Life is more colourful with friends in it. Whether you're in a pickle at work, facing the blues on the home front or even coasting by your day, having a friend by your side can make you feel confident, supported and like you are brand new again. Before friendship day arrives, we've picked out 7 delightful books that celebrate the pleasure of having a pal. Read them and you're bound to cherish the buddies you have.
The Life Of Pi by Yann Martel is described as being transformative and even spiritual but one of its subplots also involves Pi's unlikely friendship with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker and how their understanding of each other grows through the tumultuous journey.
The Tree With A Thousand Apples by Sanchit Gupta is inspired by true events and revolves around the lives of three childhood friends that changes after a terrifying event and how they are left to fight for their lives, their home and their friendships.
You Are The Best Friend by Ajay K. Pandey tells the story of a struggling protagonist who is trying to comprehend life after a disaster. However, the most unexpected of friendships may be what gives him a second beginning.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty is now popularly known as the hit HBO TV series with stars like Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Besides being a deceptive murder mystery, it's also one about the Monterey gang and how the ladies weather numerous storms together.
The Sisterhood Of Travelling Pants: Complete Collection by Ann Brashares is a set of four novels that follow four female friends and a pair of denims that glues them together and experiences their most eventful summers with each of them.
Friendship Stories by Deepa Agarwal is a lovely collection of short stories that follows best friends going on adventures and finding strength in each other.
Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling isn't only a story about nature's wildest animals. It also tells the story of a man cub and his close friendships in the jungle that help him grow and survive.
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Before friendship day, this is the reading material you need.