Reading Well: mood-boosting books

Reading Well Mood-boosting Books is a national promotion of uplifting novels, non-fiction and poetry.

We invite you to try a mood-boosting book as part of the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme and to share your own favourite mood boosting reads with others.

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Mood-boosting Books list

Readers and reading groups around the country have recommended 25 new Mood-boosting books  including Terry Pratchett’s Mort, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet and A A Milne’s House at Pooh Corner.

The Reading Agency has worked with Macmillan Cancer Support to involve people who have been diagnosed with cancer. See the Macmillan Mood-boosting Books list.

Call into your nearest library to see what's available or reserve yours via the online catalogue.

You can also find out about joining a Reading Group or you might like to start your own. Ask in your local library.