Uplit has been a publishing trend for a while now, but after the shocking events in Christchurch these books might be able to provide some comfort and escape from troubled times. Uplit celebrates our friends, the connections we can make and provides hope.
- Keeper of lost things Ruth Hogan
- Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes Ruth Hogan
- Three Things About Elsie Joanna Canon
- Eleanor & Park Rainbow Rowell
- The Man Who Disappeared Clare Morrell
And some new books on order:
- How to be second best
- The other half of Augusta Hope
- Maggsie McNaughton's second chance
- Something to live for
More uplit books:
For those times when you need a bit of a lift, some empathy and some warmth in your heart. These are well written stories that often feature characters that are slightly outside of the mainstream.
Reading in mind: Book Scheme for mental health and wellbeing
The Reading in Mind Book Scheme for mental health and wellbeing offers the community an additional resource for managing and treating mild to moderate mental health issues through providing recommended books on a range of mental health issues like anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and worry.
The topics below list recommended books and other resources (eBooks, DVDs, CDs). You can get these books and resources from your local library or from the Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC).
- Anxiety, stress & worry
- Grief & loss
- Mindfulness & meditation
- Pain & trauma
- Post-tramautic stress disorder (PTSD)