Everyone needs a little library in their home
I feel content in buying books and feel pride in looking at them on the shelf though there are some who advice me to buy a “Kindle or something instead of wasting money on books” ; ) Well, they don’t really know the pleasure of owning books, do they? Books are indeed the best gifts, best treasures and are irreplaceable by anything else. (But I’m not disapproving kindle, infact I love it)
Today, I took a look at my little book collection and thought, why not do a blog post on it”. Though there are just a handful of books on my shelf, they were quite a good collection. I’ll introduce you to 7 of the books among them from different genres.
A Beautiful Novel
This picturesque novel is the best I’ve read so far. A coming-of-age story set in pre-war Afghanisthan narrates the life of a young boy Amir and his closest friend Hassan. It is a tale of courage, friendship, redemption, devotion and atonement.
A Self-help Book
A book which can be finished in less than an hour has some valuable insights that can be useful throughout your lifetime. It has thought-provoking concepts on life, career and relationships.
A Children’s Book
Undoubtedly one of the best children’s fiction written. Anne is my favourite fictional character and I have written a blogpost exclusively about her. Read it here.
An Emotional Book
The story revolves around the abduction and murder of the protagonist’s youngest daughter. Enlivened with spirituality and mystery,this book has powerful writing that brings tears to the eyes of the reader.
A Book with Illustrations
This international best-seller is filled with simple drawings from the daily life of a teen Greg Heffley. A hilarious children’s book in the form of a diary, Wimpy Kid can be amusing even to adults.
The story of such a brave and heroic personality is ever-inspiring. Keller describes her childhood, struggles and learning processes with great detail and interest. It is one of the best autobiographies I’ve read.
A Malayalam Book
Non-Malayalees, don’t fret. The title simply translates as ‘my grandfather had an elephant’. I thought the list would be incomplete without adding a book from my mother tongue. This novella s filled with pleasant humour and anecdotes from Muslim religious lore. The title refers to people boasting of the past glories, their “grandfather’s elephant”, to hide their present shortcomings. It is written in a humorous style and the characters attain a place in the reader’s heart.
These are the selected books on my bookshelf!
Which are some of the favourite books on yours? Share it with us in the comments below!