Who does not like reading books with heart-warming stories? Probably nobody.
All of us enjoy reading good stories which make the heart feel warm and happy.
Reading books is an amazing activity to do.
It can easily transport you to another world through just words.
Reading wonderful stories is a whole different experience in itself.
You can be a part of the story just by reading it. It develops a different perspective towards life, altogether.
So, to give you a heart-warming reading experience.
This is a curated list of 10 books that you can read right now.
10 heart-warming books to read right now
This is a list of 10 heart-warming books with stories that will uplift you and fill with positivity:
1. a man called ove – by fredrick backman
Written by Fredrick Backman, ‘ A Man Called Ove’ is an heart-warming story.
This is a story about a grumpy old man living in his 70’s. Ove is a man who follows all the rules and has strict routines to stick to. He is not much liked by his neighbors and prefers to stay away from them on his own. However, there is a beautiful story of his past that nobody really knows of. The story builds up slowly and involves lovely characters.
The way author has described each character and it’s personality is exceptional. It makes you feel as if you personally know them. The story will make you laugh, cry and preach many important life lessons.
Author Fredrick Backman has done a brilliant job with this novel as his debut. This novel is also suitable for beginners. It will make you fall in love with reading.
2. dear mrs. bird – by a j pearce
Dear Mrs. Bird is a tale set in London in 1941.
It is a story of two friends, Emmy and Bunty. The book has snippets from war time days. It tells us how people in a war-torn nation dealt with the situations. This book has right amount of all the emotions. The book also gives knowledge and makes you aware of certain facts.
Beautifully written. This is a book you cannot miss reading.
3. yours cheerfully – by a j pearce
This is the second book in the series. The story continues from Dear Mrs. Bird. All characters from the previous book have developed well. The flow of the story seems natural and easy.
An enjoyable read! Even after being set in time zone of The Second World War, the story has a positive vibe to it. This book highlights the importance of female friendships and their impact on life.
Heartfelt story with clever writing. A wonderful sequel to Dear Mrs. Bird. You should definitely read this one.
4. bridget jones’s diary – by helen fielding
Funny and uplifting.
Bridget Jones is a young woman in her 30’s dealing with various life issues. Bridget is facing self-doubt problems and is worried about her weight gain issues. She is looking for a partner whom she can love can trust.
The book gives an account of an year of Bridget’s life in the form of her diary entries. Her diary entries seem to be relevant even in today’s time. One can definitely relate to her while she’s talking about her feelings and problems.
This is a funny and honest book to read. A must read!
5. everything is beautiful – by eleanor ray
Highly engaging story that shares a journey of self-discovery. The story revolves around Amy, the central character.
Amy is a young working professional. She has the habit of hoarding things and holding onto objects. Amy finds this as the way of protecting herself from the heartbreaks. She keeps memories with her in form of hoarding things.
Whereas, when she realizes that this habit of hers is turning into a serious problem. Then, she finally decides to deal with the problem by digging into her past. The story further tells how she heals herself from the traumas she had in the past.
This is a beautiful tale of healing and finding one’s true self. You truly need to add this one in your to-be-read list!
6. five steps to happy – by ella dove
Based on author Ella Dove’s real life experiences, ‘Five Steps To Happy’ is a heart-warming and raw story. It takes you on a complete roller-coaster of emotions. You will laugh as well as cry while reading this lovely book.
Author writes about Heidi’s story. She is a young struggling actress, hustling her way inti the industry. But, Heidi’s world goes upside down when she has an accident. It completely changes her life. But even after facing so many emotional and physical struggles, Heidi decides to go on with life. With extreme hope in her heart, Heidi takes on the journey.
So, how will she take a first step forward? Read this beautiful story filled with hope to find out more.
7. how not to die alone – by logan ury
Written by Logan Ury, ‘How Not To Die Alone’ is a guide to modern-day dating.
Author Logan Ury is an educated behavioral scientist turned dating coach. She has used the important insights from behavioral science to teach about dating. The book provides you with everything you need to make a great relationship. Logan Ury is internationally recognized as an expert on modern-day love and dating.
” Great relationships are built, not discovered”, an important lesson taught by the book.
This book is a must read for millennials to learn more about the important aspects of a relationship.
8. the authenticity project – by clare pooley
‘ The Authenticity Project’ is an experiment started by Julian – a cheerful old man. Julian is a retired artist. After his wife’s death, he’s been living alone and finds it hard to bond with others. He often feels unheard. Therefore, he starts ‘ The Authenticity Project’.
Julian’s main motive behind starting The Authenticity Project is quite simple. It is to find if people still care about others who they are surrounded with. Thus, he starts this little adventure by naming a little green book as ‘The Authenticity Project’.
Eventually, many people join the adventure and turn from strangers to close friends. All the characters are wonderful and have a flavor of their own.
This book is like a warm hug from your close one. It teaches the importance of friendships and having conversations in life.
9. the little paris bookshop – by nina george
As the name suggests, the story is set in a little bookshop located in the city of Paris. A lovely place to be at!
This beautiful bookstore is run by Jean Perdu. The most special feature of the bookshop is it’s owner himself. For he is gifted with the rare quality of suggesting books to his customers that they actually need. This helps them heal their soul from within. But, even after having this amazing possession, he is unable to heal his own soul.
The story further progresses as Jean tries to find calm. The journey leads him to unlock his past and the memories of beloved one. Truly a calming read!
10. when life gives you lemons – by fiona gibson
A book most women today could relate with! Funny, heart-warming and relatable.
Viv, the main character of the story, is dealing with multiple issues in her life. Viv is facing major middle age crisis with her menopause issues. And on top of that, she gets to know of her husband Andy’s love affair. She soon finds herself to be single. And has lost interest in getting into another romantic relationship anyway soon. Viv finds herself in tangled in multiple problems.
How will she deal with them all? Will she find a way out of it? The story is about compassion and self-belief.
It is an inspiration to all the women out there that they themself can turn their life the way they want. Whenever and however!
Hopefully this list will help you to improve your reading experience!
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