Comfort Reads: The Long List
by Jen Moyers (@jen.loves.books)
Last week, we released episode 120 in which we recommended books that could be Comfort Reads for you during this very stressful time! Check out my long list of recommendations, and let us know what books you'd recommend to round out these lists. What other books are bringing you comfort?
Books to Escape
Sarah J. Maas’s House of Earth and Blood
Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone
Elana K. Arnold’s Damsel
Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely
Books with a Happily Every After
Lyssa Kay Adams’s The Bromance Book Club
Sally Thorne’s The Hating Game
Alyssa Cole’s An Unconditional Freedom
Lisa Kleypas’s Marrying Winterborne
Books to Capture Your Heart
Kelly Harms’s The Overdue Life of Amy Byler
Jojo Moyes’s The Giver of Stars
Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House
Claire Lombardo’s The Most Fun We Ever Had
Books for Some Much-Needed Catharsis
Ann Napolitano’s Dear Edward
Camille Pagán's Forever Is the Worst Long Time
Rebecca Serle’s In Five Years
Ocean Vuong’s On Earth, We’re Briefly Gorgeous
Books for Days When Your Attention Span Is Short
Editor Jessica Spotswood’s A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls
Margaret Renkl’s Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss
Alexander Chee’s How to Write an Autobiographical Novel
Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Books to Engage Your Brain
Ada Calhoun’s Why We Can’t Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis
Susannah Cahalan’s The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Patrick Radden Keefe's Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
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