“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
~ John Green, The Fault in our Stars
Are you a sucker for romance? Then these 5 books are perfect for you. Most of the bookworms go through a phase where they can’t seem to complete a book. If you are going through that phase, just grab one of these books and you will be glad you listened to me. Oh, wait! Are you a teenager and getting started with reading? Then these 5 books are great to start with because you are gonna fall in love with reading.
*The Fault in our Stars, John Green
It is a beautiful love story of a teenage girl with cancer who meets a charming and cheerful guy at a Support Group. It is a heartbreaking yet brilliant book that goes from sad to happy and then happy to sad in a split second. You will cherish this book, though it will make your eyes well up with tears.
*The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
It is a story about an introverted teenager’s life, as he is exploring himself and the world around him. He is in a phase where he can’t tell right from wrong, so he is taking his life as it comes. By the end of this book, you will fall in love with the way he sees the world.
*My Heart and Other Black Holes, Jasmine Warga
This book is about a suicidal girl who isn’t sure about committing suicide and ends up finding a suicide partner for her, who is a popular and handsome guy. In one month’s time, they decide to commit suicide together. Read this amazing book and find out what happens next.
*Love Letters to the Dead, Ava Dellaira
As the name of the book says, a teenage girl is writing letters to the dead as an assignment for English class. She begins with Kurt Cobain and ends up writing letters to Janis Joplin, River Phoenix, Amelia Earhart, Amy Winehouse, Heath Ledger… She just can’t stop writing because it turned out to be her way of coping with her shattered life. This book has a royal way of leaving an indelible mark on our hearts.
*Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell
This is a story about Eleanor, the new girl in the town who is constantly bullied and leads a miserable life. The only relief in her life is Park, who is the boy wearing black T-shirts, headphones and always reading a book. They fall in love. They fall in love the way teenagers do the first time like they have nothing to lose. But is it true that they have nothing to lose?