English books easy to read that will keep you motivated to learn English

Reading is a great way to build your vocabulary and range when learning English. Working through a whole book in a second language can be tough, though. It doesn’t need to be that way, though. Inspire yourself to stay motivated with these easy to read and motivating books.

1. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

– Richard Carlson

Focus on doing the things that count. Although the author has a Ph.D, this is easy to read and full of practical advice for people who feel like they have too much to do. Ideal to help you focus on the important things in life – like learning English. It was the number-one best-selling book in the United States for two years in a row.

2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

– Stephen R. Covey

Another best-selling self-help book, while many people see the principles in this book as a way to get ahead in their careers, it can equally apply to learning a language. There are several reasons this book is popular – it’s practical, easy to read, and it works.

3. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

– Robin Sharma

The story of a wealthy man who lawyer whose heart attack inspires him to leave his old lifestyle behind and look for a more fulfilling one, this book is a bestseller that has been translated into many languages. It has a simple story and is a good read for those who believe that there are some things out there more important than money.

4. What I talk about when I talk about running

– Haruki Murakami

Have you ever wondered what dries a top author to write books? Find out from Haruki Murakami in this book about writing and running. It’s a translated from Japanese and quite short, unlike the author’s marathon runs!

5. The Great Gatsby

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

Generally when we think of great novels of the English language, we think of long heavy books. There are some that are shorter and easier to read, though. The Great Gatsby is simple to read but a complex story when you come to reflect on it. Reading one classic novel is also a great way to get yourself motivated to read more in the future.

So, which of these books is going to be next on your reading list? Have you read any of them already? Are there any other books you think should make the list? Let us know using the comments section below.

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