Little Pieces of Hope

Little Pieces of Hope

Happy-Making Things in a Difficult World

Todd Doughty


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One of The Washington Post’s Best Feel-Good Books the Year • A jolt of joy in a difficult world! Perfect for any age, this charming collection is a daily devotional of delight, designed to provide a thought-provoking break in a busy day, inspiring readers to look for and celebrate the good things that surround us.
“This brilliant book will remind you of all the people, places and things you love, forgot you loved, need to love. It’s a book you’ll want to buy for your best friends so you can read passages aloud to them. It’s a poetic, sparkling gem you’ll want to pick up every time you need a smile.” —Kevin Kwan, #1 New York Times bestselling author the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy
Need a pick me up to brighten your afternoon? Skip that second cup of coffee and discover dozens of happy-making lists alongside short essays, musings, prompts, quotes, and playlists. Flip to the joys of red velvet cake or road trips—or dip into “Things You Might Consider Doing Today” (Call a friend and don’t use the pronoun “I” during the entire conversation) or “Things to Look Forward To” (Reaching the other side of something challenging - which you will!) or “That Song … You Know the One.”
LITTLE PIECES OF HOPE can be read straight through, or you can savor a single page at a time. The beautifully designed book contains over 3,000 items on topics such as music, books, paintings, photographs, memories, holidays, recipes, feelings, movies, and so much more.
Brimming with the pleasures of life—and full of gorgeous illustrations—LITTLE PIECES OF HOPE makes a beautiful gift or keepsake.


Todd Doughty:
Todd Doughty is currently SVP, deputy publisher of Doubleday and has worked at Penguin Random House for more than two decades. A graduate of Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) and former bookseller, he lives with his partner in Westchester County, New York.