Start with these books first before anything else.
A week after Scribd announced that they are making its library available for everyone free for 30 days with no credit card or commitment required, many have flocked the Scribd’s site accessing the best reads that they could find to accompanying them while curing their respective Cabin Fever.
Trip Adler, founder, and CEO of Scribd, believes that reading can offer comfort in these trying times. Thatis why the company decided to make its ebooks, audiobooks, and magazine article available for free.
So, instead of scrolling through your news feed, why don’t you relax and read a book?
Here are five of the bestselling titles available on Scribd for your reading pleasure:
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Critically acclaimed bestselling author Neil Gaiman wrote American Gods thinking about “the soul of America, what people brought to America; what found them when they came; and the things that lie sleeping beneath it all.” The novel itself is a mix of fantasy and ancient and modern mythology. It tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday.
American Gods have a TV series adaptation, the first season premiered on April 30, 2017, and the third season is currently in production.
HIPPIE by PAULO COELHO
In Hippie, his most autobiographical novel to date, Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re-live the dream of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order – authoritarian politics, conservative modes of behavior, excessive consumerism, and an unbalanced concentration of wealth and power.
THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END BY ADAM SILVERA (Audiobook)
New York Times bestselling author Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day.
On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There’s an app for that. It’s called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure—to live a lifetime in a single day
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
The #1 New York Times Bestseller by Mark Manson’s is also available for free. Manson’s book doesn’t sugarcoat anything. He calls out the feel-good mindset of a spoiled generation that’s drowning in false positivity – not everything will be sunshine and rainbows like some people paint it to be. Better go ahead and save The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
Mr. Mercedes is King’s first detective book published in 2014. It starts with a horrifying event: a stolen Mercedes plows through a line of men and women at a job fair leaving eight dead and more wounded. The case goes unsolved and it haunts ex-cop Bill Hodges, that is until he receives a letter from an individual claiming to be responsible for the incident.
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