‘A good book is an event in my Life’ – Stendhal. Are you fed up with doing nothing in this quarantine time? Do you need something to inspire yourself to achieve something in your life? Then, we have a perfect solution – BOOKS. Books can bring a magical change in your life when everything else fails to motivate us.
Here we have reviewed the top five most inspiring books to read in 2020:
- Girl, Stop Apologizing – Rachel Hollis
This story is the second work of the author after ‘Girl, wash your face’. The author asks the women to stop apologizing for their dream and to achieve them instead. The book inspires people who need to change themselves in society with courage. The author says if we are afraid about the judgment, we can’t change the world into a better place. Her words in the books inspire the women to motivate themselves to go after their dreams.
- Becoming – Michelle Obama
In this decade, Michelle Obama has become one of the successful women with her iconic accomplishment. Nothing could inspire us than the story of the first lady of the United States of America.
She narrates her life story from Southside of Chicago to the White House; she surprises us with the fantastic storytelling. In the book, she describes all the ups and downs, disappointment, and success in her life. ‘Becoming’ is the book that shows the reason behind her meaningful, both personal and public life which could never fail to motivate us.
- The Hilarious World of Depression – John Moe
This trending book is based on the depression in the author’s family, which even costs the life of his brother. According to John Moe, the story describes how he saw the exact behavior and coping mechanisms surfacing in conversation in other people, even the highly praised comedians. The story started when the author believed that people would feel comfortable and hoped that the disease (depression) has been shared with humor to the community.
- Educated – Tara Westover
With a fantastic storytelling capability, the author narrates her own life which was filled with difficulties. Born to her parents in the mountains of Idaho, she was isolated from them when she attended the school in seventeen. Despite the irregular system with no one to look upon, she followed her passion for knowledge and attended Harvard then Cambridge University across the continent. Her quest for knowledge makes everyone dream high on education.
- The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion
Didion explains how she overcomes the most challenging phase in her life. Her husband, Gregory Dunne, who died due to the massive and fatal corona after which her daughter fell into a coma with life support due to the flu followed by Pneumonia. The book describes how the author faces death, illness, marriage, children, and memory. Her honest words motivate anyone in the universe who loves their family to cross both good and bad times with them.
‘Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are – Mason Cooley’. When you have nothing to do, grab a book, lose yourself in it and finish the last page with a confident smile. Happy Reading.