Books have been one of the greatest sources of learning, improving, and educating yourself to become a better version of yourself.

A book can assist you in expanding your knowledge and learning new things, new perspectives, and new characters that will make you learn more about life and change your perspective to see life.

Plenty of books in this world have various things to offer you and make you learn more about different things that matter in this world and understand more about how you can improve yourself.

Always investing 1 hour/45 minutes to read books will help you learn more about different categories in this world. By doing this, you can actually keep yourself on a path to learn, improve, execute, and conquer the world.

There are so many greatest books that help you expand your mind, but here in this article, we will learn about some of the quality books that make you believe that books can broaden your vision and make you learn more after every page you read.

Let’s begin…

I will divide books into categories so that you can easily understand which genre you are going to try first.

1. Money and Finance
2. Life and Self Improvement
3. Horror and Thriller
4. Adventure and Mysteries
5. Sci-Fi

books to expand your mind

1. Money and Finance:

A. Psychology of Money:

This book helps you understand how your emotions play a big role in making you spend money and how we sometimes make emotional-based decisions by getting attracted by advertisements. Also, the book shares short stories highlighting important factors about money and finances in our daily life. It teaches important lessons about luck, risks, cofounding compounding, getting wealthy vs. staying healthy, freedom, saving money, etc.

Quote from the Book: “But there’s only one way to stay wealthy: some combination of frugality and paranoia.”

B.Total Money Makeover:

Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover makes you become smart with your financial planning and get out of bad debt by following his proven plan to achieve financial freedom.

In this book, Davey Ramsey teaches us about building an emergency fund, paying debts, investing in retirement, building a college fund, paying off a mortgage, building wealth, etc. It gives you to view financial gain from a different perspective.

Quote from the Book: Twenty percent of knowledge and eighty percent of behavior can lead you to win over money.

2. Life and Self-Improvement:

A. Man’s Search for Meaning:

This book is the perfect cure for anyone unsure about the purpose of his life or trapped in the cycle of depression. The author of the book Victor Frankl successfully narrates how you can find purpose in your life and learn more about stories in Auschwitz concentration camp and many more. The author’s personal experiences of observing human behavior make readers learn about things from different perspectives.

Quote from the Book: “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

B. Atomic Habits:

Atomic Habits by James clear is one of the quality books that can help you to create good habits and break those bad habits to improve yourself. The book shares many quality key ideas and factors to achieve your goals. The book teaches you about how your habits are making a lot of impact in your life and moving forward.

Quote from the Book: “Every action you take is a vote for the person you wish to become.”

3. Horror and Thriller:

A. The Haunting of Hill House:

The Haunting of Hill House is the perfect book that will give you a thrilling ride of horror and make you sense the joy of horror through this book. It is a story of one mysterious house that has some dark secrets of its own, which gives the taste of horror to people living inside the house or any visitor that comes into the house.

Quote from the Book: “Fear is the relinquishment of logic, the willing relinquishing of reasonable patterns. We yield to it or we fight it, but we cannot meet it halfway.”

B. Gone Girl:

In this novel, Flynn has created characters who are capable of carrying the plot and maintaining suspense and interest throughout. The story is told from two different perspectives. What makes this book so fantastic is the way it is told. Two perspectives on the story keep the reader wondering right up to the end.

Quote from the Book: “There’s something disturbing about recalling a warm memory and feeling utterly cold.”

4. Adventure and Mysteries

A. Holes:

This is a masterwork of storytelling that mixes subtle comedy and engrossing prose in a fresh and familiar way. This is the beauty of the book, and the book won awards like the winner of Newbery medal, winner of national book award, and being selected for one of Time magazine’s 100 best YA books of all time.

Quote from the Book: “It should be no labor to be nice to your neighbor. “

B. The Silent Patient:

Everything in Alicia Berenson’s life appears ideal. She is a well-known painter and the wife of a successful fashion photographer; their large, park-facing London home features floor-to-ceiling windows. One evening, her husband Gabriel returned from a fashion project late, and Alicia shot him five times in the face before they stopped communicating.

Alicia’s silence has elevated a personal tragedy to the level of a public mystery, catapulting her into the limelight and propelling her to fame. Her artwork suddenly skyrockets in value, but she herself remains a mystery as she recovers in secrecy at the Grove, a North London forensic facility.

Quote from the Book: “But real love is very quiet, very still. It’s boring if seen from the perspective of high drama. Love is deep and calm – and constant.”

5. Sci-Fi:

A. Dune:

Millions of copies have been sold; it is widely considered the best science fiction novel ever written, and without it, Star Wars would never have been created. Frank Herbert’s Dune is a political dream from the Age of Aquarius that deserves to go on.

Quote from the Book: “The concept of progress acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future.”