Relax and Read it. Top 15 Books about Kindness, Friendship and Love
If you are choosing the next book to read, we have some suggestion regarding the topic. There are certain things in our life that are always in fashion. This article provides a list of the top 15 stories about kindness, which indeed is the immortal quality and theme. Just relax, and enjoy the reading!
- Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
“Don’t feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that.” This is the best epithet to this book. The book is about the love emotions of the Japanese student. It shows how fragile and delicate humans are in the modern world, and how important is the protection in the arms of beloved people. The book teaches us to appreciate love and life, and to admit the imperfections.
- One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The utopic worldview of the author and his attention to loneliness give a perfect ground to redefine the value of family and healthy relationships.
- Lolita by Vladamir Nabokov
Lolita is one of the best but most controversial romantic stories between a man and a young nymphet. The book shows the forbidden relationships and teaches us kindness, forgiveness and sacrifice. This love story book is a classics worth reading by everyone.
- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath is one of the most interesting stories about kindness. The story depicts life adventures of the family that moves to California during the years of the Great Depression in search of the better conditions. The book demonstrates the significance of help, support, and love of the close people during the hardship. Also, it teaches kindness and sacrifice.
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The book tells the story of a little girl and her discovering the world. The achievement of the girl is the understanding of true kindness, sympathy and support that do not depend on the skin color and social status.
- Truth Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
One of the fascinating books about friends who cherished their friendship for 20 years and till the last sight. Two writers share the intimate details with each other, help in the moments of hardship and disease, and stay the “part of life” for each other till the last moments of life. The book is complicated and sad, but it shows the meaning and significance of the true friendship.
- All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks
Bell hooks, a feminist scholar, writes about love in our society. She points to the failed societal norms and beliefs in relation to love. As an alternative, bell hooks gives her own recipe for learning to love through redemption, action and sacrificing.
- The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life by Piero Ferrucci
The book is dedicated to the value of kindness. The author mentions that technological advancements blurred the significance of kindness. People became less personal. The book provides many stories about kindness showing that kindness helps to thrive in modern harsh conditions, helps to overcome violence and save our world.
- Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman
The novel depicting the stories of the World War II shows the key feature that makes us human –kindness. In spite of the war, the story is verywarm, humane and free from political colors. It shows the random but heroic acts of kindness by simple people.
- A Kind Man by Susan Hill
This is a love story book about the kindness of one man Tommy. He was kind to people and healed them without rewards. He was kind and loving to his wife and his daughter. The story tells about the God’s reward the man got for his kindness – he overcame cancer.
- Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
The story about the girl Maya who was not treated well by her mates because of her clothes and old-fashioned toys. The unfair attitude towards her makes Maya drop the class. When the teacher explains the value of kindness for the world, and the significance of the small kind things, Maya’s classmate Chloe understands her mistakes. It is very simple but teaching story about kindness.
- Small Acts of Kindness by James R. Vollbracht, Christopher L. Fay
This book for children is in fact very useful to read for adults. The book teaches how the small acts of kindness can cherish the big love.
- Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom.
This is the practical book about friends, wisdom and life advice. Morrie was an old man close to his death date, and Mitch was a student. Every Tuesday they had the lessons of life.
- The 5 Love Languages Singles Edition
This is a book that teaches the language of love. Initially developed as a book for couples to strengthen their relationships, it is a good piece to read for everyone as shows the universal language of love to parents, colleagues, children, and the society in general.
- Just Show Up: The Dance of Walking through Suffering Together by Kara Tippets and Jill Lynn Buteyn.
Although Kara’s story is about terminal cancer, the book is written as the best example of romantic stories. It is a love for the life. It is the appreciation of God, goodness, kindness, friendship, and relationships. Kara is writing of friendship as of the finest gift in her life.