In troubling times, Up Lit (or uplifting literature) can help elevate your mood. Yes, there may be tears, gasps and moments of sadness, but by the final pages of these books you'll be left with an appreciation of the good in the world, and the wonderful people in it. Next time you’re in the mood to look on the brighter side of life, pick up one of these titles and get ready for the warm-fuzzies to take over.
The brand-new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author.
What do you do when you’re told you’ve got terminal cancer at 50? Take up crochet, get religion and bow out gracefully? Or upend your life and spend every remaining minute exploring new pleasures?
The heartwarming new family saga from the bestselling author of The Kookaburra Creek Café.
Veronica McCreedy is about to have the a journey of a lifetime . . . A warm, witty story of late life revelations (and penguins), as one unique octogenarian decides it's time to visit Antarctica.
The Lost Love Song is a bewitching novel about love, second chances and the power of music, from the author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling Star-crossed . . .
Jane Austen time-travels to the future and falls in love. But will she choose happiness in the present, or her career as a writer in the past?
The novel that has made 2 million readers happier! The story of one woman's inspirational journey from boredom and dissatisfaction to happiness and fulfilment!
The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan is a charming, nostalgic and heartwarming story for women of any age – and it all begins when 79-year-old Shirley kidnaps her husband from his nursing home for one final adventure . . .
Uplifting and hugely entertaining, this novel introduces an irresistibly funny, cynical and unforgettable new anti-hero to sit alongside Eleanor Oliphant, The Rosie Project's Don Tillman and A Man Called Ove
The heartbreaking, romantic and utterly compelling new novel from international bestselling author Paige Toon
A charming and uplifting novel about love, belonging and facing mortality, from one of Australia’s most loved and acclaimed comedians.
The Number One bestselling author returns with a heart-stirring story about love in all its forms.
A story about the triumph of a quiet hero. And how music can bring us back to life. The exquisite and perfectly-pitched new novel from the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Perfect and The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy.
The Break isn't a story about falling in love but about staying in love. It is Marian Keyes at her funniest, wisest and brilliant best.
The heart-warming, poignant and evocative new novel from the bestselling author of A Hundred Pieces of Me and All I Ever Wanted.
Two people. One love story. A million possibilities.
The second heart-warming and charming novel from Sandie Docker, set in the small Australian coastal town of Rosella Cove.
A tender, quietly comic, heartstopping and very British coming of (old) age novel from a powerful new voice in fiction.
A celebration of a truly extraordinary book and author, this very special edition brings together Wonder and its companion book, Auggie & Me, together for the first time.
An international bestselling novel: a year in the life of an elderly man writing an exposé from an old-people's home in Amsterdam.
This is a love story to rival the very best. Caught up in the nostalgia for first love and the type of music that they don't make any more, Mix Tape asks the biggest question of all: what if 'what could have been' is still to come?
Maggie’s Going Nowhere is a fierce and funny debut introducing a thoroughly relatable and offbeat heroine. If you enjoy Fleabag, you'll adore Maggie!
International borders may be closed for now, but there are still no limits on the imagination.