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Feel Good Ink

Feel Good Ink

by Phoebe Demeger One of the more common queries I receive as a bookseller is from readers looking for “a really light, feel-good read”. After years spent working in this trade you’d think I’d be ready for it. And yet it’s still a surprisingly hard question to answer. At the heart of almost all stories is conflict, that messy yet necessary part of human existence that we all have to face from time to time. Yet even the most hard-hitting novels – for example A Little Life, something of an endurance test when it comes to trauma and tragedy –...

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