You may have friends who are sick, but unfortunately, you cannot visit them to reassure them and help brighten their moods yourself. What then can you do? Well, you can gift them books! Not just any books; books that they can read that could remind them that there is so much to live for; books whose content would impress on their minds that you gave them the gift because you wanted to make them happy. Genres such as romance, comics as well as adventure fit into this role. Below are some book ideas to gift a sick friend.
Romance, Comics, Life story and Adventure
Give your friend a touch of what he or she can look forward to; love, adventure, a story of others in a similar situation who have survived, and some comic relief.
The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Authors such as Dwayne McDuffie, Amanda Stenberg and Aaron McGruder, are very famous in graphic comic novels, you could also add some of their books, to your gift pack.
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
King Solomon’s Mines by Rider Haggard
Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini
Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code and his other works such as Inferno, The Lost Symbol among others.
The World According to Garp by John Irving
Sick by Porochista Khakpour
Get Well Soon by Jennifer Wright
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught
After Forever Ends by Melodie Ramone
The Bride by Julie Garwood
Authors such as Sidney Sheldon, Nora Roberts as well as Sarah Maclean are also very famous with romance books.
If your friend is not an ardent reader, you could go for small books, preferably the ones with bold graphics, and if your friend already enjoys reading, go for other genres. Remember not to weigh them down with too many books, a minimum of five books at a time should do.
Till he or she gets better, we hope these book ideas to gift a sick friend, help make your friend feel better.