Imo, these are all great reads. Many are lesser-known.
"Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians," Brandon Sanderson; hilarious.
"Freakonomics," S. Levitt; very insightful, learning to earn.
'University of Destruction," David Wheaton; excellent, not depressive.
"The Great Divorce," C. S. Lewis; classic, brief.
"The Masters and Their Retreats," Mark Prophet; short, distinct sections; entertaining.
"They Call Me Coach," John Wooden; one of basketball's great coaches tells some of his life's story.
"Liberal Fascism," Jonah Goldberg; makes the point that totalitarianisms have more in common than people might like to believe.
"The Master of Lucid Dreams," Dr. Olga Kharitidi. Her true life adventures in Samarkand with an ancient dream-healing brotherhood.
"From Dawn to Decadence," Jacques Barzun; great, accessible history of the Western world, 1500 on.
"Hidden Camera," Zoran Zivkovic. Recent, award-winning light mystery.
"Hope Rising," Kim Meeder.
"Mindset," Dr. Carol Dweck.
"Autobiography of a Yogi," Yogananda.
"Mary Baker Eddy: Christian Healer," Yvonne von Fettweis.
"The Soul Genome," Paul Von Ward.
"Life before Life," Jim Tucker, M.D.
"When Invisible Children Sing," Dr. Chi Cheng Huang.
"The Overachievers," Alexandra Robbins.
"Babies Remember Birth," David Chamberlain, Ph.D.
"Light Is a Living Spirit," O. M. Aivanhov.
"In a Sunburned Country," Bill Bryson. Vacation in Australia, hilarious.
P. G. Wodehouse novels are in general by the nature of the author comforting and humorous.