Five books you should give a try at least once in your lifetime

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If you are a bookworm and like your leisure time reading books, then listed below are the names of five books you should give a read, in case yiu haven’t yet.

1) The diary of a young girl, by Anne Frank

Anne Frank’s diary is a first hand account of a yoing girl’s life as she and her family tries their best to hide from the Nazis. It is deeply influential since despite the torture on inflicted upon the Jews by the Nazis, Anne still believes the world to be a beautiful place where people live with good hearts.

2) The Harry Potter Series, by J.K Rowling

Are you an ardent fan of the Harry Potter movies? If yes, then the books are a must read for you. You can simply sit at your home and get transferred to the world of magic via the Harry Potter books. Come and join Harry as he discovers himself and fights against all odds and grows into one of the most celebrated literary characters in the world.

3) The girl with Seven names, by Hyeon – seo Lee

This is a North korean Defector’s story. It tells us the journey of a young girl who manages to escape from the frightening and ruthless regime in North Korea, all the while hoping that life would be better for her outside but what follows are a series of unexpected and tragic events and she soon realises that the journey to freedom is a long way indeed. The book vividly describes how life is really like in North Korea and gives us an insight of the young girl’s struggle as she tries her best to avoid repatriation and guide her family out of North Korea.

4) If i Stay , by Gayle Forman

The protagonist of the story named Mia is a 17 year old girl who loses her entire family in a catastrophic car accident. In one day, Mia becomes an orphan. How Mia manages to survive and struggles to deal with the aftermath is what the book is all about.

5) The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho

It is the story of a shepherd boy who lives his land in search of his dream of finding a treasure. The book qoutes – “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Meaning that when a person strives to achieve his dream and works against all odds to accomplish it, nature helps him out. The reader can learn a lot of things from the book as the protagonist learns from his journey.

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