Light and Happy

A friend wondered if we might suggest some light and happy books to read, she thought it would be a help. Some of our faves.....

The Summer Before the War: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812983203
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 21st, 2017

Set in the idyllic seaside village of East Sussex, England in the summer of 1914, Helen Simonson's book will transport you to a simpler time, an age of innocence. The Washington Post called it "a novel to cure your Downton Abbey withdrawal." --Jenny


The Women in Black: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982134082
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Published: Scribner - February 11th, 2020

A quirky, slyly smart novel set in an Australian department in the 1950s. It's light and bright and innocent: a balm for these anxious, confusing days. --Becky


Star-Crossed: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984822826
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Published: Crown - May 21st, 2019

Class Mom: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250192561
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 24th, 2018

For a certain category of youngish moms. --Amy


I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375713750
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Published: Anchor - August 26th, 2003

For a certain category of not-youngish moms. --Amy


The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451491879
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Published: Berkley - July 9th, 2019

Irreverent AND thoughtful. 


Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525619246
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 25th, 2019

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451491879
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Published: Berkley - July 9th, 2019

The Unhoneymooners Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501128035
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Published: Gallery Books - May 14th, 2019

It's a rom-com, but it's fun and funny and well-written. --Jenny


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