7 Self Help Books to Read in your Twenties

books to read in your 20s

Twenties can be really tricky! They are a bit trickier than teenage life. You have to act as an adult because you are finally an adult now and the expectations of everyone around you are extremely high so I will be sharing the books to read in your 20s that helped me a lot.

You have no reason for your hyper behavior and you need to turn into a calmer person. Gone are the sweet days when you could yell your lungs out and your parents termed that as hormonal changes. You are no longer in the “teen” area.

However, whether you are in your teens or twenties, reading books is a lifetime habit.

A lot of people tend to say that females love to read books more as compared to males. As far as I think, books are for everyone. I see boys enjoying novels too. But obviously, there are specific tastes according to gender. I would hardly expect a man in his twenties read.

If you are 20 and are looking for some amazing and inspiring books, then you have dropped by the right place. Books can be a great source of inspiration and they make you feel motivated and joyous.

Awesome books to read in your 20s

So, here are some books that everyone in their twenties, a must-read.

Book 1. WILD by Cheryl Strayed:

If you feel like you are lost and you don’t have the capacity to endure a lot, this one is certainly for you.

“Fear is born of a story we tell ourselves. So, I chose to tell myself a different story. I decided I was safe, I was strong and I was brave.”

Wild is a story which brings in emotions like being lost, disillusionment and healing while being on a 1000 mile solo journey.

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Book 2. ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac:

You are young in your twenties. It feels like you have been left open in the world, on your own, for the very first time. This book encompasses all those feelings that a young person feels after introducing himself in the world, on his own, for the first time.

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Book 3. YES PLEASE by Amy Poehler:

Sometimes it is good to bring in some spark to your life with a great comic book, isn’t it? And Amy Poehler just goes to another level with this amazing book of hers. With trials and victories and that special spark of comedy, Yes Please is a must read for y’all in your twenties.

I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people who dream and support and do things.

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Book 4. THE ANSWER TO THE RIDDLE IS ME by David Stuart MacLean:

If you are someone who is fighting amnesia and goes into depression now and then; this book is made for you.
The Answer to The Riddle Is Me is all a memoir of a man who suffered from amnesia and even after it is gone, he feels depression around him. However, how he still manages to rebuild his life, is the riddle in all.

Sadness isn’t something you get to get out of, by being smart. You don’t get to outwit this. You will have to deal with the pain at some point.

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Book 5. THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS by Marina Keegan:

This book is a collection of short stories and essays which Marina Keegan left us with. She died in a car accident in 2012. However, this collection brings in a wonderful experience of college, situations and brings in the importance of life itself. Once you go through this piece of the book, you will see how precious life actually is and what you are uncertain about is; do you have the next second on your own or not?

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Book 6. THE ALCHEMIST by Paulo Coelho:

“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and get up eight times.”

This book will certainly bring in the small voice from within you and will make you trust it for once and all. The Alchemist is a wonderful journey about pursuing your dreams and tells you to keep listening to yourself and that voice within you.

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Book 7. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL by Lena Dunham:

This book is a twenty-something girl and is for all the people who are in their twenties. It opens you to the truths of today and sometimes they are too relatable that they are nothing but scary for you.

There is nothing gustier to me than a person announcing that there story is the one that deserves to be told, especially if that person is a woman.

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