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Up Lit: 15 Feel Good Fiction Novels

Posted less than a minute ago by April S

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Novels designed to boost your mood and leave you smiling. Up Lit are uplifting, life-affirming stories chock full of humor, hope, kindness, compassion, empathy, love and joy.

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12 Incredibly Lovely Reads

Posted about 4 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, autobiographical fiction, beyond the bestsellers, character driven, compelling, finding a good book, haunting, Historical Fiction, Literary fiction, lyrical, Magical Realism, Novelist, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations, Stylistically complex, suspenseful and Unconventional

A selection of lyrical and lovely reading recommendations.

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20 Fascinating Reads with Unconventional Storylines

Posted about 26 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with appeal, beyond the bestsellers, character-driven, coming of age stories, family sagas, finding a good book, intricately plotted, Literary fiction, Magical Realism, metafiction, moving, Political Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, reflective, Stylistically complex, thought-provoking and Unconventional

Expect the unexpected with these thought-provoking novels.

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15 Atmospheric and Memorable Reads to Lose Yourself In

Posted about 27 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, character driven, coming of age stories, compelling, finding a good book, Ghost Stories, Gothic Fiction, Historical Fiction, intricately plotted, leisurely paced, Literary fiction, Paranormal Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, richly detailed, romantic suspense, Suspense Fiction, suspenseful and world building

Ambiance abound in these atmospheric novels crossing a range of genres.

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12 Intriguing Reads You Won't Want to Put Down

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, compelling, finding a good book, gritty, Historical Fiction, intriguing, Literary fiction, Psychological Fiction, suspenseful and Unconventional

Interesting reads filled with multi-dimensional, interesting, compelling and beguiling characters.

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10 Character-Driven and Upbeat Books to Put You in a Good Mood

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Romance | Tagged with amusing, appeal, beyond the bestsellers, character-driven, Domestic Fiction, engaging, finding a good book, heartwarming, likable characters, Love Stories, quirky, reading recommendations, relationships and upbeat

Stories that are fun, lighthearted, hopeful and optimistic.

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15 Incredible Historical Fiction Novels Inspired by True Stories

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, authentic, based on true stories, beyond the bestsellers, biographical fiction, character-driven, courageous, engaging, finding a good book, Historical Fiction, intricately plotted, Love Stories, moving, moving, richly detailed, romantic, strong sense of place, survival, suspenseful and World War II Fiction

Extraordinary novels inspired by notable real-life events.

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12 Captivating and Compelling Reads

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, character driven, coming of age stories, compelling, finding a good book, intricately plotted, legal thrillers, Psychological Suspense, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations, richly detailed, Spy Fiction, Stylistically complex, Suspense Fiction and world-building

Get ready for an engrossing reading experience with these reading recommendations.

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