Books to bring a smile to your face while reading

By Ballast Book Co

By Ballast Book Co

Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival

Velma Wallis

$14.99 $13.79

When you're feeling low and have nothing to offer, this inspiring book is for you.

The Uncommon Reader: A Novella

Alan Bennett

$15.00 $13.80

This quick read is about Queen Elisabeth finding the book mobile. A great read then gift it on.

Virgil Wander

Leif Enger

$17.00 $15.64

Virgil struggling and his small town comes to his rescue. We all want that.

Celine

Peter Heller

$16.95 $15.59

When I finished this book, I wanted to meet Celine. Strong women!

Curve of Time: 50th Anniversary Edition (Anniversary)

M Blanchet

$24.95 $22.46

A PNW boating classic. If you're a boater and you haven't read this, are you a boater?

The Red Notebook

Antoine Laurain

$14.95 $13.75

A book to restore your faith in humans. Of course a bookshop in Paris is part of the story.

Uprooted

Naomi Novik

$17.00 $15.64

Fantasy with a strong woman with powers is at the center.

Lost Roses

Martha Hall Kelly

$28.00 $25.20

Historical fiction of WW1. I learned so much reading this great novel. Same family as Lilac Girls.

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

$26.99 $24.29

Appreciate Melinda talking about her failures and successes and her inclusion of her kids. Yes empowering.

Close Enough to Touch

Colleen Oakley

$16.00 $14.72

Just a plain feel good book, a women with medical issues finds love.

Peaches for Monsieur Le Curé

Joanne Harris

$17.00 $15.64

The follow up to our fav Chocolate! Vianne Rocher

Peace Like a River

Leif Enger

$16.00 $14.72

A beautifully written book with a story line that touches all your emotions.

Euphoria

Lily King

$16.00 $14.72

LOVED this book. Historical fiction based on Margaret Mead set in New Guinea 1930. Wonderful read. Sex, love, betrayal and so much more.

Writers & Lovers

Lily King

$27.00 $24.30

You are rooting for Casey every step of the way.

Evvie Drake Starts Over

Linda Holmes

$17.00 $15.64

Loved this read. Two people struggling to find themselves and happiness.

The Boyfriend Project

Farrah Rochon

$14.99 $13.79

Loved this premise, 3 women gamed by the same man become great supportive friends. Don't we all want that. Suzanne

The Jane Austen Society

Natalie Jenner

$26.99 $24.29

Yes, I am a Jane Austen fan so I loved this current day twist about her. Just a plain fun read. Suzanne

Summer Longing

Jamie Brenner

$28.00 $25.20

Small town life and a diverse group of people come together supporting each other. Loved it. Suzanne

The Other Bennet Sister

Janice Hadlow

$27.99 $25.19

A book about the mea, mild, sister Mary. I enjoyed the added tidbits from Pride and Prejudice introduced into the story. Suzanne

PostScript

Cecelia Ahern

$27.00 $24.30

Don't we all love P.S I Love You. I really enjoyed the continuation of Holly's story. Suzanne