Books You’ll Never Forget
If you love reading, you’ve probably read some books from this list, and if you’re not a book reader, then you’ve just found the perfect book for you.
“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.”
From classic literature to relatively new headlines, this list has something for everybody.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
You’ve probably seen this book on every list of the recommended books, and there’s a good reason for it. This Pulitzer Prize winner is a book about racial inequality and justice. There’s a good chance that you read it in high school but if you didn’t, here’s an opportunity to change that.
See the world through the eyes of a little girl named Scout as she ponders over the goodness and evil of mankind in the small town of Maycomb.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Travel back to the 1920s to the fictional town of West Egg and follow the life of Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire who is obsessed with Daisy Buchanan. The narrator of the story is Nick Carraway, who is fascinated by Gatsby, the life he leads, and the exquisite parties he throws.
The American dream is captured brilliantly in this timeless novel.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
A classic novel from the beginning of the 19th century. It tells the story of Elizabeth Bennett, the second of five girls. This witty and intelligent 20-year-old learns not to judge on the first impressions as she struggles with her upbringing, manners, and marriage while learning to overcome her own prejudice.
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
This book is an actual diary a young girl wrote while she hid with her Jewish family for two years during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Published by her father after the war ended, the chilling fate of this young girl is even more devastating when you realize that it isn’t a work of fiction. Neither were her fears and worries.
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
For most people that were children when this book was published in the late 1990s, this story of a young boy who goes to a school for wizards was what launched their passion for reading. The franchise isn’t just a story for children. Both young and old enjoy these stories about the importance of friendship, family. The book also shows that being different isn’t a bad thing after all.
The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wild
When this philosophical novel was first published in 1980, it was received critically and even censored because people feared the message would corrupt the masses. But the censorship didn’t stop the book from becoming a success as Wild fought back against the critics. His story of a young man that questions the meaning of art and soon his sanity has left people questioning the role art plays in our lives. This happens even now, more than a century after the novel’s initial release.
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
If you’re a fan of horror and mystery novels, this story of a vampire who struggles with what he is and searches for meaning will draw you in. The writing style, paranormal world, and compelling characters show just how good a writer Anne Rice is.
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Another novel that deals with race issues and segregation in the south. This heartbreaking novel follows an African-American girl as she battles hardships that come with having dark skin.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol
Go down the rabbit hole with Alice and share the experiences of the peculiar world of Wonderland. This book captures how magic and imaginative the world can be from a little girl’s perspective, and it will surely awaken your inner child.
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Dracula is a well-known book for horror lovers. This classic story is about a vampire who is constantly looking for new blood and trying to spread his undead curse. Written as a series of letters and diary entries, this story is sure to be your favorite if you’re a horror fan.
The thrilling and mysterious story has left an undeniable mark on the entire genre, and its impact is obvious in fiction even today.
More in Personal Finance
House Flipper Ellen DeGeneres at it Again! Take a Look at Her Most Recent $24 Million Sale
That Ellen DeGeneres has accumulated quite the real estate portfolio is a true testament of her knowledge in the business. The...June 18, 2020
Yon Won’t Believe How Much Kylie Jenner Makes Via Instagram
Kylie Becomes Youngest Self-made Billionaire Kylie Jenner is one to take long before she makes the headline, although this time it...June 17, 2020
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s Kids Will NOT Inherit Their Millions, Here’s the Shocking Reason Why
Aren’t we grateful for That ’70s Show? In addition to being such a hilarious sitcom (TV.com gave it a 9/10 rating!),...June 17, 2020
Fewer Young Americans are Purchasing Houses! Could High Student Debt be the Reason?
The prospect of buying a home early on has always been a dream for most young Americans. Indeed, homeownership is every...June 11, 2020
130 Million Years Old Dinosaur Eggs Found in a Chinese ‘Hometown of Dinosaurs’
A shocking discovery was made a few weeks ago when construction workers in a popular town in China found more than...June 11, 2020
Climatologists Alarmed as Global Warming Hits New Record
Climate change broke a new record last month: A news report by NOAA revealed that for 400 consecutive months – that...June 10, 2020
Disney Bought a Company in Debts for $66 Billion – Here’s Why
Fox Network and Disney are the undisputed champions of television entertainment but, despite having empires worth billions of dollars, the future...June 10, 2020
As Housing Prices Rise, This City Becomes the Most Expensive to Live in the U.S.
Silicon Valley has just been worsted by the Big Apple in the race for becoming the most expensive city to live...June 10, 2020
Looking for New Family Car? Here are the Most Economical Hybrids on the Market
Drivers are becoming increasingly concerned about the exhaust fumes that come out of their diesel-powered cars but they don’t necessarily want...June 10, 2020