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fizzykola Tue 07-May-13 15:28:19

I'm feeling a tiny bit low and am looking for a warm cuddle of a book.

Ideally not very long and not focusing on mother-daughter-sister relationships!

Having said that I loved I Capture the Castle. Maybe something on those lines?

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DuchessofMalfi Tue 07-May-13 17:46:00

When I feel a bit low I like to read Katie Fforde's novels. Comforting, and guaranteed to cheer me up again smile

TerraNotSoFirma Tue 07-May-13 17:53:25

Last chance saloon by Marian Keyes is my 'read when down' book of choice.

fizzykola Tue 07-May-13 19:44:49

Thanks! I'll see if my local library has either of those smile

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Kasterborous Tue 07-May-13 21:21:28

I enjoy Alexamder Mcall Smiths The no 1 Ladies Detective Agency series for this kind of read. They are nice gentle books and easy to read.

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Wed 08-May-13 19:06:45

Yes to Number One Ladies' Detective Agency (but do read in order).

Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day - funny, quite forward thinking for its time and lovely

Ballet Shoes or other childhood classics, but Ballet Shoes is sisters

Jane Austen - go for Emma to avoid sisters!

mmack Wed 08-May-13 22:14:18

Maybe one of the Miss Marple Agatha Christies? Or a Bill Bryson? Both very comforting and wholesome.

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