12 Best Motivational Books For Students

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Every student needs some kind of motivation in their life but just getting motivation is not enough to reach the goals, you as a student should also have a perspective on the world, the culture, about yourself at this age rather than diving into the conventional self-help books. 

In this list, we are going to discuss some such books that will give you motivation along with inspiration. Whether you guys are in school or going to college, you will relate to these books that’s for sure.

List of Best 12 Motivational Books For Students

Although we have recommended these books are for students to motivate about reading books but every age group should read these books once. 

1. The Kite Runner 

By Khaled Hosseini

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The Kite Runner will change views on certain aspects of life, mainly it is about life, without embellishment. In the book, two boys have a heartbreaking tragedy of friendship, as it turned out later – brothers. According to the plot of the story, if the book was written by a middle-class writer, would seem like an old Indian movie or Santa Barbara. But as it is written by Khaled Hosseini it is totally different, he smartly shakes each of your cells, emits out all his fears and hidden thoughts and all the injuries of childhood that he would like to change. Also, there is neither strength nor possibility. 

The protagonist of this story is Amir who is turned out and confused about himself because of his cowardice and treachery. Also, he managed to change his own destiny as well as the fate of Sohrab.

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2. The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It 

By Kelly McGonigal

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The main enemy on the road to success, health, and financial well-being is a lack of willpower. It is obvious that many times we have tried to take control of ourselves, but after a while, we gave up. The willpower instinct is a perfect practical guide to improve our willpower. Each chapter has one key idea and describes how it can be used to achieve your goals. There is a description of how you can apply methods and strategies and you’ll learn, how to manage your attention, feelings, and desires easily. 

If you want to improve your willpower for any particular thing whether you want to quit smoking, want to lose weight, play sports, stop checking the mail every five minutes, open your business, or find a new job, the strategies in this book will give you the opportunity to permanently change yourself and your life.

3. You Can Win 

By Shiv Khera

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This maybe is sound like a typical self-help book but it the has simplest yet powerful ideas and Shiv Khera managed to reach everyone with this book. The best part of this book is that it has been written in simple language and to the point making which is easier to understand. This book helps the reader to focus on achieving success through personal growth and a positive attitude.

4. Life of Pi 

By Yann Martel

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Life of Pi is a story of a boy who survives a horrifying shipwreck and months in a lifeboat with a Royal Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Well, the plot is a bit tangled but the amazing simple language of the author will don’t let you feel the confusion. The book has a subtle sense of humor, graceful subversion of deviations and this is already enough to read. The book is really admirable according to psychological defense. 

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5. Getting to Yes with Yourself and Other Worthy Opponents 

By William Ury

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This book falls under the category of those contents you want to argue, discuss in the heated debate, and as a result, they will help you to understand yourself. The book is mainly based on how to choose the right approach to the main opponent in your life and yourself. It is essential that how you communicate with others and not only without others but also if you are in harmony with yourself. If you want to change anything around you, you have to start with yourself and that’s already half victory.  This book has lots of these kinds of advice and it will help you to understand yourself. It will give you many new questions to ask yourself and many new ideas to apply to yourself. 

6. Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

By Brian Tracy

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This book is written by Canadian-American author Brian Tracy who is a world expert in the field of psychology of success. He is also one of the most famous consultants in the field of self-development and personal effectiveness. Eat the frog is enormously popular worldwide and it has been translated into 40 languages. The contains the result of more than thirty years of research and study of the distribution of time. The books tell several complex problems of life such as how to achieve the solution of complex problems, leaving the comfort zone. The Practical advice provided in this book helps to discover reserves that you did not even suspect, also helps to priorities of your things, plan your timetable correctly, always work with maximum efficiency. 

7. Americanah 

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


There are two types of novels, some tell a great story, and others which make you change the way you look at the world. But, there is a book that can do both and that is Americanah which is written by Nigerian-American author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The book is an amazingly thoughtful and finely provocative exploration of structural inequality. Also, there is a different kind of oppression and the idea of home and the discrimination against races.

8. Make Good Art 

By Neil Gaiman

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Make Good Art is written by an English author Neil Gaiman who is a  55-year-old person and he refused to receive higher education in order to learn journalism and writing. His artistic and journalistic material came out 6 years after starting his career, which he calls his oldest project. Gaiman writes comics as well and his comics force teenagers to sit under the veil with a flashlight at night to read his comics. 

“Sandman” is one of his best and most renowned comics and “Good Omen” is the novel that made him popular, successful, and a bestseller writer. 

Okay, let’s talk about the book now, Make Good Art is about the magic of art if you are a creative person such as a musician, writer, dancer, artist and you have lost your motivation, this book will cure your creativity and will revive the creative person inside you. 

9. Thinking Fast and Slow

By Daniel Kahneman 

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Thinking Fast and Slow is written by Israeli writer Danial Kahneman who is a noble prize winner. It is an amazing book that tells you about the mysterious world of our conscious and unconscious thinking patterns. The book is filled with fascinating unknown facts and gives you a deeper and thorough understanding of how to make a decision and how to react to a certain thing in life. 

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10. Fight Club 

By Chuck Palahniuk

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This is a book that has been recommended in many different categories. The main protagonist of this book tells about his emotions being wasted on a full spool, spilled over the edge of nervous exhaustion. Shows an invisible split of personality,  when the spice of life can be easily expressed through the delightful miracle of death and its chanting through ridicule. An impermeable night becomes an endless day and endless fears are forever marked by freedom of choice, reason, and love. 

11. The 5 AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life

By Robin Sharma

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The 5 Am club is written by Canadian written Robin sharma who is famous for his books like The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari book series. The book is based on the morning routine and answers many questions like why we should get up early, how to start the day so early, how to wake up at 5 AM, and many more. 

In this book, there is a very famous and rich philosopher who teaches about morning routine to a woman whose business is going very badly and is thinking of committing suicide there and a man who is a painter and lost all his creativity because of some obvious reason. That philosopher takes both of them with him to his home and gives them a new lesson every morning, which we can also learn and apply in our lives and make our life more beautiful.

12. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 

By Stephen R. Covey

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If take yourself and a successful man, you’ll find no difference between you and the successful man. Then the question comes that why you are not successful? There’s only one reason that is stopping you to achieve your goals and that’s your habits. You should read this book and you’ll find out about the secret habits of successful people that you must follow in order to get positive results. If you can inculcate the seven habits mentioned in this book in your life, then no one can stop you from being successful in life and achieving your goals.

Wrapping up 

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