Reading lists originate as a bookshelf full of hopefulness until the year flies by, and you discovery yourself flooded with stalling.

Here I have listed below the best books to read that really made an impact on my life. Go ahead and pick a best books to read. This list is created from “best of” book lists from a selection of great sources.

1. Panchatantra (Illustrated) – Classic Tales By Maple Press

‘Panchatantra’ means ‘the five principles of conduct’. Vishnusarman wrote the stories of Panchatantra. In these stories, the leading characters are played by animals. These stories are intended to teach children valuable life teachings. One such story is covered here about a Brahmin and three thieves. Read their story.

2. The Rudest Book Ever By Shwetabh Gangwar

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Shwetabh Gangwar is a proficient problem solver—and he’s ace at it. For the past five years, people from all over the world have contacted him with their troubles and he’s worked these out for them.
In the process, he has picked up on a simple pattern: people need a set of principles and perspectives to protect them from all the unnecessary bullshit they go through. Codes to live by, essentially.

3. Death: an Inside Story By Sadhguru

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Death is a taboo in most societies in the world. But what if we have got this completely wrong? What if death was not the catastrophe it is made out to be but an essential aspect of life, rife with spiritual possibilities for transcendence? He elaborates on what preparations one can make for one’s death, how best we can assist someone who is dying and how we can continue to support their journey even after death.

4. Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life By Héctor García

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It’s an International Bestseller, We all have an ikigaiIt’s the Japanese word for ‘a reason to live’.
It’s the place where your needs, desires, ambitions, and satisfaction meet. A place of balance. Discovery of ikigai is easier than you might think. This book will benefit you work out what your own ikigai actually is, and prepare you to transform your life. Do that, and you can make every single day of your life happy and significant.

5. Think Straight  By Darius Foroux

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I’ve found that most things in life are not for me. Most jobs, opportunities, countries, people, parties, lifestyle, books — they’re all not for me. It’s about finding the things that are for me. Believe it or not, that’s a very small list. Your mind should work for you, not against you.

Think Straight reveals the recipe for taking control of your mind so you can improve your life, career, relationships and business. The mind is the most powerful tool on earth. Change the way you think. And you’ll change your life.

6. The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

This is a special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller. Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery.

The Alchemist Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different and far more satisfying than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams

7. The Eyes of Darkness By Dean Koontz

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‘Did a 1981 Dean Koontz thriller predict the coronavirus outbreak?’ Daily Mail
‘Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler’ The Times

The bestselling Dean Koontz’s, The Eyes of Darkness is a fascinating gripping suspense thriller that predicted a global danger following a mother’s search for her son – a journey that exposes the lethal of secrets.

8. Do It Today By Darius Foroux

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Are you also tired of putting off your dreams until “tomorrow?” Guess what! Tomorrow never comes. Am I right?

Look, we all have limited time on our hands. And we’re getting closer to death every single minute. That shouldn’t scare. That should motivate you!  Time is limited, that’s why we must do the things we want: Today.  

In this “best of” collection, that help you to overcome procrastination, improve your productivity, and achieve all the things you always wanted.

9. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari 

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.  

We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?

In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we’re going. Sapiens is a thrilling account of humankind’s extraordinary history – from the Stone Age to the Silicon Age – and our journey from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

It tackles the biggest questions of history and of the modern world, and it is written in unforgettably vivid language. You will love it!’

10. How to Win Friends and Influence People By Dale Carnegie

Time-tested, rock-solid advice that has carried thousands of now successful people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives.

Its a classic book that gave birth to the self-help industry, how to Win Friends and Influence People is a phenomenal bestseller, having sold over 15 million copies worldwide and still going strong.

This book gives a proven advice on how to deal with people and understand them in order to get along well with them to make your life more rewarding.
Dale Carnegie believed that financial success, to a very large extent, depends on ‘the ability to express ideas, to assume leadership and to arouse enthusiasm among people.’ He teaches these skills through fundamental principles of dealing with people so that they feel important and appreciated. He also details techniques for handling people without making them feel manipulated.
This book will teach you how to:
●Think new thoughts, get out of a mental rut, acquire new visions and discover new ambitions
● Increase your popularity and make friends quickly and easily
● Increase your influence, prestige and the ability to get things done
●Become a better speaker and a more effective conversationalist
●Avoid arguments and keep your communication smooth and pleasant.