17 Books you can read in one go

Aman Bhatia
5 min readMar 22, 2023

We all love a good book that can transport us to different worlds and make us forget about our worries for a while. Sometimes, we don’t have the luxury of time to devote to lengthy novels that require days or even weeks to complete. That’s where the beauty of short, gripping books comes in. In this article, we’ve compiled a list of 17 books that you can read in one go. These books may be short, but they are sure to leave a lasting impact on you.

1. Eat that frog

21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Simple, powerful book to help you manage time.

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2. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Story of a lawyer, who is jolted by a sudden illness and realizes the true meaning of life thereafter.

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3. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

The book explains how by understanding and learning to control our subconscious mind, we can welcome a world of prosperity, happiness, and success.

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4. Think and Grow Rich

One of the most conclusive books on understanding money, and a simple one to start with, at that.

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5. The Alchemist

It is ridiculous how many people have been helped by this book and how simple the idea in the book is.

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6. ReWork

Change the Way You Work Forever

One of my favorite books of all time. Pick this up if you are an entrepreneur, wish to be one, or wish to think like one!

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7. Show Your Work!

10 Ways To Share Your Creativity And Get Discovered

TERRIFIC book is for all freelancers out there. Elegantly put together.

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8. How to Find Fulfilling Work

In 160 pages, this book will help you understand how to look at your work. And hopefully, help you redefine its definition.

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Ankur Warikoo wrote the bookkeeping with early readers in mind. The book has no start, and no finish and is designed to provoke you with questions, as against offering easy answers.

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10. Ikigai

The Japanese secret to a long and happy life

The concept of Ikigai is so simple in its essence but so powerful, that it is ridiculous it was largely hidden from the world until this book came along.

Find your purpose through this book.

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11. Life’s Amazing Secrets

How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life

Light-hearted and thought-provoking, this book can be read by any age and will charm everyone equally.

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12. Attitude Is Everything

Only 144 pages, to drive you into action and realize how much of our lives is all within our heads.
We change that, we change everything!

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13. How to Talk to Anyone

92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

While the book is 352 pages, the 92 tricks allow you to read them quickly, implement, come back with results, improvise, and re-read them.

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14. The Defining Decade

Why Your Twenties Matter — And How to Make the Most of Them Now

If you are in your 20s, PLEASE pick this up!
Must read.

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15. Quiet

The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking

If you believe you are an introvert and you are made to feel bad about it, consider reading this book to change your mind.

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16. Find Your Why

A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose

Simon Sinek is one of the deepest thinkers on WHY, and this book is one of his easiest and most practical guides on the subject.

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17. Courage

The Joy of Living Dangerously

Osho delivers a masterpiece in this book, explaining how fear originates, how to understand it, and how to face it.

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The power of reading lies in its habit.
The habit lies in getting started.
These books help you do that.
Get you started.

Once reading becomes a part of the daily you, there will be no turning back.

You will learn not just directly while living your life, but indirectly through the lives of others.

In conclusion, reading doesn’t always have to be a time-consuming activity. Sometimes, all it takes is a few hours to indulge in a book that can leave you feeling satisfied and content. The 17 books on this list are perfect examples of captivating reads that you can finish in one sitting. From thrillers to romance and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. So, grab a cup of coffee, settle into your favorite spot, and get ready to immerse yourself in these delightful reads.



Aman Bhatia

2X Top Writer on Medium. Books, Life Lessons, Money, Self Improvement. Follow for inspiration and growth. Mail: amanbhatiakkr@gmail.com