Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.- Joseph Addison
10 Good Books to Read
A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini)
The story is about the life of two Afghan women, who meet and part in the war times of Afghanistan. If you liked the author's earlier bestseller, The Kite Runner, this is a must read for you.
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
The Alchemist is the wonderful tale of life. Although philosophical, it never bores you even for a moment. The author's latest bestseller The Winner Stands Alone, is also quite fascinating and gripping.
The Client (John Grisham)
This particular novel by John Grisham is full of suspense, legality, and is a real thriller. You will without doubt look for all other Grisham's novels, if you like this one.
Angels and Demons (Dan Brown)
Filled with mystery and adventure, the novel will keep you enthralled and spellbound. The book also contains interesting historical accounts.
Impulse (Ellen Hopkins)
Although a serious book, it is a wonderful portrayal of teen life. The plot and the dialogs are the key aspects of the novel.
Kane and Abel (Jefferey Archer)
An international bestseller, Kane and Abel has a distinct plot and fast-paced incidences. The book is really intriguing and a complete delight. The Prodigal Daughter and Shall We Tell the President are the sequels. You can even consider reading the author's recent bestseller, Paths of Glory.
The Reader (Bernhard Schlink)
A recent movie with the same title is based on the novel. If you have loved the movie, you will definitely appreciate the book. It is based on love, loss, and human emotions.
The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
A story of ambition, relationships, and human character, The Fountainhead is one of Ayn Rand's all-time popular books.
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
This is a mystery novel by Agatha Christie. It is one of the most popular books of the author and doesn't fail to impress.
Who Moved My Cheese? (Spencer Johnson)
This is an international bestselling motivational book. Unlike many other preachy motivational books, this is a fun book to read because of its style and crisp writing.
Good Books for Couples to Read Together
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
A classic and one of the most read books of all times, a romantic novel, Pride and Prejudice is a good option for couples to read together. You can even read Emma, by the same author.
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus (John Gray)
This book is meant to know more about man-woman relationship and understand it in detail. It is fun reading the book together.
The Five Love Languages (Gary Chapman)
A popular among couples, this book will help you to know different languages of love, is your language of love similar to that of your spouse, etc.
Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
This classic and one of the most loved book of all times, has it all; romance, drama, and war.
The Book Thief (Markus Zusak), The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas), Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide (R. L. Stevenson), The Godfather (Mario Puzo), etc., are some of the most popular books for guys.
You can always go back to the classics and you will definitely not be disappointed. Have you read Animal Farm (George Orwell), Complete Short Stories of Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle), The Lord of the Rings (J. R. R. Tolkien), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain), The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger), Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy), etc?
Although taste differs from person to person, some of these books have stood the test of time and proved to be favorites. What do you think? Read on and find out!