5 Springtime Scenes That Will Blossom In Your Heart

We all love lively picnics, a splash of youth, and thrilling new adventures. Read on to step into the scenes of these colorful spring-themed tales.

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Three books: happy place, anne of green gables, and emma. flowers, stars and shapes all around the three books.

We all have those book scenes that live rent-free in our minds. Now that we are diving headfirst into the Spring season, I thought it would be nice to share some of the books that inspire me to live a little this springtime. After reading these, you’re going to want a cup of tea, to frolic along a beach, and scarf down cucumber sandwiches while smelling the roses!

Emma by Jane Austen

The Picnic Scene.

Emma by Jane Austen. A book cover art with vines of strawberries, apples, and blue flowers behind the capitalized letters spelling "EMMA".
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Although one comment during this scene ultimately led Emma into her All is Lost moment, the darkest of nights of her soul, down bad, and wallowing in her little pocket of hell… This scene hits like springtime bliss. Emma is one of those fun novels that adds a little bit of chaos, a little dose of comedy, and a long shot of absolute pining.

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Tea Party Scene.

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery. A book cover art with a girl holding a suitcase, coming through a forest and flowers.
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Many great scenes give this Spring feel to the book. From picnics, small tea parties with Diana, concerts, and wearing pretty sundresses to garden parties. It’s very soothing to read about how Anne gets excited about attending tea parties, and concerts, and having a special time with her friends.

Happy Place by Emily Henry

I’m just going to say it… The Red Gummy Bears Scene. If you know, you know. And if you don’t, then please read this book, soak it in, and reread it.

Happy Place by Emily Henry. Book cover art with four friends jumping off the desk into the lake, and a couple holding hands on floaties.
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The most memorable scene is a collab of multiple scenes on the same night. There is a point where the group decides to let loose, run to a theme park, and throw their bras off the Ferris Wheel. When they get back they all run for the pool, splashing and laughing. It’s a wholesome scene that makes you feel nostalgic. It reminds you of immature youth, being free, and simply having fun in the moment. The scene gave me chills and a small dose of happy tears.

Little Women by Louisa Alcott

The Beach Scene.

Little Women by Louisa Alcott. Book cover art with four sisters behind vines and flowers.
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This is another youthful, innocent scene. It’s a beautiful image of them laughing, running on the beach, teasing, and messing around. It’s one of those scenes where everything, life, is left at the doorstep. The simple things come to show a bigger importance.

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Entire Book.

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Book cover with a little girl poking her head through the door to the secret garden.
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Okay, maybe not the whole book, but every scene where the children play in the garden. They slowly get accustomed to the secret garden and the magic. The characters also change a great deal since finding it. Every scene of them planting, nurturing, and slowly treasuring the garden delivers a gentle touch to the story.

Spring has slowly become one of my favorite times of the year. It’s the time to start anew, try something, and erase all doubts. I live for these themes. Whenever a book includes them, it automatically becomes a great read. It’s important to never lose the simple joys of life, and springtime is the ideal time to do just that!


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