Whether you are a reading addict/bookworm or someone who reads once in a while, you should not be missing these best books 2020.
With thousands of new books releasing in 2020, it is important for the readers to know which books they should add to their shelf and which to avoid. While it’s simply impossible to read all the books releasing every month, we have listed the top 10 best books of 2020 for you to read.
How to read more books?
If you are someone who reads once in a while, then we have got some tips, tricks, and lifehacks for you to read more in less time.
Here is an interesting post by one of our guest authors on “How to read more books in less time”. You can find tips to read faster and save time, while increasing the number of books to read in 2020.
Benefits of reading books
Some people wonder why to read books as reading consumes a lot of time. What are the benefits of reading books?
1. Good for brain
2. Reduce stress
3. Improve vocabulary
4. Better conversations
5. Improve concentration power
6. Better writing skills
7. Improve your knowledge
Best books of 2020 that nobody should miss
Here is the list of best books 2020 for every reader.
1. The Return by Nicholas Sparks
My favourite author Nicholas Sparks is returning this year with The Return book, which is about an injured doctor and a couple of ladies whose hidden truths completely change the motive of his life.
2. Made in India: A Memoir by Milind Soman and Roopa Pai
Milind Soman has been a passionate entrepreneur with the brain of a nerd, a disciplined athlete, curious explorer, as well as a patriot and soulful philosopher. He transitioned seamlessly from a well-known swimmer to a supermodel to an actor to sportsperson to women’s fitness activist.
How did he do all this and played all roles well in single life? Made in India book by Milind Soman, co-authored with Roopa Rai, is a journey of Milind’s mind and heart.
3. Happy Birthday, World by Ruskin Bond
If you love Ruskin Bond’s books, then you will definitely love his latest one—Happy Birthday, World. It is a picture book showing the natural wonders of the world. It is an ideal and delightful novel for youngsters and children, showing them the importance of earth and reminding to take care of it.
4. Happy for No Reason by Mandira Bedi with Satyadev Barman
Mandira Bedi, the lady known for her fitness and six-pack abs, is coming up with her book this year. In her book, titled Happy for No Reason, she has shared her story which is not known to many. People know Mandira for her fitness, but she is also a snotty, complaining, and a lady who is looking out for happiness.
This is simply one of the best books 2020, as Mandira Bedi says that she hasn’t found the real happiness in her life, but she thinks that she is going in the right direction.
5. Amnesty by Aravind Adiga
Amnesty is a mesmerizing book by Aravind Adiga that is catalyzing the booklist of curious readers this year. This thriller-like story by Aravind Adiga shows the immigration of Danny whose refugee status gets denied in Sydney. He is an immigrant from Sri Lanka working as a cleaner but try to make his own identity.
A lady is murdered at his store, where he finds a jacket as a clue. The jacket belongs to one of his clients. This is a must-read book for bookworms who love thrillers.
6. Jaipur Journals by Namita Gokhale
Namita Gokhale is someone who didn’t want to publish her book. When she wrote a book, she received several threats from anonymous letters. Poetry is her passion, but she doesn’t have any idea about the things the world has for her.
Namita has written the Jaipur Journals book from a whole new perspective. The stories are set at the Jaipur Literature Festival, which shows lost love, regret, new initiatives, self-doubts, and much more. This is a book every reader and writer will love.
7. Irrfan Khan: The Man, The Dreamer, The Star
While I was curating this list of best books for 2020, I got this bad news that Irrfan Khan is no longer with us. It was simply unbelievable.
Talking about Irrfan Khan book, it is about the versatile actor whose eyes spoke the stories. He is known for his natural acting, someone who didn’t have to put any efforts to act. This book includes various personal interviews and stories of Irrfan Khan, written by Aseem Chhabra. It can be called a biography of Irrfan Khan, which shows his beginnings from Rajasthan to reaching Hollywood.
8. Death; An Inside Story: A book for all those who shall die
The Death book by Sadhguru shows the completely new perception of one of the most important aspects of life- death. He has talked about several things related to death which are rarely known to anyone. These things include what people do unintentionally to prepare themselves for death, what best can be done to help someone who is close to death, as well as what are the ways to assist their journey after the death.
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9. The Lion Of Kashmir
The Lion of Kashmir book is the story of Abdul Aziz who is a commandant and his daughter Zooni. Abdul one day disappears and Zooni comes back home to find his missing father. Several uneven things unfold when she stays at a house where she gets to know numerous things about her father and brother.
Loveless book by Alice Oseman is the story of a teenage girl who feels loveless. The girl hasn’t been into a relationship or had a crush on some guy. People think of her as weird which makes her feel broken. But there is the thing about this girl, she believes in romance, weddings, as well as forever love. She also believes that she will find her Mr Right someday.
So, by far, these are the top 10 best books of 2020 for every bookworm. If you are looking to read something really good, then pick any of the book mentioned above. You won’t be disappointed.
Which book are you looking to read now? Let us know via the comments below.
Virendra is a passionate reader and writer. He is currently working for two leading IT media portals. This blog is where he shares everything, whether it is a book review, technical article, author interviews, things he has learnt (and still learning). He also writes about his take on this world through unique, helpful and odd stories.