Here’s a horror story for you in 10 words or less. You’re walking down a hallway and suddenly, a book appears. Kidding!
Someday you have to face your fear of reading because you never know when it may become a hobby! To help you join the bright side, we picked a few books for you to begin with. You probably watch movies and wonder why book readers always complain that the books were better. Well, here’s your chance to find out. Here are 7 books of varied genres that will help you kick-start your reading experiment:
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh
Hey, don’t run away! We know this book’s title makes you anxious but have no fear. Allie wrote a humorous memoir which consists of comics! If too many words scare you, you can always read such picture books. (Turns out adults read them too!)
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
Sounds cool yeah? Well, the book is just that. A non-fiction about pop culture, it ranges from Pamela Anderson to the difference between oranges and apples. If you’re looking for a light read that’s all over the place, this book might be just the one for you.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Want something simple but scary? Neil Gaiman twists this fiction fantasy with an abandoned child and his ghost Neil is a storyteller for adults, so cuddle up in bed and read this book as a bedtime story that will keep you awake for sure.
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow RowellRomance lovers, this one is for you. Cute, star-crossed misfits make this book one of the best young adult romances ever. Their portrayal of first love makes you remember your own, with butterflies guaranteed. This coming-of-age book gives growing up a different perspective.
Before I Go to Sleep by S.J.Watson
Before you go to sleep, promise me you’ll read this book. Packed with suspense and mystery, this thriller will take you on an unexpected ride. Imagine going to sleep and waking up with no memory, every day. That’s what Christine’s life is like.
Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Geeks, hear me out! This graphic novel about soldiers on opposite sides of a galactic war is insane. Not only do they fall in love, they also have a baby to protect! This bizarre science fiction comic is something you’ll pick up and won’t put down.
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Malala, a young girl from Pakistan was shot by the Taliban in 2012. By some miracle, she survived and became even stronger. In this autobiography, she recites her life and struggle to fight for her right to an education. She is the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Sounds inspiring right? Give it a read.
Love reading but can’t get rid of your reading block? Here’s the perfect solution for it.