The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached a pandemic and everyone is asked to stay home.

As of this writing, the coronavirus known as COVID-19 has spread across the globe. While the virus is known to have an estimated mortality rate of only 2.3%, it has affected many countries. Hundreds of flights have been canceled, establishments have closed, and in some regions, people are beginning to panic. In the United States, COVID-19 has been detected in 18 states. 

Governments and medical institutions around the world are trying their best to contain the COVID-19 and find the cure for the pandemic that is already affecting over 160 countries. Citizens are asked to stay safe and avoid contact with other people especially those who carry the flu-like symptoms of the coronavirus. For ReadersMagnet, the best way to protect ourselves against COVID-19 is to stay indoors, eat healthy foods and grab a good book to read. Below are 5 interesting books to read while waiting for the pandemic to die down.

The Eyes of Darkness (Dean Koontz)

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Recently, Dean Koontz’s 1981 thriller caught the people’s interests after someone posted an excerpt from the book. The novel featured a fictional bioweapon named Wuhan-400 (originally called Gorki-400 in the previous editions), prompting some people to speculate that Koontz predicted the Coronavirus pandemic. Although the story does not center on a deadly pandemic, The Eyes of Darkness is s suspense read worthy of your time.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by (J.R.R. Tolkien)

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What better way to shake the boredom of home quarantine than to embark on a grand majestic adventure. Tolkien’s classic trilogy about a group of young hobbits trying to save the world from a dark lord named Sauron is one of the best fantasy novels ever written. Movie adaptations offer the greatest experience for LOTR, but reading the books provide a unique experience using your imagination. Revisit the Shire, and the rest of the Middle Earth via the pages of Tolkien’s timeless masterpiece.

How To Keep Your Mind While Everyone Else’s is Being Blown Apart (Eddie Naylor)

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With the pandemic causing panic and mass hysteria across the globe, we need a book to guide us. Eddie Naylor’s How to Keep Your Mind reveals to us readers the “secret unique inner powers” and “life energy potential” locked inside every one of us. According to Mr. Eddie Naylor, discovering these inner powers will help us develop a proactive mindset that will give us total control in our life. Naylor’s How To Keep Your Mind While Everyone Else’s is Being Blown Apart is a timely read for everyone.

The Wholesome Yum Easy Keto Cookbook by (Maya Krampf)

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The keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet that offers many health benefits, and is easy to prepare. Maya Krampf’s The Wholesome Yum Easy Keto Cookbook is among the popular keto cookbooks. It has recipes that are easy to prepare. With 100 super-simple recipes, Maya’s book will convince readers that adopting a ketogenic lifestyle is easy, sustainable, time-saving, and is enjoyable. Maya Krampf’s cookbook is a great way to spend time at home and bond with the family over simple, delicious food.

Crafting: The Top 300 Best Crafts of All Time (Susan Hollister)

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Beat boredom by being productive while having fun. Susan Hollister’s Crafting offers readers the chance to make exciting new crafts, make artworks, and produce gifts for your family and friends. From decors to jewelry, Crafting features over 300 easy-to-do designs and crafts. The book also includes the following: beadwork, yarn, needlework, and clay crafts. Readers can also challenge themselves by adding their own designs to the ones already featured in the book.