Are you looking for some easy books to read? Some books with easy language, a plot you can quickly grasp and a setup you can enjoy…
Keep reading to find out some very easy and simple books to read.
Genre: Children’s Fiction
If you have an issue with English as a language, you definitely want to start with some children’s fiction. Due to the target age group, such books are written in very simple and easy language.
1. Famous Five Series by Enid Blyton
With the first book – The Five On A Treasure Island, the series contains 21 books in total, chronicling the stories of five kids who find themselves in different adventures.
Enid Blyton, through her famous five series, has shaped the reading life of many children.
It’s a must-read series for kids, full of adventure stories and beautiful food descriptions. And if you missed out on this during your childhood, you must pick it up now.
2. Percy Jackson Series by Rick Riordan
It’s a middle-grade series based on Greek mythology. The fiction/fantasy series tells the story of Percy Jackson – a demigod, son of a Greek god and a human. Being a demigod, Percy is at high risk. Lots of monsters want him dead.
The Percy Jackson book series is about Percy’s adventures while fighting with monsters and dealing with secret prophecies.
Some of you maybe inclined towards classics and considering that many classics give a very hard time to average readers, it would be cool to find some classics that we can categorise into an easy books to read list. No?
3. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
It’s a children’s classic about a girl named Mary Lennox, who is shipped from India to England after being orphaned.
Mary Lennox is a tough kid – mannerless, rude, stone-like. Her looks don’t say otherwise either. But her life is about to change – because of a secret garden.
Again, a very easy book to read. Probably, because it’s a children’s classic but a must-read, no matter what.
4. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The book is insanely popular and it’s hard to find people who haven’t read the book yet. If you bear with the book for the first few pages, you’ll be able to find what a breezy read this book is.
With an American countryside setting, Scout Finch describes her life and adventures as a little girl. It’s one of the books which raises the issue of racism in a very powerful manner. You must give it a try.
Genre: Self-help books
Self-help books, well the good ones, are always easy to read. Others are boring, tough to understand and must not be read.
But the ones that should be read are
5. Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso
NastyGal is a very famous brand now. It’s the ‘dream’ story of a girl who was have a crisis in her life and ends up starting a very successful online business.
While discussing the details of her journey, the founder of Nasty Gal shares self-help and business advice with you in this book.
6. How To be a Bawse by Lilly Singh
The YouTube fame Lilly Singh has inspired millions of people, with her inspirational talks and even with her funny videos.
In her book How To be a Bawse, she shares important self help advice on how you can live your life like a BOSS or bawse!
Thriller is all about heightened feelings with lot of suspense, excitement, conspiracies, crime and tension. Narrative style need to keep the readers glued to the book with the elements of surprise and anticipation at every level.
My suggested list for this genre are
7. Prey Series by John Sandford
Prey Series by John Sandford is a detective series which is quite subtle and dramatic so I will definitely recommend the series if you are keen to read simple exciting thriller books.
8. The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins
This book is a psychological thriller and it is one amazing read if you want to read an exciting, suspense thriller book.
9. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
This is one of my favourite Agatha Christie book. It is a work of detective fiction and this book is said to have changed Agatha Christie’s career.
Fantasy novels have unrealistic settings and create a magical environment in a fictional universe with no reference to the real world. But it will still make you believe in the existence of such a world and make you fall in love with the characters and be imaginative.
In this genre, some of my favourites are
10. The Mortal Instruments Series
This series is a set of six young adult fantasy novels written by Cassandra Clare. It is a fantasy series so you will venture into the dark world of demon hunting and it is also the first of the Shadow hunter Chronicles.
11. Harry Potter Series
We all know Harry Potter series and it is not only meant for children but also to be read by all. It a must read fantasy novels which is written by British author J. K. Rowling. Since it is meant for children the language used is simple and easy to comprehend.
Genre: Chick lit
Chick lit genre is misjudged and stereotyped to not have a strong plot or story line but personally I enjoy reading chick lit genre books as they are funny, nice and romantic. If you too would love to read this genre books then I suggest the following
12. Let It Snow
This book is a collection of short stories and Christmas stories to be specific. It gives you nice Christmas and winter vibes which you can read with a smile on your face.
13. The Undomestic Goddess
This is a contemporary kind of book which belongs to the chick lit genre with a woman protagonist in the story. It is a romantic, funny book and will give you a nice feel good factor throughout the read.