The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger shows us that the key to being stronger, happier people is to handle adversity better and stop trying to be “positive” all the time. For the past few years, Mark Manson — via his wildly popular blog — has been working on correcting our delusional expectations for…

The Kite Runner

The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant. The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption;…

The Martian

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to…

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Written by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter in 1997, Rich Dad Poor Dad is based mostly on Kiyosaki’s young days spent in Hawaii. Enriched by Kiyosaki’s personal experience and the teachings he received from his rich dad and poor dad, the book highlights different attitudes towards money, work, and life. Framed around six main teachings…

Unfuck Yourself

Unfuck Yourself offers a slap from from the universe to wake you up to your true potential and get spectacularly into your life. Bestselling author and life coach Gary John Bishop shows you how to silence your inner critic and strive for something better. Whatever your problems be, stop wasting your time waiting for that magical…

I’m OK – You’re OK

On first seeing the title “I’m OK – You’re OK” by Thomas Harris, MD, under the recommended reading list of another book, I found both the title and its description intriguing. I was so curious to read it, but unfortunately couldn’t find a copy anywhere and eventually forgot about it. Until one day, over a…

Where is my Ketchup?

Positive and healthy customer service experiences will be the lifeblood of corporate growth and success today. It does not depend on which industry you are part of, the elements of customer service are transferable across industries. Besides providing people service at some level, we are ourselves customers in our daily lives of various products and…

World Literature Map

Have you ever seen a literature map before? Well, I’m pretty sure this amazing literature map is the evergreen one among them. It’s developed by a Reddit user Backforward24. Taking a glance at it will definitely motivate you to explore more books around the World. In this map, each and every country is represented by…

When I Say No, I Feel Guilty

The story of how I came to read this book is quite an interesting one, which I’ll tell you about, before elaborating on its content. When I started my first full-time job, I was only 18 years old. As a result of having grown up in a protective environment, as well as not yet having…

The Da Vinci Code

An ingenious code is hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci. A desperate race through the cathedrals and castles of Europe. An astonishing truth concealed for centuries…unveiled at last. While in Paris, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is awakened by a phone call in the dead of the night. The elderly curator of the Louvre…

P.S. I Love You

A novel about holding on, letting go, and learning to love again. Meaningful, moving and magical – the classic bestselling love story. Everyone needs a guardian angel. Some people wait their whole lives to find their soul mates. But not Holly and Gerry. Childhood sweethearts, they could finish each other’s sentences and even when they…

When Breath Becomes Air

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he…

The Fault in our Stars

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The…

The Paperback Stigma

For those of you who don’t know, I work in a library. We have all genres of books carefully filed, but, hidden against the back wall of our fiction section, are the shelves of paperbacks. When I’m looking for something to read, I always migrate back there. I have always been and will always be…