#LetsKetchup: 12 best-selling books of 2019 to add to your must-read list

Smrithi Mohan
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You must get your hands on these best-selling books of 2019.

Books have always been the best friend anyone can ask for. From books that motivated us to ones that rode us through a crazy story, there have been making amazing literary works that have done good this year and who have contributed towards enhancing our imaginations. Here is a list of 12 best-selling books of 2019 you can curl up with and spend hours reading.

1) Becoming - Michelle Obama 

In a life filled with meaning and proficiency, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and captivating women of our era. With impeccable honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and indicatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.

2) Girl, wash your face - Rachel Hollis: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be.

In this book, each chapter tackles a different lie Rachel or anyone of has ever believed, the authentic examples from her own life illustrating those lies which we might have faced too, and then the methods she used (or wish she had used) to defeat those lies. These are big, vulnerable topics like 'I Should Be Farther Along By Now' and 'I Will Never Get Past This'. Rachel doesn't want this book to change your life. She wants you to read this book, and then feel strengthened and motivated enough so you change your life.

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کتاب جدید کتاب girl, wash your face نوشته Rachel Hollis هم اکنون قابل سفارش در بوکیار برای دیدن قسمت هایی از این کتاب، ورق بزنید (این کتاب در ایران با نام خودت باش دختر نیز منتشر شده است) برای سفارش به دایرکت مراجعه کنید . (ارسال رایگان تا پایان فروردین) این کتاب بهترین هدیه ای است که می توانید به خودتان یا عزیزانتان بدهید. این کتاب نثر بسیار روانی دارد. متن زیر بخشی از توضیحات سایت طاقچه در مورد نسخه ترجمه فارسی این کتاب است. (با این حال ما خواندن نسخه زبان اصلی این کتاب را به شما پیشنهاد میکنیم) این کتاب درباره‌ی مشتی دروغ آزاردهنده و یک حقیقت مهم است. این حقیقت که شما و فقط شما در نهایت مسئول این هستید که چه‌کسی می‌شوید و چقدر خوشحالید. نکته‌ی کلیدی این است. نویسنده این کتاب انگیزشی که با نام «خودت باش دختر» هم در ایران منتشر شده، ریچل هالیس، قرار است کلی داستان بامزه، عجیب یا شرم‌آور و ناراحت‌کننده و دیوانه‌وار برایتان تعریف کند که هرکدام از آنها به همین حقیقت می‌رسند که زندگی شما دست خود شما است؛ اما چنین حقیقتی هیچ‌وقت باورکردنی نیست، مگر اینکه ابتدا متوجه دروغ‌هایی شوید که سر راهتان وجود دارد. درک اینکه شما خودتان شادی را انتخاب می‌کنید و اینکه خودتان کنترل زندگی‌تان را در دست دارید بسیار مهم است، اما تنها چیزی نیست که باید بفهمید. شما باید هر دروغی را هم که در تمام زندگی به خودتان گفته‌اید بشناسید و به شکل نظام‌مند نابود کنید. هالیس در این کتاب درباره بیست نوع دروغی که همه ما هر روز به خودمان می‌گوییم صحبت می‌کند. دروغ «از فردا شروع می‌کنم»، دروغ «من مادر خوبی نیستم» دروغ «نمی‌توانم حقیقت را بگویم» و دروغ‌های بسیاری که باید یادبگیریم که دیگر به خودمان نگوییم. ریچل هالیس در این کتاب شانه‌های شما را می‌گیرد و تکان می‌دهد تا جرأت پیدا کنید و این حقیقت را که شما قوی و شجاع و جنگجو هستید باور کنید. تصویر روی جلد نیز خود خانم ریچل هالیس می باشد ?

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3) The subtle art of not giving a F*ck - Mark Manson 

Manso makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed but lame jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited—"not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault." Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about the experience. 

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"Everyone and their TV commercial wants you to believe that the key to a good life is a nicer job, or a more rugged car, or a prettier girlfriend, or a hot tub with an inflatable pool for the kids."⁣ ⁣ In?The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Manson makes the argument that human beings are flawed and limited. ⁣ ⁣ He goes on to advice us to get to know our limitations and accept them - this he says is the real source of empowerment. ⁣ ⁣ Once we embrace our fears, faults and uncertainties - once we stop running from and avoiding, and start confronting painful truths - we can begin to find the courage and confidence we are desperately seeking. ⁣ ⁣ I started reading this last month and I'm about halfway through. Planning to complete it in the coming week.⁣ My copy is from @walkingbooks_resources ⁣ I'm also reading Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin 959/1016?⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ What are you currently reading? And what do you plan on reading in the next few weeks? ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #currentread #bookstagram #thesubtleartofnotgivingafck #nonfiction #clashofkings #fiction #readwithadwoa

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4) It's not supposed to be this way - Lysa Terkeurst 

New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst unveils her heart amid shattering circumstances and shows readers how to live assured when life doesn't turn out as they expected. In It's Not Supposed to Be This Way, Lysa invites us into her own journey of faith and, with grit, vulnerability, and honest humour helps us to: Discover how to better process unmet expectations and other painful situations. Train ourselves to recognize the three strategies of the enemy so we can stand strong and persevere through unsettling relationships and uncertain outcomes. Discover the secret of being steadfast and not panicking when God actually does give us more than we can handle. Know how to encourage a friend and help her navigate hard realities with real help from God's truth. 

5) To kill a mockingbird - Harper Lee 

One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father-a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

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6) Everything is f*cked - Mark Manson

Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek. In "Everything is f*cked", Manson turns his gaze from the inevitable flaws within each individual self to the endless calamities taking place in the world around us. Drawing from the pool of psychological research on these topics, as well as the timeless wisdom of philosophers. 

7) Talking to strangers: Malcolm Gladwell

What we should know about people we don't know - Malcolm Gladwell Insightful and awesome analysis of studies of common and frequent happenings in our daily lives. The focus instilled in this book is but a brief glimpse of what our world could be if this quality of data analysis or unbiased research would impact our leaders' decisions. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.

8) Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life - Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles 

It's the Japanese word for ‘a reason to live’ or ‘a reason to jump out of bed in the morning’. It’s the place where your needs, desires, ambitions, and satisfaction meets. A place of balance. Small wonder that finding your ikigai is closely linked to living longer. Finding your ikigai is easier than you might think. This book will help you work out what your own ikigai really is, and equip you to change your life.

9) The 5am club - Robin Sharma 

L leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5 AM Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity.

10) This is not your story -Savi Sharma 

Sometimes, you do not write your story, it writes to you. You don't choose your story, it chooses you. But would you believe it if someone told you, ‘This is Not Your Story’? Would you have the courage to rewrite it? This is a story about Shaurya, Miraya and Anubhav and about how they write their own stories instead of going with the flow because they truly believed in the fact that only dead fishes go with the flow.

11) A girl to remember: Ajay Pandey

In every angel a demon hides, And in every demon, an angel strides. Neel is a self-proclaimed demon, a slave to his desires, putting at stake even the purest of relationships for it. He lives for himself, takes life as it comes, and considers people who love as emotional fools. Neel finds a young girl and looks at her as her next target while the girl believes that Neel is the angel that would change her life. In this story found out what works out and what doesn't and if another person can really be your angel?

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The Journey of transformation of a man, who was rejected by everyone but loved only by an irrational girl. Most loved story of the year. Grab at an amazing price on amazon. #About the book: Pihu is an immature teenager who likes Neel for no apparent reason, and blindly believes that he is an angel who will take away all her life’s troubles. Neel hates Pihu for her unexplained obsession, and her being a hindrance in his plan, but her firm resolve to see a good person in him shakes Neel to the core. Will Pihu make a difference? Does inner transformation come to a man who has gone to a point of no return? A Girl to Remember is an emotional roller coaster which will make you believe that confession is the best punishment. Follow @author_ajaykpandey . . . . . . .#book #bookstagram #bookclub #bookshelf #authorlife #ajaykpandey #authorsofpain #authorlife #agirltoremember

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12)  I've Never Been (Un)Happier - Shaheen Bhatt

A screenwriter and fame-child Shaheen Bhatt have been a powerhouse of quiet restraint-until recently. In a sweeping act of courage, she now invites you into her head. Shaheen was diagnosed with depression at eighteen, after five years of already living with it. In this emotionally arresting memoir, she reveals both the daily experiences and big picture of one of the most debilitating and critically misinterpreted mental illnesses in the twenty-first century.

Which is your favourite book? Tell us in the comments below.

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