Subomi Plumptre is a creative intelligent being; a business & brand strategist, social media denizen and sapiosexual. A fiercely passionate soul, she is in love with music, stimulating conversations and the written word. She writes on subomiplumptre.com but can be found on Twitter @subomiplumptre. She shares her Top Ten Books here and adds a twist to it.
The Book of Romans by Apostle Paul.
This book literally transformed my life. In a syllogistic manner, Paul explains grace and the relationship mankind can have with God.
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Author: Bill Bryson
Genre: Essays and Commentary
The breadth of information in this book is astonishing. I recommend it for children. It’s a book that should be read at least once a year.
The Rules of Life by Richard Templar
Author: Richard Templar
Genre: Personal devt
Templar’s Rules series contains such simple but profound wisdom.
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
Genre: Christian Apologetics
Lewis is a master of Christian Apologetics. I love his artful allegory and piercing thought.
(Everything written by) Robert Ludlum
When I find an author I love, I read everything they’ve ever published. I’m doing that with Ludlum. Reading his books is like being in the middle of a movie. So exciting!
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens
Genre: Historical Fiction
This book is the poster child for every literary classic I’ve read and hope to read. It defines the timeless lessons that can be portrayed in stories.
Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
Author: Elif Shafak
Genre: Women’s Fiction
One word sums up this book: Beautiful.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Author: Paulo Coelho
Genre: Personal Growth
This book teaches you to not be afraid.
Three Cities of Bells by Elizabeth Goudge
Author: Elizabeth Goudge
Genre: Literary Fiction
I read this collection as a child and the beautiful prose impressed me. The words were like a pool of water I immersed myself in with the coolness continuously washing over me.
Malory Towers and St. Clares by Enid Blyton.
Authors: Pamela Cox and Enid Blyton
Another must-read for children everywhere.
And now for some Extra
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Sparks is an author whose entire collection I have read. He writes about the simple things of life and values.
The Scarlet Thread by Francis Rivers
Author: Francine Rivers
I think Rivers is a modern day prophet and teacher.