Since birth, every person yearns to learn and do something new in their life. People learn different notions from their parents, teachers and things all around. 

Apart from parents, teachers, & friends, books are such factors that give a new meaning to life. Who, what, why, for what, etc. are questions whose information we get only from books. Books thrills our lives, makes us laugh, cry, and it solves all our dilemmas.

Everyone should adopt the habit of reading books in their life. Books help us to widen our perspective and think beyond our imagination. We get the purpose and inspiration of life from books.


Books are significant for everyone to frame their life in a better way, and it is essential to know why the habit of reading books helps students. 

Every person passes through a phase where they live their life as a student, and every student has their own goals and objectives in life. Books always prove to be helpful in achieving the goals and objectives of life. The life of a student is full of struggles and troubles. Only books can get rid of these struggles, troubles and mistakes. Every student needs to befriend books.

Students need to follow good books in their daily life along with their schooling. This will help in acquiring their vocabulary, conduct, manners, and good qualities. With all these qualities, students can easily achieve every goal of life. Students can get a lot of new information, new ideas, new facts and new vocabulary from books. Through books, students become more logical and intelligent, so that they are successful in their exams as well. Books also inform the students about their moral values and inculcate noble thoughts, and they grow up to be righteous, honest and responsible citizens.


In this post, we are sharing the top 5 English books that every student must read.


  1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho -

The bestseller with more than 65 million copies sold, “The Alchemist” is an amazing book written by the Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. Originally written in Portuguese as “O Alquimista” and published in 1988, this book became a widely translated best international seller. 

This book revolves around the philosophy that “when you really want something to happen, the whole universe will conspire so that your wish comes true”.

The mystical story is about a shepherd boy, Santiago, who keeps getting the same dream about treasures that are lying in the Pyramids of Egypt. In his journey of finding treasure, he encounters many people, difficulties, and variety of experiences.

The writing style is simple and if you are a beginner, this book will help in inculcating the habit of reading.

You must read The Alchemist if you are finding the purpose of your life. 


  1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    The book is written by an American author Harper Lee who has astounding narration and storytelling that holds the reader till the end. The book tells the story of the trial of a black man accused of raping a white man's daughter.
    “To Kill a Mockingbird” elaborates the coexistence of good and evil in a single community. This story also explains the causes and effects of racism and prejudice.


  1. Atomic Habits by James Clear

“Atomic Habits” by James Clear is a masterpiece that will assuredly help you to build good habits. Using a framework called the Four Laws of Behaviour Change, Atomic Habits teaches readers a simple set of rules for creating good habits and breaking bad ones. This book also encourages you to accept the changes that initially seem unimportant but gives remarkable results later on. 


  1. Ikigai by Héctor García

“Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life” by Héctor García helps you find out the reason to live and jump out of bed every morning. It empowers you to focus on the way you live your life. After reading this book, one will surely find the sense of purpose and a reason to live. Ikigai imparts to you the positivity that is needed to live a happy life.


  1. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

“The Last Lecture” book is acclaimed for its lively humor, despite Pausch's farewell to his loved ones due to his terminal pancreatic cancer. The author describes how this event either brought him closer to achieving his childhood dreams or taught him valuable lessons he refers to throughout his life. This book also highlights the role of the student-professor relationship. 

This book will definitely give you all the life lessons which you will remember throughout your life.