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    15 Feel-Good Books To Put On Your Summer Reading List Right Now

    Make some room on your bookshelf.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to give us their feel-good book recommendations. Here are some of their responses!

    1. The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

    2. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

    3. Wild by Cheryl Strayed

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    "Loved this story about a young woman facing her demons head-on in the wilderness and rediscovering herself in the process – this book had me laughing and in tears in equal measure."

    jenifleur86

    4. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

    5. Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

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    "Summer Sisters by Judy Blume is my absolute favourite. Heart warming, heart wrenching."

    sarahb419deedad

    6. Trouble is a Friend of Mine by Stephanie Tromly

    7. Eat Up! by Ruby Tandoh

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    "It’s one of the best books I’ve ever read and it truly makes you feel good about food and what you want to eat. She’s funny, clever and sensitive and will make you truly appreciate how good it feels to sit back a savour food."

    caryst2

    8. The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

    9. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Eva Rice

    10. Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe

    11. The Spinster Club series by Holly Bourne

    12. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

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    Amazon reviewer Becky says: "I absolutely loved this book from beginning to end. The unconditional love of a dog is like no other and the bond between dog and owner is the most wonderful feeling ever. It was written beautifully and really made me think and understand relationships. I didn't want it to finish and knew how it would end, but the way it was written made it almost bearable. A brilliant writer. Worth far more than five stars"

    kimm51

    13. Perfect Timing by Jill Mansell

    14. Meet me at the Museum by Anne Youngson

    15. Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen

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    "This hilarious Irish best-seller, which came to life via a viral Facebook page, follows country girl Aisling as she moves from her hometown to big city living in Dublin. She's sweet, a little clueless but a force to be reckoned with. "

    Ailbhe Malone

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