9 Wintry Books to Read This Season

It may not officially be winter yet, but let’s be real—we’re feelin’ it already. I don’t know about where you live, but here in Ohio, we don’t really have normal seasons anymore. Spring and Fall have been reduced to like, maybe two weeks before coming to an end. Fall did not last long—we’ve already had snow here, and the temperatures never rise above 35 anymore.

But that’s okay. Winter means hot baths, hot coca, and evenings dedicated to curling up in a blanket with a book. And I’ve got some of my favorite books that will help keep you feeling those wintry vibes. There’s a genre for everybody, here. Click the titles to see the book on Goodreads!

9 Books to Vibe with Winter

1) To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before // P.S. I Still Love You — Jenny Han

Genre: YA romance. Summary: A girl writes love letters to all the boys she has a crush on throughout her childhood but never sends them. But then…someone does send them.

2) The Goldfinch — Donna Tart

The Goldfinch

Genre: Literary fiction. Summary: A young boy loses his mother in a museum bombing, an event that changes his life forever in more ways than one.

3) Truly Devious — Maureen Johnson

Truly Devious (Truly Devious, #1)

Genre: YA mystery. Summary: A girl attending a prestigious boarding school for the brightest teens finds herself not only solving the school’s historic mystery, but also winds up in the middle of her own.

4) Let It Snow — John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle

Let It Snow

Genre: YA romance. Summary: Three stories collide one winter evening, with strangers crossing paths and romance blossoming despite the snow.

5) The Night Circus — Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus

Genre: Fantasy. Summary: A travelling circus sets the stage for a years-long magic competition between two people who accidentally fall in love.

6) Undead — Kirsty McKay

Undead (Undead, #1)

Genre: YA horror. Summary: A school ski trip goes wrong when the dead come back to life, and a group of teens must fight for their lives.

7) Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares — Rachel Cohn, David Levithan

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily, #1)

Genre: YA romance. Summary: Lily leaves a notebook full of dares in her favorite bookshop; Dash stumbles upon the notebook and gives them a shot.

8) Will Grayson, Will Grayson — John Green, David Levithan

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Genre: YA romance. Summary: Two boys, both named Will Grayson, meet by chance one night, and their worlds collide.

9) The Book Thief — Markus Zusak

The Book Thief

Genre: Historical fiction. Summary: It’s 1939, and in Germany, a girl’s foster family does the most dangerous thing they could do during the war: they hide a Jew from the Nazis.

Have you read any of these books?

What wintry books do you love, or have on your TBR this season?

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