Vatsala is a 16-year-old from Amritsar, India. She enjoys listening to music, reading books, writing, doodling and her favorite subjects are English and Math. She wants to grow up to be a TV Journalist.
Books are something that send somebody into an alternative world, a place where one can imagine doing anything the characters are doing! You cry with them , you fall in love with them, you get the sense of satisfaction that is hard to get in real life. You aspire to be like the characters, or you just get to know what people in the world go through. You feel their pain which makes you empathetic. A few of the books, which are a must read for Young Adults are :
This story about a computer hacker Lisbeth Salander is a total page turner. The pain ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo‘ goes through will definitely make somebody ‘Kick the Hornet’s Net‘. She was brave and was used to Playing with Fire. This trilogy is full of suspense and Salander’s way of living life just blows away your mind.
An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life, published in 1998, is a motivational book by Spencer Johnson written in the style of a parable or business fable. It describes change in one’s work and life, and four typical reactions to said change by two mice and two “littlepeople”, during their hunt for cheese. It can really help somebody who is going through some changes in one’s life.
The book whose movie was just released is really something that gets you up and running to make a change. Katniss – the main character from the book unknowingly becomes such a big example for the whole of Panem, and it is wonderful how a little love story is stuffed into this sci-fi post-apocalyptic story.
This is a story of how innocent people are accused of something they haven’t done because of powerful people. This book makes you empathetic towards the poor guy Danny who has been accused of killing his best-friend/soon to be brother-in-law and the only people who believe that he is innocent are his fiance and his lawyer.
The major movie franchise came from the amazing book The Lord of the Rings, which is an epic high fantasy novel written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. It is a book which should not be missed! It didn’t become a best seller for nothing.
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