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Book advice needed

Hi, I am a new member, and I love books and I hope to find a place where I can talk and read about books.
But now I have a specific purpose in mind. I have a friend, who is seriously ill. We talked about how I can help her. She said she would love having some new books to read - funny, smart, optimistic books.
And I know none of these. And she has already read P.G. Woodehouse.
Help me, please. I am afraid just to order stuff randomly, because
1) I want the books to be really good, and
2) it is important that the books do not contain anything about dying, diseases, hospitals, etc. Which is impossible to guarantee without reading the book from cover to cover.
So please, any advice on what might fit the bill?
Thank you in advance.
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