Likeable characters: A cure for the pandemic blues

Jun 18, 2020

Are you craving ‘feel-good’ stories? Do you want characters to cheer for?  Leave the bleak headlines behind as Kelsey and Jenn shine a light on likeable characters in fiction in this episode of The First Fifty Pages.

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Isabel Dalhousie mysteries by Alexander McCall Smith

One Day by David Nicholls

Aurora Teagarden mysteries by Charlaine Harris

Armada by Ernest Cline

This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

Kinsey Millhone mysteries by Sue Grafton

King & Maxwell novels by David Baldacci

Stephanie Plum mysteries by Janet Evanovich

Fox & O'Hare novels by Janet Evanovich

Mickey Haller novels by Michael Connelly

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Supergifted by Gordon Korman

Savvy series by Ingrid Law