Uplifting reads brought to you by Pink Lady® and Woman & Home
A little while ago, we did some research with you – our loyal fans – and you told us that one of your favourite pastimes was getting lost in a good book.
With more of us spending time at home, there has never been a better time to be transported to another world with the help of an immersive, uplifting novel. That’s why we have teamed up with Woman & Home magazine to bring you the ultimate list of uplifting and mood-boosting summer reads, compiled by book editors Zoe West and Emma Shacklock.
Why not take a virtual trip to the beach with The Secret Seaside Escape for a feel-good romantic novel that is shimmering with summer sun? A Sunday Times best-seller, let this novel by Heidi Swain take you on an exhilarating tour of Wynmouth with hapless heroine Tess Tyler who uncovers a tapestry of secrets during a holiday she will never forget.
If a good giggle is what you need, try Fiona Gibson’s When Life Gives You Lemons, a cheerful and heart-warming story following Viv and her life – which isn’t quite going to plan. Accompany Viv as she faces her partner’s infuriating midlife crisis and contends with a barmy boss; this read will bring a smile to your face in no time.
If a love story is what floats your boat, look no further than Unexpected Lessons in Love by Lucy Dillon for a heart-warming read with laughs aplenty – perfect for picking up on a sunny afternoon in the garden. Get lost in the Big Apple with Jeannie and the man of her dreams. He’s everything she ever wanted, but is she ready to say ‘I do’?
Seductive and entrancing, Messy, Wonderful Us by Catherine Isaac is a compelling tale following scientist Allie in her quest to discover the family truths revealed in an envelope she finds in her grandmother’s house. This gripping novel will have you hooked in no time!
From the best-selling author of Miss You, Kate Eberlen’s latest novel, Only You, transports you to the romantic city of Rome where a stunning love story follows a couple united by their love for dance. This novel is sure to captivate and comfort you as its heart-warming tale unfolds.
If you are looking for summer escapism a little closer to home, why not try the charming and uplifting novel The Switch by Beth O’Leary. The Switch follows the lives of Leena and Eileen, a grandmother-granddaughter pair who are on a mission to find themselves, find love and find adventure.
Which of our uplifting reads has most caught your eye? Spoiler alert: these books will spread joy and positivity this summer!