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Boost your mood with our mood-boosting books!

10 January 2012 / 0 Comments

If January's getting to you then take a look at the 27 books in our Mood-Boosting Books promotion. Over 135 libraries across the country are lifting the nations spirits with mood-boosting books and all the titles have been specially chosen by reading groups - we hope you will find one that will improve your mood!

The Beach Café by Lucy Diamond
Being Human by Neil Astley
The Big Over Easy by Jasper Fforde
Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee
Couch Fiction by Philippa Perry
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
Hector and the Search for Happiness by Francois Lelord
Life According to Lubka by Laurie Graham
Life with the Lid Off by Nicola Hodgkinson
A Little History of the World by E. H. Gombrich
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Men at Work by Mike Gayle
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford
Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon
Tackling Life by Charlie Oatway
That Awkward Age by Roger McGough
To the Moon and Back by Jill Mansell
Trouble on the Heath by Terry Jones
A Winter Book byTove Jansson

You might also like to try . . .
Stop What You're Doing and Read This - Various contributors
Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
Waterlog by Roger Deakin
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

We'd love to know what your mood-boosting books are - tell us on Twitter using the hashtag #moodboosting or on our Facebook page.

If you're in London on the 23 January come along to the launch of Mood-Boosting Books. - we'd love to see you there.

For practical advice about coping with emotional health issues, go to


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