10 Classic Comfort Reads

By RhodeRedPVD

By RhodeRedPVD

All Creatures Great and Small: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World's Most Beloved Animal Doctor

James Herriot

$16.99 $15.63

1930s Yorkshire. The ultimate comfort read for people who love animals.

The Olive Farm: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Olive Oil in the South of France

Carol Drinkwater


For everyone who dreams of rescuing an old French villa and turning it into a fantastic place to live.

The Blue Sword

Robin McKinley


Horses, a bit of magic and an ordinary young woman who becomes a heroine.

My Family and Other Animals

Gerald Durrell

$17.00 $15.64

The quirky childhood of one of the most famous zookeepers of all time. Deliciously written.

Crystal Singer

Anne McCaffrey


So many womenโ€™s favorite science fiction story in which a failed singer throws aside her old life to become a crystal miner of fame and fortune. An engrossing adventure.

Cheaper by the Dozen

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and Frank B. Gilbreth

$15.99 $14.71

G-rated comedic gold. The true-life story of a family with 12 children has been continuously in print for 70 years because itโ€™s so much fun.

My Man Jeeves

P. G. Wodehouse

$19.95 $18.35

Addictive fun. One of 20+ short story collections by the most witty British writer of the 20th century starring a hapless young upper class man and his genius butler who continually saves the day.

Ballet Shoes

Noel Streatfeild

$7.99 $7.35

One of the most beloved childrenโ€™s books of all time, the tale of three adopted girls and how they each became dancers in their own way.

The Goblin Emperor

Katherine Addison

$8.99 $8.27

A young half-goblin who has been raised in isolation by an abusive guardian suddenly inherits an empire. Entrancing.