Comfort Reads for Adults

This list contains 60 titles

A canticle for Leibowitz / Walter M. Miller, Jr. by Series: Bantam spectra book
Edition: Bantam trade pbk. ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Bantam Books, 1997
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Science Fiction/Fantasy Miller, Walter M.
A gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2016]
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Towles, Amor. Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: Checked out (1).
A walk in the woods : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail / Bill Bryson. by
Edition: 1st ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: New York : Broadway Books, c1998
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 917.4 B916.
A wizard of Earthsea / Ursula K. Le Guin. by Series: Le Guin, Ursula K., Earthsea cycle ; 1.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Adolescent;
Publication details: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2012
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
All adults here / Emma Straub. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, [2020]
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Straub, Emma. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Straub, Emma. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Straub, Emma.
All the light we cannot see : a novel / Anthony Doerr. by
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Scribner, 2014
Availability: Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: Checked out (1). Main Library: Checked out (2). Main Library: On hold (1).
American cozy : hygge-inspired ways to create comfort & happiness / Stephanie Pedersen. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Sterling, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 646.7 P3714.
Anne of Green Gables / L. M. Montgomery. by Series: Oxford children's classics (Oxford, England)
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Pre-adolescent;
Publication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Children's Fiction Montgome L. M..
Around my French table : more than 300 recipes from my home to yours / Dorie Greenspan ; photographs by Alan Richardson. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 641.5944 G815.
Becoming / Michelle Obama. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Crown, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Biography Obama, M. O12. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: Biography Obama, M. O12. Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood / Trevor Noah. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]
Other title:
  • Stories from a South African childhood
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Biography Noah, T. N739. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: Biography Noah, T. N739.
Braiding sweetgrass : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants / Robin Wall Kimmerer. by
Edition: Second hardcover edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2020
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 305.8 K49. Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: Checked out (1). Northport Library: Checked out (1).
Calypso / David Sedaris. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Essays
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 814.6 S447. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 814.6 S447.
Check, please!. Book 1, #Hockey! / Ngozi Ukazu. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Adolescent;
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2018
Other title:
  • #Hockey
  • Hockey
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: YA Graphic Novel Ukazu, Ngozi.
Circe : a novel / Madeline Miller. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, [2018]
Availability: Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: In transit (1). Main Library: On hold (1).
Crazy rich Asians / Kevin Kwan. by Series: Crazy rich Asians ; [bk. 1]
Edition: First Anchor Books edition
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Novels ; Audience: Adult;
Publisher: New York, New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014Copyright date: ©2013
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Kwan, Kevin.
Daring greatly : how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead / Brené Brown. by
Edition: 1st ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: New York, NY : Gotham Books, c2012
Availability: Not available: Northport Library: On hold (1).
Dear Mrs. Bird : a novel / A J Pearce. by
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Pearce, A. J.. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Pearce, A. J..
Dinner : a love story : it all begins at the family table / Jenny Rosenstrach ; photographs by Jennifer Causey. by
Edition: 1st ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: New York : Ecco, c2012
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 641.54 R815. Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: Checked out (1).
Dirt : adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking / Bill Buford. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Biography BUFORD, B. B929.
Edna Lewis : at the table with an American original / edited by Sara B. Franklin. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 641.5975 E24. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 641.5975 E24.
Fall of giants / Ken Follett. by Series: Follett, Ken. Century ; bk. 1.
Edition: 1st New American Library ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : New American Library, 2011, ©2010
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Follett, Ken.
Get a life, Chloe Brown : a novel / Talia Hibbert. by Series: Brown sisters ; 1
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York, NY : Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Hibbert, Talia. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Hibbert, Talia.
H is for Hawk / Helen Macdonald. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 598.944 M135. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 598.944 M135. Not available: Northport Library: Checked out (1).
How to be a good creature : a memoir in thirteen animals / by Sy Montgomery ; illustrated by Rebecca Green. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 590 M788. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 590 M788. Not available: Northport Library: Checked out (1).
Howl's moving castle / Diana Wynne Jones. by
Edition: First Eos edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Adolescent;
Publication details: New York, NY : Eos, 2008
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
In his majesty's service / Naomi Novik. by Series: Novik, Naomi. Temeraire series ;
Edition: 1st Omnibus ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Del Rey Books, c2009
Availability: No items available.
Introducing Agatha Raisin : The quiche of death ; The vicious vet / M. C. Beaton. by
Edition: 1st St. Martin's Minotaur pbk. ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2008
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
Life of Pi : a novel / Yann Martel. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Novels
Publication details: Boston ; New York : Mariner Books, 2012, c2001
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Martel Yann.
Little women / L.M. Alcott.\ by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Juvenile;
Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams, [2019]
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Children's Fiction Alcott Louisa M. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Children's Fiction Alcott Louisa M.
One for the money / Janet Evanovich. by
Edition: 25th Anniversary EditionFirst Pocket Books paperback edition
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Copyright date: ©1994
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Mystery Evanovic Janet.
One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. by Series: Everyman's library ; 223
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Language: English Original language: Spanish
Publication details: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1995
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction García Márquez, Gabriel. Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
Outlander / Diana Gabaldon. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, 1991
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction GABALDON, DIANA.
Owls and other fantasies : poems and essays / Mary Oliver. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Boston : Beacon Press, c2003
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 811.6 O48.
Phosphorescence : a memoir of finding joy when the world goes dark / Julia Baird. by
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2021Copyright date: ©2020
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 616.9946 B163. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 616.9946 B163.
Piranesi / Susanna Clarke. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Science Fiction/Fantasy CLARKE, SUSANNA. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: Science Fiction/Fantasy CLARKE, SUSANNA.
Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen. by
Edition: Bantam classic reissue [ed].
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Bantam, 2003
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
Stardust / Neil Gaiman. by
Edition: 1st Perennial ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Perennial, 2006
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Science Fiction/Fantasy Gaiman, Neil.
The bean trees : a novel / Barbara Kingsolver. by
Edition: 10th anniversary ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : HarperCollins, 1998
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Kingsolv Bar.
The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse / Charlie Mackesy. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2019Copyright date: ©2019
Other title:
  • Boy, the mole, the fox & the horse
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Graphic Novel Mackesy, Charlie. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: Graphic Novel Mackesy, Charlie. Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics / Daniel James Brown. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2013]
Availability: Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: On hold (1). Dr. James Carlson Library: Processing (1). Main Library: Checked out (2).
The bride test : a novel / Helen Hoang. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Adult;
Publisher: New York : Jove, 2019
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Hoang, Helen. Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Hoang, Helen. Northport Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Hoang, Helen.
The color of magic : a Discworld novel / Terry Pratchett. by Series: Pratchett, Terry. Discworld series (New York, N.Y.) ;
Edition: 1st Harper pbk. [ed.].
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Harper, 2005
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Science Fiction/Fantasy Pratchet Terry.
The Dark is rising / Susan Cooper. by Series: Cooper, Susan, Dark is rising sequence ; [2]
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Juvenile;
Publication details: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2013, c1973
Availability: No items available.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society / Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York, N.Y. : The Dial Press, 2008
Availability: Not available: Main Library: On hold (1).
The guest cat / Takahashi Hiraide ; translated by Eric Selland. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Language: English Original language: Japanese Publisher: New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2014
Availability: Items available for loan: Dr. James Carlson Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Hiraide Takashi.
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy / Douglas Adams. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Harmony Books, [2004]
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
The hobbit, or, There and back again / J.R.R. Tolkien. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Juvenile;
Publication details: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2007
Other title:
  • Hobbit
  • There and back again
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Science Fiction/Fantasy Tolkien J. R. R.. Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: Checked out (1). Main Library: Checked out (1). Northport Library: Checked out (1).
The house in the Cerulean Sea / TJ Klune. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2020
Availability: Not available: Dr. James Carlson Library: Checked out (1). Main Library: Checked out (1). Northport Library: Checked out (1).
The long way to a small, angry planet / Becky Chambers. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Novels
Publisher: New York : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]Copyright date: ©2014
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
The misadventures of Awkward Black Girl / Issa Rae. by
Edition: First 37 Ink/Atria Books Hardcover edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction
Publisher: New York, NY : 37 INK, 2015
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 305.4889 R134.
The mysterious affair at Styles : Poirot's first case / Agatha Christie. by
Edition: Berkley ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Berkley Books, 1991, c1948
Availability: Not available: Main Library: On hold (1).
The princess saves herself in this one / Amanda Lovelace. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Poetry
Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel Universal, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: NonFiction 811.6 L898.
The pursuit of love ; & Love in a cold climate : two novels / by Nancy Mitford ; foreword by Jessica Mitford. by
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Vintage Books, 2001, c1982
Other title:
  • Pursuit of love ; Love in a cold climate
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
The secret garden / Frances Hodgson Burnett ; illustrated by Tasha Tudor. by
Edition: [100th anniversary edition].
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Novels ; Audience: Juvenile;
Publisher: New York : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2011]
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Children's Fiction BURNETT FRANCES.
The secret history of the Pink Carnation / Lauren Willig. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Dutton, c2005
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
The sweetness at the bottom of the pie / Alan Bradley. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Delacorte Press, 2009
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).
The travelling cat chronicles / Hiro Arikawa ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Language: English Original language: Japanese Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2018
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Arikawa Hiro.
Things fall apart / Chinua Achebe. by
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Anchor Books, 1994
Availability: Items available for loan: Main Library (1)Collection, call number: Fiction Achebe, Chinua.
Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive / Laura Hillenbrand. by
Edition: First edition.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Juvenile;
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2014]
Availability: Not available: Main Library: Checked out (1).

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