Reading a book is probably the most exonerating experience that even a mere child can feel. The movement of the sentences, the word usage, plot, climax and conclusion can all trigger a feeling that never leaves our hearts and minds.
Upon taking quite a weight on my many-books-read shoulders, I have complied, in my good opinion, THE TOP TEN BOOKS counted as the BEST FIVE-STAR READS!
If you feel differently or adhere to the choices, feel free to comment.
I leave you with this quote from James Bryce:
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.