Spring is a fabulous time of year for a combination of rest and rejuvenation, as well as turning over a new leaf and clearing out all those bad habits and useless clutter. A spring clean of the mind and body is vital but have you considered a refresh of your bookshelf? It can be more beneficial than you think!

Spring Book Recommendations from Socially Shared

Books to help you relax and reflect this spring:

Shadows of a lost poet by Ellie Stevenson 

How far would you go to win the house of your dreams? Could you, would you, lie to your family? Marry a man you didn’t love?

What if someone had to die?

Travel back to Edwardian England…A house, an inheritance and two women. But is it murder? …

A house, an inheritance and two women. But is it murder?

Shadows of A Lost Poet by Ellie Stevenson
Little book of wellness by Tracy Richardson

Wellness makes you a ‘well-being’.

This A-Z guide includes easy to action practical solutions to promote nourishment of your body, the mind and the soul. Whether this means maintaining, levelling up or transforming your life. It focuses on promoting wellness as something that can be developed through your actions and daily practices to achieve sustainable results.

Wellness starts with you.

The Little Book of Wellness by Tracy Richardson
Those happy moments: How A One-Year Experiment Led To Lasting Happiness By Joëlle Martin

Have you ever wished you could be happier? Recovering pessimist Joëlle Marti addressed that question by designing a year-long experiment to find and write about something happy every single day.

Books to help motivate you this spring:

How i changed my life in a year by Shelley Wilson

Discover How to Change Your Life in a Year. Straight-talking, honest and with touches of humour, Shelley Wilson shares her journey as she sets out to prove that being a 40-something, single mum with back fat and grey hairs isn’t the end of life as we know it.

How I Changed My Life in a Year by Shelley Wilson
The happy me project by Holly Matthews 

The Happy Me Project is 60 short chapters of straight-to-the-point advice, structured for our time-poor modern world, and packed with practical tips on ways to fill your life with more joy.

Whatever you’re facing, this book is for you, and Holly will be cheering you along every step of the way.

The Happy Me Project by Holly Matthews


Books to get lost in this spring:

Escape to Giddywell Grange by Kim Nash

After having her heart broken by boyfriend Jamie, successful businesswoman Maddy Young threw herself into her career, not realising how she was neglecting her friends and family. But when she’s made redundant from the job she loved so much, Maddy takes her wounded pride back to her childhood home – the village of Giddywell.

The last of us by Harriet Cummings 
The brand new novel for fans of Anita Shreve, Maggie O’Farrell and Susan Elliot Wright – from the Books are my Bag Award shortlisted author of We All Begin as Strangers.
The last of us by Harriet Cummings
I thought we had years, a daughters story by Lauren Love

Challenging the misconceptions of severe mental illness, this rare mother-daughter bond pulls us into the turmoil inside Bernadette’s mind and reveals a brighter world through her eyes.

I thought we had years by Lauren Love



Books to inspire spring time activities: 

Time for bread – Jess Moorey 

For a first book from Jess Mooney it is right up there with some of the best cookery and baking books on the market. It’s not just a book of bread baking recipes but a journey through the baking processes and history which really involves you. The photos and illustrations are well considered and add much to the narrative and guidance of techniques.

Colours Of Unfrozen, Colouring Book For Adults By Ladey & Abbirose Adey

It is the second book of the Unfrozen series, Ladey and Abbirose Adey connect pictures, quotes, scripture and devotionals ready for reflections, relaxing and rejoicing by colourists of all ages.

Colours of Unfrozen by Lady Abbirose Adel


To view the whole collection of fabulous books that women from across our network have written and illustrated, head to the socially shared online bookshop. 

If you would like to advertise your book via our online bookshop, simply email info@sociallyshared.co.uk with the image of your book cover, the blurb of your book and the link to where it is available to be purchased. 

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