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Gentle Reads: Home

The items in this guide officially count as self-care: if you need a restful read and/or a laugh, there's something here for you.

Welcome!

 "Gentle Reads" is a term used to describe novels that contain no violence or offensive language. Books in this category aren't emotionally taxing to read and don't rely on danger and shock to move the story forward. Instead, they celebrate the little things in life with humor, keeping an upbeat outlook and finding something to laugh about. The books in this guide offer a pleasant and restful reading experience, with a little something for everyone. Enjoy!

(Disclaimer: some books listed here are the first of long, rich series, so be sure to check our catalog for their sequels or related titles.)

Relax

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