5 Recommended Books to Read That Develop Habit of Reading Books

Are you searching for the recommended books to read?

Do you have a habit of reading books?

Then this post is bringing you the list of best books to read.

I know after picking up the below interesting books to read you will get into a habit of books reading.

All are the best books to read before you die.

When I have started following many entrepreneurs and millionaire, I have seen that many of them have one thing in common…

Guess what?

Money, Success, Growth, Transformation…….

No, the common thing is Books.

Yes exactly, they have their own books published and best books all the time to read.

They are habitual and been continuously reading books to learn, motivate, refresh the mind, rejuvenate and identify inner potential to grow.

That’s why Google shows up this high search volume result when I have searched for keywords like books to read, recommended books to read, top books to read like that..


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But it’s very hard that get into the habit of books reading until you have good books to read and which interest you else you feel bored.

Then I thought why should not I try reading books and then share feedback on my experience with you guys…

All below-mentioned books are very interesting, the best books all the time and I have already started reading these popular books.

Here is the proof of post on my Facebook Page Growthfunda

So here are the books which I am curating for you guys which get you into the habit of reading books.

Let me break it down handpicked interesting books to read for you.

List of recommended books to read that develop habit of reading books

1.Who Moved My Cheese

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Author- Dr. Spencer Johnson

This book sold more than 26 million copies worldwide in 37 languages and remain one of the best selling books by Dr. Spencer Johnson which is showing an amazing way to deal with change in your work and in your life.

This book surely builds your habits of books reading.

As per the interesting name, author Spencer narrating change in work and life with the help of two mice and two little people story.

Both mice and little people live in a maze, which is a representation of one’s environment, and look for cheese which is nothing but representative of happiness and success.

Author comparing the mice mindset, as they are prepared for the situation and work hard to find the solution.

On the other hand different human mindset like negative mindset person to react the situation with attributes like angry, annoying, demanding & always asking the question “Who moved my cheese?” and positive mindset person with characteristics like “When you move beyond your fear, you feel free” trying for the solution like Mice.

As mentioned, Cheese(representative of happiness and success) will not last forever and it’s not free but you have to drill down your Maze(representation of one’s environment), put the efforts to find it and be happy.

Some of the best lines from the book as mentioned in the wiki

Change Happens 
They Keep Moving The Cheese 
Anticipate Change 
Get Ready For The Cheese To Move 
Monitor Change
Smell The Cheese Often So You Know When It Is Getting Old
Adapt To Change Quickly
The Quicker You Let Go Of Old Cheese, The Sooner You Can Enjoy New Cheese
Move With The Cheese
Enjoy Change!
Savour The Adventure And Enjoy The Taste Of New Cheese! 
Be Ready To Change Quickly And Enjoy It Again
 They Keep Moving The Cheese.

Book has a very good review and rating on Amazon. You can buy this book as this is the best book to read before you die. You can buy a copy directly from the below link.

2.Fish! A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results

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Author:- Stephen Lundin’s

This is another recommended book to read.

The author focuses on the attitude towards work and how employees in the workplace will be happier in their lives if they have the power to change their own attitudes about their work, creating a positive environment that will be more productive.

This is a great book, which is sold over 5 million copies and suggests maintaining a positive approach to the business, life, and career is: “choose your attitude.”

You are the one who has control over the attitude you bring to the work every single day. If you stay positive, you’ll find that it is easier every day to become a person that you want to be.

This book is famous for management in the words of the four elements of the Fish! a philosophy which breaks down as follows:

  1. Choose your attitude
  2. Play
  3. Make their day
  4. Be present

The content inside the book is resonating with anyone who is at any career level, willing to take life to the next level.

FISH! will help you to discover the amazing power which is already inside you to make a positive difference-wherever you are in life. The book is self-explanatory once you start reading you will love what you are reading.

3.The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

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Author – One of my favorite, best books to read that build my habit of reading.

This is a very good book by Timothy Ferriss who is a master at writing self-help books that got an appearance on The New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller lists.

Tim mentioned very good tips and tricks like a virtual assistant, automation to bring results and get work done quickly and easily.

It advocates how to deal with a long-term career and take a short break, escape from daily life. Also, the author points out on old age concept of retirement and then subsequent relaxation or travel.

Growth hacks mentioned by Tim are very good to escape from the RAT RACE of 9-5 and live life like own boss.

Tim has transformed his hectic life of 80 hours per week and $40, 000 Per Annum to 4 hours per week and $40, 000 Per Month with his growth hacking tips, tricks, and tools which he has mentioned in the book.

Tim shows the art of eliminating 50% of your workload in a mere 48 hours.

That’s why RAMIT SETHI founder of I Will Teach You To Be Reach saying that

The book that changed my life in 2 hours: The 4-Hour Workweek

This book is divided into 4 main sections: Definition, Elimination, Automation, Liberation i.e DEAL.

  • Definition replacing self-defeating assumptions related to needs, fears, the expectations of society.
  • Elimination – how to use time effectively and learning to ignore what is unimportant in order to have more time available for important things.
  • Automation- Tim has shown the importance of putting the majority of the things on automation like cash flow, to generate income and live the life you want.
  • Liberation point out on creating freedom of location.

Those who are willing to start a business or doing business, willing to learn how to manage work and do it effectively, looking for career advice by applying author Tim’s tips and trick. This is another recommended book to read from my list of best books.

4.The Mind Map Book

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Author-Tony Buzan the mind mapping guru.

If you really want to build a habit of reading then you must pick this best books to read before you die.

 This book directs your mind to the new ways of using memory, concentration, and creativity.

Techniques mentioned by Tony Buzan throughout the book helps in planning and structuring thought on all levels, in order to accelerate the ability to learn, remember and record information.

Tony shows the emphasis on mind mapping technique which is currently being used by many MNCs, major universities, artists, Students all over the world.

Through Mind mapping best book Tony Buzan shows the potential of the human mind, how people can maximize their brainpower.

This book reveals exciting new ways to improve memory, concentration, creativity, ability to learn.

This book is also very helpful for students, programmers, critical thinkers, organization and all levels of professional people to maximize their brain potential to achieve success.

Without a doubt, you will learn a lot by reading this book and will get into a habit of reading.

So don’t wait to pick a copy of The Mind Map Book.

5. You Can Win

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Author– Shiv Khera – an Indian origin author whose self-help books are helping to realize an individual’s true potential.

A well know recommended book by well-known author and international bestseller book by Shiv Khera.

Author mentioned
[su_quote]Working hard is not only needed for the success but inspiration, motivation also plays an important role [/su_quote]

Motivation, inspiration is the core part of this book through which one can easily sort out their daily life problems with simple yet effective solutions.

The author has mentioned seven steps towards positive thinking, which solve many problems like one will be able to attain mutual trust and respect from people near and all the barriers to will also start fading with positive thinking.

This book is best for those suffering from low esteem, lack confidence, and want to develop a good habit of reading then you must buy this recommended book to read.

Before heading to the conclusion directly I want to put something like below which is very important.

Hacks That Will Get You into the Habit of Reading Books

To get into the habit of reading you must know below growth hacks that will change your way of reading.
Below are some of the hacks

  1. Pick up the right and interesting books to read.
  2. Initiate a SINGLE try and pick the best selling books and recommended books to read.
  3. Read almost every day, your little 10-15 mins also makes a difference. In this way, you can finish up books very fast. To master reading try “The Speed Reading Book: Read more, learn more, achieve more” by Tony Buzan.
  4. Don’t pick up books when you are tired and feel anxious.
  5. Timing matters – early morning is the best time to read but it depends on every single person.

My intention behind writing this post is not just to bring motivation, but to bring entrepreneurs in you, to take corrective action towards your goals and start today rather than thinking will do it later or someday because that day will never come.

I am damn sure the above suggested books to read will transform your way of thinking and mindset.

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Picking up the book and finish it reading is like eating in full plate meal and still, it’s not finishing which is sometimes difficult unless you have good digestive power.

As mentioned above you can think of those hacks, as it will increase your reading capability and power.

I tried to curate the best of the best interesting books to read for you, to pick up the book right now and read now.

So start reading books now and do little favor me with below

  • Which books are you currently reading?
  • What is your current book reading resolution for this year?
  • Is there any other book you would like to mention?
  • Which is your best books all the time to read?
  • Tell me about your books reading the plan?
  • What do you think of reading books to grow?

Please leave a comment and let me know if you have any stories or questions.

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16 thoughts on “5 Recommended Books to Read That Develop Habit of Reading Books”

  1. “Who moved my Cheese” and “You can Win” and both these books are good to have.
    I would like to suggest ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ by Robert Kiyosaki – may be suitable for ‘Live Job Free Life and Escape from 9-5 Job Life’ concept

    • Thanks, Abhijit for mentioning. Yes, ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ by Robert Kiyosaki is a very good book. I guess everyone is aware of it so I have not included it here.

    • Yes, Agree. “Who moved my Cheese” and “You can Win” are really worth reading.
      I am damn sure you will love others 3 as well….

  2. Great selection of books, Amol, thanks! The one that had the greatest impact on me is Tony Buzan’s Mind Map book – I use mind maps for virtually everything that I write. Keep up the good work!

    • Thanks, Rob for your kind words it really motivates me to write more.I am also enjoying your stuff.
      Yes, Mind Map book is really awesome.

  3. Hi Amol,
    These seem like some really good reads. I will definitely start the process of reading them.

    • Thanks, Vernon. I am glad you like it. Don’t forget to explore the FREE list of 30+ books. Happy reading. 🙂

  4. These are the must read books. In fact, I have read almost all the books you have mentioned over here. I am too fond of reading and strongly feel that books help us lot in finding meaningful way of living. Thanks for bringing this list up. See ya !


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