We’ve teamed up with Pink Lady® apples to bring you uplifting reads, chosen by w&h books editors Zoe West and Emma Shacklock
When you need to unwind or have time on your hands, reading is the perfect way to escape into a world of imagination. That’s why we have compiled this list of feel-good reads with Pink Lady® apples – a treat for all your senses!
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Pink Lady’s feel-good reads of 2020
This is a real ‘smiler’ of a book. Viv is juggling the menopause, home, work, a late-life child and an expanding waistline. When she finds out her husband is having an affair, she turns to friends for solace. You’ll be cheering her on as she explores new endeavours, including an unexpected love interest.
A wonderfully romantic novel, set in Rome. Letty and Alf discover they are the only English speakers at an Italian class, and soon learn of each other’s love of dance. They come from different worlds, but as they dance around the Piazza Navona, everything changes. This tale will transport you to the Eternal City!
Tess Tyler is in desperate need of some time to relax, particularly after making a shocking discovery. Fleeing to the seaside town of Wynmouth, which holds so many happy memories for her, Tess starts to enjoy the simpler way of life, only for the past to creep back to haunt her. A truly transporting story.
Allie discovers an envelope in her grandmother’s house that casts doubt on everything she thought she knew about herself and her family. She hires a private detective, before she and best friend Ed make their way to Lake Garda to confront the past once and for all. Warm and heartfelt.
Leena Cotton is put on a sabbatical after blowing a big presentation, and heads for her grandmother Eileen’s Yorkshire home. Meanwhile, newly single 80-year-old Eileen has exhausted the dating pool in her village. Then an idea strikes. Could swapping homes bring the second chance they’re both hoping for? An intriguing read.
Hopeless romantic Jeannie thinks she’s finally got it right with handsome vet Dan, whose surprise New York proposal is surely the stuff of dreams. But even for Jeannie this seems a little too perfect and, as the wedding approaches and her nerves increase, fate steps in. Sparkling and sensitive.