Uplifting, feel-good reads
Cannon, Joanna. The Trouble With Goats and Sheep. Two girls try to solve the disappearance of a woman in their community during a heat wave in England. This title is also available as an eBook and eAudiobook on Overdrive.
Center, Katherine. How to Walk Away. Margaret finds love in the least likely place. This title is also an ebook on Overdrive.
Clark, Martin. Substition Order. A disbarred attorney lands a job in a sandwich shop in the middle of nowhere. He has to put his legal experience to work when a mysterious stranger offers him an invitation.
Cohen, Jon. Harry’s Trees. A widower, Harry, and a widower, Amanda, bond over their love for nature and for Oriana, a girl with an irrepressible spirit. This magical novel explores loneliness, grief, and redemption.
Halpern, Sue. Summer Hours at the Robbers Library. Head Librarian Kit’s life crosses paths with a teen who has been arrested for shoplifting.
Holmes, Linda. Evvie Drakes Starts Over. A widow forms an unlikely friendship with a former major-league pitcher.
Lowe, T.I. Lulu’s Cafe. On the run from a violent past, Leah finds solace in a tiny cafe.
Patrick, Phaedra. Rise & Shine Benedict Stone. Benedict’s niece, the daughter of an estranged brother, turns his life upside down.
Simsion, Graeme. Two Steps Forward. To make amends with the past, two young people begin a 2,000 kilometer journey from Cluny to Santiago.