Feel-good Fiction

Continue the celebration of the National Year of Reading's April theme of "Feel" this month by reading  some feel-good books! If you are feeling down, don't feel like reading anything dark or depressing, and/or just feel like reading something uplifting, upbeat or positive, try one these books.  With some old titles and some new titles to read, these books are not all light and fluffy, but they are all books that will make you feel that the world's not such a bad place!

A room with a view by E. M Forster
The art of racing in the rain by Garth Stein
A town like Alice by Nevil Shute
Cold comfort farm by Stella Gibbons
The Guernsey Literacy and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Anne Shaffer
The Limpopo Academy of private detection by Alexander McCall Smith.
I've got your number by Sophie Kinsella
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen
To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee
And if you feel like some feel-good non -fiction, try:
At home: A short history of private life by Bill Bryson, or
Bossypants by Tina Fey.

Tell us about your favourite feel-good fiction and non-fiction reads!
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