21 Blissful Books to Read in Spring Season (2024)

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Wondering which books to read in Spring season? We have a diverse list of best Spring books just for you.

Spring marks a new beginning, where flowers bloom, the sun shines on us and everything seems lively.

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In this list of books to Read in Spring, you’ll find books set in Spring season that give off springtime vibes because of its cover, characters, setting and plot.

These books will also give you options to choose from for the Spring Reading Challenge for Adults. 

21 Books to Read in Spring Season

1. A Fragile Enchantment by Allison Saft

a fragile enchantment

In this Regency-inspired YA fantasy romance, we follow Niamh Ó Conchobhair, is a seamstress with a gift, she’s able to stitch emotions and memories into fabric but unfortunately, this gift is slowly killing her.

One day, she receives an opportunity of a lifetime, which is to design the wardrobe for a royal wedding in the neighboring kingdom of Avaland. Avaland is a powerful kingdom, but only because they’ve stripped Machlish of their resources, making Niamh resent the young prince and groom, Kit Carmine.

An anonymous gossip columnist starts buzzing about their chemistry, promising to leave them alone only if Niamh helps to uncover the royal family’s secrets.


  • Historical romance book with spring vibes
  • Male love interest has plant magic.
  • Book cover gives off spring vibes with flowers and pastel colours.

2. Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas

Scandal in Spring tells the story of Daisy Bowman, the youngest of the Bowman sisters and the only one who is still unmarried. Her father tells her, if she is still unmarried by the end of the season, she will have to marry Matthew Swift.

She strongly dislikes Matthew, but when he uses his wits and charms on her, she can’t help but feel like she is falling for him and the marriage ultimatum given by her father does not seem that bad after all.

But when a scandal comes to surface, things change for Matthew and Daisy.


  • Historical romance novels gives off spring vibes
  • The story is set in spring season
  • Fourth book of Kleypas’ famous Wallflowers series (can be read as standalone)

3. Sweet Bean Paste

Sweet Bean Paste is a Japanese novel by Durian Sukegawa. 

Just like its title, this book is a sweet and heartwarming story about the unlikely friendship between a 73-year-old sweetmaker and his new assistant. 

The novel explores how food brings people together. I’m recommending this book on this list of Spring books because of the cover that’s beautifully illustrated with sakuras and the vibe this books gives off is cozy. 


  • Set in Japan, sakura flower gives off spring vibes
  • Novel explores themes such as hope, which is symbolic to spring season.
  • Short story read for adults in spring season

4. She and Her Cat by Makoto Shinkai

She and Her Cat consists of four short interconnected stories. Each story follows a cat and its owner, exploring their relationship.

This short book was an interesting read as readers get to read some parts of the book from a cat’s point of view. Readers will also learn a lot about cats from this book.


  • Translated Japanese literature
  • Novel explores themes such as hope, which is symbolic to spring season.
  • Quick spring read for adults

5. Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe

This list will not be complete without Lore Olympus, a famous Webtoon turned into graphic novel that follows the retelling of Persephone’s and Hades’ relationship.

What I really like about this graphic novel is the art style. It is so unique as each god/goddess has their own colour, Persephone being pink (representing spring and life) while Hades is blue (representing the dead and winter). 


6. Secretly Yours by Tessa Bailey

Secretly Yours is the first book of a duology by Tessa Bailey. This book is a contemporary romance novel set in a vineyard and everything about it screams spring!

The main character Hallie is a gardener and florist that owns Becca Blooms, she gets a second chance to reignite a romance with a childhood crush, Julian Vos, professor and owner of the Vineyard in the small town she’s at.

One night, she gets drunk on wine and writes Julian a secret admirer letter. Hence, the title, Secretly Yours.


  • Spicy romance book with spring vibes
  • Featuring Persephone, Goddess of Spring
  • Romance Tropes: Opposites Attract, Grumpy-Sunshine, Small Town Romance

7. Easy Life in Kamusari by Shion Miura

A young boy is sent by his mother to Kamusari after completing his studies. Life at Kamusari is minimal, there’s not much transportation, no internet and even no cellphones. At first, he hates living there but eventually he learns how to live life like the locals.

Detach from everyday reality and immerse yourself in nature when you pick up this book.


  • Translated Japanese literature
  • “An easy life” somewhere in nature (sounds like the perfect spring read despite it being set in all seasons)

8. Song of the Sacred Mountain by William James

Set in a mountainous small village in Java, Indonesia. locals of that area have strong spiritual believes and are not as open to change and modern technology.

When a young dutch foreigner visits the village in hopes of creating thermal energy by using heat from the mountains, he faces resistance from the locals.  

There’s also a budding romance between himself and a traditional local girl who has a very strong bond with her father. As she starts to question her beliefs, she is faced with a challenge to embrace change or protect her family traditions.


  • Book set in Indonesia
  • Discusses themes of hope, change, (perfect for spring) spiritual believes and family traditions.

9. The Wallflower Wager by Tessa Dare

The Wallflower Wager is perfect for a spring read because Lady Penelope loves animals!

She takes wounded and abandoned animals into her home, taking care of them and nursing them till they’re healthy. She has no heart to give them away so she doesn’t mind if they stay with her. 

However, this becomes a problem for her new neighbor, Gabriel. She challenges Gabriel to find them new homes, and if he does so successfully, she will happily comply to his complains and give them away.


10. The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly

The Last Garden in England is a book set in the English countryside which gives off spring vibes. This historical fiction novel follows three different women in three different ages. 

The common thread that connects all of them is Highbury House, an elegant estate in the English countryside, which has impacted all of them.


  • Book set in the English countryside (spring vibes)
  • Follows three women of different ages, thought-provoking (perfect for book clubs)

11. The Garden House by Marcia Willett

The Garden House is a story about family and long-buried secrets. After her father dies, a young woman named El inherits a home from him in the Devon countryside. 

However, when she arrives at the garden house, she starts to uncover and unravel secrets about her father’s life that she did not expect.


  • Cozy mystery with a spring vibes.

12. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice is one of the classic books to read in spring. Set in rural England at the turn of the nineteenth century, this beloved book follows the emotional love story between Elizabeth and Darcy.


  • Classic romance set in the English countryside.

13. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland is a classic novel by Lewis Carroll for children but has also become a favourite among adults. The novel has been adapted into movies and has several retellings!

Alice falls down a rabbit hole and enters a strange and fantastical world known as Wonderland, where she encounters peculiar talking animals, magic, a kingdom and more.


  • Fantasy novel with lush scenic description, prefect for spring.

14. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

The Cruel Prince is the first book in The Folk or Air series. Travel to a magical world of fae, spells, trickery and more as you follow Jude, a mortal girl who is forced to live in this fae world. 

Her enemy is a fae prince, Cardan. They hate each other so much but eventually work together to save the throne.


15. In The Weeds by B.K Borison

In The Weeds features a grumpy farmer, a social media influencer, kittens and a small-town romance making it a cozy spring read.  

The series has four books. Although the stories are interconnected as characters may make an appearance, this book can be read as a standalone.


  • Although being the second book in the series, In The Weeds would be the perfect book to read in Spring. 
  • Romance Tropes: Grumpy-Sunshine, Small Town

16. The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill

The Tea Dragon Society is the first book in this three-part series about dragons who grow tea from their antlers and their caregivers who harvest them, together they form The Tea Dragon Society!


  • Book starts with spring and ends in winter
  • Diverse characters – POC, physically challenged characters
  • Cute bonus handbook on everything you need to know about Tea Dragons (tea properties, species, how to care for these dragons and more!)

17. Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

If you’re looking for a poetry book to read in spring, Sun and Her Flowers sounds like the perfect choice.

This collection of poems by Rupi Kaur encourages readers to find home within yourselves and that the process is not black and white. Instead, it is colourful and we should embrace it.


  • Poetry book that discusses themes of growth, healing, ancestry and honoring one’s roots.

18. The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

The Little Book of Hygge can be considered a book on spring for adults as it helps guide the reader on how to take care of themselves and live their best life.


  • This book on Hygge is not just a manual for the Hygee way of living but also a feeling of hope and comfort that can be associated to spring season.

18. If Women Rose Rooted by Sharon Blackie

This non-fiction book for adults can be greatly associated with Spring season as the author brings us stories of wise and powerful women in native mythology. 

It also explores themes of feminism, womanhood and reclaiming their roles as guardians of the land.

19. The Spring Girls by Anna Todd

The Spring Girls follow four sisters in a modern-day retelling of Little Women. There’s drama and brewing romance, perfect for spring season!

Anna Todd explores themes of love, war, class, adolescence, and family in this 21st century novel.

20. The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani

The Blood of Flowers is follows a girl who is passionate about her craft. As this is a coming-of-age novel, this YA novel is perfect for springtime. 

Explore a young woman’s journey in seventeenth-century Persia as she battles through family conflict and her personal desires.

Wrap Up: Books To Read in Spring

I hope you found some cozy books to read in Spring season. I made this list as diverse as possible – you’ll find YA spring books, romance spring books, graphic novels, Asian literature and also non-fiction recommendations for spring!

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  1. I’ve only read about four of these (and only liked two of them oops haha) but I am literally about to start In the Weed and I have high hopes since I enjoyed Lovelight Farms so much. A few of the others are on my TBR, so I’ll have to sprinkle them throughout my spring reading!

    1. Oooh! I’m glad you enjoyed Lovelight Farms though! I just read The Tea Dragon Society, that’s on this list and ended up reading all three books in the series! It’s short, easy to read and wholesome, highly recommend that if you’re going to pick up any books from this list! 🙂

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