Top 5 picks to start reading, if you’re a beginner or don’t like reading

Want to develop a habit of reading but don’t want to start? Don’t worry we have got you covered. Listing top 5 books to read if you’re a beginner. These are easy to read small novellas and short stories by some of the best authors.

1) Essential Collection for Young Readers by Ruskin Bond.

Ruskin Bond’s stories are the best way to start your reading journey if you’re a beginner. Essential Collection for Young Readers also called Essential Bond is a collection of different short stories and these are feel-good stories that turn into funny, touching, whimsical and nostalgic adventures. These stories will take you on a pleasure trip to Mussoorie, Dehradun and other hill stations.

2) Tuesday’s with Morrie by Mitch Albom.

It’s a biographical fiction, the memoir of the visits by Mitch made to his former sociology professor who’s dying very soon. The whole book is a true record of an amazing professor giving out great life lessons and teaching what matters in life and to live more meaningfully.

3) Gently falls the Bakula by Sudha Murthy.

A fictional story of a couple (high school sweethearts) from small-town Hubli. They are well educated and a well-to-do couple who moves to Mumbai after their education in search of a better future. While working for a better future the Husband forgets about his wife, who’s also well educated and smart. After a point, she chooses between what’s important? A successful career or a happy marriage? The narration of the book is very easy, simple and relevant to Indian society. It’s a must-read.

4) Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.

It’s an actual diary of a 13-year-old Jewish girl hiding in a secret annexe in Amsterdam from Nazis in world war 2. It’s is not just a book. It’s a calming, amazing, superb journey on its own. Anne Frank will inspire you every day that why should you be grateful for this life. The book feels so mature for a 13-year-old girl, it is filled with innocence. Her thoughts and the fear of the Nazis rushed in her mind and heart of her is so beautifully explained. Everyone must try it at least once.

5) I too had a love story by Ravinder Singh.

This book is an autobiographical novel, a tragic love story of the author. It’s a story of a couple who met online on a matrimonial site and fell in love. There is so much purity in the book and the narration is very beautifully done, you’ll fall in love with the characters.

If you’re a beginner then these are some of the best books to start your journey towards literature. These books will be very helpful to develop the liking of reading.