Lists and Suggestions

List: Uplifting Lit

Patrick, Phaedra.

"Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a...

Page, Libby, author.

"A tender, joyous debut novel about a cub reporter and her eighty-six-year-old subject--and th...

Pooley, Clare, author.

"A story about a solitary green notebook that brings together six strangers and leads to unexp...

Chang, Jade, 1975- author.

"A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it al...

Hogan, Ruth, 1961- author.

Andrew Peardew collects things dropped or left behind by others and writing stories about them. He ...

Balasubramanyam, Rajeev, 1974- author.

"P.R. Chandrasekhar, the celebrated professor of economics at Cambridge, is at a turning point...

Henry, Veronica, author.

"Nightingale Books, nestled on the main street in an idyllic little village, is a dream come t...

Zevin, Gabrielle, author.

A.J. Fikry's life is not what he expected it to be. His wife has died, his bookstore is failin...

Simsion, Graeme C.

Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, star...

Hogan, Ruth, 1961- author.

"They say friends make life worth living... Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellio...

Berg, Elizabeth, author.

"Truluv is a moving novel about three people who have lost the person they love most, and must...

Hooper, Emma, author.

Embarking on a more than 3,000-kilometer walking journey from rural Canada to the East coast so tha...

Elliott, Rachel (Psychotherapist), author.

35-year-old Miriam hasn't left her house in three years, and cannot raise her voice above a wh...

Cannon, Joanna (Psychiatrist), author.

England, 1976. Mrs. Creasy is missing and the Avenue is alive with whispers. The neighbors blame he...

Joyce, Rachel.

Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting ...

Hartnett, Annie, author.

Twelve-year-old Elvis Babbitt has a head for the facts: she knows science proves yellow is the happ...

Woods, Eva (Novelist), author.

"Annie Hebden is stuck. Stuck in her boring job, with her irritating roommate, in a life no th...