Six Books to Curl Up With When It’s Wintry Outside

When the wind is howling and snowflakes are pricking the windowpane, settle in with a delicious book.

When the wind is howling outside and snowflakes are pricking the windowpane, do what I do: settle in with a delicious book. Now, you could read any work of fiction, but when it’s freezing outside, I like to get in my reading chair, place a steaming cup of tea beside me, pull a wooly afghan up over my shoulders and begin reading something that takes place in an equally chilly setting. Somehow, reading about a character’s trek over the frozen tundra makes me feel even cozier and glad to be out of the elements. Here are six of our favorite cold-weather novels.

 


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About Abbe Wright

Abbe Wright

ABBE WRIGHT is the Editor of Read It Forward. As a kid, she used to get in trouble at summer camp for using a flashlight to read inside her sleeping bag after lights out, but these days, she lives in Brooklyn, where nobody minds if she stays up late reading. She has written for Glamour, O, The Oprah Magazine and The Cut and tweets about books (and The Bachelor) at @abbewright.

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