Books constitute a whole world of imagination as they can make a difference and reading books is very important because it has significant benefits for the body and soul. Reading is fun, but also it can be a Life-Changing lesson and a research shows that reading books contributes to the development of the brain and to the expansion of knowledge.
There are lots of books around the world, and every writer's dream is to see his creation appears on the best-seller list. Some books are thought-provoking, some wonderful books can take you, the reader, out of here and now, some touch our hearts and stay there forever and there are those books that stimulate our lust and desire.
Hundreds of thousands of books are published each year and their window of success is very short.
So, what makes these best- books of 2018 & why they took off?
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Michelle, America's first lady, shares in her book some rich and special memoir from her journey in the White House in which brought her to where she is now. The book is full of personal and public entertaining stories, that were kept behind closed doors, and are presented to the reader with humor and wit.
Michelle Obama invites her readers into her world - from her childhood to her years as a wife, a mother and America's first lady -full time job. In her memoir, she shares, in her own words, her victories, failures and disappointments and by doing that inspires other women.
The Outsider by Stephen King
A thrilling and interesting story about a crime committed by Terry Maitland who seems to be friendly neighborhood nice guy, but he is in fact wearing another face.
The investigation raises complex and difficult questions but also raises surprising answers with a lot of tension while reading it, as always in Stephen King's books.
Nobody Cares by Anne T. Donahue
Donahue's collection of funny and personal essays about work, failure, relationships, feminism, mental health and the messy business of being alive in your twenties and thirties. She shares her hard-won insights from screwing up, growing up, and trying to find her own path and that failure is normal. The book offers all the honesty, laughs, and reassurance of a late-night phone call with your best friend.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
A powerful novel about Starr, sixteen-year-old girl, who struggles for justice. She lives in two worlds: her poor neighborhood where she was born and spent most of her childhood and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now, what Starr says could destroy her community and could also get her killed.
With thousand of copies sold each book last year, we can have an idea what the market is looking for this 2019. Each year the audience is looking for the next best seller to dig in and have a sneak peek into the author's mind.