Top Ten Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once In Their Lives

The Top Ten
1 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini Product Image

I really love this book as well as the movie which was made of this great, beautiful book which one can't ignore, it's a story of true freindship, bring tears to my eyes.
story of Amir, as he tries to find his best friend he's ever had' despite abandoning him due to ethnic and religious differences that were prominent in kabul, Afghanistan.

We watched the movie in class last year, it's a really heartfelt story, you need to at least watch the movie to understand.

I love this book a lot! :, (

2 Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope Product Image

It is the first novel which I had read in 2009, I just love it!

3 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee Product Image

I read this in 9th-10th grade. I even saw the movie.

Pulitzer winning book, a masterpiece of lee
humour entwines the strands of hypocrisy, hatred, prejudice, love and innocence to create one of the best novel ever written

4 1984 - George Orwell 1984 - George Orwell Product Image

Delve into the life of smith as he struggles with the developing human nature in a world where individuality, free will and love are forbidden

5 The Book Thief - Markus Zusak The Book Thief - Markus Zusak Product Image

While I love the Harry Potter series, they are not a one time read. You read them over and over again, and feel the exact same emotions. But with this, I knew instantly I could never read it again. I had gone numb reading it, and felt a whole wave of new and intense emotions the following day. I had cried the hardest reading this book, not because some people died, but because I KNEW this happened to real people, I got so connected and acquainted with the character, whom felt so real and true to me, and it was so unexpected, so sudden when, you know...How the author described it...I could feel everything. I knew EXACTLY what he was intending to say, and how beautifully written this was, how finely cut and trimmed this story was...all I can say is READ IT! If you don't you'll never know what REAL writing is. But, if you can't, read Harry Potter, which includes half of the feels this book has.
Also, I read this fairly young (before my teens, even), so you can just imagine the ...more

If there was only ONE book I'd ever recommend to anyone, it's this. It has everything in it. Enough said.

This book is brilliant. Easily one of the best I've read.

Experience bravery that is rarely found in this world, friendship formed in the most unlikely of situations

6 The End of the Affair - Graham Greene The End of the Affair - Graham Greene Product Image

It tells the story of adulterous relationship of maurice bandrix and sarah miles, set in past against the turmoil of ww2, the personal battles of love, guilt, hate and search of truth and redemption which all are more poignant.

7 Little Women - Louisa May Alcott Little Women - Louisa May Alcott Product Image
8 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Product Image

I read the entire series

9 The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald Product Image
10 The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien Product Image

The Lord of the Rings is one of the most influential pieces fantasy fiction of the 20th century.

Do I even need to tell anything about it?

The Contenders
11 Of Mice & Men - John Steinbeck Of Mice & Men - John Steinbeck Product Image
12 Renegades - Marissa Meyer Renegades - Marissa Meyer Product Image

Most people haven't heard of this book, but it an amazing book series. It's about superheroes.

13 Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk Product Image
14 The Vampire Lestat - Anne Rice The Vampire Lestat - Anne Rice Product Image
15 The Stand - Stephen King The Stand - Stephen King Product Image
16 The Queen of the Damned - Anne Rice The Queen of the Damned - Anne Rice Product Image
17 Memnoch the Devil - Anne Rice Memnoch the Devil - Anne Rice Product Image
18 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen Product Image
19 Emma - Jane Austen Emma - Jane Austen Product Image
20 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens Great Expectations - Charles Dickens Product Image
21 Scythe - Neal Shusterman Scythe - Neal Shusterman Product Image

A lot of people probably don't know much about this series, but it's a truly wonderful read. It's set in a world that seems so utopian on the surface, but when you go deeper you see how trying to create a perfect world will result in one more flawed than the original.

There are three books in this series, and I totally recommend them! Admittedly, the last one is a little messy and rushed at times, and the second one can be occasionally messy as well, but the first is beautifully written.

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