Best Books For Beginners – Part 1 ( 20 Books)


Hi newbies , I welcome you to the world of books . This article ‘s aim is to tell you the best books for beginners – which are easy to read so that you don’t grab books which will give you headaches !

Also if you come read books which you feel was an easy read but is not present in this list , then do let me know , I will add it into our list .

This list will get updated regularly , so do bookmark this page. Lets’ s start 🙂


1. The Magic Of Thinking Big by ​ David J Schwartz

Best Books For Beginners

Genre : Self-help

A best seller for not – some but many great reasons .

After reading , you will

1 . Cure yourself of excusitis , the failure disease.

2. Build confidence and destroy fear

3. Learn how to think Big

4. Go first class

5. digest the qualities of a leader

Try to get it from a nearby library or you can own it from Amazon. 

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I personally like reading physical books than ebooks .  What do you prefer ?

So decide now as you will be soon starting your mystical journey into the mesmerizing world of books.

RATING : 4.7 OUT OF 5 (

2. Mastery Manual by Robin Sharma​

Genre: Self-help book

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For me , this is the best book of Robin Sharma .You can see the preview of the book (below this line).

This is my favorite self help book , possibly, the best self improvement book I have read. As you have seen in the preview , this book has 36 chapters containing beautiful lessons  that Sir Robin has mastered in life.

The book will teach you

1 . why you shouldn’t play small with your life ?

2 . How to overcome fear ?

3 . The Steve Jobs question and SDAG( small daily acts of greatness)

4 . why to become a lifelong learner.

5 . Importance of health, money ,gratitude ,travel,questions and much more !

This book will change your life ! It changed mine .

This book will make you more happy and will fill you that with love for yourself and for others

RATING : 4.7 out of 5


3. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! 

Genre: Self-help book

This book is also a best seller . It is the first book which you should read if you are looking for a personal finance book.

After reading the book you will

1 . become more financially intelligent .

2 . Know how rich make money !

3 . understand how to earn money and become financially independent .

4 . The history of money .

5 . Why a job is not the pathway to riches !

RATING : 4.5 out of 5

4. For One More Day by Mitch Albolm​

GENRE : Psychological Fiction

If you haven’t heard about Mitch Albom , i will tell you a bit about his books. His books are very touching and emotional . Do read his books whenever you are thinking of reading fiction books.

So the book listed here is – for one more day . This a story revolving around Mother son relationship . Here the main character gets to spend one day with his dead mother !

I won’t disclose anything more as I want to read it by yourself. Certainly, you will relate to the beautiful message portrayed by the book.

Also please read his other books like ‘The 5 People You Meet In Heaven’ and ‘Tuesdays With Morris’!

RATING : 4.7 out of 5


“It reminds you of how everything is somehow connected.” — Diane C.

“Let me finish wiping my tears. What a beautiful journey. Such a touching, moving, thought-provoking story.” — Alicia Fleischer

5. Deep Work by Cal Newport​

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GENRE : Self Help

When W.Buffet and B.Gates were told to write down a word that helped them to become successful , both came up with the same word .

Guess the word .

Word was – focus . Deep work – is one of those books which will teach you how to work deeply with razor liked focus. The teachings of the book will help you to perform better and improve your productivity .

You will learn

1 . you should embrace boredom

2 . why quitting social media can be good.

3. your social media followers don’t give a fuck about you.

4 . How to schedule every minute of your day .

5 . the techniques to stay away from phone .

6. How memorizing a deck of cards can help you boost your brain !

RATING : 4.6 out of 5

6. Sherlock Holmes books + Side stories ​

GENRE: Fiction, Mystery

The original works are books written by Sir Arthur Doyle are 56 short stories and 4 Novels. 

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books for beginners readers – adventures of sherlock holmes

The term canon is an attempt to distinguish between Doyle’s original work and subsequent works by other authors using same characters.   

 Novels of Canon ( original works ):                   

            1.  A Study in Scarlet (1887)       

          2. The Sign of the Four (1890)   

          3.  The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901–1902)           

    4.The Valley of Fear (1914–1915)   

You will be captivated by the thrilling adventures of Sherlock Holmes . So read them asap , you will not regret this decision.

RATING : 4.5 out of 5

7. Harry Potter​ by J.K Rowling


Who has not heard about these mystical and mind-blowing books series . As of February 2018, the books have sold more than 500 million copies worldwide, making them the best seller series in history.

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best books for beginners – Harry potter

J K Rowling, the author of the book , has become billionaire through these books ! The only writer to become a billionaire . You can imagine now how good her books are .

Here is the full book list

  • The Philosopher’s Stone (1997)
  • The Chamber of Secrets (1998)
  • The Prisoner of Azkaban (1999)
  • The Goblet of Fire (2000)
  • The Order of the Phoenix (2003)
  • The Half-Blood Prince (2005)

These  books are must read for children. But no matter what is your age , you must read these books.

Harry potter book  series is much more then witches, wizards, wand waving and magic. It has values of love, trust, friendship and much more.

If you have children PLEASE give these books to them .It will be a perfect birthday gift. 

RATING : 4.7 out of 5

8. Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch

Genre : Fiction, Self-help book, Reference work

This book is very controversial.

Conversations with god is a book series consisting of 3 books where Neale , the author , has conversations with !

I have read the 1st book and currently i am currently reading the book 2 . To be honest , this book changed my perspective about god . As i was reading , i felt that i am having a dialogue with god . It felt so mystical and unreal .

I would recommend you to read this book . I have seen some reviews on amazon stating that this book is not for Christians. Many Christians believe it as a blasphemy .I think every christian should give it a try and make a judgement with a open mind .

This book will answer all questions that you have about life, love , sex , god and much more . Please read this book series . It has the potential to change your life .

RATING : 4.5 out of 5

9. How to win friends and influence people​

GENRE: Self Help Book, Social skills

Published in 1936 , this book is a timeless bestseller.

Best books for beginners- How to win friends and influence people

If you want a single book to learn to master social skills to impress your crush , then this is the only book you need.  You will learn

1 . The fundamental techniques in handling people.

2 . 6 ways to make people like you

3 . How to win people to your way of thinking

4 . How to change people without giving resentment .

RATING : 4.5 out of 5

10. Sapiens by Yuval Noah harari​

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GENRE: Non Fiction

Millions of copies of this book has been sold all over the world , and it is still in amazon top charts .

Its a must read for history lovers . I was a bit hesitated to read this book as i am not a history student but – after reading this book , I had my doubts crushed .

I was overwhelmed by the knowledge and insights the author gives . Try to read this book at least once in your lifetime as you won’t regret your decision .

also do check out author’s other books like ’21 lesson for 21st century’ , ‘ Homodeus’ .

RATING: 4.5 out of 5

11. Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck​

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best books for beinners- The Subtle Art Of Not Giving a Fuck

GENRE : Self Help

This book is more like a biography than a self help, but its amaaazing, i can add more a’s to amazing , but lets stop it right here.

More than 6 million copies have been sold of this book.

It is one of best book that I have ever read . This book was not on my wish list , but luckily somehow I bought this book while travelling, and I am so happy to have this book with me.

You will learn

1 . why happiness is a problem ?

2 . You are not special

3 . You are wrong about everything

4 . Deathbed mentality

This book will make you laugh and and will teach you life lessons that will be with you forever .

RATING : 4.4 out of 5


12. Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle​

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GENRE : Spirituality

If you want to read a book on spirituality , this book is just for you . When I had just started reading – I saw this book in every “must read book list ” . Naturally , I decide to give it a try , and boi , how good the book is .

Imagine you are filled with consciousness ,enjoying every moment , able to control your thoughts and putiing an halt to all the unwanted music , gossip and negative talk inside your head .

This is how you will feel and live after reading this book ! From the book you will learn

1 . You are not your mind .

2 . How to free yourself from your mind .

3 . How to remove ego

4 . The key to spiritual dimension and how to access the power of now .

5 . Mind strategies for avoiding the now, Inner purpose of your life’s destiny , realizing pure consciousness ,enlightened relationships , beyond happiness , acceptance of now , surrender in personal relationships and much much more .

Eckhart Tolle’s books are breathtaking , please read this book . You will love it .And also check out his other book . The other one that you must read is “A New Earth” by eckhart tolle .

Over 2 million copies has been sold and this book is #1 bestseller in Buddhism (

RATING : 4.6 out of 5

13. Alchemist by Paulo Coelho​

GENRE : Novel, Drama, Quest, Fantasy Fiction, Adventure fiction

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best books for starters- Alchemist by paulo coelho ; left one !

If you don’ t know Paulo Coelho , no worries . I too knew nothing about him . Mr Coelho is probably one of the most creative writers of all time . His books are gems . I would recommend to read his books as they are worth reading .

Phew ! I forgot that I have to tell you about Alchemist .

Alchemist is a mystical story about following your dreams . I don’t like to tell story of any book , as I want you to experience by yourself.


“it changed my whole life. I realized of all of the people who had conspired to get me to this place.” (PHARRELL WILLIAMS, MUSICIAN AND SONG-WRITER)

“[His] books have had a life-enchanting effect on millions of people.” (London Times)

RATING : 4.6 out of 5

14. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne ​

GENRE: Law of attraction

This is the most famous book on law of attraction . This book is published in 2006 became a bestseller and changed the lives of millions .

It is probably one of the best book on law of attraction , and you must read it .

RATING : 4.6 out of 5 .

Moreover this book is :

  • #1 in Mental & Spiritual Healing
  • #3 in Occult & Paranormal
  • #4 in New Thought

I have written Must Read in a lot of places, isin’t it ? This is done to specify the importance of the book , nothing else . Just buy any one book from this list which suits your current need. But make sure you will read other books .

15. So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport​

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GENRE : Job Hunting / Business Motivation / Self Help

This is Cal Newport’s 2nd book On this list.

This book will teach you why ‘you should not follow your passion’ and how you can find meaningful work in your life . Check out the contents of the book in the preview given below .

This books message has changed my life, it will do the same for you ! I was a bit lost about my future , but this book has shown me what I have to do today , so that I can build my own future .

It is a very important book , please read this book .It will change your perspective about work and life .


“Stop worrying about what you feel like doing (and what the world owes you) and instead, start creating something meaningful and then give it to the world. Cal really delivers with this one.” 

–Seth Godin, author, Linchpin

16. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green​

GENRE : Novel, Young adult fiction, Romance novel.

A Fiction Book , which will awe inspire you about Gratitude and Love. Its a must-must-must read .

This book is one the best book that you will ever read . See the reviews and you wont stop yourself from owning this book.


“The greatest romance story of this decade.” —Entertainment Weekly

“Damn near genius . . . The Fault in Our Stars is a love story, one of the most genuine and moving ones in recent American fiction, but it’s also an existential tragedy of tremendous intelligence and courage and sadness.” —Lev Grossman, TIME Magazine

RATING : 4.7 out of 5 (

17. Looking For Alaska​

GENRE: Novel, Young adult fiction, Romance novel

Another book By John Green . This was his debut book, and a bestseller.

I f you want to read a  adult fiction, its a good choice.


Stunning conclusion . . . one worthy of a book this good.” -–Philadelphia Inquirer

“What sets this novel apart is the brilliant, insightful, suffering but enduring voice of Miles Halter.” –Chicago Tribune

RATING : 4.4 out of 5 (

18 . The Boy In Striped Pajamas

GENRE : Fiction, Fable, Children’s literature, Historical drama, Postmodern literature

This book is one of my favorite book . I cried and felt so blessed that god has given me so much . I wept for the millions of Jews who were agonized and killed during Nazi rule.

This story will paint your heart with love and humanity . Bruno , an 8 year old son of a commandment of Nazi camp, makes a Jewish friend, Shmuel , who is trapped in a Concentration camp , behind Bruno’s house .

The friendship between the two 8 year old is an epitome of love. You do get an ending you couldn’t have ever dreamed of. I won’t spoil it for you , don’t worry .

I want you to embrace this book by yourself and not through some summary.

You can see the movie made on this book as well . See the movie for free , click here :

RATING : 4.6 out of 5 ( )


“A memorable and moving story.” –The Oxford Times (U.K.)

“A small wonder of a book.” –The Guardian (U.K.)

“A book so simple, so seemingly effortless, that it’s almost perfect.” –The Irish Independent

“An extraordinary book.” –The Irish Examiner

19. Brief History Of Time by Stephen Hawking ​

GENRE : Popular science

Wanna learn about the puzzling cosmos in most trouble – free way ?

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best books for beginners- A Brief History Of Time By Stephen Hawking

Then read this book written by Stephen Hawking , one of the most brilliant minds since Einstein , will be good read for you .

The author has tried to explain all the difficult topic like – origin of solar system, black hole , time travel and many theories – in very lucid manner. Its a must read for Science Geeks and School going students 🙂

RATING : 4.5 out of 5


“[Hawking] can explain the complexities of cosmological physics with an engaging combination of clarity and wit. . . . His is a brain of extraordinary power.”—The New York Review of Books

“This book marries a child’s wonder to a genius’s intellect. We journey into Hawking’s universe while marvelling at his mind.”—The Sunday Times (London)

“Masterful.”—The Wall Street Journal

“Charming and lucid . . . [A book of] sunny brilliance.”—The New Yorker

“Lively and provocative . . . Mr. Hawking clearly possesses a natural teacher’s gifts—easy, good-natured humor and an ability to illustrate highly complex propositions with analogies plucked from daily life.”—The New York Times

“Even as he sits helpless in his wheelchair, his mind seems to soar ever more brilliantly across the vastness of space and time to unlock the secrets of the universe.”—Time

Check out the book in amazon using the links below .

20. Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank​

GENRE: Biography

I am big fan of Holocaust books , are you ? This biography by Anne Frank is one those books , though its more about the life of this witty, funny and courageous girl . She wrote this book during the dark days of  Hitlers reign., when she was in hiding for 25 months !

On 5 July 1942 ,Margot Frank, sister of Anne, received a letter stating that she had to join a labor camp. AFTER this horrific experience , the family decided to hide in a place which was being prepared by Otto frank , the father of Anne .

Anne gets a diary on her 13th birthday , just before hiding . In her diary she rote the suffering faced by her family and the Jewish by the hands of Nazi . She pens down her thoughts and feelings .

On august 4 , 1944 they are discovered , but her diary is saved by helpers of her father , who used to work below the hiding place.

Its a book which everyone must read. You will cry when you will see the diary suddenly ends . Please read this book which portrays the horrors of wars and the hope of a better world .

I suggest you to see the movie as well; You can see it here

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