Uplifting books

The cooler weather is ideal to snuggle up with a good book. If you are stuck for book recommendations, we have some uplifting suggestions that will be engaging and leave you feeling positive. 

A Man Called Ove- by Fredrik Backman

This novel explores the growth of protagonist Ove, an elderly man who is unhappy with life. It’s a heart-warming and touching story about community and finding your purpose in life. You will be touched by this quick and easy read. 

Mornings with Rosemary- by Libby Page

A refreshing feel-good novel about an unexpected friendship. This book explores the nourishing, transforming relationship of the two main characters and reminds us we are never too old to make new friends or make a difference. 

The Midnight Library- by Matt Haig

A touching and heart-warming story that explores the choices that go into a life well lived. The story is a celebration of the ordinary and will leave you wanting to celebrate life. It’s a book you will not want to put down. 

The Last Lecture- by Jeffrey Zaslow and Randy Pausch

The Last Lecture is based on a true lecture Randy Pausch gave to his students in which he explores the value of time and life. It will leave you feeling energised and wanting to relentlessly pursue your dreams. 

The Keeper of Lost Things- by Ruth Hogan

A charming and clever book that explores the endless possibilities and joyful discoveries we make in life. The overarching message being that with great care and assistance all ‘lost things’ might eventually find their place. 

Happy reading!

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