The pandemic has caused everyone to stay indoors and do indoor activities. For some, it’s boring to be cooped up inside the house doing nothing. The internet can only take us so far, and playing board games can get a little repetitive after some time. In these times we are all looking how to entertain ourselves and a good option is to take out your old e-book reader and catch up on reading.
To combat your boredom and go places while you’re inside away from the virus, here are seven of the best ebooks to read on your iPad.
7 Ebooks to Combat Boredom
1. Bloodless by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child – If you’re a fan of crime and the supernatural, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child have released their latest installment in the Pendergast Series. Bloodless is about several mysterious deaths in Savannah, Georgia, linking to the famous heist of D.B. Cooper in 1971. Agent Aloysius XL Pendergast and his partner, Agent Coldmoon, go to Savannah to investigate, and they get more than what they bargained for. This book will keep you on tenterhooks until the very end, and you don’t even have to read all the other books to understand what’s going on.
2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott – This is a classic book to read, and it’s about four sisters navigating the bonds of family and sisterhood during the war. There is a sister who falls in love, another who falls out of it, someone finds her way, and another tries to keep afloat of all the changes happening in their family. If you’ve enjoyed any of the movie adaptations, you’re sure to enjoy the book.
3. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld – Uglies is the first of four books in the Uglies series. It was originally intended by the author to be a trilogy, but fans called for a fourth book to be released. Uglies gives a new definition to the word beauty in a very modern world. Reading it will take you on a journey to discovering your beauty as a person, no matter what physical flaws you may have.
4. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett – Good Omens is about an angel (Aziraphale) and a demon (Crowley), who stayed on Earth to see the coming of the son of Satan. However, after several mishaps along the way, they grew to become best friends, and their friendship caused them to ultimately stop the Apocalypse. If you enjoy reading about the supernatural while having a good laugh, this book is for you.
5. The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder – The Solitaire Mystery was originally intended for young adults, but the level of philosophy in the book can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s about a young man who was given a magnifying glass by a strange old man, and on his journey, he finds a tiny book embedded in a sticky bun. He uses the magnifying glass to read the book and goes on all sorts of adventures. If you love philosophy, The Solitaire Mystery is a great read that will leave you wanting more.
6. Damned by Chuck Palahniuk – Straying from his usual seriousness, Chuck Palahniuk writes about a young girl who ends up in hell after dying from a marijuana overdose. The protagonist embarks on an adventure with her cellmates to find Satan and ask him if she can go to Heaven instead. Damned is a comedy of epic proportions, and if you want to continue the adventure, you can read its sequel, Doomed.
7. Toil and Trouble: 15 Tales of Women and Witchcraft by several authors – Toil and Trouble contains fifteen short stories about girls who are witches of all capacities, and they use their power to reclaim their destinies and embrace who they truly are. All of the authors are women, which will give you an insight into how the woman’s mind works. You will surely enjoy all the stories contained in this book, even if you’re a guy.
The best ebooks to read can be found on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Goodreads. Every single book will take you on an unimaginably enjoyable adventure, and it will feel as if you walked out of your house and went places. You will never be bored again while waiting for the world to return to normal with these best ebooks to read on your iPad.