Top 5 All Time Best Books to Read When You’re Demotivated
Loneliness returns when the stock of books gets over. Turning over the same pages, again and again, is an unworthy task. Also, contemplation lies for some time when you do it. But, human mind needs more and more as per its nature. The more we read, the more we learn and explore the world.
Books are man’s best friends. The experiences and stories, whether fictional or true, classic or dramatic, in the books, have kept on sticking an individual at a place. That’s the sturdy nature of the words and thoughts!
Books have stimulated the thoughts of the people to a greater extent. Thus, we are here again with the newest and the fascinating collection of books to be read, especially when you’re down at some point of your life. Wander around the whole world with us through these most exciting collections of books one should read at least once in a lifetime.
Kim is an orphan. He was the son of an Irish soldier and a poor Irish mother. After their death due to impoverishment, Kim leads a life of a vagabond under the British rule; one who earns his livelihood by beggary and working on small errands on the streets. He, once a while, works for Mahbub Ali, a horse dealer. Later, he gets introduced to the private detectives of the British occult service.
Kim is so absorbed in the local cultivation that he forgets to carry a packet of documents from his father, confided to him by an Indian woman who cared for him. He also becomes a disciple of a Tibetan Lama and keeps company with him on his journey. On the way, Kim incidentally learns about parts of a game, is levied by Mahbub Ali to bear a message to the Principal of British intelligence. Later, the boy’s trip with the Lama along the Grand Trunk road becomes the biggest adventure of his life.
Goodreads has given a rating of 3.72 out of 5 for Kim.
The author of this book is Rudyard Kipling.
#2. The Book Thief
The story revolves around the life of Liesel Meminger, a ten-year-old girl residing in Germany during World War 2 during the time of Hitler. Liesel’s feels are recounted by Death, who keys out both the beauty and Wipeout of life in this era. After her brother’s death, Liesel arrives in an overwrought state at the dwelling of her new nurture parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann.
During her time there, she is uncovered to the revulsion of the Nazi regime and battles to find a way to save the innocence of her childhood amidst her destructive surroundings.
As the political situation in Germany degenerates, her nurturing parents hide a Jewish man named Max, turning the life of the family at risk.
Hans, who has built up a faithful relationship with Liesel, teaches her to read secretly. Acknowledging the mightiness of writing and sharing the written word, Liesel starts to not only steal books, which the Nazi party is looking to demolish but also write her accounts and share the power of speech with Max.
Liesel overcomes with the trauma of her past and the fierce repulsions of the war-torn world surrounding her, she travels through the journey of self-discovery, the establishment of a new family, and mostly, her life as a book thief. The book is very interesting to read.
Goodreads rating for The Book Thief is 4.35 out of 5.
The author of the book is Markus Zusak, an Australian writer.
#3. Accidental Apprentice
What would you do if, from nowhere, a billionaire business tycoon decides to appoint you as the CEO of his company?
No prior occupational experience essential. There is only one apprehension: you need to qualify the seven tests from the ‘Textbook of Life’.
This is the proposal made to Sapna Sinha, an average salesgirl in an electronics showroom in Delhi, by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India’s most copious humankind. Thus commences the most thought-provoking journey of Sapna’s life, one that will test her character, her bravery and her capacities.
Along the way she runs across a series of memorable personalities in her life, from an arrogant Bollywood superstar to a kleptomaniac Gandhian. But were all the seven trials for real or was Mr. Acharya playing a deeper game?
We have found the overall rating for The Accidental Apprentice as 3.72 out of 5 on Goodreads.
The author of this book is Vikas Swarup, the movie writer of the most famous Slumdog Millionaire.
#4. The Alchemist
While resting near a mulberry fig tree in the vestry of a deserted church, Santiago, a shepherd boy, has a Revenant dream about a child who evidences him that he will find a hidden treasure if he journeys to the Egyptian pyramids.
An old woman differentiates Santiago that this dream is prophetic, and he must conform to its instructions. Santiago is unsure about what he has been through; he’s quite mysterious with his present.
Later, Santiago meets a mystical old man who seems to be a psychic. This man presents himself as the King of Salem. He narrates Santiago about the two types of prognostics: good and bad and says that it is the shepherd boy’s responsibility to quest for his Personal Legend. Melchizedek gifts Santiago with two stones, the Urim and Thummim, to translate the omens. Santiago flickers briefly before merchandising his flock and buying a ticket to Tangier, situated in northern Africa, to where he travels by boat.
Storyline of The Alchemist progresses further through the positive vibes he faces and how the world responds to him.
A notable read for someone who needs urgent motivation.
Overall Rating: 3.80 out of 5
The author of the book, The Alchemist is Paulo Coelho.
#5. The Intelligent Investor
The superlative investment consultant of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham instructed and inspired people globally.
Graham’s philosophical system of “value investing” prevents the investors from committing a grave error and teaches them to grow a long-term strategy — has made the book a stock market bible ever.
Over a long time, market maturations have proven the sapience of Graham’s strategies. While saving the whole of Graham’s original text, this revised edition contains updated commentary by noted journalist Jason Zweig, whose views comprise the reality of today’s market, draws analogies between Graham’s instances and today’s financial headlines. It also hits the readers through a more thoroughgoing intellect of how to apply Graham’s precepts to make impossible possible.
Rating: 4.26 out of 5
The author of the book is Benjamin Graham himself, with Jason Zweig, Warren Buffett as the contributors.
Now that you have another set of the best collections to keep you busy this season; grab the best works among the list and boost yourself with these evergreen inspirational books. The authors of these books are renowned and have successfully excited the hearts of many till now.
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