The success of a book depends upon how much it is read and the quality of the content the book contains. It is said that books are a person’s best friend no matter where they goes and what they do they are the ones which enlightens his/her path and are always with you. Well, what makes you go for a book and what exactly is the thing that makes you turn pages of a book and the urge that makes you read that book. Obviously it is the content of the book that is appealing to you according to your taste, likeness and the knowledge it is bringing to you.
So I have here this list of top ten most read books and these books were selected on their repute for the past 50 years, well enjoy the list and keep visiting
10. Diary of Anne Frank
Diary of Anne Frank is a personal journal of a girl named Anne Frank, who was given a diary on her thirteenth birthday because she wanted someone or something in which she can write or tell all her secrets. Even she has a wonderful life and a really good social life but she feels miss fit and misunderstood by everybody. So it is a journal of her that she maintains. More than 27 million copied were sold.
9. Think and Grow Rich
Think and Grow Rich is a book written by Napoleon Hill and is a very respected and read book. This book is for people who want to know about financial freedom. The book contains the steps of how to become rich as the title says it all. The key to become rich and be successful is not to give up and you can realize your highest potential and be successful by following the thirteen steps mentioned in the book, more than 30 million copies have been sold already of this book.
8. Gone With the Wind
Gone with the wind is a classic novel written by Margaret Mitchell, the book is about a lady Scarlett O’Hara who is an Irish immigrant plantation owner. There was a movie also made on this book with the same name and it comes in the category of those classic movies who won many Academy Awards, more than 33 million copies were sold of this classic book, which gives it the 8th spot among the top ten most read books.
7. Twilight Saga
This is a series of 4 books written by Stephanie Meyer and one of the most read books especially popular among the young adults and teenagers. The is a romantic series of books and the story is about a girl who falls in love with a vampire, more than 43 million copies of this series were sold and there were movies made on these books too which were no doubt a huge hit.
6. The Da Vinci Code
This amazing book by Dan brown is one of the most read books and more than 57 million copies were sold of this book. Da Vinci Code is one of my personal favorite books and I must say it is no doubt a MUST read. The story starts with the investigation of a murder in Louvre Museum and the person being investigated for the murder is Robert Langdon and he then discovers many things about Jesus and Mary Magdalene.
5. The Alchemist
The Alchemist is an old novel written by Paulo Coelho and is one of the bestseller books and more the 65 million copies were sold. The book has been translated in 67 different languages and is one of the best books that you must read.
4. Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings is a series of books written by J.R.R Tolkien, it is more of a children’s fantasy story but is surely a must read. The three books were filmed by the same names and were no doubt huge hits. More the 103 copies have been sold so far.
3. Harry Potter
A series of seven amazing children novels is no doubt the best series of books which were then filmed with the same names and were huge hits. Not only the children but young adults also love the character of harry potter, Hermione and Ron Wesley. The author J. K. Rowling has done an amazing job and more than 400 million copies have been sold so far and people still buy them.
2. Quotations from the Works of Mao Tse-Tung
The book is about the series of operations and principles that guide the military operations and the famous statements from speeches are all written in this red book to the people of China and describes the ideology of the Chinese Communist party, this book takes the second spot and the author Mao Tse-tung has done a great job that more than 820 million copies have been told so far.
1. The Bible
The bible is the most read book of the world as it is the book of God that tells the purpose of man’s creation. It is the collection of 60 books and the messages of God have been written in the book for the humanity. More than 4 billion copies have been sold so far.