Research shows that reading improves mental well-being, and reduces stress levels by 67%. Reading Well Mood-Boosting Books is a national promotion of uplifting titles, including novels, poetry and non-fiction. The books are all recommended by readers and reading groups. There is also a special lists chosen by people affected by cancer and young and older people.
Most LiveWire libraries have a display of Mood-Boosting Books chosen by staff, or ask staff for help in finding and choosing books.