How To Start Reading Books

How to start reading books, This is the most important question that comes to the mind of a layman or a non-reader. Although it’s all about the One Day or Day One approach that pushes a person towards reading. Here we will discuss how a person can start his or her journey towards reading. 


6 Steps To Start Reading Books

. Read What You Like

. Go Slow

. Fifteen Minutes A Day

. Read For Self Development

. Language Is Not A Barrier

. Investment Is The Key


How to start reading books

Important points that helps you to start reading books. 



Read What You Like 

Before you start reading you need to understand that one size doesn’t fit all. We all are unique and different, isn’t it. The same is about reading. Make sure you read what you like about the most. It maybe be fiction or nonfiction.

For example, A person like Bhagat Singh or Mahatma Gandhi. So, there are high chances that he or she prefers to read about them, isn’t it. Like maybe he read one of the best biographies available on Gandhi by the name of The Life of Mahatma Gandhi by Louis Fischer. So, read what you like.


Go Slow 

One step at a time, this should be the motto for a person who just entered into the world of reading. You are reading for yourself and make sure you remind this to yourself time and again. Reading is like a marathon so go slow. It’s a long process. So, enjoy each part if it. 


Fifteen Minutes A Day 

It’s not necessary that you’ve to read for hours. Fifteen minutes a day is a good start for the beginners. But, make sure that you devote these few minutes to your reading with diligence. As we say, Quality over Quantity. And with time you can increase the time span of your reading.


Read For Self-Development 

Reading for the self-development. This should be the ultimate goal of your reading. If you are reading to show others that how cool you are then take my words within few days or weeks you will stop reading. So, make sure you are reading for your own development. Although, the knowledge which will you gain can be shared with others but that also with utmost humility. Avoid belittling people if you are aware of something which they don’t. 


Language is not a barrier 

It doesn’t matter whether you know English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Spanish, and many other languages. There are plenty of books available in majority of the languages these days. You can start your reading journey with your primary language if you are not comfortable with English. But, make sure you start.


Investment is the key 

The best investment is the investment in oneself, isn’t it. Although, for your reading journey you need a little bit of amount in the starting for buying books. But, if you are a student or short of money then you can also start reading articles related to books from those websites which are completely dedicated towards books and knowledge.

Example, you can start with my website. The motto of this website is to provide good knowledge to everyone. In your initial days you can read some articles of mine, and side by side you can start saving money so that with time you can buy your own book.

That’s how you can start your reading journey. But, once you enters the world of reading you will see the uncountable number of Benefits Of Reading Books.

I hope you like these recommendations of how to start reading books. Thanks for reading, Jai Hind.

Yash Sharma

Namaste reader, My name is Yash, and books for me are like a medicine, which removes my ignorance and also helps me in behaving more like a human.Though I live in the world’s largest democracy, India, but when I look around, I realized that this democratic nation of mine has turned into a kind of feudal oligarchy or kleptocracy, where people from a particular community or I would say particular surname has hijacked this democracy, and the political parties in India has turned itself into a kind of family enterprises where the family members are the only shareholders. And I want to change this, and books are a weapon which is helping me, so that I can help others and my nation.Shukriya for reading this Thought of mine.

4 Responses

  1. Tyra says:

    Thanks for these wonderful tips in reading books that I must say really applicable to me. I stopped reading books quite awhile. This time, I’m starting all over again and I found your site. Articles on books you’ve read and us readers learnt from it. I like A Thousand Splendid Suns so far. I want to read also on my own and see how the story goes. I checked in the library and luckily still available. Upon reading, I decided I want to have my own copy so I bought my own. Difficult words, find its meaning and keep in mind. Slowly, I’m still reading and gaining additional knowledge from it.

    It’s never too late for us to learn. Whether reading articles or books. Just consider the proper choice and make sure we learn from it and apply to our daily lives. Keep it up Yash…:)

  2. Sinthiya Oishi says:

    Thanks a lot for this beautiful article. It really can inspire many people to be a bookworm.

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