You will learn simple techniques to follow your passion and live a happy and content life.
The author has put together the insights and the practices, which lead to a healthier lifestyle meant to live more and live with a purpose.
6. The Immortals of Meluha
Book by Amish Tripathi talks about ancient history and has a series of fantasy novels. The story is based on Meluha—the probable ancient name for the Indus Valley Civilisation, according to modern historians.
7. The Secret
A self-help book by Rhonda Byrne talks about the belief in the law of attraction. It says you can change your life by changing your thought process and has insights to practice it in your life.
The centuries-old secret held in the book is revealed. This secret is believed to be used by the most eminent people in the past. Now, this is passed on to the readers and the believers of the teachings practiced through the book.
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8. Rich Dad and Poor Dad
A Self-help Book is written by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. The book is a guide on financial investment and provides insights that will help you to achieve economic prosperity.
This book will make you question yourself. It will force you to rethink and self-analyze your financial decisions. You will start contemplating your decision-making skills.
9. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
A Non-Fiction Book was written by Yuval Noah Harari. It talks about ancient history and the evolution of humankind.
A fabulous book for all curious readers. You will get to know how our civilization came into inexistence. How religion, currency, caste, education system, economics, politics, were originated.
Becoming, an inspirational memoir by Michelle Obama talks about her life journey, which is very empowering and blissful. She shares her life experience that will inspire you.
11. The Fault in our Stars
The Fault in Our stars, a fictional love story by John Green will give you a complete emotional roller-coaster experience.
After reading this book, you will understand life is very uncertain. So you will surely start living and valuing things, people around you.
12. The Alchemist
The Book written by Paulo Coelho is a story about a young shepherd named Santiago who is able to find a treasure beyond his wildest dreams.
This book will inspire you to listen to your true calling and follow your dreams.
13. The Old Man and the Sea
The book by Ernest Hemingway is a story of an old fisherman named Santiago, who could not catch any fish from the sea for more the 84 days.
The author conveys some life lessons through the battle between the man and a large marlin, he found on the 85th day of fishing.
14. The Kite Runner
The book is written by Khaled Hosseini, is an exceptional story with the complex relationships of two friends Amir and Hassan.
With a plot of betrayal and finally a journey of redemption, will surely win your heart.
15. Eat, Pray, Love
This book is all about self-discovery, an American woman who traveled to various countries for the entire year to experience life.
The author Elizabeth Gilbert has shared many events of her life, which is composed in a fascinating story.
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