5 Great Books to Read in December

Light up this December with hopes and dreams for the coming New Year, let these books help you. Read on and pick the best of December books now!

(Last Updated On: February 28, 2019)

December- the happy month is here and what better than reading some amazing books to double your happiness while you cuddle in your bed in the cold with a hot cup of coffee! This is the time when there is a change, there is hope with the coming New Year. This is the time most of us are looking out at the world with hopeful eyes and ideas that will change things the coming year. So, to make you think differently, to make you feel good and of all to get you inspired; we have picked top 5 books you should read in December.

Our books for this season are a mix of fiction, non-fiction, Indian writing and more that will fit every kind of reader. Whether you have already read this or are a first-timer, these books are worth reading over and over again any day. Have a look!

  1. Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton

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Started as a small project of collecting 10,000 pictures and stories of New Yorkers by photographer Brandon Stanton, HONY has evolved to be much more than that. We all know what social media did to this innovation and the outcome; this New York Times bestseller book of portraits and stories- Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton. The stories are beautiful, heart-breaking, uplifting and almost a mix of every emotion humans have felt and exactly why it should be on your December list. Read them on priority among other books and begin your New Year with a new perspective.
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  1. Grandma’s Bag of Stories by Sudha Murty

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Who can resist nostalgia, especially when it comes from your Grandma! Grandma’s Bag of Stories is a sweet read by Sudha Murty which provides us a sneak-peek into our childhood and the fantasy stories told by our grandparents. Read this roller-coaster ride in this happy month which is a best fit for your happy mood.
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  1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

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A masterpiece by the master storyteller Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist has changed a million lives. The book follows a story of a shepherd boy who is in search of his destiny and teaches us a thousand lessons while we are at it. The most important ones being following your heart and eventually following your dreams. This surely is a book you would want to read in these hopeful times, won’t you?
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  1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mocking Bird is a work of genius that moves you deeply. The book by Harper Lee is a life-changing one and has been acknowledge by its millions of users. A story about human behaviour at its rawest, it is a story of equality, justice and how the two really doesn’t work in our world. A great book to pick on a cold December day, this will surely give you the warmth you need at the end of it.
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  1. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

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An old man, a young man and life’s greatest lesson; this book by Mitch Albom is a must read. A true story of the author and his teacher who is dying and told him things we all ought to know as we live this life. Morrie is a mentor and more than anything he is the man who shared the world’s biggest gift of lessons to him and he passes this on to us through this heart- touching tale about rising within. Read this book and take Morrie’s lessons to start the New Year 2017.
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If there are more books that make you hopeful and inspire you to be positive and push forward this December, tell us in the comments section below.

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