Certainly, book reading has always been productive, recommended & a great way to spend time immersed in a worthwhile endeavor, particularly during the bleak times we now find ourselves in. It’s high time to indulge into activities that would prove to be fruitful for you in the long-term. Reading books definitely makes you mature, calm & composed and develop a wider perspective. Choose your favorite genre whether it be fiction, humorous, mysteries, historical, economic, religious, nature-oriented or informative, reading should be in your routine especially during this lockdown. We know reading books is both a rewarding and enlightening experience but can also be a form of escapism, a means to transport one’s mind into a parallel word. Make a reading corner in your room that would urge you to read while enjoying a delightful cup of coffee. Pick up the stack of these exemplary books in your reading list this summer and relish your moments with sheer serenity.
It’s harder to find the right kind of book according to your taste that would make you stick to it. It’s essential to pick up a book which would eventually develop your reading habit. We have to admit that reading book resonating with your partialities would keep you engaged and enthrall you ultimately. Apart from having a productive time through reading, it is a proven fact that reading is beneficial for an individual’s mental and physical health. It enlightens you to various complex realities of life and how to deal with them effectively.
Note: The study found that 30 minutes of reading lowered blood pressure, heart rate, and feelings of psychological distress just as effectively as yoga and humor did.
So, let’s add 5 best books you might have skipped to your reading list this summer!
Man’s Search for Meaning:
Man’s Search for Meaning is a 1946 book by author and psychiatrist Viktor Frankl, describing his psychotherapeutic method, which involved identifying a purpose in life to feel positive about, and then imagining that outcome. The reason why this book stands out is the fact that it is portrayed in a distinctive manner highlighting the purpose of life by concluding; life never ceases to have meaning, even in suffering and death. Illustrating the type of people exist in our society decent and indecent. Sharing both his own experiences and that of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we always have to handle them accordingly.
A Thousand Splendid Suns:
If you want to experience a heart wrenching tale that will have you gripped from the outset then look no further than Khaled Hosseini’s lyrical tale that vividly follows the life of the innocent Mariam set against the backdrop of Afghanistan’s recent tragic history that will truly leave you in awe. A story of violence, fear, love, family, survival and friendship, this book depicts the harsh realities that have blighted the lives of two generations. A fictional saga draped in the robes of a bitter but ignored truth, Hosseini, the masterful storyteller, webbed his soulful book together after listening first-hand to the struggles of natives. His efforts have paid off spectacularly, with each page, each word, each syllable carefully weaved together, an ode to the hardships of a country long forgotten and that is bound to stir even the hardest of hears. A Thousand Splendid Suns sold over one million copies & was a number-one New York Times bestseller for fifteen weeks-a testament to its genius.
2006 best-selling book,” The secret” has been written by author Rhonda Byrne. It is based on the belief of the law of attraction, which claims that thoughts can change a person’s life directly. Your mental health and physical conditions are based on your perceptions and how much positivity you have both within and around you.
The Guest List:
The detailing in this novel is outstanding and executed expertly by the author while keeping the storyline interesting. The List is written by Lucy Foley which is a “locked Room Mystery” that entails with secrets among spouses, partners, and siblings and their deadly impact at the end. On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate the union of a couple. It includes the dramatic edge to it with a blend of a classic crime set-up.
And Then There Were None:
And Then There Were None is a mystery novel by English writer Agatha Christie, the novel opens up with the characters travelling to the mysterious Indian island. If you are prone to watch or read thriller and mystery-oriented stories, then this is surely the book for you as it will send shivers down your spine.