Books You’ll Want to Read at Least Once in Your Life

Everybody should read a book even once in their life. The wonderful experiences books give us are incomparable. There are books on almost everything-cooking, gardening, taking care of your skin, studying, and etc. Reading books can make you feel a lot of things – they give us happiness, sadness, inspiration, help boost our knowledge, and lastly, help get rid of stress.  

Some books are classics for a reason. These classics are among the best books you could ever read in your lifetime. They are written by authors who have amazing minds. The books consist of beautifully written characters, they have different themes, and they show readers different perspectives in life, its harsh realities, and let them feel emotions that they haven’t thought they’d feel before. 

These classics inspire some modern books, and they, too, capture the readers’ hearts with how well they were written. 

It is almost impossible for book lovers and bookworms to choose one book to read for the rest of their lives. It’s difficult to choose what book honed our lives, values, and beliefs and affected our life perspectives. However, many authors, editors, and readers have different books in mind when discussing books that teach excellent values to contain beautifully written words and relatable stories. 

So if you like exploring and reading different kinds of books, here are some books you’ll want to read at least once in your life. 

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

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When talking about must-read books, Jane Eyre will be on the list. Jane Eyre is a story about probably one of the most influential fictional characters of all time. Jane is a very strong woman who is also likable and relatable to readers. Even though she went through a difficult life as a child in Victorian society, she persisted. 

Jane was an orphan who felt like she was an outcast in society. Jane traveled to Thornfield Hall to test her luck, where she met Edward Rochester. Rochester then hired Jane to take care of a child named Adèle. 

The thing is, Jane Eyre started falling in love with this troubled man who is, deep inside, kind. And it is not your ordinary kind of love. Jane Eyre fell in love, hard.

Jane Eyre is a novel written by Charlotte Brontë. If you want to read a story about a girl and her battles and life struggles, you must read this beautiful classic.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

title page of Pride and Prejudice

This book is dubbed one of the most interesting books to read and the most famous novels of all time. Pride And Prejudice is about the story of the courtship of two very opposite characters in a world where courtesy and manners are integral.

Pride and Prejudice is among the most well-known novels of all time in the English language, and it probably belongs to the 1000 books to read before you die checklist. This book is very interesting as it shows the story of the courtship of two characters who have complete opposite traits. During their time, courtesy and manners are essential in society. 

Jane Austen wrote Pride and Prejudice, and for her, this excellent work of literature is like her own child. She also describes Elizabeth Bennet, the female protagonist of this classic novel, as a delightful creature. The clash between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy is among the most romantic thing you can ever read in a book. 

There are creative ways of storing books but this book isn’t meant to be stored on the shelves because it isn’t only a romance book — it also consists of amazing comedy that is very catchy and interesting to the readers. 

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is written by Douglas Adams. This book follows the story of Arthur Dent, a human who went on an adventure all around the galaxy.

A few seconds until the demolition of the Earth, Arthur Dent was sent outside the planet by Ford Prefect, his friend, and a researcher. He was the researcher of The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the galaxy. As they reached outside the Earth, the duo began exploring space and journeying to the galaxy. 

This story will make you rethink how serious you think life is all about and will make you discard all the deep meanings you have in life because it’ll teach you that life is just 42. 

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte

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Wuthering Heights is a book you’ll want to read at least once in your life. It is passionately written by Emily Brontë. Published in 1847, Wuthering Heights tells a story about Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, filled with so much rivalry and revenge. 

This story is not your typical love story. The story between Heathcliff, an orphan, and Catherine Earnshaw is among the most stirring and agonizing love stories ever written. 

Wuthering Heights is such a good book as it shows a peek of history, including the harsh realities of life in the early years. This is a must-read book as it possesses beautifully written poetry and proses that will surely mark your hearts forever. 

Romeo and Juliet

Not all books always have happy endings – and this applies to the book Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. This book is among the most well-known romance book ever written in history. The book showcases how it feels to be young and in love, but with the conflict between the two families and how revenge can complicate love. 

Romeo and Juliet is the perfect example of love at first sight. However, what they have isn’t an easy love story. The family of Montagues and the Capulets do not only disapprove of Romeo and Juliet’s relationship, but they are also involved in a serious and bloody family feud. 

This book is a death-filled story, which is definitely a heart-wrenching one. William Shakespeare wrote this book in the most exquisite manner, and you must never miss reading this one. 

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis

You probably know The Chronicles of Narnia movie. However, this is only a film adaptation of the book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. This book is a fantasy book that is full of magnificent creatures. However, despite the genre and the story itself, this book isn’t only for children but also for adults. 

The book follows the story of Lucy and her siblings. Lucy was the first to find the wardrobe that led them to Narnia. At first, her siblings wouldn’t believe what she was saying. However, they found themselves stepping inside the wardrobe and entering Narnia. In Narnia, they met a lot of creatures – one of them is Aslan, the Lion in Narnia. 

This book belongs to the most amazing masterpieces by C.S. Lewis, and you do not want to miss reading this book.