Top 3 Most-Read Books

Makayla Bell

For most people reading books can be an escape from the present. With the thrill and adventure of many it’s like living in the moment. Many books have been written throughout decades but for Americans, the top 3 are pretty known. The top 3 reads are Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling, Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, and The Diary of Anne Frank. 

The top most-read book known as the Harry Potter series is a seven-series fantasy novel with many adventures. The books follow a young boy Harry Potter through his life of becoming a wizard. With his two best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger and their life at Hogwarts it creates many thrilling adventures readers love to jump into. Even though the books do have 100+ pages the imagination you get when reading is rewarding in the end. 

The second most-read book is the Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. This series reminds readers of a few real-life problems but never takes them away from the adventure of the books. Just like many it creates an escape from their problems and takes them deep into the story. The Lord of the Rings is a saga of heroes fighting to save their world from the evil that has swept over it.  

The third most-read book is known in many schools as The Diary of Anne Frank. This diary took place during the reign of Hitler called the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a mass murder of millions of innocent Jews. During this time Anne Frank hid with her family in the attic trying to escape the torture and killings of Hitler. The diary is a journal of her life and thoughts as she was hiding. Reading and really understanding her words can show how terrible the Holocaust really was. 

With these top 3 most-read books you get the main points on why they are the most read. Like many books, they are an escape and entertainment when you find the right one.