Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
Books are considered the best friend of the human beings. As it is very aptly said that a friend in need is a friend indeed and books are the one which are always with us in our need. It is the best way to kill the boredom. For example, if you are in a public transportation or waiting for doctor or train, you can grab a good book of your choice and start reading it. There are loads of benefits which we can get from being a good reader or by making the books our best friend.
In this reading, you will find the benefits of reading books as well as the top ten books which a teen should go through in his or her life.
To begin, reading books can reduce our stress. Stress reduction is something which we need in our life to move ahead happily and smoothly. Next, being a voracious reader can make you a good starter in conversation. You can be the star of the group by your good points and polished vocabulary. By reading books you can expand the arena of your knowledge as well as word power. It is proven that every successful person is a good reader. Being a teenager, you should start making your root of knowledge very strong and enhanced so that in future you can use the very knowledge for the development of nation as well as yourself. Beyond this, if you read books whole through your heart and mind then you would be able to critically analyze it and thus improving your critical analytical abilities which is surely going to help you in your decision-making in your adulthood. Moreover, if you have decided to be a remarkable writer or you have hobby of writing which many of the teenagers have generally then you should definitely read books on daily basis. A teenager has many issues to deal with and it is quite interesting that if we are having the bundle of good books in our hand then we can find the solution of most of our problems within them only. Reading books increases our ability to empathize rather than sympathize. Our creativity, thought-process as well as actions, everything is directly or indirectly affected by our habit of reading books daily. Even the health issues which the teens face like, sleeplessness or lethargy can be treated by this free prescription of reading books. As it has been proved in research that reading books may help you sleep better.
Now, I have top ten books which as a teen you should read. Here they go.
HARRY POTTER by J.K. Rowling
A very fascinating book dealing with the adventure of a boy- Harry Potter along with his friends Ron and Hermoine. They studies in a with school to learn witch craft and wizardry. Their main motto is to confront the evils by using their teachings.
BIRD TO KILL A MOCKING by Harper Lee
A Pulitzer Prize winning novel by a renowned author. This book deals with the racial tension which was prevalent ago between white and blacks. Reader can see this conflict through the eyes of protagonist Scout Finch.
FUNNY BOY by Shyam Selvadurai
Recently written novel by a Gay writer who empathizes with the protagonist Arjie and consequently weaves a very beautiful beads of rosary for the readers. A magnificent writing which cut off the very idea of being “funny”.
THE FAULTS IN OUR STARS by John Green
A diseased protagonist Hazel faces a sudden change in her life after the entry of Augustus Waters in the Cancer Kid Group. This novel deals with the trauma which a child can face after being diagnosed as a cancer patient.
THE HOBBIT by J.R.R. Tolkien
A newly introduced creature reflecting the creativity of the author. This is a prelude to the book The Lords of The Rings. In this the very famous Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins lives peacefully in his habitat until the wizard Gandalf chooses him for the untold adventure of his life.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS by J.R.R. Tolkien
A fantasy literature dealing with the creatures known as Hobbits in which Frodo along with his friends set out to destroy the evil Ring of power for restoring peace on the Middle-earth.
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS by Lewis Carroll
Again a fantasy literature categorized as a children literature but due to its theme and motifs, it is meant for the teens and adults. Alice the protagonist, faces a constant conflict between the reality and fantasy throughout the novella.
So. these are some of the books which the teenagers should go through for availing the above mentioned benefits of reading books in their life. It is a very famous quotation about books, “Some books are to be tasted, some are to be chewed and some are to be swallowed.”, so, we should be always prepared with a good list of books to be read so that we won’t regret in future for wasting our precious time in reading some unsuitable books. Though any book is not useless or worthless but the books should match our taste and interest then there is amazing joy in reading them.