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18 Cozy Books You Should Definitely Read This Winter

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite cozy, winter read as part of our Page Turners reading club. From holiday reads to classic books, here are their best suggestions.

1. Let It Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle

Penguin Young Readers Group

"It's three stories told in one book and they all end up intertwined. It's your typical cheesy teen, romantic comedy kind of book — but it's a feel-good one. It makes you believe in the miracle of Christmas. The storylines are great, the characters are different and relatable, and it's a wonderful book to read leading up to Christmas. I've read it every holiday season since 2014 and I don't plan on stopping any time soon. It's my absolute favorite."

funkysammie

Get it from Amazon for $8.79+, Barnes & Noble for $9.07+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

2. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

"This is hands down my favorite book of all time! While it's considered a children's book, it has some of the best pieces of wisdom I've ever learned. It might not make everyone feel the same way, but it keeps me from getting emotionally down over the winter, and it never fails to cheer me up."

geniferd

Get it from Amazon for $10.79+, Barnes & Noble for $11.33+, Indiebound, or find them at your local library.

3. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Penguin NZ

"I read it every year. The language is amazing and the story never gets old."

dellarock

Get it from Amazon for $6.20+, Barnes & Noble for $7.16+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

4. Paper Towns by John Green

Penguin Young Readers Group

"When it’s snowing outside and I’m stuck inside, I love making a fire and reading this book. I do it multiple times a year and never fail to do so."

emilyvcarter

Get it from Amazon for $6.49+, Barnes & Noble for $8.79+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

5. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Penguin Random House

"It's a wintry tale set in old Russia and makes me feel very happy to be cozy indoors."

guess1who

Get it from Amazon for $10.87+, Barnes & Noble for $12.80+, Indiebound, or find them at your local library.

6. The Southern Sister Mysteries series by Anne George

HarperCollins Publishers

"They're so good — they're funny, exciting, and just amazing to cuddle up with a mug of hot cocoa."

ashleyvictoriab

Get the first book from Amazon for $6.39+, Barnes & Noble for $7.99+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

7. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Roberts Brothers

"To me, it's the ultimate Christmas/winter book — good friendships, loving family, awesome girls and women achieving their goals. Plus, a lot of it takes place in winter. It's one of my favorites!"

fitzydarcy

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+, Barnes & Noble for $8.95+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

8. Christmas at Tiffany's by Karen Swan

HarperCollins

"Found this gem buried in a book bin. I loved the twinkly cover — but oh man, the story hooked me. There's a gorgeous yet tumultuous friendship in the book — it's the perfect by-the-fire Christmas read!"

marinapaulose2

Get it from Amazon for $11.69+, Barnes & Noble for $14.39+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

9. The Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Scholastic

"I always re-read these books! There are so many cozy winter and Christmas scenes."

kmsulliv

Get the four-book set from Amazon for $12.21+, Barnes & Noble for $25.57+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

10. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Scholastic

"The first time the temperature drops below 50 degrees, I always start reading the Harry Potter series. There's something about these books that makes them better to read when it's cold outside. Pair them with homemade cookies and hot chocolate or tea, and you have the perfect night, curled up under a warm blanket."

adriennegowan

Get the seven-book set from Amazon for $52.16+, Barnes & Noble for $52.99+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

11. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

HarperCollins

"It’s a book I never put down no matter how many times I’ve read it. It's the perfect book to read while snuggled up on the couch."

kaylai45f857c0a

Get it from Amazon for $4.99+, Barnes & Noble for $6.39+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

12. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Puffin Modern Classics

"This is one of my favorite books! It’s a perfect puzzle-type book with extremely interesting characters! Essentially, a rich landowner dies, and he leaves all of his wealth to whoever solves the riddles in his will. The participants are a group of neighbors — each with such interesting personalities. It’s a great read."

cammace

Get it from Amazon for $5.99+, Barnes & Noble for $8.39+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

13. The Legend of Holly Claus by Brittney Ryan

buzzfeed.com

"This book is my favorite winter read. It's a sweet and imaginative story about the adventures of Santa Claus’ daughter. It’s technically a young adult novel, but I can’t get enough! Plus, it’s part of the Julie Andrews collection, so you know it’s good!"

cassidyr4670bf97c

Get it from Amazon for $3.51+, Barnes & Noble for $1.99+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

14. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Scholastic

"When it gets cold out, I get a HUGE urge to re-read this book. It's beautifully written and I love how it perfectly encapsulates all of the wonderful things about winter weather."

elyse1509

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

15. My True Love Gave to Me by various authors

St. Martin's Press

"It's a collection of short stories by popular YA authors. It's cozy, festive, and light!"

katiep447e393f4

Get it from Amazon for $10.09+, Barnes & Noble for $10.97+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

16. The Night School series by CJ Daugherty

Moonflower Books

"It's a perfect mix of romance and mystery — and it keeps you really hooked. I've read all the books a few times now."

prinnicalistic

Get the first book from Amazon for $15.90+, Barnes & Noble for $13.90+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

17. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

HarperCollins Publishers

"Anything set in 1600s-style homes and cities makes me feel sooo cozy. I imagine heels on wooden floors, fireplaces roaring, huge four poster beds, big pots of tea, and fur adornments."

—Emma Bennett, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $9.17+, Barnes & Noble for $13.59+, Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

18. And The Lord of the Rings series by J. R. R. Tolkien

Del Ray

"There’s something about a cozy night in by the fire that makes me want to embark on an epic adventure!"

evlynvanderv

Get the set from Amazon for $28.99+, Barnes & Noble for $30.37+, Indiebound, or find them at your local library.

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