Books for the brainy, and those who aspire to be.
No matter what topic your book is on, reading–especially daily–makes a person smarter through: increased analytical skills, improved vocabulary, writing ability, increase of working memory, and creativity. The act of reading itself also improves focus and has meditative properties. When you read a wide range of topics, there is increased ability to be creative and analytical as you increase your ability to pull from different topics in your mind to “connect dots”. Lastly, reading fiction and literary works in particular can increase emotional intelligence. Here are some great reads, for all ages: