Books to Boost Your Mood

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Hardback:Grounded, how connection with nature can improve our mental and physical wellbeing:2021 Hardback
Author: Allen, Ruth
Year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Welbeck
Resource type: Physical
Note: Structured around nature's qualites, this book takes a wide-ranging look at what we can learn and how we can all benefit from more time connecting with the natural world.
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Paperback:Nature cure:2015 Paperback
Author: Mabey, Richard
Year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society:2010 Paperback
Author: Shaffer, Mary Ann
Author: Barrows, Annie
Year: 2010
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Yes man, a book about saying yes:2012 Paperback
Author: Wallace, Danny
Year: 2012
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ebury
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The well gardened mind, rediscovering nature in the modern world:2020 Hardback
Author: Stuart-Smith, Sue
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: William Collins
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Living Mountain, A Celebration of the Cairgorm Mountains of Scotland:2011 Paperback
Author: Shepherd, Nan
Year: 2011
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Wintering, the power of rest and retreat in difficult times:2020 Paperback
Author: May, Katherine
Year: 2020
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Rider Books
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:Derek Jarman's Garden:2009 Hardback
Author: Jarman, Derek
Author: Sooley, Howard
Year: 2009
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Resource type: Physical
Note: Originally published in 1995 In the bleak, desolate environment of Dungeness nuclear power station, artist and film-maker Derek Jarman created his own garden paradise. This, the last book he wrote, is his record of how it evolved. Originally published: 1995.
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Paperback:Running like a girl:2014 Paperback
Author: Heminsley, Alexandra
Year: 2014
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Windmill Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Defeated by gyms, bored by yoga, intimidated by glossy tennis clubs, Alexandra Heminsley decided to run. She had high hopes. But her first attempt was awful. This is the book she wishes she had that day. Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2013
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Paperback:Common ground:2016 Paperback
Author: Cowen, Rob
Year: 2016
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Windmill Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: After moving from London to a new home in Yorkshire, Rob Cowen finds himself on unfamiliar territory, disoriented, hemmed in by winter and yearning for the nearest open space. So one night, he sets out to find it - a pylon-slung edge-land, a tangle of wood, meadow, field and river on the outskirts of town.
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Paperback:The Wim Hof method, activate your potential, transcend your limits:2022 Paperback
Author: Hof, Wim
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Rider Books
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:Big panda and tiny dragon:2021 Hardback
Author: Norbury, James
Year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is an illustrated story of two beloved friends as they journey through the seasons of the year together, into the wild, exploring the thoughts and emotions, hardships and happiness that connect us all.
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Paperback:Cat care:2015 Paperback
Year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Cat Care' explains everything you need to know about how to look after a cat. From knowing which of the many breeds is best for you to kitten care, training and dealing with feline behaviour, this book is a catalogue of tips to ensure a happy pet. It also covers diet, health, grooming, neutering and entertaining your cat.
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Hardback:Growing season:2020 Hardback
Author: Glaister, Seni
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: MIRA
Resource type: Physical
Note: After a life-saving operation leaves Sam unable to have children, could a rural cottage be the fresh start she needs? Or is she running away from her problems? For her husband Danny, this was never part of the plan. He likes predictability. The countryside is just a bit, well - wild. But he wants Sam to be happy, even if he isn't.
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Hardback:The comfort book:2021 Hardback
Author: Haig, Matt
Year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Canongate
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'The Comfort Book' is a collection of little islands of hope. It gathers consolations and stories that give new ways of seeing ourselves and the world. Matt Haig's mix of philosophy, memoir and self-reflection builds on the wisdom of philosophers and survivors through the ages, from Marcus Aurelius to Nellie Bly, Emily Dickinson to James Baldwin.
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Paperback:Run for life, Complete guide for every female runner:2015 Paperback
Author: Murphy, Sam
Year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Kyle Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Whether you're just starting out or a regular runner, this work provides the information, advice and inspiration needed to become the runner you want to be. And still have a life.
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Hardback:Cloud Cuckoo Land:2021 Hardback
Author: Doerr, Anthony
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: 4th Estate
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Cloud Cuckoo Land' follows three storylines: Anna and Omeir, on opposite sides of the formidable city wall during the 1453 siege of Constantinople; teenage idealist Seymour and gentle octogenarian Zeno, in an attack on a public library in present day Idaho; and Konstance, on an interstellar ship bound for a distant exoplanet, decades from now.
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Paperback:Great circle:2022 Paperback
Author: Shipstead, Maggie
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2022 Longlist From the night she is rescued as a baby out of the flames of a sinking ship; to the day she joins a pair of daredevil pilots looping and diving over the rugged forests of her childhood, to the thrill of flying Spitfires during the war, the life of Marian Graves has always been marked by a lust for freedom and danger.
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Hardback:The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse:2019 Hardback
Author: MacKesy, Charlie
Year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Ebury Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Enter the world of Charlie's four characters and unlikely friends - the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse - discover their touching story, and their most poignant and universal life lessons.
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Hardback:Secret life of cows:2017 Hardback
Author: Young, Rosamund
Year: 2017
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Cows can love, play games, bond and form strong life friendships. They can sulk, they can hold grudges, they can have preferences and can be vain. In this insight into this secret life of cows, the author argues that compassion in farming makes sound economical as well as ethical sense. Originally published: Preston: Farming, 2003
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