Top 5 Books For the Month (December 2023)

Hey there, bookworms! Ready for a reading adventure? We’ve got five awesome books lined up for you this month. From a motivational island to a poetic journey on the challenges faced by women, these reads are like a literary buffet for your brain. Let’s jump into the summaries and see which one grabs your attention! I have just shared the overviews here, Find the detailed reviews in the links below the books, and don’t hesitate to share your thoughts. It will help me reach out to more compassionate people.

Millionaire’s Island by Priya Kumar

This has become one of my favorite books, as has the author. The story imparts values that need to be instilled in young minds and keeps you hooked till the end. If you find yourself in a low phase of life, this book is for you. Here’s some wisdom from it:

“When people become obstacles to your dreams, tell yourself that they have come to help you, and witness the change.”

Heroes and legends are those who build powerful teams.

This book opened new avenues and perspectives in my life, and it will do the same for you.

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The Reluctant Doctor by Balesh Jindal

An autobiography of a doctor who reluctantly and accidentally became a village doctor. She always dreamed of living in a foreign land, serving affluent patients and leading a sophisticated life, given her privileged upbringing. However, she ended up compassionately serving villagers, earning hardly any money. The best part of the book lies in the magical experiences she encountered, touching the lives of the poor and downtrodden. This book will give you an edge in your thought process and help you be more compassionate towards people.

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Failure to Make Round Rotis by Mehek Goyal

This poetry book explores the stigmas faced by women. Even as they achieve great heights in their respective fields, they are still expected to fulfill certain obligations. The book covers issues from birth to the death of a girl. It addresses both men and women, urging men to be more sensitive towards women and encouraging women to be aware of their rights.

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 Joyride by Kamakshi Venugopal

This is a small book with short stories about women’s issues like stigmas, obstacles, and mindset. It can be completed in a day or two. The stories are thought-provoking and interesting, covering different facets of women. The key learnings include self-love, self-belief, and acceptance.

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My Illegitimate Son by Sanjay Jha

This is my recent read, and I loved it for its language, incredible use of vocabulary, interesting and sensible topic, and the heartfelt writing. It’s hilarious in some places. I’d love to reread this book when you want to write a good piece or improve your writing. The first few pages are skeptical and intriguing, but gradually it kept me hooked until the end.

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And that’s a wrap, folks! We’ve explored the highs and lows, the laughter and tears, of these fantastic books. Whether you’re into motivating stories, touching poetry, or quick, thought-provoking tales, we hope these reads have added a sprinkle of joy to your month. Keep those pages turning and stay curious! Happy reading!



25 thoughts on “Top 5 Books For the Month (December 2023)”

  1. Of all the books, Joyride appeals the most to me.. Plus, on a sidenote, my paternal grandpa wanted to name me Kamakshi actually (that is actually my traditional – not official – name!)

  2. These books all sound amazing! Each one seems to offer a unique perspective on life, from Millionaire’s Island’s inspiring lessons to The Reluctant Doctor’s touching stories. I’m particularly intrigued by Failure to Make Round Rotis, as it sounds like a powerful exploration of the challenges faced by women. And Joyride’s short stories seem like the perfect way to dive into women’s issues in a thought-provoking and interesting way. Thanks for sharing these summaries and links to the reviews – I can’t wait to dive in and start reading!

  3. I’m always on the lookout for books that offer both entertainment and wisdom, and your December list seems like a goldmine!

  4. These books all sound interesting. I’m all for taking a break during the holidays and grabbing a good book to relax and read. My first pick would be the Millionaires Island.

  5. You featured a great range of books in this post. I think the one I would consider reading first is Joyride. It sounds like it would be quite interesting and one that I would quite enjoy.

  6. I haven’t read any of these – they all sound interesting! I’d love to check them out and will have to add a few to my list.

  7. I read 100 books last year and have the same goal for this year! Thanks for the recommendations- adding a few to my list!

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