What are the best books that will make you happy?

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    #1The Stupidest Angel

    The Stupidest Angel

    The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror is the third book in the Pine Cove series written by Christopher Moore. This humor fiction book was published in 2008.

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    Joshua Watkins
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "A strange and terrifying holiday tale. Moore does his typical great job portraying a dark and sometimes hilarious story. Great for fans and newbies alike."
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    #284, Charing Cross Road

    84, Charing Cross Road
    84, Charing Cross Road is a collection of 20 years' worth of correspondence between Helene Halff and Frank Doel, a book dealer. Halff, a lover of rare books, sends a letter to Doel, and from there blossoms an enduring friendship.
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    He Shen
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I enjoyed reading this novel. The love story between the characters was fascinating."
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    #3Crooked Little Heart

    Crooked Little Heart

    Crooked Little Heart is the second book in the fiction series Rosie Ferguson written by Anne Lamott which centers on Rosie Ferguson who is an aspiring tennis player. 

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    Richard Martin
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "In terms of books that will make you purely happy, Crooked Little Heart almost fits the bill. While the reader may feel happy by the book's end, the path to get there is often wrought with anxious suspense, heartbreak, and emotional pain. The book establishes its tone, message, and method in its complexity of emotion and realistic presentation of the annals of family life."
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    #4The Woman in White

    The Woman in White

    The Woman in White is a classic mystery fiction novel written by Wilkie Collins. This 19th-century fiction book is first published in 1859. The novel tells the story of an art teacher who meets a mysterious woman dressed in white.

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    Harry Lin
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "The Woman in White is a novel that is both dark and uplifting as it covers the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde. I especially like the book's cover art which is a perfect summation of the book itself. This book had me unable to put it down on multiple chapters, it really intense at times."
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    #5You Suck (Bloodsucking Fiends)

    You Suck (Bloodsucking Fiends)

    You Suck: A Love Story is an urban fantasy novel by Christopher Moore. It tells the story of Thomas C. Flood, who becomes a vampire after his vampire girlfriend bit him. It is the second book of the Bloodsucking Fiends series.

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    Marie Perry
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "You Suck (Bloodsucking Fiends) by Christopher Moore is a vampire novel. But it's nothing like Twilight, it's way better. Check out the whole Bloodsucking Fiends series, you won't be disappointed."
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    #6A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper)

    A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper)

    A Dirty Job is a novel by Christopher Moore that tells the story of Charlie Asher, who, until the death of his wife in childbirth, was living a normal life. Charlie must now juggle fatherhood and a job he never wanted—being Death.

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    Patrick Dean
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I have had a hard time with depression lately which lead me to look for books that would help me to become happy. A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper) really helped me to put things into perspective in the sense that I connected with this story a lot. I'd say that it helped me overall."
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    #7Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff

    Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff

    Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Friend is a 2002 novel by Christopher Moore. It tells the story of Levi bar Alpheus, also called Biff, as he recounts the events of the gospel from his point of view.

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    Linda Zhong
    Written on November 6, 2018
    "This was a very fun and creative read, just as expected from Moore's writing. I was laughing for 99% of the time as I was reading lmao"
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    #8Rose Daughter

    Rose Daughter
    Rose Daughter is a retelling of the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Beauty spends seven days with the Beast in his castle and manages to bring life back into the place. She falls in love with him and they live happily ever after. 
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    Roy Griffin
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "It's supposed to be a retelling of Beauty and the Beast. And it has a number of elements from the original, but it gets caught up in its own ambitions and nearly drowns itself under the weight of this. Not bad, but way less than it could have been."
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    #9I Capture the Castle

    I Capture the Castle

    I Capture the Castle is a novel by Dodie Smith that tells the story of the Mortmain family through the eyes of Cassandra. Through poverty and the dawn of first love, Cassandra writes down her experiences in her journal.

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    Yolanda Franco
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "While I hope the heroine of this novel had a happy ending, the description alone doesn't make it seem possible. I'm not sure this would be a book that would make someone happy unless it had a less than tragic ending but up until that point this actually sounds like a rather depressing book."
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    #10Lucky Go Happy

    Lucky Go Happy
    Lucky Go Happy by Paul van der Merwe is an entertaining fable for adults and teens who want to achieve happiness. It is a simple tale with a huge message that teaches us how does happiness work.



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    Jeremy Mason
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I thought it was kind of goofy. I couldn't suspend my belief enough for some of the plot and that ruined things for me."
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    #11Happy Accidents

    Happy Accidents

    Happy Accidents is a book by Morton Meyers. This is a book that tells how some historical accidents lead to discovering some important discoveries like penicillin, chemotherapy, and valium. 

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    Anthony Dunn
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Based on real world scenarios throughout history, this book documents tells that may seem far fetched, but are backed with proof and accounts. The stories are all varying and interesting, from the mysterious discovery of modern medicinal properties, to bizarre occurrences relating to Abraham Lincoln's son meeting the son of his assassin on the same day he was murdered."
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    #12The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince is a book about a statue of a prince made that is made of gold and rubies. The statue looks at his people and he realize that he only saw their struggle when he is already a statue. He helps the people in his own little way with the help of a bird. 

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    James McCoy
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "The stories in this really are great and uplifting at times. They are a bit of a change from some of Oscar Wilde's other stuff, but I really love everything I've read by him. This is definitely worth a read and make great stories to read to others as well. They won't all make you happy necessarily, but some will, and they are all great stories."
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    #13Stone Age Economics

    Stone Age Economics
    Stone Age Economics is a book by Marshall Sahlins that examines the connection between culture and economics through age. It elaborates how economics grew throughout the years and what factors affected it.
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    Turyasingura Inno
    Written on December 7, 2018
    "Its good"
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    #14A Child's Christmas in Wales

    A Child's Christmas in Wales

    A Child's Christmas in Wales is a book by Dylan Thomas that tells the story of how the author spent his Christmas while he was young. With the beautiful illustration of Trina Schart Hyman, this book is a sure read. 

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    Juan Griffin
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "One of my favorite topics to talk about with my friends is "What were some of the most memorable events during your childhood?" Normally, that evokes nostalgia and happy memories for us. When I saw this book called "A Child's Christmas in Wales", I immediately snatched it up because it promised me of the author's memories as a child. I prepared some hot cocoa and chocolate for myself as I read through this book. It was like listening to a friend tell a story. All in all, I was very satisfied and my mood definitely felt happier because of all the interesting memories that were shared in the book. If you love nostalgia, give this book a try!"

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Best What are the best books that will make you happy
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Stupidest AngelBooks 26 Paid
284, Charing Cross RoadBooks 23 Paid
3Crooked Little HeartBooks 21 Paid
4The Woman in White Books 15 Free
5You Suck (Bloodsucking Fiends)Books 13 Paid
6A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper)Books 12 Paid
7Lamb: The Gospel According to BiffBooks 11 Paid
8Rose DaughterBooks 8 Paid
9I Capture the CastleBooks 4 Paid
10Lucky Go HappyBooks 1 Paid
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