Books to Read When You Have a Cold

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Getting a cold is never fun, but … it does give us a reason to spend the day in bed reading. Every time we’re stuck home with a cold, we make a cup of tea and grab a book. Our favorite sick-in-bed-with-a-cold book is fantasy, especially young adult fiction: it’s effortless to read and takes us far away, to another time and place. But we know some of you prefer humor or literary fiction or old classics. No matter what the genre, we all agree that being swept into a great read is a good thing when you have the sniffles!

We’re adding your favorites to our list, too. What books do you like to read when you’re home sick with a cold? Tell us in the comments!

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About Kira Walton

Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.