In Honor Of World Book Day, 15 People Reveal The Book That Changed Their Life

Find some inspo for your own reading list here.

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Books can be incredibly powerful. Each page takes you deeper into another universe, granting you new ideas and perspectives that can last a lifetime. Whether it's nonfiction, fantasy, poetry or beyond, the stories we read can be life-changing. Of course it makes sense to have at least one day of the year entirely dedicated to honoring the magic of books. 

March I is World Book Day, a day which celebrates authors and their stories, but most importantly, you, the reader. On this day people are encouraged to read more books, honor their favorite writers, and even dress up as characters they love. 

To highlight this special day, one Reddit user asked others to share which books changed their lives. Their answers prove how much one story can connect and inspire us. 

Find some inspiration for your own reading list below:  


1. "The Magic Treehouse" by Mary Pope Osborne

2. "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou

3. "To Kill A Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee

4. "The Razor's Edge" by William Somerset Maugham

5. "The Sandman by Neil Gaiman

6. "Siddhartha" by Hermann Hesse

7. "The Song of the Lioness" by Tamora Pierce

8. "Dune" by Frank Herbert

9. "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury

10. "The Sirens of Titan" by Kurt Vonnegut

11. "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes

12. "The Sun Also Rises" by Earnest Hemingway

13. "Man's Search For Meaning" by Viktor Frankl

14. "The 4-Hour Workweek" by Timothy Ferriss

15. "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie

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