Uplifting Books have the power to stay with you for the longest time. They have the power to teach you the most in the shortest time span. They say when you open a book, you open into a new world.
So a book can take us into a new world without disclaimer. Books show the power of positive thinking. The best part about a book is that you don’t get to see a trailer like we have to the films we watch, you will have to read the book, to be a part of the ‘new world’ only then you’ll be able to see what it has in store for you.
The most uplifting books of all time, be is fiction or classic book that make you feel good, All of them are given below.
Uplifting Books 2020:
Here are the most uplifting books you can read:
|Forty Rules Of Love||Elif Shafak|
|Tuesdays With Morrie||Mitch Albom|
|"Wonder"||R. J. Palacio|
|Life Of Pi||Yann Martel|
|Milk and Honey||Rupi Kaur|
|The Great Gatsby||F. Scott Fitzgerald|
|The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself||Michael A. Singer|
|To Kill A Mocking Bird||Harper Lee|
|Feminist Fight Club||Jessica Bennett|
|Brave New World||Aldous Huxley|
Published in 2009, the main theme of the book is historical fiction. In which Elif Safak has written the story of a middle aged married woman and how her life transforms as she reads about the ancient Sufi mystic ,Rumi.
Who is a passionate poet and advocate of love. Slowly she discovers her own self in his life back in the thirteenth-century, and in that process she faces exciting opportunities and finds herself, her soul.
It is a mesmerizing novel in which makes you embrace yourself while keeping you grounded and instills a perception within you, to think. In my opinion it’s definitely the most uplifting book.
The book topped the New York Times Non-Fiction Bestsellers of 2000. It is listed under ‘fiction, biographical fiction, philosophical fiction, and memoir.’
‘Tuesday’s With Morrie examines the interactions and phenomena between the human experience of living and dying’ , this is the best way to give the crux of the book without giving away much from the story. Transformation of two main characters is seen. Growth is observed and you don’t understand but you cannot help but grow with the characters.
This is the beauty of the book, it’s a simple story which leaves you with the wisdom of an old philosophy professor and how to adopt some of his greatest qualities in our daily lives. Most importantly the book encourages you to invest in people and your dreams.
This can also be considered a motivational book for cancer patients because it uplifts the soul.
3. “Wonder” :
A Perfect uplifting book for any book club which leaves you teary eyed.
This book teaches us to love with the most power and not get scared, rather shows how to grow out it. The author R.J. Palacio narrates the story of a young boy with a deformity but not in a typical way. As the readers don’t feel bad for the boy, rather end up learning from him.
The best part about the book is that it is not a medical journal based on the boy’s disability nor is it written in such a manner as to gain sympathy but leaves you with a strong yet a soft heart!
4. Life Of Pi:
The book is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Marte. Falls under the genre of fiction with a very strong and moving tale of a young, Indian boy who survives 227 days in a lifeboat with a Bengali Tiger in the Pacific Ocean as the ship is wrecked.
‘Relativity Of Truth’ – the message in the beginning of the book which also serves as the main theme of the book.
The book can be summarized in three statements:
“Life is a story… You can choose your story… A story with God is the better story.”
“If you stumble at mere believability, what are you living for?”
Gordon Houser says: “that all life is interdependent, and that we live and breathe via belief.”
I’m leaving you with the curiosity to read and form opinions on your own. It’s among the good uplifting books category.
5. Milk and Honey:
Rupi Kaur has been able to touch many hearts with her poetry collection complied in this book in 4 different chapters, each serving a separate idea but the main theme of the book is pain, grief and healing.
Milk and Honey puts you in a nostalgic position and makes you wonder how strong you are after overcoming all the dark times. To some it has acted as a teaching guide to avoid the pain by taking precautions as it shows what its like when the heart aches for someone. It has helped many hearts heal and see the light and start off fresh .
6. The Great Gatsby:
The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald is a favorite of old and young. As the author opens us to the tale of pure insanity in the imperfect life of a true lover, J.Gatsby. It’s a tale filled with passion, desire, romance and obsession.
However, things don’t always turn out the way they’re expected to. In short this novel will fill your heart with passion and leave you questioning your definition of love.
Book by Micheal A.Singer has been The New York Times #1 Bestseller, it encourages us to take a sincere and intense convicted look inside ourselves. Leaving us questioning ourselves about things which matter, but you haven’t ever given yourself the thought of questioning them. This book has served as a spiritual guide to many.
It’s never too late to implore your own abilities and know more about yourself. Another great uplifting fiction book that everyone should read.
An old classic by Harper Lee A child’s-eye view of racial prejudice and freaky neighbors in Thirties Alabama.
The theme of the book is very diverse and deep, as it addresses Southern life and racial injustice and disparity. Along with prevailing class difference back in that time. She has explored different forms of courage and compassion. By keeping a strong focus on the gender bias and unwritten laws.
The novel is famous for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with the serious and grieve problems including rape culture. Most importantly the books gives a very deep moral, which you will learn once you pick up this master piece.
This instructional novel by Jessica Bennett addressing one of the most important issue in the society, gender discrimination. She tackles the issue by keeping the film ”Fight Club” at the back of her mind.
You will have to read the book to see what she has to say more about this ‘problem’. This book is not just for women… mind it!
The title is enough to put this one as one of the best inspirational and uplifting books around
10. Brave New World:
Aldous Huxley’s fictional narrative is being liked by many all across the world. It will take you out of the world full of technology and material things, to make you realize what it’s like to invest your emotions. This book will leave you with many ‘what ifs’ which is first step towards improvements.
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