When I need an inspiration I usually reach for the one book that I’m sure going to make me feel better. So, when I find myself scrolling around feeling down, I know it’s time to take my magical medicine: one of the following books, a huge cup of strong coffee and the cutest PJ’s ever. The book must contain a great number of clichés, the most perfect love interest, happy ending, humor, and heartwarming and extremely sweet atmosphere.
Morning Glory by Sarah Jio
One of the most common things that make me feel down is focusing too much on the things I can’t change. What’s the point of dedicating the past so much thought if you can’t change it anyway?
Ada leaves her old life behind and moves to an adorable houseboat. In order to start fresh, she needs to let go of her past. The small houseboat, new friends and the story of the people who lived there long ago help her to find the strength to move on.
Time is a River by Mary Alice Monroe
Learning a new skill is always a good idea. What is the one thing you always wanted to know how to do but thought it was ridiculous?
Mia went through a difficult period in her life. She escapes to a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina hoping to find a way to overcome betrayal and illness. She wasn’t used to the friendliness of small-town citizens, and slowly lowers her guards and opens her heart to the new people of Watkins Glenn. Mia gets an understanding of her life and what can make her truly happy.
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
The book that proves that love concurs all. The story of heartbreaking, forbidden love and its tragic consequences in 1930s Kentucky. Isabelle and Robert’s love story is the most beautiful and powerful romance I have ever read about.
Hunting and Gathering by Anna Gavalda
This book shows the importance of friendship and how comforting is to have people around you who understand you and don’t judge you.
The faith brings four lonely people under one roof; a talented but starving artist Camilla, a ruthless chef Frank and his neglected grandmother Polette and aristocratic but a little weird Filliber. Apart they are just strange, lonely people but they are a real family.
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
Looking on the bright side is the main message I got from this book. Not to take things too seriously and look for a positive and humorous way to see things that happen to you.
Juliet corresponds with multiple people from Guernsey Island and She discovers many heartbreaking and inspiring stories including the one of their book club that helped them to survive the Nazi occupation.