Many of you might have expected The Alchemist to be on this list. Well, it’s got to be here! A simple narration with hidden meanings is how we would like to describe this gem. Have you heard the famous saying, “when you really want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it?” This is one of the famous lines from this masterpiece. The Alchemist is a story that will inspire you to listen to your heart and follow your dreams, something we all need to do! To top that up, the unique vision and spirituality of Paulo Coelho will be a therapeutic experience. It is no wonder why this book is considered to be one of the best books for beginners.