10 Classic Comfort Reads

By RhodeRedPVD

By RhodeRedPVD

All Creatures Great and Small: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the Worlds 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

$7.99 $7.35

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 women’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

Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

$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 it’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 children’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.

The Principles of Uncertainty

Maira Kalman

$29.95 $26.96

A visual memoir of beloved things, people and travels that is so full of charm and a deep appreciation for the world, that you’ll be warmed through.