The 10 best books that will awake your interest in reading

The 10 best books that will awake your interest in reading

10 books that will awake your interest in reading!

Can books compete with today’s technology? With today’s modern technology, people seem to have lost interest in reading… well, books anyway. When it comes to books it is necessary to have more than a good story to catch readers. The books in this list have a good story, exceptional characters, a fluid narrative, plus that something special, in some cases magical, that it takes to make you read until the very end and wish there were more pages. Here is a list of ten books that can awake your interest in reading no matter how old or young you are.

Harry Potter_books1. Harry Potter (the series) by J.K. Rowling

It is almost 100% certain that you have, at least, heard of Harry Potter. If you’ve heard that Harry Potter is just for kids, and believed it, rethink that. This book series is full of magic and values which will surprise you. Rowling weaves an amazing plot and you will marvel at the depth of the fictional world she has created.


Anne of Green Gables_books2. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

The story of a dreamy girl that teaches us that with a good attitude, a smile, and a little bit of imagination, we can face anything that may befall us.


Digital Fortress_books3. Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

Brown has a talent for keeping you on the edge of your chair, reading as fast as you can to find out what’s going to happen with his characters, and this book is no exception. A fictional story full of adventures and technology that will keep you up all night reading until the end.


Alice in Wonderland_books4. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

We all know about Alice and her nonsense, but what some people do not know is that among the nonsense you can find yourself and discover amazing insights about society and friendship.



The little prince_books5. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Le Petit Prince)

A pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince who has fallen to Earth on a tiny asteroid. The story is philosophical and socially critical, remarking on the strangeness of the adult world. The Little Prince, originally written in French, is that it has been translated into nearly 300 languages and it is one of the best-selling books on earth.


The Chronicles of Narnia_books6. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis

One of the books of the series The Chronicles of Narnia, The Horse and His Boy tells the story of an unlikely pair who get to know the truth about themselves and find a happy ending to their lives, all while living many adventures. Another magical story with a social background and moral to learn, told by Lewis in his own amazing way.


7. The Host by Stephenie Meyer

This is an amazing story about aliens that harbors a profound view of society and human morality that will surprise you with its innovative concept.


One Hundred Years of Solitude_books8. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez (Cien años de soledad)

The story of one hundred years of a town, but believe me that the name sounds much longer than the time you actually spend reading the story, and it is worth the while. This Colombian author transports you to another world and a family from which you will learn a lot.


The Tales of Beedle the Bard_books9. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

This book collects the fairy tales that little wizards and witches of the world of Harry Potter used to listen to before going to bed. Another splendid book full of magic written by Rowling that leaves you longing for more.


The House of the Spirits_books10. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende (La Casa de los Espíritus)

A story told by a Chilean author full of characters that will leave you astonished and well-accompanied by a society and a family that makes you think as well as entertains you with interesting adventures.


This list of books covers many genres and also intended audiences to help you find the perfect book to read and enjoy. Maybe you will end up reading them all! These books also come from different countries and some of them are famous internationally despite the language in which they were originally written. Do not forget that in many cases you get to know these stories thanks to a translator. At LingoStar we recognize the good work of these amazing translators and appreciate how hard it is to translate a whole book. Literary translation is also among the services we offer; feel free to give us a call at 604-629-8420 or email us to discuss your next language-related project. You can also contact us at We are always ready to help you! Make sure you get a free quote at

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