Favorite Comfort Reads
What books do you turn to when you need a break from all that serious reading? What do you read when you feel tired, stressed out or ill? Share your favorites here!
697 The Oathbound (Valdemar: Vo...
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702 The Death of Vishnu
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 5,710 ratings
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702 Flower of the Winds
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 431 ratings
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702 The Gunniwolf
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 109 ratings
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702 Last Seen Wearing (Inspecto...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,181 ratings
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702 Arrow's Fall (Heralds of Va...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 11,937 ratings
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702 Peaches (Peaches, #1)
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 7,726 ratings
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708 The First Circle
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 3,669 ratings
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708 Aisling of Eire
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 306 ratings
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708 D'Aulaires' Norse Gods and ...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 1,635 ratings
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708 Wyvernhail (The Kiesha'ra, #5)
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 3,509 ratings
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708 Arrows of the Queen (Herald...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 18,767 ratings
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708 Evermore (The Immortals, #1)
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 157,581 ratings
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708 The Secret Pilgrim
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,793 ratings
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715 The Lord God Made Them All
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 10,796 ratings
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715 Wolfcry (The Kiesha'ra, #4)
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 4,027 ratings
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715 The Riddle-Master of Hed (R...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 5,738 ratings
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715 The Wedding Planner's Daugh...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 3,814 ratings
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719 Go Saddle the Sea (Felix Br...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 240 ratings
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719 Just So Stories
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 24,860 ratings
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719 Every Living Thing
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 4,919 ratings
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719 Falcondance (The Kiesha'ra,...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 4,881 ratings
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719 Save the Date
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 2,206 ratings
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724 Hugger Mugger (Spenser, #27)
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 3,068 ratings
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724 The Bat-Poet
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 305 ratings
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724 The Complete James Herriot
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4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 193 ratings
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724 Snakecharm (The Kiesha'ra, #2)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 6,199 ratings
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724 Enchanters' End Game (The B...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 50,274 ratings
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724 Kissing Snowflakes
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 528 ratings
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724 The Dark Hand of Magic (Sun...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 835 ratings
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731 Small Vices (Spenser, #24)
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,771 ratings
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731 Let Sleeping Vets Lie
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 1,393 ratings
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731 Hawksong (The Kiesha'ra, #1)
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 13,185 ratings
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731 The Host (The Host, #1)
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 510,924 ratings
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731 Nimisha's Ship
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,088 ratings
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731 If We Kiss (If We Kiss, #1)
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,914 ratings
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731 Stranger at the Wedding
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 716 ratings
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738 The Compass Rose
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,169 ratings
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738 The Star Witch (Fyne Witche...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 631 ratings
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738 The Ship Who Searched (Brai...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 7,121 ratings
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738 The Cupid Chronicles (Weddi...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,846 ratings
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738 The Witches of Wenshar (Sun...
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 980 ratings
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743 The Moon Witch (Fyne Witche...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 658 ratings
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743 Damia's Children (The Tower...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 6,750 ratings
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743 Dog Wizard (Windrose Chroni...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 918 ratings
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746 Thin Air (Spenser, #22)
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,595 ratings
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746 The Girl Who Kicked the Hor...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 329,276 ratings
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746 The Sun Witch (Fyne Witches...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 899 ratings
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746 Ishmael
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 994 ratings
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750 Miss Marple Omnibus Vol 2
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 119 ratings
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750 Death In Paradise (Jesse St...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,993 ratings
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750 Prince of Swords (Children ...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 304 ratings
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750 Lady Knight (Protector of t...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 24,766 ratings
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750 The Ladies of Mandrigyn (Su...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,678 ratings
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755 Prince of Fire (Children of...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 293 ratings
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755 Farmer in the Sky
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 5,140 ratings
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755 The Eyre Affair (Thursday N...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 65,739 ratings
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755 The Walls of Air (Darwath, #2)
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,646 ratings
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759 Sudden Mischief (Spenser, #25)
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,245 ratings
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759 Prince of Magic (Children o...
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 422 ratings
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759 Citizen of the Galaxy
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 7,069 ratings
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759 A Free Man of Color (Benjam...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,571 ratings
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763 Spare Change (Sunny Randall...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,118 ratings
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763 Rinkitink in Oz (Oz, #10)
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,652 ratings
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763 22 Nights (Emperor's Brides...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 194 ratings
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763 Visions in Death (In Death,...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 11,572 ratings
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763 The Silicon Mage (Windrose ...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,245 ratings
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768 Walking Shadow
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,230 ratings
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768 Untouchable (Emperor's Brid...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 255 ratings
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768 Polgara the Sorceress
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 16,472 ratings
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768 The Silent Tower (Windrose ...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,731 ratings
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768 An Irish Country Wedding
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 907 ratings
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773 Mortal Stakes (Spenser, #3)
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 2,645 ratings
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773 Bride By Command (Emperor's...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 213 ratings
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773 A Guide to the Birds of Eas...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 1,490 ratings
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773 The Armies of Daylight (Dar...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,811 ratings
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773 A Dublin Student Doctor  (I...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,201 ratings
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778 The Widening Gyre (Spenser,...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 2,224 ratings
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778 The Time of the Dark (Darwa...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,629 ratings
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778 An Irish Country Courtship ...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,428 ratings
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781 Valediction (Spenser, #11)
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 3,059 ratings
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781 Friday
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 17,082 ratings
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781 That Summer in Sicily: A Lo...
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781 Dragonsbane (Winterlands #1)
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 3,268 ratings
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781 An Irish Country Girl (Iris...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,569 ratings
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786 Have His Carcase  (Lord Pet...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 6,500 ratings
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786 Night And Day (Jesse Stone,...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,792 ratings
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786 Goblins in the Castle
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 804 ratings
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786 An Irish Country Christmas ...
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790 Pale Kings And Princes (Spe...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 2,483 ratings
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790 Kitty Goes to Washington (K...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 11,840 ratings
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790 The World's Worst Fairy God...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 127 ratings
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790 An Irish Country Village (I...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,764 ratings
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794 Double Play (Burke, #1)
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,205 ratings
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794 Fortune's Journey
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 108 ratings
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796 Half-Human
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797 End in Tears (Inspector Wex...
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797 Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 27,670 ratings
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797 The Ghost in the Big Brass ...
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800 The Rottweiler
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message 1: by Lee (new)

Lee Come and join us here if you want to share and discover more comfort reads.

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/2...


message 3: by Lee (new)

Lee Courtney, you can add books to the list by searching for it at the top right of the page.


message 4: by Trak (new)

Trak good idea for a list - really good


message 5: by Courtney (new)

Courtney Thanks for the tip!


message 6: by Lee (new)

Lee Your welcome!


message 7: by Sharayu (new)

Sharayu Gangurde I love reading Enid Blyton to relax my mind! However most books mentioned here fall under 'serious reading!'


message 8: by Lee (new)

Lee You can add some Enid Blyton to the list!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads The form to add books to the list is at the right-hand side of the page.


message 10: by Sharayu (new)

Sharayu Gangurde Thanks Lee and Susanna!


message 11: by Xenophon (new)

Xenophon Hendrix I interpret comfort food as being food one likes to eat when one feels emotionally vulnerable, so I likewise interpret comfort reads as being things one likes to read when one feels emotionally vulnerable.


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